Orphan Care Solutions Workshop Saturday at WoodsEdge

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Orphan Care Network will host Orphan Care Solutions, a workshop to be held at WoodsEdge Community Church on Saturday, November 9. The workshop will address will topics such as private adoptions, foster care adoptions, foster parenting licensing information, respite care provider information, and volunteer opportunities.

Registration and check-in for the workshop begins at 8:00 am Saturday; the opening session kicks off at 8:45, the workshop will wrap up around 3:00 pm.

Breakout sessions during the workshop include:

  1. Private Adoption Options
  2. Foster Care Adoptions
  3. What does it take to become a foster parent?
  4. What is a Respite Provider and what is required?
  5. What is required to become a Child Advocate (MC CASA)
  6. How can I become a Mentor? (Open Table)
  7. Basic community volunteer/ministry needs (various MC CAB member initiatives)

The Orphan Care Network began as a group of families from Woodlands Point Community Church sought how to care for the orphan and support one another in our own attempts at becoming foster and adoptive parents.  For more information on the Orphan Care Network, contact info@orphancarenetwork.org or give them a call at 832.413.2240.

Chuck Briese, Oak Ridge Now

[avatar user="cbriese" size="thumbnail" align="left"] Chuck Briese has been a resident of South Montgomery County since 1988. He and his lovely and patient wife, Leslie, have six sons, with only one left to finish high school. Chuck has been a Cub Scout leader, a Little League baseball coach, a church youth leader, and a general troublemaker over the course of the past 25 years. He is obsessed with his lawn, and likes restaurants that serve food that fills up the plate. He has a tendency to tilt at windmills, which may explain why he started Oak Ridge Now.

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