ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE INFORMATION MEETINGS

Thank you for inquiring about the Kentucky Foster Care and Special Needs Adoption Programs. Information Meetings have been scheduled to help you learn more about the Foster Care and Adoption Program.  Several locations throughout the community are listed for your convenience.  Please attend one of the meetings listed below.  If you are married or have a live in significant other, both individuals will need to attend an Information Meeting before starting the Foster Care Training Classes (anyone in the home ages 18 or older must attend a meeting).  You will be able to sign up for these classes at the end of the Information Meeting.

Kentucky adoption specialists look forward to meeting you and having the opportunity to tell you more about the types of children who need foster and adoptive homes.  At this meeting you will be provided with detailed information of the requirements and process of how you can become a foster or adoptive parent.  Also, please be prepared to provide social security numbers and date of birth for all members living in your household.

Reservations are NOT required to attend an information meeting.  However, it is advised that you arrive promptly (for security purposes, the doors will be closed once the meeting begins).  Please be advised, children under the age of 18 will not be permitted.  In the event of inclement weather, the University of Louisville schedule will be followed. If U of L is closed the information meeting will not be held. If they are on a delayed schedule,  the information meeting will be at its regularly scheduled time.  In the event of inclement weather, the University of Louisville schedule will be followed. If U of L is closed the information meeting will not be held.  If they are on a delayed schedule, the information meeting will be held at its regularly scheduled time.  You may also call 595-KIDS (5437) on the day of the meeting to confirm the status of the meeting.                                      

 **An application packet will be handed out during this meeting and all applicants will be given the option of signing up for foster care pre-service classes.  The Foster Applicant Information, Questionnaire I, and Financial Statement (included in the application packet) MUST be completed and turned in by the 1st foster care pre-service class.  If you have not turned in the required documents by the 1st foster care pre-service class, you WILL NOT be allowed to continue the classes.  You will be directed to complete fingerprints after turning in your paperwork.**

**If you have any further questions please call 595-5437 (KIDS)

Information Meeting Locations & Times

St. Stephen Church, Room 307, 1018 South 15th St, 40210
L &N Building, 1st Floor, 908 West Broadway, 40203
Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 1503 Rangeland Rd, 1st Neighborhood Place, Door 16, 40219
Park Duvalle Education Center, Rm 205, 3610 Bohne Avenue, 40211
Sun Valley Community Center, 6505 Bethany Lane, 40272
Neighborhood Place at Shawnee  4018 West Market Street, 40212
Southeast Christian Church Rm 202, 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy, 40223

2018

Thursday, April 19th, Park DuValle Education Center 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, April 26th, Neighborhood Place Northwest at Shawnee High  6 – 8 pm

 

Tuesday, May 1st, Southeast Christian Church 6 – 8 pm

Monday, May 7, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm

Tuesday, May 8th, T.J. Middle School 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, May 10th, L & N Building 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, May 31st, Neighborhood Place Northwest at Shawnee High  6 – 8 pm

 

Monday, June 4th, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, June 7th, L & N Building 6 – 8 pm

Tuesday, June 12th, T.J. Middle School 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, June 28th, Neighborhood Place Northwest at Shawnee High 6 – 8 pm

 

Monday, July 2, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm

Tuesday, July 3rd, Southeast Christian Church 6 – 8 pm

Saturday, July 14th, Sun Valley Community Center 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Thursday, July 19th, Park Du Valle Education Center 6 – 8 pm

 

Monday, August 6th, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm

Tuesday, August 7th, Southeast Christian Church 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, August 9th, L & N Building 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, August 30th, Neighborhood Place Northwest at Shawnee High 6 – 8 pm

 

Tuesday, September 4th, Southeast Christian Church 6 – 8 pm

Saturday, September 8th, Sun Valley Community Center 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tuesday, September 11th, T.J. Middle School 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, September 13th, Park DuValle Education Center 6 – 8 pm

 

Monday, October 1st, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm

Tuesday, October 2, Southeast Christian Church  6 – 8 pm

Tuesday, October 9th, T.J. Middle School 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, October 25th, Neighborhood Place Northwest at Shawnee High 6 – 8 pm

 

Monday, November 5, St. Stephen Church  6 – 8 pm

Tuesday, November 6th, Southeast Christian Church 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, November 15th, Park DuValle Education Center 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, November 29th, Neighborhood Place Northwest at Shawnee High  6 – 8 pm

 

Monday, December 3, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm

Thursday, December 6th, L & N Building 6 – 8 pm

Saturday, December 8th, Sun Valley Community Center 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tuesday, December 11th, T.J. Middle School 6 – 8 pm

 

Reservations are NOT required to attend an information meeting.  However, it is advised that you arrive promptly (for security purposes, the doors will be closed once the meeting begins).  Please be advised, children under the age of 18 will not be permitted.  In the event of inclement weather, the University of Louisville schedule will be followed. If U of L is closed the information meeting will not be held. If they are on a delayed schedule,  the information meeting will be at its regularly scheduled time.  In the event of inclement weather, we will follow the University of Louisville schedule.  If U of L is closed we will not hold the information meeting.  If they are delayed schedule, we will hold the information meeting at its regularly scheduled time.  You may also call 595-KIDS (5437) on the day of the meeting to confirm the status of the meeting.                                     

 **An application packet will be handed out during this meeting and all applicants will be given the option of signing up for foster care pre-service classes.  The Foster Applicant Information, Questionnaire I, and Financial Statement (included in the application packet) MUST be completed and turned in by the 1st foster care pre-service class.  If you have not turned in the required documents by the 1st foster care pre-service class, you WILL NOT be allowed to continue the classes.  You will be directed to complete fingerprints after turning in your paperwork.**

**If you have any further questions please call 595-5437 (KIDS)

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