ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE INFORMATION MEETINGS

Thank you for inquiring about the Kentucky Foster Care and Kentucky Adoption Profile Exchange. 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 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.                                      

Information Meeting Locations & Times

L & N Building, 1st Floor, 908 West Broadway, 40203
Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Ave., 40206
St. Stephen Church, Room 307, 1018 South 15th, 40210
Neighborhood Place at Shawnee, 4018 West Market St., 40212
South Central Library (Okolona), 7300 Jefferson Blvd, 40219
Southeast Christian Church, 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy, 40243
Southwest Regional Library, 9725 Dixie Hwy, 40272

January  2019
Tuesday, January 8, Southeast Christian Church, 6 – 8 pm
Monday, January 14, Neighborhood Place at Shawnee, 6 – 8 pm
Saturday, January 26, South Central Library 10 – noon
Thursday, January 31, Crescent Hill Library 6 – 8 pm

February 2019
Monday, February 4, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm
Tuesday, February 12, Southwest Library 6 – 8 pm
Saturday, February 16, South Central Library 10 – noon
Thursday, February 21, L & N Building 6 – 8 pm

March 2019
Monday, March 4, Shawnee Neighborhood Place 6 – 8 pm
Tuesday, March 12, Southeast Christian Church 6 – 8 pm
Tuesday, March 19, Crescent Hill Library 6 – 8 pm
Saturday, March 30, South Central Library 10 – noon

April 2019
Monday, April 8, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm
Tuesday, April 16, L & N Building 6 – 8 pm
Saturday, April 27, South Central Library 10 – noon
Tuesday, April 30, Southwest Library 6 – 8 pm

May 2019
Monday, May 6, Shawnee Neighborhood Place 6 – 8 pm
Tuesday, May 14, Southeast Christian Church 6 – 8 pm
Saturday, May 25, South Central Library 10 – noon
Thursday, May 30, Southwest Library 6 – 8 pm

June 2019
Monday, June 3, St. Stephen Church 6 – 8 pm
Tuesday, June 11, L & N Building 6 – 8 pm
Thursday, June 20, Southwest Library 6 – 8 pm
Saturday, June 29, South Central Library 10 – noon

 **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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