Parent Support Group
Parent Support Group is a general support group for adoptive, kinship, guardians, and pre-adoptive parents. This group meets via zoom on designated Thursdays of each month for 1.5 hours.
Parent Book Club meetings are a safe space for parents to connect and discuss adoption-related books with the guidance and support of Parent Mentors and Parent Mentor Supervisor/Adoption Competent Clinician, Jennifer McLeod. Meetings are held virtually with 3 different options including morning, evening, and weekend sessions. Meetings are free to participate in for families that qualify for the MD Program.
Interracial Parent Support Group
The Interracial Parent Support Group (INTAG) is a safe space for parents to connect and engage with other interracial adoptive families to ask questions, share advice, and discuss their family’s unique experiences. This group meets monthly and includes guest speakers, productive dialogue, and practical tools for families.
Interracial Children’s Support Group
The Interracial Children’s Support Group (INTAG) is a safe space of emotional support for children and youth adopted into interracial families. There are two groups divided by age. The groups engage in open discussion and guided activities (readings, lessons, games, etc.) focused on civic and cultural topics that impact their lives. INTAG increases participants’ consciousness of their resilience, self-worth, and value they add to their family, community, and the world.