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Learn About LGBT Adoption and Foster Care in New Jersey

Post submitted by Colette Tobias, New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Child Protection and Permanency

May is National Foster Care Month and to celebrate, the New Jersey Department of Children and Families is hosting several events for LGBT individuals and families interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents.

These events are a great opportunity to hear from LGBT parents who have gone through the foster/adoption process and find out what supports are available to foster/adoptive parents.

And we’ve got more good news for you: New Jersey Department of Children and Families is an HRC-recognized Leader in Supporting and Serving LGBT Families!

So if you live in the Garden State, check out the event details below and considering going to explore opportunities to foster or adopt!

·       Saturday, May 3rd from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Pennsauken, NJ

·       Saturday, June 7th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in New Brunswick, NJ

·       Saturday, June 14th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Newark, NJ

You can find more information about these events, including exact locations here.

And you can RSVP to Amanda Connor at Amanda.Connor@dcf.state.nj.us.

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