The Hope for the Journey Conference, Formerly the Empowered to Connect Conference, is a conference for anyone who is looking for skills to enhance their work with children. Parents, educators, mental health professionals, social workers and more can benefit from the skills of connecting with children through the correction of behavior.
Georgia Agape is proud to host this conference for the 5th year in a row. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, participants will be able to view the training virtually. A link with the conference viewing information will be sent after April 9th. Participants will have access to streaming on their own schedule through May 31st.
To register please click the link below;
Some of our partnering agencies offer informational orientations or seminars to inform families of their services and the adoption process. The schedules for these event are listed below.
Bethany Christian Services
Families First offers adoption orientation for each of their programs the first Tuesday of each month and the third Thursday of each month.
Orientations are held at the Families First Office at 80 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30314 from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Upcoming Orientation Dates
February 4, 2020
February 20, 2020
March 3, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 7, 2020
April 16, 2020
May 5, 2020
May 21, 2020
June 2, 2020
June 18, 2020
July 7, 2020
July 18, 2020
Bethany Christian Services offer orientation for Foster Care Adoption as well as Domestic Infant Adoption. Below are their upcoming dates. Please click the links for more detail or families can contact Bethany’s Intake Specialist for additional dates, times and locations at 770-274-3408 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Atlanta (6645 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta GA 30328)
2nd Thursday of the month
November 14, 2019 6:30-8:30pm
December 12, 2019 6:30-8:30pm
Athens/Bogart (188 Ben Burton Circle, Suite 100, Bogart, Georgia 30622)
November 21, 2019 6:30-8:30pm
December 19, 2019 6:30-8:30pm
Columbus (951 Talbotton Rd., Suite C, Columbus, Georgia 31904)
December 19, 2019 6pm-8pm
Rome (1400 Crane Street, SW, Rome, Georgia 30161)
November 14, 2019 6pm-8pm
December 12, 2019 6pm-8pm
Savannah & Augusta are scheduled as needed.
Professional Adoption and Family Services
Professional Adoption and Family Services, hosts a free Adoption Education Seminar once a month for families interested in learning about adoption. The agency is a private, domestic and open adoption agency that can also provide information about foster care and international adoption for those that are interested..
The seminars are typically the third Saturday of every month from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the leasing office of The Crest at Sugarloaf Apartment Homes located at 1400 Herrington Road in Lawrenceville, GA 30044. People interested in attending can find the specific dates, and RSVP to a seminar on their Facebook Page, Professional Adoption & Family Services.
For more information at 678-825-4226.