Upcoming Events

Married couples interested in learning more about adoption are invited to join Catholic Charities for an Orientation/Training Session this year. This class is a necessary part of our home study requirements and must be completed before a family may be considered for the placement of a child. The fee is $250 per couple which includes:

  • Introduction to the “Adoption Journey”.
  • Personal accounts from members of the adoption triad.
  • Legal issues in the State of Oregon.
  • Attachment, transracial, and raising adopted children issues.
  • Effects of drug and alcohol use.
  • The adoption process at Catholic Charities (our home study and our mission).
  • Fee schedule and contract
  • How to prepare for an OPEN ADOPTION.
  • Time for questions

Upcoming dates are January/February 2015. Download the registration form here.

To learn more about adopting through Catholic Charities, click here.

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