ABOUT GALAA

 

The Georgia Association of Licensed Adoption Agencies promotes ethical adoption practices, provides a forum for the education of its members and advocates for the best adoption policies in Georgia. We are a resource in the community to advance awareness and understanding of adoption. This includes advocacy for quality services, policies and adoption laws and practices at the state, local and federal levels.

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November Adoption Celebration

November 2, 2019

This is the Georgia Center for Resources and Support’s 5th annual adoption month celebration. Your family is invited to attend and join in the celebration. Please take a moment to REGISTER. This year we would like as many families as possible to enjoy this day of celebration. We will continue the spirit of competition for children and teens who can participate in activities such as bowling, rock climbing, arcade games, basketball, or the Lip Sync contest.

The children and teens competitions will end at 12noon so please be on time.

We will have a storyteller for toddlers and they will play games for rewards also. We will also have pictures from last year’s event that you can take home.

Save the Date, Register and Attend the Georgia Center’s day of celebration for adoptive families.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/november-adoption-event-2019-tickets-63399409340

EVENTS

Ongoing Events/Orientations

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

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 bcsatlanta@bethany.org

 

Atlanta (6645 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta GA 30328)

https://bethany.org/locations/us/georgia/atlanta/events

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)

https://bethany.org/locations/us/georgia/athens/events

November 21, 2019 6:30-8:30pm

December 19, 2019 6:30-8:30pm

 

Columbus (951 Talbotton Rd., Suite C, Columbus, Georgia 31904)

https://bethany.org/locations/us/georgia/columbus/events

December 19, 2019 6pm-8pm

 

Rome (1400 Crane Street, SW, Rome, Georgia 30161)

https://bethany.org/locations/us/georgia/rome/events

November 14, 2019 6pm-8pm

December 12, 2019 6pm-8pm

 

Savannah & Augusta are scheduled as needed.

https://bethany.org/locations/us/georgia/augusta/events

https://bethany.org/locations/us/georgia/savannah/events

Families First

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

  • November 5, 2019

  • November 21, 2019

  • December 3, 2019

  • December 19, 2019

  • January 7, 2020

  • January 16, 2020

  • February 4, 2020

  • February 20, 2020

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.