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An event for anyone interested in the adoption of children or sibling groups from foster care
Sunday, September 20
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
(Registration and Orientation at 9:00 a.m.)
Jordan's Furniture

50 Walker's Brook Drive, Reading, MA 01867

  • Learn about the adoption process
  • Meet with social workers and talk about waiting children
  • Talk with families who have adopted
  • Take part in fun activities with kids
  • Enjoy light food and refreshments

Please click here for Family Registration
Please click here for Social Worker Registration

Please email Jennifer Traficanti or call 617-542-3678 x 112 if you have any questions.

Hear Jordan's Furniture Radio Announcement for Adoption Options!

MARE - Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. - 45 Franklin Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301
617-54-ADOPT (542-3678) – 1-800-882-1176 – Fax: 617-542-1006

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