The events listed below are either sponsored by MARE or by other organizations. MARE is not responsible for changes made to the event listings for other organizations. For each event, please note the sponsoring organization and appropriate contact to direct questions and comments. For any MARE event, please call 617-54-ADOPT (617-542-3678) or 1-800-882-1176 for more information.

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Families: Read our Adoption Party Guide for tips on how to interact with waiting children at these events.


Jordan's Furniture Adoption Option Family Recruitment Event

All families, including homestudied/in-process families and those beginning to explore adoption, are invited to attend!

Sunday, October 19th
9:00 - 11:00 am
Jordan's Furniture, 50 Walkers Brook Drive, Reading

New to adoption?
- Learn about the steps in the process
- Learn about the children who need families
- Talk with social workers who can help you get started

Already begun the adoption process?
- Meet and play with children awaiting adoption
- Talk with social workers about specific children

- Talk with experienced adoptive parents
- Enjoy light refreshments

Families: Register here.

Social Workers: Register here.




Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. – MARE- 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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