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901 Eastern Ave NE, PO Box 294

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501-0294

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Discover Bethany Adoption Informational Meeting

Bethany Christian Services invites you to our free informational meeting where you can discover all the adoption programs Bethany has to offer. We will provide a snapshot of these programs as well as offer information on the children who are waiting for a loving family. You will also learn how to make adoption more affordable with grants, loans, and tax credits.

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Sep 18, 2018
Michigan, Grand Rapids
Michigan, Grand Rapids

Contact:

Marcia Van Soelen

abackstrom@bethany.org

616.224.7494

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

PO Box 294

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501-0294

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Nov 19, 2018
Michigan, Grand Rapids
Michigan, Grand Rapids

Contact:

Angela Backstrom

abackstrom@bethany.org

616.574.7919

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

PO Box 294

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501-0294

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International Adoption Orientation

Bethany Christian Services is seeking families to adopt children eagerly waiting for a loving family—children from various countries that we work in around the world. We offer individual orientation meetings that help to educate families on the details of the international adoption process through Bethany Christian Services and on the children waiting for adoptive families in our programs in various countries. Please contact Bethany Christian Services at globalbranch@bethany.org or 616.224.7494 to schedule a one-on-one orientation meeting to learn more about international adoption.

Domestic Infant Adoption Orientation

Please join us for a free orientation to learn more about domestic infant adoption. During this meeting, Bethany staff will walk you through the adoption process including training, education, and post-adoption services. Learn what adoption looks like in today’s landscape and the levels of openness between birth and adoptive families. Learn how to make adoption more affordable with grants, loans and tax credits. Please register for an upcoming orientation listed below. Most domestic infant adoption orientations are held in the conference center, which is in building G, door G. The October 1 orientation will be held in the national board room, which is building A. Please contact Angela at abackstrom@bethany.org for more information or to register!

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Oct 01, 2018
Michigan, Grand Rapids
Michigan, Grand Rapids

Contact:

Angela Backstrom

abackstrom@bethany.org

616.574.7919

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

PO Box 294

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501-0294

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Nov 05, 2018
Michigan, Grand Rapids
Michigan, Grand Rapids

Contact:

Angela Backstrom

abackstrom@bethany.org

616.574.7919

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

PO Box 294

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501-0294

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Dec 03, 2018
Michigan, Grand Rapids
Michigan, Grand Rapids

Contact:

Angela Backstrom

abackstrom@bethany.org

616.574.7919

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

PO Box 294

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501-0294

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Foster Care & Foster Care Adoption Orientation

Please join us for a free orientation to learn more about foster care and foster care adoption. During this meeting, Bethany staff will describe the current need for foster families in our community, what to expect in foster care, and the foster home licensing process. We will also introduce foster care adoption. After attending this meeting, you’ll be able to begin the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent.

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Aug 24, 2018
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids

Contact:

Brett Reyes

breyes@bethany.org

(616) 574-7929

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49501

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Sep 05, 2018
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids

Contact:

Brett Reyes

breyes@bethany.org

(616) 574-7929

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501

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Sep 21, 2018
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids

Contact:

Brett Reyes

breyes@bethany.org

(616) 574-7929

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501

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Oct 10, 2018
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids
Bethany Christian Services Grand Rapids

Contact:

Brett Reyes

breyes@bethany.org

(616) 574-7929

Location Details:

901 Eastern Ave NE

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501

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Refugee Foster Care Orientation

Please join us for a free orientation to learn more about refugee and immigrant foster care. During this meeting, you will learn more about the refugee experience—factors that displace people from their homes, how children and teens become separated from their families, how they gain refugee status by the U.N., and how they are screened for resettlement in the U.S. Bethany staff will describe the growing need for foster families in our community; what to expect in foster care; and the foster home licensing process, including training and support services.

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Feb 08, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St. SE, Ste 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Mar 10, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St. SE, Ste 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Apr 12, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St. SE, Ste 400

Grand Rapids, Mi 49508

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May 08, 2018
Refugee Foster Care Program
Refugee Foster Care Program

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St. Ste 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Jun 05, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Jul 10, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St SE, Ste 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Aug 14, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St SE, Ste 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Sep 11, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St SE, Ste 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Oct 13, 2018
Refugee Foster Care Program
Refugee Foster Care Program

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St. SE, Ste 400

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Nov 06, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St. SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Dec 04, 2018
Refugee Foster Care
Refugee Foster Care

Contact:

Ana Jose

refugeefostercare@bethany.org

616-224-7540

Location Details:

1050 36 St. SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Bethany in Grand Rapids

901 Eastern Ave NE

PO Box 294

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501-0294

(616) 224-7550

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