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Resources, Training and Support for Foster Parents

DATE - 05/19/21

Every foster parent is required to undergo a certain number of hours of training as part of the home study — the legal process that certified you to host foster care children in your home. This webinar will cover the type of training required — and the resources and support foster parents receive once they enter the system.

Time: 3PM EST - 4PM EST
Available to: Everyone
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Foster Care Journey: Eric & Jason

DATE - 05/26/21

No one becomes a successful foster care parent without help along the way — typically, you'll interact with several child welfare experts, whose jobs it is to help prepare and guide you through the process, and be your cheerleader when you need support. (And you will!) This webinar will walk you through just one example of how gay foster dads and the staff at their agency work together throughout the foster care certification process — and beyond.

Time: 3PM EST - 4PM EST
Available to: Everyone
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Choose Your Path to Fatherhood

DATE - 06/03/21

Ready to become a dad? Overwhelmed by your options? Let us help! In this webinar, we will cover the paths to fatherhood most commonly available to most queer men. Including surrogacy, adoption, foster care and co-parenting. You will leave with a clearer idea of what path is best for you and how to start the next steps. You will also have a chance to get your questions answered live by our panel of distinguished experts.

Time: 12PM EST - 1PM EST
Available to: Everyone
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Overview of Surrogacy & IVF for Queer Men

DATE - 06/10/21

Surrogacy is one of the most intimate ways queer men can begin their families. Overall the process can be very intimidating for first-time dads. With all the technical jargon and moving parts, it's completely understandable. But, we are here to clear up all your questions! This webinar will give a general overview of the surrogacy and IVF process for queer men as well as the next steps in your journey. Get all your questions answered live by our panel of distinguished experts.

Time: 12PM EST - 1PM EST
Available to: Everyone
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Overview of Adoption for Queer Men

DATE - 06/11/21

Adoption is a popular choice for many dads-to-be. But, with so many moving parts, it is easy to get overwhelmed. We are here to help you get started on your path to fatherhood! In this webinar, we will cover how to get started, things to consider and what are the next steps. Get your questions answered in real-time by our GWK Partners to Fatherhood.

Time: 12PM EST - 1PM EST
Available to: Everyone
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Building Your Surrogacy Team

DATE - 06/17/21

Your surrogacy team is responsible for making your journey as smooth as possible. Understanding the roles responsible for each step of the process is essential. Your surrogacy team is often made up of a surrogacy agency, IVF clinic, insurance agency and a lawyer, just to name a few. This webinar will cover the responsibilities of each role and how to choose the best one for you. Get your questions answered live by GWK's Partners to Fatherhood.

Time: 12PM EST - 1PM EST
Available to: Everyone
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Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation Webinars

DATE - 04/01/21 END DATE - 04/30/21

Each month Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation hosts topic-specific webinars for intended parents about all aspects of the surrogacy process: from finding a surrogate, to legal needs, to comparing surrogacy agency costs. All webinars are free.

Time: Various
Available to: Everyone
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Private Consultations

DATE - 04/01/21 END DATE - 04/30/21

Circle's private consultations are free, and allow their team to hear your story and what brought you to surrogacy. They'll also discuss an overview of their program and agency protocols, matching with a surrogate mother, surrogacy costs, insurance and much more. 

  • Mornings, afternoon and some evening time slots available every day
Time: Ongoing; by appointment
Available to: Everyone
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Reproductive Medicine Assoc | Private Consults

DATE - 04/01/21 END DATE - 04/30/21

Starting the process of family building as a gay man can be overwhelming.  Learn more about:
- Where to begin choosing your fertility clinic, egg donor, and surrogate
- How to navigate financial & legal aspects
- Where to get support along the way

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Spence-Chapin Adoption Events

DATE - 03/26/21 END DATE - 12/31/21
Time: Ongoing
Available to: Everyone