From support groups to books, following are some suggestions to help you along your adoption journey.
Support GroupsEastside Support Group - Meets on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm at Overlake Christian Church. RSVP to Wendy. Upcoming training topics include "Collaborating with State & Agency Workers"Foster, Adoptive and Relative Care Support Groups at Fostering Together, a program of Olive CrestSpokane Support Group - Off the Wall orphan care ministry meets every other month at Christ the Redeemer Church in Spokane.Summit Ridge adoption and foster support group, meets for potluck dinners once every month at Summit Ridge Christian Fellowship in Spokane, WA.
Support ReferencesPreparation for ParentsChildren's Stories Related to AdoptionOther Favorite Children's StoriesBiographies/Autobiographies of Victims of AbuseOther Resources
Foster & Adoptive Family AssistanceCenter for Adoption Medicine Pre-adoption consulations, post-placement evaluations, and ongoing pediatric care provided by three Pediatricians specializing in adoption medicine.Esther's Closet- Provides free gently used and new clothes for foster kids. They are currently offering sizes 0 up to 5T. You can go to www.esthersclosetforkids.webs.com for more information. If you have any questions please contact Nicole at 425-518-9872.
We also recommend that you visit www.TapestryBooks.com and www.amazon.com for more adoption book recommendations and resources.