Calendar

Please JOIN US for one of our upcoming adoption information nights, special events or fundraisers. We look forward to seeing you there!

Nov

4

2017 Buckles, Boots, & Brews Gala Event

Saturday 5:00 pm

to 9:00 pm

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

The Arvada Center

Master of Ceremonies and former Denver Bronco Reggie Rivers
Comedian Debbie Scheer
Honorary Event Chair, Colorado Public Television
Music, Taarka

At our main event, we enjoyed Western BBQ, live music and entertainment, live and silent auctions and tastings from 10 Colorado craft breweries.

We are currently seeking SPONSORS for this year's event. LEARN MORE...

Your participation helps the over 750 children in Colorado who are waiting for their forever families...

Purchase Tickets Here >

Nov

14

Infant Adoption Information Night November

Adoption Options, 1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Tuesday 6:00 pm

to 7:30 pm

Please join us to learn about the process of adopting an infant.

Please contact the agency to inquire about available slots for this information session at 303.695.1601

Nov

15

Flexible Family Information Night November

Adoption Options, 1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Wednesday 6:00 pm

to 7:30 pm

Please join us to learn about adopting a child from the public child welfare system.

RSVP to attend. >

Dec

2

Dynamics of Transcultural and Transracial Adoption December

Adoption Options, 1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 12:30 pm

Successful adoptive families have a healthy understanding of the issues of race and culture present in adoption.  This course will challenge participants to consider these dynamics and supply them with the knowledge to manage them in the most effective way for their adopted children.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building .  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Dec

13

Flexible Family Information Night December

Adoption Options, 1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Wednesday 6:00 pm

to 7:30 pm

Please join us to learn about adopting a child from the public child welfare system.

RSVP to attend. >

Jan

19

My Adoption Journey Part One January 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Friday 10:00 am

to 4:00 pm

This training is by invitation only. 

This is a two-day training held on Friday and Saturday.

Families preparing for a domestic infant adoption will receive an introduction to some of the core topics present in adoption. This will include grief and loss in the adoption triad, attachment and bonding, and a discussion of the birth parent experience.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

 

Register here. >

Jan

20

My Adoption Journey Part Two January 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 4:30 pm

This training is by invitation only.

This is the second day of the two-part training. 

This class will build on Part 1. Additionally, adoptive families will receive information about medical and background considerations in infant adoption, openness in adoption, the legal process, and Adoption Options' cradle care program.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

 

Register here. >

Jan

27

My Adoption Journey Part Three January 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 9:00 am

to 3:30 pm

This training is by invitation only. 

Families must complete Parts 1 and 2 prior to attending Part 3. This class is offered as a post-placement class.

Following the placement of a child, adoptive families will learn about issues affecting their family during the first years following adoption. Topics will include temperament, discipline, infant and early childhood development, and disclosure issues in infant adoption.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

 

Register here. >

Feb

24

Lifebooks February 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 9:00 am

to 12:00 pm

Lifebooks are tools that can be used with children in out-of-home care and children who have been adopted to record memories and life events as they move to different placements. Lifebooks can help children retain connections to their past and integrate those experiences with their present circumstances in a healthy, constructive manner.

Participants will understand the concept of well-being and how it impacts our interactions with and the daily care we provide for children in care.  Solution-focused strategies will be presented to teach families and professionals how to proactively engage with children in the home.  Participants will understand the concepts of Attunement and Regulation, and how both are integral parts of well-being.  Participants will learn skills around daily trauma-informed care for families and children from the child welfare system. 

Please arrange Childcare

 

Mar

10

Infant Care Training for Adoptive Parents March 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 9:00 am

to 12:00 pm

Families preparing for an infant adoption will learn what to expect in the hospital or cradle care home, helpful tips about new parenthood, and up-to-date guidance on infant care and safety.  This class does NOT cover infant CPR/First Aid. 

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Mar

24

Dynamics of Transcultural and Transracial Adoption March 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 12:30 pm

Successful adoptive families have a healthy understanding of the issues of race and culture present in adoption.  This course will challenge participants to consider these dynamics and supply them with the knowledge to manage them in the most effective way for their adopted children.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Apr

20

My Adoption Journey Part One April 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Friday 10:00 am

to 4:00 pm

This training is by invitation only. 

This is a two-day training held on Friday and Saturday.

Families preparing for a domestic infant adoption will receive an introduction to some of the core topics present in adoption. This will include grief and loss in the adoption triad, attachment and bonding, and a discussion of the birth parent experience.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

 

Register here. >

Apr

21

My Adoption Journey Part Two April 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 4:30 pm

This training is by invitation only.

This is the second day of the two-part training. 

This class will build on Part 1. Additionally, adoptive families will receive information about medical and background considerations in infant adoption, openness in adoption, the legal process, and Adoption Options' cradle care program.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

 

Register here. >

May

5

My Adoption Journey Part Three May 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 9:00 am

to 3:30 pm

This training is by invitation only. 

Families must complete Parts 1 and 2 prior to attending Part 3. This class is offered as a post-placement class.

Following the placement of a child, adoptive families will learn about issues affecting their family during the first years following adoption. Topics will include temperament, discipline, infant and early childhood development, and disclosure issues in infant adoption.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

 

Register here. >

May

11

Waking Up to Trauma: Daily Trauma-Informed Care Planning May 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Friday 1:00 pm

to 4:00 pm

Participants will understand the concept of well-being and how it impacts our interactions with and the daily care we provide for children in care.  Solution-focused strategies will be presented to teach families and professionals how to proactively engage with children in the home.  Participants will understand the concepts of Attunement and Regulation, and how both are integral parts of well-being.  Participants will learn skills around daily trauma-informed care for families and children from the child welfare system.

Register here. >

Jun

2

Dynamics of Transcultural and Transracial Adoption June 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 12:30 pm

Successful adoptive families have a healthy understanding of the issues of race and culture present in adoption.  This course will challenge participants to consider these dynamics and supply them with the knowledge to manage them in the most effective way for their adopted children.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Aug

15

Infant Care Training for Adoptive Parents August 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Wednesday 6:00 pm

to 9:00 pm

Families preparing for an infant adoption will learn what to expect in the hospital or cradle care home, helpful tips about new parenthood, and up-to-date guidance on infant care and safety.  This class does NOT cover infant CPR/First Aid. 

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Aug

24

My Adoption Journey Part One August 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Friday 10:00 am

to 4:00 pm

This training is by invitation only. 

This is a two-day training held on Friday and Saturday.

Families preparing for a domestic infant adoption will receive an introduction to some of the core topics present in adoption. This will include grief and loss in the adoption triad, attachment and bonding, and a discussion of the birth parent experience.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Aug

25

My Adoption Journey Part Two August 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 4:30 pm

This training is by invitation only.

This is the second day of the two-part training. 

This class will build on Part 1. Additionally, adoptive families will receive information about medical and background considerations in infant adoption, openness in adoption, the legal process, and Adoption Options' cradle care program.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Sep

8

My Adoption Journey Part Three September 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 9:00 am

to 3:30 pm

This training is by invitation only. 

Families must complete Parts 1 and 2 prior to attending Part 3. This class is offered as a post-placement class.

Following the placement of a child, adoptive families will learn about issues affecting their family during the first years following adoption. Topics will include temperament, discipline, infant and early childhood development, and disclosure issues in infant adoption.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

 

Register here. >

Sep

26

Lifebooks September 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Wednesday 6:00 pm

to 9:00 pm

Lifebooks are tools that can be used with children in out-of-home care and children who have been adopted to record memories and life events as they move to different placements. Lifebooks can help children retain connections to their past and integrate those experiences with their present circumstances in a healthy, constructive manner.

Participants will understand the concept of well-being and how it impacts our interactions with and the daily care we provide for children in care.  Solution-focused strategies will be presented to teach families and professionals how to proactively engage with children in the home.  Participants will understand the concepts of Attunement and Regulation, and how both are integral parts of well-being.  Participants will learn skills around daily trauma-informed care for families and children from the child welfare system. 

Please arrange Childcare

 

Oct

20

Dynamics of Transcultural and Transracial Adoption October 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 12:30 pm

Successful adoptive families have a healthy understanding of the issues of race and culture present in adoption.  This course will challenge participants to consider these dynamics and supply them with the knowledge to manage them in the most effective way for their adopted children.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Nov

17

Waking Up to Trauma: Daily Trauma-Informed Care Planning November 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 9:00 am

to 12:00 pm

Participants will understand the concept of well-being and how it impacts our interactions with and the daily care we provide for children in care.  Solution-focused strategies will be presented to teach families and professionals how to proactively engage with children in the home.  Participants will understand the concepts of Attunement and Regulation, and how both are integral parts of well-being.  Participants will learn skills around daily trauma-informed care for families and children from the child welfare system.

Register here. >

Nov

30

My Adoption Journey Part One Nov-Dec 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Friday 10:00 am

to 4:00 pm

This training is by invitation only. 

This is a two-day training held on Friday and Saturday.

Families preparing for a domestic infant adoption will receive an introduction to some of the core topics present in adoption. This will include grief and loss in the adoption triad, attachment and bonding, and a discussion of the birth parent experience.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Dec

1

My Adoption Journey Part Two Nov-Dec 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 8:30 am

to 4:30 pm

This training is by invitation only.

This is the second day of the two-part training. 

This class will build on Part 1. Additionally, adoptive families will receive information about medical and background considerations in infant adoption, openness in adoption, the legal process, and Adoption Options' cradle care program.

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!

Register here. >

Dec

15

Infant Care Training for Adoptive Parents December 2018

1355 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 501, Denver, CO 80222

Saturday 9:00 am

to 12:00 pm

Families preparing for an infant adoption will learn what to expect in the hospital or cradle care home, helpful tips about new parenthood, and up-to-date guidance on infant care and safety.  This class does NOT cover infant CPR/First Aid. 

This training will be held in our office complex conference room. Please note the address to this building is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222.  

*This is not Adoption Options main suite, but the on-site community conference room located in the North building.  Again the address is 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite B-18 Denver, CO 80222. Please meet in B-18. See you then!