Category Archives: Workshop & Events

Adoptee Workshops

W.I.S.E Up workshops give children in grades 1 -5 and their parents the techniques to handle comments and questions about adoption.  This program gives children the power to choose how to talk about adoption with others.  During these workshops, parents and children will work in two separate groups and then come together at the end […]

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Birthmother Group

Adoption Options is pleased to offer a birthmother group. This group will offer birthmothers a place to come and meet other birthmothers; provide one another with peer counselling, support, encouragement and friendship.  All meetings will be held at Adoption Options, 1313 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg. The next meeting will be on Sunday May 28th, 2017 from […]

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Circle of Security

Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children […]

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Free Information Evenings

We recommend this session as a first step for those exploring the possibility of adopting. The free evening session has been developed to provide prospective adoptive parents with insight into private and intercountry adoption.  The session will provide information about the adoption process as well as information about our agency.   To register please click […]

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Division 2 Education Seminars

Adoption Options provides education seminars for those proceeding with a private adoption application. Upcoming Division 2 Education Seminars: February 9 & 10, 2018 May 4 & 5, 2018 To register for the education seminar you must have completed an application for adoption with Adoption Options.  Please call Adoption Options at 774-0511 or email for more information […]

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Division 3 Education Seminars

A two-day international education seminar for those seeking to proceed with Intercountry Adoption. In accordance with the Adoption Act, applicants must complete an educational component before they can be approved to adopt. Division 3 – Intercountry Adoption Education Seminars: May 5 & 6, 2017 October 21 & 22,  2017 (Saturday & Sunday) To register for the […]

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Conceiving Dreams


Registration is now open for the 16th annual Conceiving Dreams Dinner and Trivia Night sponsored by Wellington-Altus Private Wealth!  This event celebrates adoption and Adoption Awareness Month on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the Canad Inns Polo Park. Register now! On the first Saturday of November, Adoption Options hosts our annual Conceiving Dreams Dinner and […]

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