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Iowa KidsNet to hold information session in Grinnell

Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 12:38 p.m. CST

Iowa KidsNet, the statewide organization that recruits, trains, licenses and supports Iowa’s foster and adoptive families, will hold an information session in Grinnell on Tuesday, May 14, for individuals interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents.

This information session gives attendees a basic overview of the process involved in foster care and adoption and an understanding of the characteristics of children in the  child welfare system. There is no obligation to continue in the process by attending. There is a large need for more families to foster teens, children with special needs or behaviors and sibling groups. Iowa also has a need for more African American, Latino and Native American foster and adoptive parents.

To inquire online and see future session dates, visit Registrants will receive an information packet to fill out before attending the session.

For more information, call 1-800-243-0756 or