Attend an Info Session
Attend an Info Session

Attend an Info Session

A place to bring your questions and learn more about how we can support you

Thank you for considering opening your heart and home to someone in need!

You are invited to join one of DePaul’s informative online webinars. We are here to help you learn more about the process and answer any questions you may have. You can register below and you will receive an email confirmation immediately. You will also receive a reminder the day before the webinar with the login instructions.

(As an FYI, we keep our Facebook page up-to-date with all of our upcoming events.)

Foster Care Information Webinar

Are you interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, but don’t know where to start? You are invited to join us for a webinar to learn about the process to become a foster parent with DePaul! If you’d like to learn more about the child welfare system and how to make a difference in the life of a child in foster care, please join us for a free webinar session.

Please register through the corresponding link below. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation immediately and will receive a reminder the day before the webinar with the login instructions. After the session you will receive follow-up from your closest DePaul office.

Click here to register: Tuesday, April 20 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Click here to register: Tuesday, May 11 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Click here to register: Tuesday, May 25 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Click here to register: Tuesday, June 8 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Click here to register: Tuesday, June 22 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM


Sponsored Residential Information Webinar

Are you interested in opening your heart and home to an adult or youth with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities but don’t know where to start? You are invited to attend a webinar on becoming a sponsored residential provider through DePaul! If you have an interest in becoming a provider or learning more about the program, please join us for a free webinar session.

Please register through the corresponding link below. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation immediately and will receive a reminder the day before the webinar with the login instructions. After the session you will receive follow-up from your closest DePaul office.

Click here to register: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM

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