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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.

(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, June 14 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: Thursday, June 16 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM


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A Long-Awaited Reunion

As Keith walks through the door at DePaul’s OPTIONS day support center in Lynchburg, he raises his face, closes his eyes, and holds his arms out wide. He smiles and sighs, saying, “Ahh…I missed this place.” After many months of missing each other, OPTIONS participants and staff members have reunited. “It feels good,” said Darrell, […]

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Leaning in With Love

The Leary house is full—full of kids, full of hope, full of love. There’s Melissa, Sam, Mia, Ellie, Willow, Emma, Ayiah, Summer, and a new foster child. They are a family of nine, whose relationships were formed by birth, adoption, and foster care. “More people, more love as long as we can meet everyone’s needs,” […]

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The Power of Hope

Hope feels free—free to grow, free to live, free to dream. “They let me do my own thing and don’t judge me, and they’re letting me find my own rhythm,” said Hope. Hope is 18 years old and describes herself as always wanting to help others, but not really knowing how to ask for help […]

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Being There No Matter What

A safe space to be independent, to be loved, and to belong. That’s what Teresa and Patricia work every day to provide for their son, Elijah. “I think he does know that he’s loved more than anything,” said Patricia. Elijah is 21 years old and has autism. He likes watching TV, walking at the local […]

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Never Giving Up

Virginia and Dale Craig came to DePaul seeking hope and a support system that would not give up on them. With five children, including two who were new to the family through adoption, Virginia and Dale were learning to navigate the challenges of a blended family. They were trying to find a sense of peace. […]

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