Welcome to our Calendar of Events!

This calendar includes opportunities for learning and connection from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center, the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families, and several other organizations across Wisconsin. (NOTE: Opportunities from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center are noted with a blue ribbon on the calendar below.)

Find training and event flyers here.

For a complete listing of Regional Events and Support Groups, please visit the Wisconsin Family Connections Center Eventbrite Page.

Find support group flyers here.

For information about Recorded Webinars, Upcoming Live Webinars, Courses, and Conferences, please visit the Champion Classrooms.

Events are added as information is made available to us. If you’d like to share an upcoming event with us, please contact us at info@wifamilyconnectionscenter.org.

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Event Series Event Series: BirthmomsConnect Virtual Support Group

BirthmomsConnect Virtual Support Group

August 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BirthmomsConnect support calls are held via Zoom and available to anyone who has given birth to a child, anywhere, no matter their affiliation with the On Your Feet Foundation or when they placed. The only requirements to participate are as follows:

  1. You gave birth to and placed a child for adoption, and your placement is final.
  2. You agree to be respectful at all times.
  3. What is said in the group remains in the group.

Registration is required to join the calls.

Please note: BirthmomsConnect Calls are open to anyone who has given birth to and placed a child for adoption. If you are an adoption professional, social worker, birthfather, or other individual who is interested in learning more about our virtual support groups, please contact Jennifer AdamsDo not register for the calls. This is a safe space and we ask you to be respectful of that.

If you are a birthparent of color, LGBTQIA+ individual, birthfather, or birth family member and are interested in a support call specifically for individuals who share your story and experience, please let us know by sending an email to Jennifer Adams.


On Your Feet Foundation is committed to fostering a community that celebrates the uniquely individual experiences that have brought each of us to adoption. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive space in order to create a culture of safety and belonging for all of our stakeholders, one in which each voice is valued and heard.


2024 MODERATED CALLS:

Open to all birthparents who have given birth to a child, our moderated Zoom Support Calls are held on the second Thursday and (new for 2024) the fourth Tuesday of each month.

On Your Feet case management and retreat staff moderate each call and each month has a new theme. Discussion materials will be shared during the month to help enhance each week’s call. Birthparents are welcome to join any and all calls no matter their affiliation with On Your Feet or where they live.

Venue

Zoom