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PRIDE (Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education)

PRIDE at a Children's Aid Society

Applicants who are working through their local Children’s Aid Society for the homestudy process will be invited to PRIDE training with that agency at no cost. Interested applicants should contact their local CAS for more information.

Click here to go to the Children's Aid Societies (CAS) website


Information about PRIDE for Adoptive Applicants

Education to prepare adoptive parents to meet the needs of adopted children is now recognized in Ontario as essential for all adoptions whether public, private or international.

PRIDE, the standardized educational program and SAFE, the homestudy assessment tool (SAFE) are used together to prepare all applicant families to foster or adopt children, allowing them wider choices for placement.

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Private PRIDE Schedule

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IDDate and TimesLocationCost Per PersonCost Per CoupleContact Name 
527
April 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
May 5, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
May 6, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
May 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
May 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lakeshore St. Andrew's, 235 Amy Croft Dr, Tecumseh, ON. snacks/lunch included $800 $1600 Jan Congram Details
550
June 3, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
June 4, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
June 10, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
June 11, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
McLean Community Center. 95 Magill Dr., Ajax. Free Parking. Light Breakfast & Lunch provided. $700 $1300 Michael Taylor Details
534
April 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
April 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
April 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
April 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pickering Rec Centre, 1867 Valley Farm Rd., Pickering-FREE PARKING-Etransfers-www.salgarofalo.com $700 $1300 Sal Garofalo Details
535
June 3, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
June 4, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
June 10, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
June 11, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pickering Rec Centre, 1867 Valley Farm Rd., Pickering-FREE PARKING-Etransfers-www.salgarofalo.com $700 $1300 Sal Garofalo Details
536
September 16, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
September 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
September 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
September 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pickering Rec Centre, 1867 Valley Farm Rd., Pickering-FREE PARKING-Etransfers-www.salgarofalo.com $700 $1300 Sal Garofalo Details
537
November 18, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 25, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pickering Rec Centre, 1867 Valley Farm Rd., Pickering-FREE PARKING-Etransfers-www.salgarofalo.com $700 $1300 Sal Garofalo Details
542
May 6, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
May 7, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
May 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
May 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto - Hot breakfast and lunch included - Free parking - www.adoptioneducation.ca $750 $1450 Sofie Stergianis Details
543
June 16, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
June 17, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
June 24, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
June 25, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto - Hot breakfast and lunch included - Free parking - www.adoptioneducation.ca $750 $1450 Sofie Stergianis Details
552
September 9, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
September 10, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
September 15, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
September 16, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto - Hot breakfast and lunch included - Free parking - www.adoptioneducation.ca $750 $1450 Sofie Stergianis Details
553
October 20, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
October 21, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
October 28, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
October 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto - Hot breakfast and lunch included - Free parking - www.adoptioneducation.ca $750 $1450 Sofie Stergianis Details
554
November 25, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
November 26, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
December 1, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
December 2, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto - Hot breakfast and lunch included - Free parking - www.adoptioneducation.ca $750 $1450 Sofie Stergianis Details
556
October 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 5, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Villa Marconi 1026 Baseline, Ottawa, ON K2C 0A6--Free parking & lunch provided $750 $1500 Linda Corsini Details