All meetings are held at the Settlement Home, 1607 Colony Creek Dr, Bldg. B, Austin, TX on the third Monday of each month. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m., followed by discussion groups for birth families, adopted people, and adoptive/prospective adoptive parents. If you have a topic that you would like to see presented at a… Read more
Essential Wisdom, Lifelong Support
Adoption isn’t a one-time event. Whether you’re a birth parent, adoptive parent, or adopted person, adoption isn’t something that happens for just one day, one month, or even one year – adoption is a lifelong journey.
Adoption Knowledge Affiliates (AKA) is a gathering of people who understand that the feelings associated with adoption can come up again and again for any member of the adoption triad, in both open and closed adoptions. Whether you are a birth parent reflecting on the placement of your child, an adopted person grappling with the decision to search for your birth mother, or an adoptive parent contemplating how to answer questions for your child’s family tree school project, you are not alone.
Do you simply want to learn more about adoption? Would you like to serve as a resource to others in their adoption journey by sharing your own experiences and success stories? Regardless of where you are in the process, Adoption Knowledge Affiliates is here to support you.
Did you know that AKA has an extensive lending library for our members? To check out a book or DVD, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will bring it to the monthly meeting. We bring a sample of library books to each meeting for our members and visitors to view. If there is a new adoption book… Read more
Annual Potluck DinnerDecember 16, 2013 at 6PM
Bring your family and friends to celebrate the holidays with AKA. Everyone is invited. Please bring a salad, vegetable or dessert for four to share. AKA will provide the meat, drinks and bread. Children should bring a book for a book exchange and adults can bring a re-gift or a gift under $10 for the White Elephant Gift Exchange.
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