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March 2021

STARRY Foster Care and Adoption Orientation

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

✨Monthly Opportunity Alert!✨  STARRY will host 2 group orientations each month on the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Thursday at 6 pm! Group orientations are held as a precursor to the required one-on-one orientation with our home developer. Whether you are interested in fostering, being a babysitter or respite provider, or just want to know more, this is a great low-pressure space to learn more about how your family can Strike the Match and get started lighting the way in Foster Care.…

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April 2021

STARRY Foster Care and Adoption Orientation

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

✨Monthly Opportunity Alert!✨  STARRY will host 2 group orientations each month on the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Thursday at 6 pm! Group orientations are held as a precursor to the required one-on-one orientation with our home developer. Whether you are interested in fostering, being a babysitter or respite provider, or just want to know more, this is a great low-pressure space to learn more about how your family can Strike the Match and get started lighting the way in Foster Care.…

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July 2021

Fostering Hope Virtual Babysitter Training

July 15

Are you interested in supporting children and families involved with Foster care? One of the greatest ways you can support is by becoming a certified babysitter for foster families. There will be 2 training sessions you will be required to participate in. The first for CPR/First Aid certification and the second for Babysitting Training . Both of these trainings MUST be attended over Zoom (live) to receive your certification and the certificates to be sent to your chosen agencies.

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August 2021

Embrace Foster/Adopt Support Group

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will be having our foster/adopt support group this Sunday. Come swim (it's gonna be a hot one) or just sit on the back porch and hang out.  We will have drinks and snacks.  Let me know if you can make it!  Please email Embrace@verticalchapel.com for location details!

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September 2021

STARRY Foster Parent Training

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

STARRY New Foster Parent Training will continue to be virtual for the remainder of 2021. We have 2 more sessions this year. They consist of 2 weekends in a row - Fridays 5:30 - 8:30 and Saturdays 9-5. Our next round starts September 10-18. The only requirement to attend is a one-on-one orientation and submission of your application. Contact Allison.Zander@STARRY.org for more info!

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STARRY Foster Parent Training

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

STARRY New Foster Parent Training will continue to be virtual for the remainder of 2021. We have 2 more sessions this year. They consist of 2 weekends in a row - Fridays 5:30 - 8:30 and Saturdays 9-5. Our next round starts September 10-18. The only requirement to attend is a one-on-one orientation and submission of your application. Contact Allison.Zander@STARRY.org for more info!

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Fostering Hope Babysitter Training

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fostering Hope Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Rd
Austin, Texas 78729
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Foster families are in need of community support, and everybody can play a role! Become a part of a foster family’s support team by providing short-term childcare. When you sign up, you will go through the process of becoming certified and attend training that will give you the tools to care for a child in foster care.

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STARRY Foster Parent Training

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

STARRY New Foster Parent Training will continue to be virtual for the remainder of 2021. We have 2 more sessions this year. They consist of 2 weekends in a row - Fridays 5:30 - 8:30 and Saturdays 9-5. Our next round starts September 10-18. The only requirement to attend is a one-on-one orientation and submission of your application. Contact Allison.Zander@STARRY.org for more info!

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STARRY Foster Parent Training

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

STARRY New Foster Parent Training will continue to be virtual for the remainder of 2021. We have 2 more sessions this year. They consist of 2 weekends in a row - Fridays 5:30 - 8:30 and Saturdays 9-5. Our next round starts September 10-18. The only requirement to attend is a one-on-one orientation and submission of your application. Contact Allison.Zander@STARRY.org for more info!

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November 2021

Divinity Family Services Orientation and TBRI Training

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Divinity Family Services for an Overview of the Foster Care System, Steps to Become a Foster Home, and Emergency Behavior Intervention Training. Please contact Maren Baker to register for this event.MBaker@divinityfamilyservices.com

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