Adoption Timeline

I'm attempting to adopt through Alberta's foster care. This is a at-a-glance record of my journey. View the Adoption tag to see individual posts.

(You can find more about adopting in Alberta here.)


  • Sept 6/16
    • Sent an email asking for The First Step.
  • Oct 6/16
    • Received an info packet in the mail. 
  • Nov 9/16
  • July 25/17
    • Met with a case worker, handed in some paperwork, got some more
  • Aug 25/17
    • Finished my paperwork and emailed  it in.
    • Hoping to get in the Sept training classes (they're offered twice a year)
  • Sept 8/17
    • Original paperwork sent in.
    • No date set for classes.
    • Personal references got their paperwork.
  • Dec 2017
    • 2 weekends of training