castro valley, California

November 18

9:00AM - 5:00PM

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Village 2017

Village is a one-day conference for all those committed to the fatherless. Whether you are interested in adoption, short-term care, or coming alongside orphan care efforts, Village will equip you to play your part well.

Join us for the whole day, or just stop by for the sessions that interest you.

  • Helpful Workshops all Day

  • Free Childcare

  • Lunch Included



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Schedule of Events

& Sessions

8:30 - 9:00 AM – Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 11:00 AM – Opening Session

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM – First Workshop Session

  • CPR Training (may carry over into lunch hour).

  • "Trying Differently, Not Harder": Raising kids who have been prenatally exposed.

  • Five things you and your family can do right now to support those in the adoptive journey.

  • "You Can Do This": Answering every single question you’ve ever had about foster care.

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM – Lunch (provided)

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM – Second Workshop Session

  • Parenting and Attachment

  • Foster Orientation

  • Getting your church involved in the movement

  • Self-Care

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM – Third Workshop Session 

  • Legal Process

  • Theology of adoption

  • QASA, Beyond Emancipation

  • Trauma, Grief and Loss

3:15 PM – 5:00 PM – Closing Session


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20600 John Drive, Castro Valley CA 94546



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Register Online

Village 2017

Register for Village 2017, and feel free to join us for some or all of this year's conference.

We want this conference to be attended by anyone, regardless of financial background or ability. For that reason, registration for Village 2017 is free of charge. If you are able to donate, great! We anticipate $20/per person will cover East Bay Orphan Care's costs for the day. Still, whether you choose to donate or not, everyone is welcome at Village Conference! Sign up today on our registration page.

Event Sponsor

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This event is sponsored by

East Bay Orphan Care

About East Bay Orphan Care

Worldwide over 132 million orphans face truly grim realities. In the U.S., there are currently over 400,000 children in the waiting to be fostered and adopted. Alameda County has over 1,500 kids in foster care right now today and many available for adoption.

As followers of Jesus from many different churches we join as one community of faith to care for our children.

To contact us, visit our website.

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Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.
— Isaiah 1:17
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