Events and Resources

Have you ever thought about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? You can learn more about becoming a resource family for waiting children at a Project STAR Information Meeting. If you are 21 or older, we invite you to attend one of our upcoming meetings: 



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2018 Information Meetings

Meetings are held in each location from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on the dates listed below. All Information Meetings are free of charge. To RSVP or for more information about upcoming dates, please contact Jeff Kazarick at [email protected] or call 724-709-1019.  

In Pittsburgh

The Children's Institute
1405 Shady Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

January 11th
February 8th
March 8th
April 12th
May 10th
June 7th
July 12th
August 9th
September 6th
October 11th
November 1st
December 6th

In Beaver County

Project STAR Office
1598 Virginia Ave.
Monaca, PA 15061

January 18th
February 15th
March 15th
April 19th
May 17th
June 14th
July 19th
August 16th
September 13th
October 18th
November 8th
December 13th

In Washington County

Project STAR Office
357 East Maiden Street
Washington, PA 15301

January 25th
February 22nd
March 22nd
April 26th
May 24th
June 21st
July 26th
August 23rd
September 27th
October 25th
November 15th
December 20th

Adoption Resources

Books and Articles

There are many books, articles and other materials on adoption and foster care available through The Children’s Institute’s Library and ACCESS PA (Pennsylvania statewide library database system).

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