Educational Events

Registration Requirements

Age Range: Adult, 18 years and older

Educational Event registration is open to foster, kinship, and adoptive parents throughout the state of New Jersey and Division of Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) staff on a first come, first served basis. Registration is required for these events. Non-Registrants who show up to the event location without registering will be turned away. We appreciate your assistance with this!

Registration will be available on our website no less than three weeks prior to each event.

Note: For those families with Open Homes that need childcare to attend these event, Babysitting Reimbursement is available to you at a flat rate of $15.00 per hour per household (not per child). In order to be considered for reimbursement, please contact your Resource Worker at CP&P and let them know your need for babysitting with an explanation.

Click/tap the blue boxes for event details.

Saturday, October 21, 2023 • 10:00am to 4:00pm

Thursday, January 18, 2024 • 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 • 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, April 27, 2024 • 11:00am to 1:00pm

Saturday, May 18, 2024 • 10:00am to 4:00pm


Founded in 1972 and incorporated in 1974, embrella, formerly Foster and Adoptive Family Services, serves foster, adoptive and kinship parents in communities throughout NJ. We provide services, support and training opportunities for foster, adoptive and kinship families. We help foster children by offering programs to support them from childhood to young adulthood.