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Waukesha County Adoption Day Celebration

(WAUKESHA, WI) – On Friday, October 18, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Waukesha County will host a National Adoption Day event to raise awareness of the more than 123,000 children waiting to be adopted from foster care in the United States. In Wisconsin, 7,000 children & youth are in foster care at any one time. From 1/1/19 – 9/30/19, 11 Waukesha County children in out-of-home care have reached legal permanence through adoption.


WHAT:  ‘National Adoption Day’ Event in Waukesha County

WHEN:  Friday, October 18, 2019

TIME:  9 a.m.: Remarks from Judge Lloyd Carter, Branch 4, Waukesha County Circuit Court

              10:30 a.m.: Scheduled adoption (1 family. 2 children)

LOCATION:  Waukesha County Juvenile Center, 521 Riverview Ave, Waukesha, WI

WHO:  Past & present adoptive families

              Judge Lloyd Carter, Branch 4, Waukesha County Circuit Court

              Waukesha County Health & Human Services staff

              Waukesha County Juvenile Court staff

For more information about the Waukesha County Department of Health and Human Services, go to www.waukeshacounty.gov/HHS, or follow us on Twitter at @WaukeshaCoHHS