Panel discussion on foster care set in Elkins

ELKINS — A free, informative discussion will be offered Thursday on the subject of foster care and adoption.

A regional summit panel discussion on foster care and adoption providers will be from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the Phil Gainer Community Center, located at 142 Robert E. Lee Ave. in Elkins. The public is welcome to attend.

“It’s for anyone who may be interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent,” said Jennifer “JJ” Johnson, the family service coordinator for the Home Ties Strengthening Families Center of Youth Health Service. “There will be a panel discussion, and the public can ask questions.

“Some of the agencies that are participating Thursday are bringing materials to hand out,” she said. “They’ll talk about the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent. The public can speak to the agency representatives about the process.”

For more information, or if you have questions, please call Johnson at 304-636-9450.