Adoption Concerns Triangle (ACT) of Topeka
Welcomes adopted persons, adoptive parents & birth parents

CONTACT
Marilyn Waugh (785) 235-6122
411 SW Greenwood Topeka, KS 66606-1231
www.adoptionconcernstriangle.webs.com

EVENTS
Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month at New Hope Church, 2915 SW 8th St., Topeka at 7:15 PM

DUES
No Information Provided

Attachment and Trauma Network

CONTACT
Julie Beem
Support/Crisis Line (240) 357-7369
Business Line 888-656-9806
E-mail: julieb@attachtrauma.org
www.attachtrauma.org

EVENTS
National non-profit organization providing education, advocacy, hope and healing for traumatized kids and their families.

DUES
Individual dues are $35/annually and this includes access to moderated online support groups, a bi-monthly newsletter, access to our Support Buddies Peer-to-Peer support program and discounts on webinars in the Learning Center.

Autism Asperger Resource Center

Support groups for parents and professionals

CONTACT
Sue Ann Kline, Director
(913) 588-5741

EVENTS
Monthly educational meetings
Special Events hosted
Social skills groups for children
Camp offered during the summer

DUES
No Information Provided

BirthParent Support Group

CONTACT
Hilary Merryfield
Adoption Option, Inc.
8655 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 642-7900

EVENTS
Meets last Tuesday of each month from 6-7 p.m.
7300 W 110th Street, Suite 925
Overland Park, KS 66210

DUES
$75 one-time fee, paid by adoptive parents

Children of Cambodia Support

Informal support group for families that have adopted from Cambodia

CONTACT
Leilani Janzen
(913) 322-4296
Email: cce50@everestkc.net

EVENTS
No Information Provided

DUES
No Information Provided

Ethiopian Kids Connection of KC

We are excited about having a group that celebrates families brought together by Ethiopian adoption! Please feel free to contact us below if you would like to join.

CONTACT

Danae: danaejohnson06@gmail.com

Traci: tracivega@hotmail.com

EVENTS

We hope this will be a place to grow new friendships and connections. We want this to be a positive and supportive place for families as well. We will have organized get-togethers and meet ups in the near future so be watching for them.

DUES

No Information Provided

Families Blessed with the World’s Children

An international support group honoring China, Ethiopia, Korea, Guatemala, Colombia, India, Russia, Taiwan, Vietnam & other countries

CONTACT
Valerie Mangine, Amy Keplar, Trish Murray, Heidi Fenton, Dana Reynolds
familiesblessed@gmail.com
www.kcfamiliesblessed.org

EVENTS
Meets for educational and social activities

DUES
No Information Available

Families For Adoption

CONTACT
Teresa Herbic
E-mail: therbic@kc.rr.com

EVENTS
Support group for those considering adoption & adoptive families
Meets at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
1600 N 291 Hwy, Liberty, MO
7 p.m.

DUES
No Information Available

Foster Adopt Connect

CONTACT
Headquarters (816) 350-0215
www.fosteradopt.org

EVENTS
Monthly meetings
Resources & support for foster parents
Support & education for families adopting children from the foster care system

DUES
No Information Provided

Friends of Adoption

Domestic adoption support for pre and post-adoption families

CONTACT
Michelle Gangel (913) 254-7057
Email: gangelfamily@kc.surewest.net
www.friendsofadoptionkc.com

EVENTS
Educational, social and support group
Meet at Kehilath Israel Synagogue
10501 Conser, Overland Park, KS
7-9 p.m.
Social activities are off-site

DUES
$25 per family

Guatemala Adoptive Parents Network of Kansas City (GAP-KC)

CONTACT
www.gapkc.org

EVENTS
Meets periodically for social, educational & playgroup meetings

DUES
$25 per family membership/newsletter

International Adoption Clinic Children’s Mercy Hospital

CONTACT
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 234-3000

EVENTS
Pre-adoption consultations regarding referrals
Consultation & evaluation of international children

DUES
No Information Provided

Kansas City Adult Adoptees

CONTACT
Sandy Hessler
8719 S. Boten Rd
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
(816) 229-4075

EVENTS
3rd Saturday of the month 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Downtown KC, MO Public Library;
311 East 12th St.; 5th floor

DUES
$35 Lifetime Membership

KANSAS CITY Infertility Awarness (KCIA)

CONTACT

Nicolle Hays

E-mail: nhays@kcinfertility.com

Website: www.kcinfertility.org 

EVENTS

Infertility Support Group

Meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

Adoption Support Group

Meets the Last Tuesday of every other month 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION

Presbyterian Chruch

318 E. 55th Street

Kansas City, MO 64113

DUES

Donations Encouraged

Missouri-Kansas Masala

Support group for families of children adopted from India

CONTACT
Cheryl Leppert (816) 224-4087

EVENTS
Monthly get-togethers
Family gatherings

DUES
None

Stepping Stones KC

CONTACT

Kristi Hanson, MT-BC

(913) 226-6307

SteppingStonesKC@gmail.com

www.SteppingStonesKC.com

EVENTS

Music Therapy & Child Enrichment Services: At Stepping Stones KC, we use evidence-based musical play to build early skills and facilitate healthy attachments. We aim to empower children and families through music!

Join us at any of our weekly groups or e-mail us to learn more! Follow Stepping Stones KC on Facebook to stay up to date!

Moving With Music- Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. (in Kansas City, MO)

Music & Milestones Parent & Tot Playgroup- Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. (in Overland Park, KS)

Sing & Share Playgroup- Fridays @ 11:00 a.m. (in Overland Park, KS)

DUES

Prices Vary

westside adoption support group

CONTACT
Jen Decker

E-mail: jdecker@westsidefamilychurch.com  

Website: http://westsidefamilychurch.com/network127/ 

EVENTS

Cup of Faith- Foster and Adoption Support Group

Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION

Westside Family Church

8500 Woodsonia Drive

Lenexa, KS  66227

DUES

 None

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