Local Resources

METROPOLITAN ADOPTION COUNCIL MEMBERS:

Kris Probasco, LCSW, LSCSW, LLC
Adoption & Fertility Resources
30 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 781-8550

Lynn Barnett
MidAmerica Treatment Center & MidAmerica Adoption & Counseling
15412 Floyd
Overland Park, KS 66223
(913) 626-1018

Lebeka Shin, LCSW
Attachment & Trauma Therapy
6155 Oak Street, Ste B
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 607-1775

Sarah Owen, MA, LCPC, LPC
8016 State Line Road
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(816) 529-3966

Jennifer Decker
Westside Family Church – Foster Adoption Ministry
8500 Woodsonia Drive
Lenexa, KS 66227
(913) 890-4110

Susan VanSyckle
Christian Adoption Consultants, Inc.
(616) 881-2257

Kelly Ellison
Your Adoption Finance Coach
(816) 682-5500

Kansas City Adoption Home Studies, LLC.
(913) 815-8606

REGIONAL SUPPORT GROUPS:

Modern Family Alliance, Inc. (LGBT family support group)
P.O. Box 7344
Overland Park, Kansas 66207-0344

Multiracial Family Circle/Mixed Roots (multiracial families through birth or adoption)
Find them on Facebook

Families Blessed with the World’s Children   (international families)

Friends of Adoption (domestic adoption group)

GAP-KC-Guatemala Support
e-mail for contact: info@gapkc.org

Adoption Concerns Triangle
Marilyn Waugh
411 SW Greenwood
Topeka, Ks. 66606-1231
(785) 235-6122

Adoption Triad Support NetworkKC
Jennifer (913) 441-0372
Carolyn (816) 505-0328
e-mail at Gapmother@aol.com

Holt Support Group
Kyla Schweitzer– coordinator
(816) 878-7864

Birth Parent Support Group
Hillary Merryfield
Adoption Option
(913) 642-7900

 

REGIONAL RESOURCES:

Missouri First Steps
(special services for young children available through each country)
1-888-583-2392

Kansas Infant Toddler Services
(special services for young children available through each county)
(785) 296-1500

International Adoption Clinic – Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
(816) 234-1699

Applied Learning Processes (processing disorders & learning issues)
(816) 942-6808

Autism Asperger Resource Center
(913) 588-5741

Children’s Therapy Group (OT, PT, etc., evaluations & treatment)
6223 Slater
Merriam, Ks. 66202
(913) 383-9014

Deana Lesher, OTR/L
Pediatric Connections Occupational Services, P.A.
7235 W. 162nd Terrace
Stilwell, KS 66085
(913) 257-5808

CMSU Communications Disorders Department
Central Auditory Processing Disorder testing and treatment
(660) 543-4993

Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center
9120 W. 75th St.
Shawnee Missioni, Ks. 66204
(913) 676-2253

LifeWorks Family Treatment Group of Kansas City (attachment issues, etc.)
http://www.lifeworkskc.org
(816) 836-2920

Horizon Academy – private school with services for learning disabilities

Adoption support group at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Liberty, MO

Adoption support group at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, Lee’s Summit, MO