Local Resources

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

Friends of Adoption (domestic adoption group)

Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association

Lori Ross
816-350-0215

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

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

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

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

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)
7620 Metcalf Suite M
Overland Park, Ks. 66204
913-383-9014

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.)
816-836-2920

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

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

Adoption support group at Westside Family Church, Lenexa, KS