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

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

Birth Parent Support Group
Hillary Merryfield
Adoption Option

Applied Learning Processes (processing disorders & learning issues)

Autism Asperger Resource Center
913 588-5741

Children’s Therapy Group (OT, PT, etc., evaluations & treatment)
7620 Metcalf Suite M
Overland Park, Ks. 66204

CMSU Communications Disorders Department
Central Auditory Processing Disorder testing and treatment

Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center
9120 W. 75th St.
Shawnee Missioni, Ks. 66204

LifeWorks Family Treatment Group of Kansas City (attachment issues, etc.)

Missouri First Steps
(special services for young children available through each country)

Kansas Infant Toddler Services
(special services for young children available through each county)

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