State Support Groups N-W

Nebraska   La Vista, NE   Linda Willson
402-537-4387
cyrillawillson@aol.com
    Omaha, NE   Sandy Rolles
402-397-6394
sandyrolls@cox.net
  Adoption Triad Midwest Omaha, NE   Elaine Holdren
402-334-9159
monecho@aol.com
  Adoption Circle Omaha Nebraska CHS and Catholic Charities    Sue Malloy
402-554-0520
Kim Schenkelberg
402-451-0787 
         
Nevada NONE      
         
New Hampshire American Adoption Congress Nashua, NH   Paul Schibbelhute,
603-880-7790
pschibbe@aol.com
  Birthmothers of New Hampshire Wentworth Douglas Hospital Dover, NH Mondays
5-7p.m.
Tracy Pond
603-988-2233
         
New Jersey Morristown Post-Adoption Support Group   1st Saturday
1-5pm
Ginny Bayard, 973-884-0120 Ginny_bay@yahoo.com
Judy Foster 973-455-1268 Jfoster7@optonline.net
Pat Fox, 973-998-0967
Patfox1@aol.com
Jane Nast, 973-267-8698
janenast@aol.com
  Birth Parent Support Group Children’s Aid and Family Services
Ridgewood, NJ
  Shea Campbell,
201-226-0300, ext. 301
scampbell@cafsnj.org
  Adoptee/Birth Parent Support Group Of Central NJ Hillsborourgh, NJ   Randie Zimmerman
609-510-7504
  CHATS Triad Support Group North Plainfield, NJ   JoAnn Hoppe
908-561-9654
chatsnj@comcast.net
  Concerned Persons for Adoption Whippany, NJ   Pat Bennett
908-273-5694
Paben48@comcast.net
  Full Circle Triad Post-Adoption Support Group of No. Jersey Paramus, NJ   Cindi Addesso
973-427-4521
  NJ Adoption Resource Clearing House (NJARCH)     877-427-2465
warmline@njarch.org
Spanish:
lalineacalurosa@njarch.org
  Pamela Slaton Lumberton, NJ   (one-on-one support;
NY expertise)
609-702-7535
pamelaobr@aol.com
         
New Mexico Operation Identity Albuqerque. NM 4th Thursday,
7-9:00 p.m.
Connie Martin
505-281-7227
crmarti@swcp.com
  Adoption Support Group of Santa Fe Santa Fe, NM 1st Monday
6:00 p.m.
Randa Phillips
505-466-3839
         
New York Adoption Group in the Village NYC New York, NY First Sunday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Susan McQuirk,
646-303-8343
Carol Schaefer,
917 743-4118
  Adoption Crossroads NYC and Congers, NY   Joe Soll
845-268-0283
  Manhattan Birth Parents Group New York, NY 3rd Thursday, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tony Dupree
212-544-7487
         
North Carolina Adoption Triad Dialogue Support Group Greensboro, NC 2nd Tuesday 
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Francie Portnoy
         
North Dakota Lutheran Social Services of ND Fargo, ND   701-235-7341
         
Ohio Adoption Network Cleveland Cleveland, OH   Linda Bellini, Direct Line -
216 482-2323
Office number -
216 325-1000
  Ohio Birth Parent Discussion Group Columbus, OH 3rd Sunday Kate Livingston
614-668-7390
ohiobirthparents@gmail.com
  Ohio Birth Parent Group (Cincinnati Branch) Cincinnati, OH 3rd Saturday Kate Livingston
614-668-7390
ohiobirthparents@gmail.com
         
Oklahoma OK Post-Adoption Support Tulsa, OK First Saturday (2:00 p.m.) Samantha Franklin
918-697-2002
Sfranklin568@yahoo.com
         
Oregon Adoption Mosaic Portland, OR 1st & 3rd Tuesday,
6:15-8:00 p.m.
Nina Yates
503-752-9982
  CUB Portland, OR   Coco Brush
503-477-9974
 
         
Pennsylvania Adoption Education & Family Counseling Doylestown, PA   Robert Allen Hafetz
267-337-4548
  PA Adoption Connection Canonsburg, PA
(email support only)
  Sherel Kissell
724-743-1992
  PA Adoption Connection Fort Hill, PA
(Online Support Only)
  Glenda Shay
814-395-3938
         
Rhode Island NONE      
         
South
Carolina
Adoption Search for Life Anderson, SC   Cynthia Walters
864-287-4328
         
South Dakota Parents of Adopted Children Parkston, SD   605-928-3955
  DSS Child Protection Services Family Support Online
Sioux Falls, SD
  605-335-2776
  Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota     Diane Pillar
SW 1-888-201-5061 x2413
Dede Mogck
SW 1-888-201-5061 x 2351
  Parents of Adopted Children Twin Brooks, SD   605-432-7887;
605-782-0782
  (SD Support, Education & Adoption Legislation)     Lynne Banks
605-759-8478
         
Tennessee Adoption Support and Preservation (support for adoptive families)   1-888-848-2727
  Birthparent Support Group c/o Miriam’s Promise
Nashville, TN
2nd Tuesday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 615-292-3500
annebyrnf@miriamspromise.org
         
Texas DFW Triad Support Group Dallas, TX 2nd Saturday
1:00 p.m.
Carol DeMuth
972-414-3639
dfwtriad@yahoo.com
  Tapestry Birthmother Support Group Irving Bible Church
2435 Kinwest Parkway - Irving, TX
1st Tuesday, 7:00 PM Carol DeMuth and
Carolyn Halliburton,
972-315-9628
tapestry@irvingbible.org
  Associated Catholic Charities Houston, TX   Lillian Salinas
713-526-4611
  Roots and Missing Links Coppell, TX   Glenda Allen,
972-471-0744 Or
214-282-3809
glendalpi@aol.com
  Adoption Knowledge Affiliates Westover Hills Church
8332 Mesa,
Austin, TX
3rd Monday,
7:00 p.m.
aka@adoptionknowledge.org
         
Utah Birthmother/Adoptee Support Group Salt Lake City, UT   Donnie Davis
801-583-6664
Pdj27@aol.com
         
Vermont NONE      
         
Virginia Metro Reunion Registry
(an international registry)
Alexandria, VA   Metro.reunionregistry@verizon.net
  Adoptee-Birth Parent Support Network Alexandria, VA
(For Maryland, Virginia & Washington, DC)
  301-442-9106
ABSNmail@verizon.net
  Coordinators2inc Richmond, VA 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Rebecca Ricardo
804-354-1881
         
Washington WA Adoption Reunion Movement (WARM) Seattle, WA 1st Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. 206-767-9510
 
    Puyallup, WA 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.  
  SW Washington Adoption Support Vancouver, WA 1st Wednesday Darlene Wilson
360-256-8795
wasearcher@msn.com
         
West Virginia NONE