Support Group List

Below you will find a list of support groups sorted by state. If you attend a support group in your area and would like it listed on this page, please email us the information.

San Francisco
Bay Area Birth Mother’s Association
1546 Great Highway, #44, San Francisco, CA  94122
Contact Sheila Gamz  at (415)564-3691
A possible group is in its beginning stages.  Please contact Sheila if you’re interested in getting one started.  She also has a video that tells a little more about her.  It’s available at

San Francisco
On Your Feet Foundation
San Francisco Bay Area
Contact Roseangela at
Meeting times are scheduled throughout the year.  Please contact Roseangela for more information.

Port Orange
Placement From the Heart
709 Hills Blvd, Port Orange, FL  32127
Contact Angela  at (386)852-9098 (call or text)  or email at
Please follow the group on Facebook for most current meeting information.

Camel (Northern Suburb of Indianapolis)

Birthmother Support Group
Meetings are held at the Adoptions of Indiana Office located at 1980 East  116 Street Suite 325 Carmel, Indiana 46032. The group is held quarterly on the 4th Thursdays of January, April, July, and October from 6:30pm to 8pm.
Contact Natalie Stevens at 317-574-8950 x 103 or email her at
Any Indiana birthmothers are welcome to attend regardless of whether or not they placed using Adoptions of Indiana.

Worcester Area
BirthMom Buds of Massachusets
Contact:Leigh at

New York
Albany Area
Circle of Love (for birthmothers and birthfathers)
Contact  Liza at 1-800-982-3678 or email her at
For more information, visit this webpage.

North Carolina
BirthMom Buds of the Carolinas
Contact Melanie Mosberg at (704)718-3723 or

(CHSNC) ‘Triad Dialogue Group’ 2nd Tue monthly 6:30pm-8pm
604 Medow Street
Facilitator: Francie Portnoy (336)605-3011
CHSNC post-adoption (336)274-1538

Birthmothers’ Support Group
Adoption Network Cleveland at 4614 Prospect Avenue, Suite 550, Cleveland, OH  44103
Contact Linda Bellini  at 216-482-2323
Meetings are held from 6pm – 8pm on the first Wednesdays of January, March, June, September, and November.  There are no fees, but they ask that individuals who use their services become members of Adoption Network Cleveland.  See link on

Ohio Birthparent Support Group
Contact  Kate Livingston at
Meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of every month from 2pm – 4pm.  Please see the website for location information before every meeting.  You can also follow them on Facebook and Twitter from their website.


Oklahoma City
Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services Monthly triad group and birthmom events 4 times a year
7101 N.W. Expressway Suite 325
Call 1-800-567-6631

Franklin Area
Group Name: Healing Hearts
Meetings:  Every Thursday from 6pm to 7:30pm at Hand in Hand Christian Counseling Office at 150 Prospect Ave, Suite 302, Franklin, PA 16323
Contact: Keri Jacoby for more information at


AKA (Adoption Knowledge Affiliates)
Monthly educational meetings and discussion groups for all triad members

Dall Forth Worth Area
Buckner Children’s Home ‘DFW Triad’ 2nd Sat monthly ( no meeting in NOV) 1pm-3pm
1311 N. Washington Ave
Fascilitated by: Carol L. Demuth, MSW, LCSW

DePelchin Children’s Center
1st Tue monthly (no meeting in NOV) 6:30pm
4950 Memorial Drive
(713)730-2335 or 1-888-730-2335

San Antonio

Group Name: Birthmother Support San Antonio
Contact: Nancy Hosey  Contact Email:
Additional Info: Meetings are held every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6pm.  The group meeting spot might be going through some changing.  Please contact Nancy directly for details on where the group is meeting.

West Jordan

Big Tough Girl Support Group
Fiore Studio, 7900 S 1323 W, West Jordan, UT
Contact Ashley at (801) 623-2346  or email
The BTG Support groups at this location are offered the 3rd Thursday of every month-groups go from 7:00pm-9:00pm


Birth Parent Support Group
Northern VA
Call (703) 425-0100
The group meets the first Thursday of every month.  It is for any man or woman who has placed a child for adoption.  Birth grandparents are also welcome.  Please call for more information and to RSVP.

Group Name: The Birth Parent and Adult Adoptee Support Group
Location: Coordinators2inc, 1800 Three Chopt Rd, Ste 101, Richmond, VA  23229
Phone Number: 804-354-1881 or 800-690-4206
Additional Info: The group is held the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.  The group is open to anyone considering placing or has placed a child for adoption.  The group also includes adult adoptees who are interested in understanding the role of birth families in their lives.  Please call for more information.  See also their website at


Birthmothers Seattle
LDS Family Services at 220 South 3rd Place, Renton, WA  98507
Contact Tawnia Barrow Singleton & Tara Hardy Larsen  at -OR-
The meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month from 7pm – 8:30pm.  They are open to all birth mothers regardless of religious affiliation (or lack thereof) and regardless whether placement was done through them or not.  Follow them on Facebook at for the most current group information as it is not always consistent.

Madison Area

Birth Parent Support Group
Contact Trish Grant at (608) 833-4800 ext. 109 or
Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 6-7:30pm
This group is jointly sponsored by Catholic Charities of Madison and Lutheran Social Services of Madison, but the group is open to anyone who has placed a child for adoption regardless of which agency they worked with.

LaCrosse County
Adoption and Pregnancy Support
Meets the last Thursday of every month at Java Vino’s conference room at 6:00pm
Contact  Magen Duffy at or (608) 782-0710 ext. 223