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Adult Adoptees of Central Minnesota

Adult Adoptees of Central Minnesota, a support group for adoptees, 18 years of age and older who are interested in connecting with other adult adoptees. There is no cost to attend.
When: Please call contact for updated information
Where: St. Cloud Public Library-Array Room, 405 Germain Street West, St. Cloud, MN
Contact: Nikki Knisley,

Adoptees MN

Support group for adult adoptees (18 and over). There is no cost to attend.
When: Second Saturday of each month, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Where: Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave. South (Franklin at Nicollet), Minneapolis, MN 55403
Contact: Email:  or Penelope Needham at 612-616-3139 or Carrie Blesener at 651-769-7080

Adopted and Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora

Adopted and Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora (AFAAD MN), a support group for Black or biracial (or multiracial) adoptees and fosterees born anywhere in the world
When: Monthly alternating between Saturday evenings and weekdays
Where: Location rotates among members’ homes and community locations
Contact: Michelle Johnson, 651-341-9636 or

Concerned United Birthparents

Concerned United Birthparents, a monthly support group for birth family members and adult adoptees

When: First Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm
Where: St. Louis Park Recreation Center, 3700 Monterey Drive, SLP, 55416 in the Gallery Room
For more information or call 952-938-5866/ email

Montevideo Adult Adoptee Support Group

Montevideo Adult Adoptee Support Group, a monthly support group
Where: Montevideo Public Library
Contact: Carleen Helgeson at 320-226-5793

Parents of Adopted Adults (Children’s Home Society & Lutheran Social Service)

Group purpose and mission:
~Attendees are parents of adopted adults.
~Attendees may attend regardless of adoption agency used, domestic & international.
~Attendees are seeking a support group to meet other parents who are supportive of one another and willing to share their journey of parenting adoptees into their adult years.

When: Group meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm (with summer recess June-August).
Registration – no advance registration required. $5 per person (cash or check to LSS) is collected at sign-in each month for those present.
Where:  1605 Eustis St. St. Paul, MN  55108
Contact: Susan Walker

Reuniting Minnesota

Reuniting Minnesota, an interactive e-mail group providing support, advice and, in situations where adoptees no longer live in Minnesota or near the area of their birth or adoption, assistance to adoptees in searching for birth family

email to add your group info

Every effort is made to assure accuracy in the listing of support groups and resources. Those wishing to attend support groups should contact the agency, county or sponsoring organizations before attending.

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