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Post-Adoption Resources

Adoption Circle is committed to providing lifetime support for birthparents.

  • Support Groups

    Ohio Birthparent Group is open to birthmothers and birthfathers only. This group is a private space for birthparents to meet others who understand this life-long journey through open discussion.

    Adoption Network in Cleveland offers the Birthmothers’ Support Group that provides a safe environment for birthmothers of all ages to share and learn from each other, as well as to nurture hope and healing.

    Concerned United Birth Parent (CUB) provides support for a birth mother or birth father who has already relinquished a child to adoption.

    American Adoption Congress is national organization committed to progressive adoption reforms. Check their homepage for a listing of affiliated Support Groups across the country.

    Reunite of Ohio is a search and support organization for all members of the adoption triad.

    Open Adoption Support is a great resource for birth parents involved in open adoption…and it is from Ohio!

  • Counseling

    Susan Weltner-Brunton, Ph.D., Inc
    921 Chatham Lane, Suite 112
    Columbus, Ohio 43221
    Phone: 614-754-7648

    Penny Winkle, LISW-S, LPCC-S
    3620 N. High St.
    Columbus, OH 43214
    (614) 262-5677

    Dawn Friedman MS Ed LPC-CR
    Building Family Counseling
    (614) 623-3294

  • Employment

    Allied Forces
    330-372-2755 in Warren

    Paulding Cty: 419-399-3345
    Allen Cty: 419-999-0360
    Putnam Cty: 419-523-4580

    Employment Agencies (list of all employment agencies in Ohio by city)

  • Education

    Ohio Department of Education
    25 S. Front St.
    Columbus, OH 43215

    Ohio Means Success – your pathway to College and Career Options
    1-800-AFFORD-IT (233-6734)

  • Resources


    The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 1-800-282-0880

    Ohio Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) 1-800-282-0880


    Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

    Local Free Clinics

    Department of Jobs and Family Services of Ohio

    Ohio Department of Health

    Ohio Medicaid


    The Ohio Summer Food Service

    Nutrition Services Incentive Program

    Federal Food Stamp Program

    Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

    Mid-Ohio Food Bank
    3960 Brookham Dr. Grove City, Ohio 43123

    Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank
    24 E. Woodruff Ave. Toledo, Ohio 43604

    West Ohio Food Bank
    1380 E. Kibby St. P.O. Box 1566 Lima, Ohio 45802