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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

A peer support group for adult adoptees (age 18 and older).
While identities, affinities, and stories are unique, all share the experience of being adopted.
When: Second Saturday of each month, 9:15 – 11:00 am
Where: Plymouth Congregational Church, 1919 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Contact: Email:

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

CHLSS Adult Adoptee Support Group

A support group for adoptees ages 19 and up from all placing agencies seeking to connect and learn from each other’s shared experiences.

When:  Second Thursday of each month, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm, September through May with a summer recess during the months of June through August.
Contact: Kellie Hanson, or 651-255-2432 to request the link to join.

CHLSS Adopted Adults & Birth Parents Reunion Support Group

Join our support group for birth parents and adopted adults who are considering search and reunion, are in reunion or post reunion. Members will support each other and share their reunion journeys.

When: Third Wednesday of each month, 6:00pm to 8 pm (CST), September through May with a summer recess June through August.
Contact: Betsy Trondson, or 651-255-2262 to request the link to join.

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 Erin Merrigan 612-298-9369 &

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

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
Facebook group page:

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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