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6645 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE

Zip30328
Counties ServedAll Metro Counties
Phone877-224-3458
InsuranceYes
MedicaidYes
Other PaymentsBethany accepts mostinsurance, including Medicaid and P...
Service DescriptionSupport Group where adoptve parents meet to participate in ADOPT Counseling program.
Counties ServedBuckhead and surrounding areas.
1st Contact NameLeslie Pate McKinnon,LCSW
Phone404-603-5335
InsuranceYes
MedicaidYes
Sliding ScaleYes
Other PaymentsFee:$15.00
Service DescriptionAddressing issues of Grief, Loss and Guilt, Integrating Motherhood w/o Parenthood, Navigating Degrees of Openess, Avoiding Pitfalls of Unresolved Mourning, and Life Goes On: Marriage, Subsequent Children. Call to reserve a place and to get directions to the group.
ExperienceInternational Adoption Educator and Activist with 30 years of experience with adoption issues.

3825 Presidential Drive

Suite 103
Zip30340
Counties ServedServing Atlanta and surrounding areas.
1st Contact NameLucy Cusick
Title 1Director
Phone770-234-9111
InsuranceNo
MedicaidNo
Sliding ScaleNo
Service DescriptionFOCUS offers support groups throughout Metro Atlanta for families of children with disabilities.FOCUS offers Camp Hollywood to children with disabilities and their siblings for one week each summer. FOCUS also offers family weekends with arts,crafts and outdoor activities. Respite care is also available one Saturday per month with a reservation.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-3pm.
ExperienceHas experience with adoptive and foster families.

1381 Metropolitan Pkwy

Zip30310
Counties ServedSouthwest Atlanta area
1st Contact NameRheba Smith
Phone(404) 758-4500
Emailrheba.smith@gpsn.org
InsuranceNo
MedicaidNo
Sliding ScaleNo
Other PaymentsNo Fee
Service DescriptionCall for more information about adoptive parent support group meetings and activities.

3050 Presidential Drive

Suite 202
Zip30340
Counties ServedStatewide
Phone770-234-0855
EmailNAMI-GA@nami.ga.org
Phone1-800-728-1052
InsuranceNo
MedicaidNo
Sliding ScaleNo
Other PaymentsSome free services
Service DescriptionEmotional support for families, research support, advocacy services. See website for support group locations.

P. O. BOX 394

Zip30515
Counties ServedGWINNETT
1st Contact NameDELOIS HUNT
Title 1SECRETARY
Phone678-615-3703
EmailDELOIS_H@GWINNETT-AFPA.ORG
Service DescriptionMeetings are the second Tuesday of every month in Lawrenceville. Meeting locations and times to be announced.

975 Taylor Street

Zip30012
Counties ServedRockdale
1st Contact NameEj Dailey
Title 1President
Phone770-364-6103
Emailejdailey@bellsouth.net
2nd Contact NameErin White
Title 1Secretary
Phone404-754-1268
Emailerin.white@embracega.org
Service DescriptionProvides support activities to foster and adoptive families in Rockdale County. Meetings are held quarterly. Respite activities occur monthly. Check the website www.rcfpa.com for more information.
Counties ServedMetro Atlanta
1st Contact NameKaren Mueller
Emailkarenmue@bellsouth.net
InsuranceNo
MedicaidNo
Sliding ScaleNo
Service DescriptionTraining for effective parenting. Child coaching to enhance physical skills, social skills, and self esteem. One to One or small group settings.

Group meets from 7:30pm-9pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Location: Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 535 Rucker Road in Alpharetta-Room 204. Email for more information.
ExperienceHas experience with adoptive and foster families.