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Missouri Adoption Directory


Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse


State Agencies

Statewide Adoption Recruitment Line
(800) 554-2222

Statewide Foster Care Recruitment Line
(800) 554-2222

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State Adoption Specialist
Missouri Department of Social Services
Division of Family Services
Janeene Foley
PO Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103
(573) 751-0311
Fax: (573) 526-3971
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State Foster Care Manager
Missouri Department of Social Services
Division of Family Services
Janeene Foley
615 Howerton Court, PO Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103-0088
(573) 522-4344
Fax: (573) 526-3971
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State Licensing Specialist
Missouri Department of Social Services
Residential Programs Unit
Ray Ealey
1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 103
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 884-4394
Fax: (573) 526-3971

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State ICPC Administrator
Missouri Department of Social Services
Division of Family Services
PO Box 88, 615 Howerton Court
Jefferson City, MO 65103
(573) 526-5533
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State Adoption Exchange/State Photolisting Service
Missouri Adoption Exchange
Missouri Division of Family Services
615 Howerton Court, PO Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103-0088
Toll Free: (800) 554-2222
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State Reunion Registry
Missouri Division of Family Services
Adoption Information Registry
PO Box 88, 615 Howerton Court
Jefferson City, MO 65103
(573) 751-4329
Toll Free: (800) 554-2222
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Attorney Referral Service
The Missouri Bar
PO Box 119, 326 Monroe Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 635-4128
Fax: (573) 635-2811
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Local Public Agencies

Missouri Division of Family Services
Area 1
Counties Served: Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Chariton, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Daviess, Dekalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Howard, Johnson, Lafayette, Linn, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Pettis, Platte, Putnam, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Sullivan,
St. Joseph State Office Bldg., 525 Jules Street, #202
St. Joseph, MO 64501
(816) 387-2190
Fax: (816) 387-2151
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Missouri Division of Family Services
Area 2
Counties Served: Adair, Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Clark, Cole, Franklin, Gasconade, Jefferson, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Osage, Pike, Ralls, St. Charles, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, Warren
PO Box 607, 106 North Hospital Drive
Fulton, MO 65251-0607
(573) 592-4090
Fax: (573) 592-4097
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Missouri Division of Family Services
Area 3
Counties Served: Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Crawford, Dent, Dunklin, Howell, Iron, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Oregon, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, St. Francois, St. Genevieve, Scott, Shannon, Stoddard, Washington, Wayne
PO Box 1059, 130 South Frederick
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-1059
(573) 290-5656
Fax: (573) 290-5707
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Missouri Division of Family Services
Area 4
Counties Served: Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Henry, Hickory, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Newton, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon
1721 West Elfindale, Suite 205
Springield, MO 65807
(417) 895-6590
Fax: (417) 895-6717
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Missouri Division of Family Services
Area 5
Counties Served: Jackson
Kansas City State Office Building, 615 East 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 889-2038
Fax: (816) 889-2008
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Missouri Division of Family Services
Area 6
Counties Served: St. Louis City
St. Louis City DFS, 111 North 7th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 340-7007
Fax: (314) 340-7607
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Missouri Division of Family Services
Area 7
Counties Served: St. Louis County
St. Louis County DFS, 9900 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132
(314) 426-8401
Fax: (314) 426-6035
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Local Public Agencies

Jasper County DFS Office
P.O. Box 1353, 601 Commerical
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 629-3050
Fax: (417) 629-3209

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Licensed Private Adoption Agencies

(* Indicates Agencies with Intercountry Programs)

Action for Adoption
1015 Locust Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
(816) 490-0198

Adop Kids, Incorporated
109 West Jefferson
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 725-1917

*Adoption Advocates
3100 Broadway, Suite 218
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 753-1881

*Adoption and Beyond, Inc.
401 West 89th Street
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 822-2800
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Adoption and Counseling Services for Families
7611 State Line, Suite 140
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 942-8440

*Adoption and Fertility Resources
144 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 781-8550

Adoption and Fertility Resources
Seaport Professional Complex
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 781-8550

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Adoption By Family Therapy of the Ozarks, Inc.
Stoneridge Center
Kimberling, MO 65686
(417) 882-7700

Adoption Counseling, Inc.
1420 West Lexington Avenue
Independence, MO 64052
(816) 507-0822

Adoption of Babies and Children
4330 Bellview, Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64111
Toll Free: (800) 406-2909

Adoption Option
1124 Main
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 224-1525

Affordable Adoption Solutions, Inc.
122 1/2 Madison Street, Suite A
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 632-6646

Alternatives Opportunities, Inc. dba Gateway Youth & Family Services
222 East Water
Springfield, MO 65806
(417) 869-8911

American Adoption
306 East 12th Street, Suite 908
Kansas City, MO 64106
Toll Free: (800) 875-2229
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*Americans Adopting Orphans
8045 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 963-7100
World Wide Web:

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Annie Malone Children & Family Service Center
2612 Annie Malone Drive
St. Louis, MO 63113
(314) 531-0120

*Bethany Christian Services
1 Mcbride & Son Corporate Center Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63005-1406
(636) 536-6363
Fax: (636) 536-6262
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BFT Holding Corporation dba Bringing Families Together, LLC.
7151 N Lindberg Boulevard
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 731-3969

Boys and Girls Town of Missouri
13160 County Road 3610
St. James, MO 65559
(573) 265-3251

Butterfield Youth Services
11 West Eastwood
Marshall, MO 65340
(660) 886-2253

Catholic Charities of Kansas City
1112 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 221-4377

Catholic Services for Children and Youth
#20 Archbishop May Drive
St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 792-7400

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Central Baptist Family Services
1015 Locust Street, Suite 900
St. Loius, MO 63101
(314) 241-4345
Fax: (314) 241-4330

Children of the World, Inc.
16 N Central
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 721-2130

Children's Home Society of Missouri
9445 Litzsinger Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
(314) 968-2350

*Children's Hope International dba China's Children
9229 Lackland Road
St. Louis, MO 63114
(314) 890-0086
Fax: (314) 427-4288
World Wide Web:

*Christian Family Life Center
141 North Meremec, Suite 201
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 862-6300
Fax: (314) 862-2540
World Wide Web:

Christian Family Services of the Midwest, Inc.
5703 North Flora
Gladstone, MO 64118
(816) 452-2077

Christian Family Services, Inc.
7955 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 968-2216

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Christian Salvation Services
4390 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 535-5919

Creative Families, Inc.
9378 Olive Boulevard, Suite 320
St. Louis, MO 63122
(314) 567-0707

Crittenton St. Luke's Health Care System
10918 Elm Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 765-6600

*Dillon International, Inc.
1 First Missouri Center, Suite 115
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 576-4100
Fax: (314) 453-9975
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Downey Side Families for Youth
6500 Chippewa, Suite 324
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 457-1358

Edgewood Children's Home
330 North Gore Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 968-2060

Faith House
5355 Page
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 367-5400

Family Builders, Inc.
203 Huntington Road
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 822-2169

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Family Care Center
14377 Woodlake Drive, Suite 308
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 576-6493

Family Resource Center
3309 S Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO 63116
(314) 534-9350

3549 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-4703

Friends of African-American Families and Children Service Center
3920 Lindell Boulevard, Suite 102
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 535-2453

Future Inc.
643 Wynn Place
St. Louis, MO 63021
(314) 391-8868

*Hammerman & Deveraux Counseling and Adoption Services
16 North Central, Suite 206
Clayton, MO 63015
(314) 725-0551
Fax: (509) 757-7474

Heart of America Adoption Center, Inc.
306 East 12th Street, Suite 908
Kansas City, MO 64106
(636) 625-2266

*Heart of America Family Services
3100 N.E. 83rd Street, Suite 1401
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 436-0486

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Highlands Child Placement Services
5506 Cambridge, P.O. Box 300198
Kansas City, MO 64130-0198
(816) 924-6565
Fax: (816) 924-3409
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Hope N. Heller, Ph.D. Adoption Services, Inc.
11330 Olive Boulevard, Suite 225
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 567-7500

Kansas Children's Service League
3200 Wayne, Suite W-104
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 921-0654

Kaw Valley Center
3210 Lee's Summit Road
Independence, MO 64055
(816) 350-1901

LDS Family Services
517 West Walnut
Independence, MO 63044
(816) 461-5512

Light House (The)
7110 Wyandotte
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 361-2233

*Love Basket, Inc.
10306 State Highway 21
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 797-4100
Fax: (636) 789-4978
World Wide Web:

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Lutheran Family and Children's Services
8631 Delmar Boulevard
University City, MO 63124
(314) 534-1515
Fax: (314) 534-1588

Mattie Rhodes Memorial Society
5001 Independence Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 471-2536

Missouri Alliance for Children and Families L.L.C.
724 Heisinger
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Missouri Baptist Children's Home/MBCH Children & Family Ministries
11300 St. Charles Rock Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044
(314) 739-6811
Fax: (314) 739-6325
World Wide Web:

*New Family Connection
201 North Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 949-0577

Niles Childrens Home
1911 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 241-3448

Our Little Haven
4326 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 533-2229

Presbyterian Children's Services, Inc. dba Farmington Children's Home (A)
608 Pine Street
Farmington, MO 63640
(573) 756-6744

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Professional Adoption Resources
P.O. Box 11
Troy, MO 63379
(636) 528-2499

Reaching Out Thru International Adoption, Inc.
11715 Administration Drive, Suite 101
St. Louis, MO 63146
(314) 971-3073

Respond, Inc.
4411 N. Newstead Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63115
(314) 383-4243

Salvation Army Children's Shelter
101 West Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 756-2769

Salvation Army Hope Center
3740 Marine Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 773-0980

*Seek International
4583 Chestnut Park Plaza, Suite 205
St. Louis, MO 63129-3100
(314) 416-9723
Fax: (314) 416-7880
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*Small World Adoption Foundation, Inc.
15480 Clayton Road, Suite 101
Ballwin, MO 63011
(636) 207-9229
Fax: (636) 207-9055
World Wide Web:

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Special Additions, Inc.
701 Berkshire Drive
Belton, MO 64012
(816) 421-3737

Spofford - Cornerstone
9700 Grandview Road
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 508-3400

St. Louis Christian Home, Inc. d/b/a Echo
3033 N Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63115
(314) 381-3100

Universal Adoption Services
124 East High Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Toll Free: (800) 934-9733

Urban Behavioral Healthcare Institute
912 Allen Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 577-5000

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Adoptive/Foster Family Support Groups

Adoption Today
Mary Helldoerfer
5350 Casa Royale Drive
St. Louis, MO 63129-3007
(314) 894-4586

Adoption Triad Support Network (ATSN)
Jennifer Bowman
144 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, MO 64068-1188
(913) 362-4230

Adoptive Parents of Southwest Missouri
Elizabeth Raidel
4925 Royal Drive
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 887-5788

Citizens for Missouri's Children and North American Council on Adoptable Children Representative
Pat Krippner
701 S. Skinner Boulevard, Apt. 303
St. Louis, MO 63105-3326
(314) 962-6397
Fax: (314) 434-3936

Crittention Center for Child & Family Development Support Group
SKC Outpatient Clinic
Mabee Building, 10918 Elm Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 767-4110

Foster & Adoptive Parents of Mid-Missouri
Edwin & Selma Shelton
7701 Cedar Hills road
Ashland, MO 65010
(573) 657-9652
Fax: (573) 657-9656

Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
Paulette Foerster
8631 Delmar Blvd
University City, MO 63124
(314) 787-5100

Ministry of Adoptive Families
First Baptist Church
Davida Wilkins
159 East Kirkham Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 961-3246

Parkland Foster & Adoptive Families
Mildred Smith
408 North Allen Street
Bonne Terre, MO 63628
(573) 358-3512
Fax: (573) 756-6007

Single Adoptive Parents Support Group
Buffy Atkins
1800 Fairview Road
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 445-1262

Stars of David International Inc.
St. Louis Chapter
Terry Abrams
1608 Stone Hollow Road
Wildwood, MO 63038-2417
(314) 207-6682
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SW Missouri Foster/Adopt Support Group
James McKenna
P.O. Box 277
Cape Fair, MO 65624
(417) 538-4362

The Adoption Exchange
Missouri Office
100 North Euclid Avenue, Suite 910
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-3343
Toll Free: (877) 723-6781
Fax: (314) 367-3363
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Search Support Groups

Adoption Search of Missouri
P.O. Box 1153
St. Anne, MO 63074

Adoption Serach of Missouri
9434 Bristol Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63117

Birthparent Connection
121 Weiss Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63125
(314) 544-2520

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Susan Fogelsong
7000 Jackson
Kansas City, MO 63142

Kansas City Adult Adoptees
P.O. Box 11828
Kansas City, MO 64138
(816) 229-4075

Kansas City Adult Adoptees Organization
P.O. Box 15225
Kansas City, MO 64106
(913) 262-0836

Post Adoption Support Team (PAST)
Deaconess West Hospital
503 Des Peres Road
St. Louis, MO

Search for Life
Lisa Baker
Route 2, Box 93
Birchtree, MO 65438

Searcher's Forum
Kathleen Addis
830 Marshall Avenue
Webster Grove, MO 63119-2003

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