Lutheran Social Service Adoption & Birth Parent Services
2400 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, Minn. 55404
Lutheran Social Services offers a range of adoption programs, including domestic, special needs and international adoptions. LSS assists clients in all aspects of the application process. They also offer pre- and post- adoption services, such as informational meetings, educational seminars and search and reunion services, just to name a few.
Children’s Home Society & Family Services
1605 Eustis Street
St Paul, Minn. 55108
In their 120 years of service to the Twin Cities community, Children’s Home & Family Services has secured adoptions for nearly 24,000 children. In addition to helping families plan and adoption and secure a waiting child, they also offer extensive post-adoption support services, individual and family counseling and a mentoring program.
Hope Adoption and Family Services
5850 Omaha Avenue N
Oak Park Heights, Minn., 55082
Hope Adoption and Family Services is a small but significant adoption services agency. Their size allows them to focus their attention on the needs of their individual clients, providing them with education, counseling and support services throughout the adoption process.
Minnesota Adoption Resources Network
430 Oak Grove Street, #404
Minneapolis, MN 55403
MN Adopt is a program of the Minnesota Department of Human Services dedicated to the recruitment of adoptive families for waiting children. MN Adopt offers trainings for families waiting to adopt as well as a comprehensive directory of adoption information, resources and support.
Family Equality Council
1821 W University Avenue, #109
St. Paul, Minn. 55104
The Family Equality Council, previously known as Rainbow Families, provides support for LGBT parents in the Twin Cities. While the majority of their work focuses on facilitating equality for all families in Minnesota, they also offer several support groups for LGBT families, host an annual conference and hold a summer family camp at Pilgrim Point.