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Virtual Support Groups

Waiting To Adopt

Please join us as we continue to discuss all topics, the good, the bad and the ugly that pertain to those that are waiting to adopt. Newcomers are MORE than welcome, individuals and couples alike. We hope to see you on this zoom meeting.

Waiting To Adopt

Adult Adoptees

Connect with other adult adoptees from around Wisconsin. This will be a space for discussing your adoption experiences with others who “get it”, as well as for just getting to know one another and talking about life. This group is facilitated by an area adult adoptee.

Adult Adoptees

Single Adoptive Parent Support

An online support group for single adoptive and guardianship parents. This group will meet via Zoom on the 4th Tuesday of every month and will be facilitated by Heather Hansen. Join the conversation!

Single Adoptive Parent Support

KINnect Relative Caregivers of Children-Afternoon

A monthly virtual support group for relative caregivers in Wisconsin. Please join us for this opportunity to connect with other parents and grandparents as a way to share the joys and challenges of being a relative caregiver. Meetings will be held virtually on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1-2 pm. Please feel free to sign up for one or more of the monthly groups.

KINnect Relative Caregivers of Children-Afternoon

Open Mic Teen Support Group

Join other teens of adoption or guardianship families for a live, video group session to socially connect and discuss topics related to challenges that arise in these family dynamics. This support group will be facilitated by Chelsey Zommers and Christy Timm, Adoption & Permanency Support Specialists from our Wausau and Milwaukee offices. The group size will be limited, so please pre-register via Eventbrite. Join as often as you would like.

Open Mic Teen Support Group

Birth Parent Support

An online support group for birth parents who have placed a child for adoption. This group will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month and will be facilitated by Karla Meyer out of our Eau Claire office. Join the conversation!

Birth Parent Support

KINnect Relative Caregivers of Children-Morning

Please continue to join us for this opportunity to connect with other parents and grandparents as a way to share the joys and challenges of being a relative caregiver. Our daytime meetings will continue to be held virtually on the last Thursday of the month from 11am-12pm. However; we now have a second evening opportunity which meets virtually on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6 pm-7 pm. Please feel free to sign up for one or more of the monthly groups.

KINnect Relative Caregivers of Children-Morning

Trauma Informed Parenting

Adoptive, Kinship & Guardianship parents and caregivers: Please join us for a trauma-informed virtual support group just for you! This groups is especially for caregivers who are:
-Parenting youth with trauma histories
-Parenting youth with emotional or behavioral challenges and/or diagnoses such as RAD, DMDD, & ODD.

The group meets on the 3rd Monday of each month from noon (12:00 pm) – 1:00 pm.

Trauma Informed Parenting Support

Coffee Talk for Adoptive and Guardianship Parents

Grab your coffee and join us for a relaxed morning (virtual) chat with other adoptive, foster, and guardianship parents to connect and feel supported. This is an informal group with no set agenda.

Coffee Talk for Adoptive and Guardianship Parents