Adoption and Post-Adoption Services

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Licensed Open Adoption Agency

Adoption Connection LogoAdoption Connection is a fully licensed adoption agency in California serving families across the country. Parents Place and Adoption Connection are both programs of Jewish Family and Children’s Services and we work closely together to create and support adoptive families throughout are regions.

As a pioneer in open adoption, Adoption Connection provides adoption homestudy services, counseling and has a top notch Birthmother Outreach Program to help connect expectant parents and prospective adoptive families. Collaborating with Nationwide adoption professionals, Adoption Connection assists families with all the complex steps of domestic infant adoptions.

For more information about Adoption Connection’s services call 415-359-2494 or visit the Adoption Connection website >


Post-Adoptive Parent Support Group in San Francisco

Connect with other adoptive parents and explore together how adoption-related challenges may be impacting your family. This group will be professionally-facilitated with opportunities for education, support, guidance, and solutions. Each month will highlight a specified topic—including talking about birth parents, trauma-informed parenting, and signs of grief and loss.

  • This group (typically) meets every second Thursday of the month, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in San Francisco. Facilitated by Ellie Pelc, Psy.D. Check out the San Francisco Parents Place calendar for upcoming dates. Contact Teresa Merenda with questions at 415-359-2484; [email protected].

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With workshops, counseling services, and expert resources, we’ve got the tools to help families thrive. Set up a consultation to discuss your specific situation.