How Can We Help You?

NACAC’s staff have extensive knowledge of child welfare, the effects of trauma on children, adoption from foster care, post-adoption issues, and adoption competency for professionals. We also have a passion to ensure that children have families and families have the support they need. Please contact us if there’s a way we can help you.

If you have a question and don’t know whom to talk to, contact 651-644-3036 or

Marvaleen Atlas, Program Assistant, 651-644-3036 x10

Ginny Blade, Adoption Support Network Manager, 763-415-0932 or 651-644-3036 x11

Mary Boo, Executive Director, 651-644-3036 x19

Jerome Brown, Youth Support Specialist (Minnesota)

Barb Clark, Parent Support Coordinator, 651-644-3036 x13

Kari Fletcher, Parent Support Specialist (Minnesota); 507-380-4916

Nitara Frost, Parent Support Specialist; 612–889-1623

Josh Kroll, Adoption Subsidy Resource Center Coordinator, 651-644-3036 x15

Anna Libertin, Communications Specialist, 651-644-3036 x14

Lucius Luther, Parent Support Specialist (Minnesota), 763-244-6634

Mary Lyons, Parent Support Specialist (Minnesota), 763-415-0779

Deb Reisner, Parent Support Specialist (Minnesota); 612–443-1761

Kim Stevens, Project Director,

Community Champions Network Program Coordinator, 508-254-2200

Becky Tempest, Administrative Assistant, 651-644-3036 x25

Kayla VanDyke, Youth Engagement Coordinator, 651-644-3036 x12




Our Mission

The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) supports, educates, inspires, and advocates so adoptive families thrive and every child in foster care has a permanent, safe, loving family.


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North American Council
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970 Raymond Avenue
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St. Paul, MN 55114


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