This section of our website is for current and prospective parent group leaders. If you’re a parent looking for a local parent group to attend, click here to link to our parent group database.

From its inception, NACAC has been committed to helping adoptive, foster, and kinship parents provide support to one another through in-person support groups.

NACAC offers services to help local leaders create, enhance, and rejuvenate parent support groups in their community.

Parent groups provide an opportunity for parents to share information, experience, and emotions with one another. The need for support after an adoption is critical, and parents regularly turn to parent groups to find this support. Parent groups are an inexpensive, effective means of providing and expanding post-adoption services to families.

We encourage you to explore the many resources for parent support group leaders on our website, including information about:

If you would like to start a parent group or would like to discuss your group’s needs, please send an email to, or call us at 651-644-3036, or submit a request for technical assistance.

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