4614 Prospect Avenue, Ste. 550
Cleveland, OH 44103

Services for Adult Adoptees & Birthparents

As an organization founded by an adoptee, Adoption Network Cleveland: The Ohio Family Connection has always been committed to providing services for adoptees and their families.

Our programs for Adult Adoptees & Birthparents provides information, support, education, and advocacy for adult adoptees, birthparents, siblings, and extended family. Adoptive families of adult adoptees are welcome too. The goal of all of these activities is to help those we serve to find an understanding community to provide healing.

Adoption Network Cleveland provides resources, from our organization and the community, which can be helpful for adult adoptees, birthparents, and others as well as offering guidance, support, and specific services. These services include:


For additional questions about how we can support you, please contact one of our Adult Adoptee & Birthparent staff members:

Traci Onders, Search Specialist – Adult Adoptees and Birthparents (Search Assistance, Helpline)

(216) 482-2323


Deborah Wentz,  Program Associate – Adult Adoptees and Birthparents (Birthparent Support, Birthmothers' Day Ceremony) 

(216) 482-2327


Betsie Norris, Executive Director (General Discussion Meetings)

(216) 482-2314


Jennifer Zisk-Vitron, Director of Programs (Life Coaching)

(216) 482-2320