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Cleveland, OH 44103

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We recognize adoption as a complex, lifelong, and intergenerational journey with ongoing impact for all those whose lives are touched by it.

Give moments of joy to your community this holiday season.

This year has taught us to treasure the moments we share with loved ones, friends, coworkers, and members of our community. It has brought to light how important our support networks are to our physical and mental health, to the strength of our families and our personal identity. In 2020 your connections proved invaluable and created your most fond memories. Celebrate the joys in your life by bringing hope and reassurance to your community this holiday season through a gift to Adoption Network Cleveland!   

This year, we hope you’ll consider a gift that is meaningful to you in order to bring joyous moments of togetherness and uplifting support to the adoption, kinship, and foster community.  

Also, your gift will have double the impact as two generous donors are matching every gift up to a total of $10,000!  



Together we build community and help create a brighter future.

Our Mission

Adoption Network Cleveland connects and empowers individuals, organizations, and communities impacted by adoption and foster care, providing a source of healing for those in need since 1988.

See how Adoption Network Cleveland changes lives.

  • -Phillip T.
    -Phillip T.

    “Connecting with her birth family, exploring and engaging with other adoptees in the community, and the relationship my wife has with Adoption Network personally have given her more than I can even express and gave us the foundation to continue onward with our own little family.”

On the Blog

Maureen Heffernan has been connected to Adoption Network Cleveland since the beginning, and over the years has been a dedicated volunteer. She brings her wealth of knowledge and passion into her efforts, and currently facilitates the Adoption 101 workshop for prospective parents, and is active on the Program Committee.

Our joint conference, Journeys of Discovery: Navigating the Intersections of Adoption, in partnership with Adoption Knowledge Affiliates was a success! Here's a brief recap of our jammed-pack, two-day event.

Congratulations to our 2020 Triad Advocate of the Year! The public is invited to join Adoption Network Cleveland on Saturday, October 24 at 7:30 pm ET during a virtual Awards Ceremony to honor Holly Spencer-Trueman and her 20+ year career improving the lives of children through her work in adoption and foster care.