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The Support Group for Parents of Children with Attachment Disorder

West Chester, PA Group
meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.
Warminster, PA Group meets the 4th Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Contact:  Nancy Geoghegan

Families with Attachment Disorder Children Cranberry, Pennsylvania Meets the last Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church Monroeville, Pennsylvania Meets the 4th Thursday of the month at Cross Roads Presbyterian Church at 8 p.m. Contact:  Marlene Kasbee - 412-366-7113  


Wat Nu? Meeting the 3rd Thursday of the month
Contact:  Hans Vereycken


Tanya Helton-Roberts Forest Cottage Coaching
Ph Toll-Free 1-877-261-6361 (US & Canada)
9412-112 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC  Canada V1J 2V9

Edmonton, AB, Canada
Contact:  Lynne Yanchuk - 403-484-9179

Parent Networking  - This group is for adoptive and step parents of children 6 - 12 years of age and focuses on support, education and advocacy.  
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.
Contact:  Karen Adams - 250-652-0727.  
For information on the Kid's Klub (ages 6 and up) or the Teen Group
Contact:  Susan Lees - 250-721-6798   Special Needs Adoptive Parents (SNAP)
Vancouver, BC, Canada
CONTACT:  604-687-3114;  1-800-663-7627


Support Group
Tucson Arizona
Meeting the  2nd Saturday of every month
Contact number -  520-882-0142


Attachment Disorder Parents Support Group
Meets the third Saturday of every month
Riverside, California
Heal the Hearts Foundation
Contact:  Terri Adams - 909-315-3568

Attachment Parenting Group San Diego
Contact:  Daria Doerling;  619-294-6577

Folsom, CA
Contact:  916-988-6233

Parents Association of Reactive Attachment Disorder Children (PARC)
Redding, California
Meeting the second Friday of each month
Contact:  David Casper - 530-225-9820

Support Group on Attachment Disorder 
Newport Beach, California
Meets the first Saturday of every month
Contact:  Connie Hornyak - 949-724-1145

Support Group for the Parents of Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder
Sacramento Area
Meeting the 1st Thursday of every month - 7 - 9 p.m.
Contact:  Marjorie Katz - 916-681-7209


Attachment Disorder Parents Network Boulder, Colorado
Contact:  Gail Trenberth - 303-443-1446


Support Group for Parents of Children with Attachment Disorder
Contact: Joyce Peter - 706-793-8515
3519 Byron Pl., Augusta, Georgia


Quincy Area
Meets the last Thursday of each month at  9:00 a.m. Childcare is available.
Contact Karen Buckwalter at 217-222-0034 ext. 461   


Attachment Disorder Support Group
South Bend, Indiana
Contact:  Linda Farkas - 219-289-5699


Iowa Connects
Winterset, Iowa
Meeting the 1st Tuesday of every month
Contact:  515-966-2526;  IAConnects@aol.com


Kansas City Attach Stilwell, Kansas Contact:  Nancy Spoolstra - 913-897-4774  


Support and parenting groups
Nalo Therapy Center
Lapee, Michigan
Contact:  Beth McElroy-Kremm  810 667 4111

Monthly Parent Support
Livonia;  Michigan
Meeting the 4th Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m.
Prior to attending the meeting, contact:  Julie at 248-345-2410 or email Doris@michigancoalition.com

St. Louis Attachment Network St. Louis, Missouri Meets the Second Thursday of Every Month - 7 - 9 p.m.
Email:  info@stlattachnet.freehosting.net

New York

Support Group for Parents of Children with Attachment Disorder
Williamsville, New York
Clearfield Branch Public Library, 770 Hopkins Road, Williamsville, NY
For more information contact: Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D. - 716-636-6243
OR visit his site at Center for Family Development

NYS Attachment Disorder Help and Resource Network
Oneonta, New York
Contact:  Nina Marino - 607-433-0462

North Carolina

Support Group for Parents using Nancy Thomas/Love and Logic
Asheville, North Carolina
Meeting the fourth Monday of the month - 11:30 - 1 p.m
Contact Rebecca, RebHender@aol.com


PASSS is a state-funded, county-administered subsidy created by Ohio to help adoptive families in need of special services.  Services include counseling related to adoption issues, including attachment issues. For more info click here (you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader) and/or visit the State of Ohio site. 


The Attachment Network
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
918- 455-3873


Attachment Disorder Parents Network
Portland, Oregon
Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month
Contact:  Joyce Womack - 503-761-3701


Support Group for Parents of Children with Attachment Disorder in Houston, Texas
Meetings on the second Friday of each month. Contact: Mark Wernick, Ph.D. 4545 Bissonnet, Suite 265Bellaire, Texas 77401 Gabrielle New, MEd, LPC4545 Bissonnet, Suite 292 Bellaire, TX 77401 713-592-6076

Attachment Disorder Support Group
Houston, Texas
Contact:  Elaine Litsy - 713-764-3471


Support Group
White Post, Virginia
Covering the following areas:
Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah, Warren, Rappahanock
Counties, and the City of Winchester
Contact:  Audrey Brown - 540-869-7820

United Methodist Family Service - Adoptive Family Preservation Project
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Covering the following areas:
Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Charlottesville, Albemarle, Waynesboro,
Staunton, Augusta, Winchester, and Lexington
Contact:  Cynthia Evans - 540-438-1577

Attachment Disorder Support Group
Annandale, Virginia
Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Contact:  Laura Claxton;  703-658-7103 x 95
If parents call ahead they can have a minimally priced childcare also.


Kay Foundation Kids and Youth
A Non-Profit Organization built to provide Innovative Wrap Around Programs, Case Management, Advocacy Services, Respite Care, Financial & Emotional Support, Education, Awareness and Social Change for families coping with Mental Illness, Emotional Disorders, and/or Behavioral Issues in Children.
Cheri Kainz, Founder & Carmen Kainz, Co-Founder
Madison, Wisconsin
Contact:  608-273-2888

Wisconsin Attachment Resource Network
Dousman, Wisconsin
Contact:  Diane Ruder

Additional Useful Contacts

ATTACH - Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children
Columbia, SC 
FAX:  803-765-0284

Institute for Attachment & Child Development
PO Box 2764
Evergreen, CO 80439

Nancy Thomas - Therapeutic Parenting Specialist Families by Design P.O. Box 2812 Glenwood Springs, CO 81602 970-984-2222 EMAIL: ncthomas@rof.net  

Cline/Fay Love and Logic Institute
Email - LUVLOGIC@aol.com
Golden, Colorado 1-800-588-5644

Bridge to Understanding
Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Thomas Croke - 724-532-0490

Sensory Integration International
Torrance, California

Respite and Trainings

Catherine Swanson Cain
Parent Child Behavioral Health Resources


Tanya Helton-Roberts
Forest Cottage Coaching
Ph Toll-Free 1-877-261-6361 (US & Canada)
9412-112 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC  Canada V1J 2V9


Bill and Kathy Boling;  Grass Valley;  530-346-2512
Scott and Valerie Fowler;  Grass Valley;  530-273-6327
Martha Kubitschek;  Grass Valley;  530-273-5786
Randy and Cheryl Snelgrove;  530-477-8825


Cheri Kainz and Carmen Kainz - Kay Foundation - Respite and more;  Madison, Wisconsin
Contact:  608-273-2888





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