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Q: Adoption support Groups in Oklahoma City
My partner and I would like to start the process in adopting a child and was wondering where to start and if there are any support groups for gay men who are just beginning the process.
A: Response from Diane Tomaz
Thank you for your question. We are located in Massachusetts, so I'm not familiar with support groups in your area. I did a little research and found this one in Tulsa: Gamily, call 918-743-4297. There's also one for lesbian moms in OKC that might be able to better direct you: call 405-414-7298.
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Prior to her arrival at the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) in 2010, Diane Tomaz taught kindergarten, ESL to adult learners, and Spanish and English literature to high school students. Today she works to raise the general public's awareness of the need for safe, loving adoptive families for children in foster care.