Greetings Everyone! This past Saturday May 19, 2018 a few Adoptees from our Adoptees Connect - Lexington, KY group got together and decided to go on a hike together! The time spent was so valuable for each of us! We set out to find Tioga Falls which is a waterfall one of the 300+ waterfalls … Continue reading Our Adoptees Connect – Lexington, KY Group Went Hiking!
I'm so excited to share that our Adoptees Connect Small Groups are growing! These groups being planted is literally a dream come true! It's so overdue for our community and for adoptees everywhere. I was thinking the other day how throughout my time on earth I've seen counselors and therapists off and on, all the way back to my childhood. Never … Continue reading Our Adoptees Connect Groups are Growing!
Strangers by Adoption Kevin D. Engle I am Frankenstein: created, not born. I am Edward Scissorhands: functioning but not quite finished. I am the Incredible Shrinking Man: with a disease no one can name. I am the android from the Twilight Zone: my behavior programmed into my circuits. I am … Continue reading Guest Article: Strangers by Adoption by Kevin D. Engle
Connecting with Adult Adoptees by Pamela Karanova Adoptees Connect was founded with a vision to connect Adult Adoptees with other Adult Adoptees. My hope is that the more adoptees we connect with, the less isolated and alone we will feel. A community of Adult Adoptees coming together in real life to experience life together … Continue reading Connecting with Adult Adoptees by Pamela Karanova
Adoptees Connect Small Groups are growing! This is so exciting to watch this happen right before our eyes. We've got Adoptees Connect in multiple states and a formed CANADA Group is merging soon! We will update our "Group Locations" list soon. Being an Adult Adoptee, I can remember all the way back to my younger … Continue reading We Aren’t Waiting on Change to Happen, We’re Making Change Happen
During my time doing ministry work, being in leadership on many ministry teams and spending years in a church atmosphere I learned a few things about this environment. I was a small group leader for a ministry called Celebrate Recovery for 3 years and during this time I was welcomed with a variety of people … Continue reading Why Adoptees Connect Isn’t A Ministry
I'm excited to announce that Adoptees Connect is now in 4 States around the USA and more are coming! Here are the locations to date. Kentucky Adoptees Connect- Lexington, KY Group Contact: Pamela Karanova Phone: 859-475-8306 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred contact) Facebook: Adoptees Connect- Lexington, KY http://www.adopteesconnectlexky.com Nebraska COMING SOON! New Mexico Adoptees Connect- Albuquerque, NM Group Contact … Continue reading Exciting Times Ahead for Adoptees Connect!
I'm so excited we're just a week away from our first Adoptees Connect- Lexington, KY meeting! We will also Launch in Lancaster, PA This has been such a long time coming!!! Let me do a little explaining... In 2011 I was at a breaking point in my life. I honestly had no where to turn … Continue reading A Week Away, Adoptees Connect is Launching in Lancaster, PA and Lexington, KY.
Adoptees Connect is founded by Pamela Karanova of Lexington, KY. Although Pamela is an Iowa native, she moved to Lexington, KY when she was 17 years old and considers it to be her home. Pamela believes the complexities from being adopted are those that can only be understood by another adoptee and adoptees hold the most … Continue reading About Adoptees Connect
Mission Statement Adoptees Connect Adoptees Connect is a peer-led adoptee centric support group for adult adoptees. This group is designed to be a “safe space” for adoptees to gather and share their experiences, hard times & hopes regarding their adoption journeys. We believe being adopted can come with complexities that only another adoptee can understand … Continue reading Mission Statement