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Since 1983, 7,936 children have joined their families

143 have families, since January 1, 2015

  • 57% belong to a minority group
  • 78% are 9 years old or older
  • 40% are 14 years old or older

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Office Location

3670 W Clay St
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone 1(800) 554-2222

Advisory Board

The Missouri Office of The Adoption Exchange is dedicated to helping waiting children in Missouri find safe, loving, permanent homes. In addition, we are here to assist adoptive families by providing resource information and referrals, support, advocacy and education.


Meredith Burkett
Program Assistant
Contact Meredith

State Member

Missouri DSS - Children's Division
Amy Martin
Program Manager

615 Howerton Court
Jefferson City, MO 65103
Phone (573) 526-8040
Fax (573) 526-3971
E-mail: Contact Missouri DSS - Children's Services


→ Click here for a list of Licensed Child Placement Agencies and Adoptive
     Parent Support Groups
in Missouri
→ Click here for a list of the Adoption Specialists in all 50 states
→ Click here for a list of Member Private Child Placement Agencies
     of The Adoption Exchange


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2011 Missouri Heart Gallery

A Special Thank You to KSPR 33 in Springfield, MO.
Because of KSPR, children in foster care are able to find permanent adoptive homes through their Wednesday's Child segments.

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Traveling Heart Gallery puts a face on adoption needs.

Photo gallery provides face for children up for adoption in state.
By Brian Blackwell ~ Southeast Missourian


For more information or to help answer questions you can always contact the
Missouri Office directly at 1-800-554-2222.