When a LGBT couple begins the journey toward growing their family, questions of options, laws and costs can mount up in a hurry. It can be overwhelming. We know. We’ve been there. No one in the LGBT community should feel lost and without answers, which is why we’ve compiled everything you need from adoption and IVF clinics to legal representation and preferred businesses/organizations.  

Family Pride Network is committed to providing LGBT families and prospective parents a complete list of information that can take you from thinking about growing your family to celebrating your child’s fifth birthday.  Those providers that are identified with the FPN "Proud Partner" Seal have demonstrated their support for the organization by joining as a Professional Member.


Adoption

Adoption by Gentle Care

Trina Saunders, LSW | Executive Director

370 South Fifth Street, Suite 2, Columbus, OH43215

www.adoptionbygentlecare.org

614.469.0007

Choice Network

Molly Rampe Thomas, MSW, LISW | Founder & Adoption Assessor

693 1/2 High St., Suite G, Worthington, OH  43085

www.ChoiceNetworkOhio.com

866.989.1466

Hands Across The Water

www.hatw.org

734.477.0135

 

Independent Adoption Center

Kathy Wilkerson, MSW, LSW | Executive Director

5136 E Stop 11 Road #30, Indianapolis, IN46237

www.adoptionhelp.org 

317.887.2015

UMCH Family Services

6402 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH43068

www.UMCHohio.org

614.559.2800


Assisted Reproduction

Cryobiology

4830-D Knightsbridge Blvd., Columbus, OH  43214

www.cryobio.com

614.451-4375

Ohio Reproductive Medicine

4830-E Knightsbridge Blvd., Columbus, OH  43214

www.ohioreproductivemedicine.com

614.451-2280


Delivery + Parenting 

Columbus Birth & Parenting

Catie Mehl | Co-Founder

Dublin, Ohio

www.birthandparenting.com

614.356.8500


Education

Arts & College Preparatory Academy

Anthony Gatto | Principal

4401 Hilton Corporate Dr., Columbus, OH  43232

www.artcollegeprep.org

614.986.9974

Columbus Academy

Beckett A. Broh, Ph.D. | Director of Diversity

4300 Cherry Bottom Road, Gahanna, OH  43230

www.columbusacademy.org

beckett_broh@columbusacademy.org

 614.509.2295

LGBT-Colleges.com

www.LGBT-Colleges.com

contact@lgbt-colleges.com

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The Wellington School

3650 Reed Rd.

Columbus, OH  43220

614.457.7883


Financial Services

Bank of America Home Loans

Jonathan Sadler | Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, AVP

8800 Lyra Dr., Suite 200, Columbus, OH  43240

http://mortgage.bankofamerica.com/jonathansadler

jonathan.sadler@bankofamerica.com

614.987.0128

Edward Jones

David Cunningham, CFP, AAMS, ADPA

179 East Beck St., Columbus, OH  43206

614.461.5803

Greg Zunkiewicz, AAMS

4041 N. High St., Suite 201, Columbus, OH  43214

614.262.7066

www.edwardjones.com

Skylight Financial Group

Sara Canterbury | Financial Planner

5455 Rings Rd, Suite 125, Dublin, OH  43017

www.skylightfinancialgroup.com

614.790.9806


Foster Care

National Youth Advocate Program

Natalie Thomas, MSW, LISW | Director of the Center for Adolescents & Families

431 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH  43215

www.nyap.org

nthomas@nyap.org

614.313.1554

UMCH Family Services

6402 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH  43068

www.UMCHohio.org

 614.559.2800

Youth Advocate Services

KaDai Craig | Foster Care Program Manager

825 Grandview Avenue, Columbus, OH  43215

www.yasohio.org

kcraig@yasohio.org

614.258.9927


Health & Wellness

Columbus Public Health LGBTQ Initiative

https://columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/Sexual-Health/LGBTQ-HEALTH-INITIATIVE/

614.645.7772

Huguenin Family Dental

Chad Huguenin, D.D.S.

699 Hill Rd. N., Pickerington, OH  43147

www.huguenindental.com

614.837.1440

Rivers Edge Family Medicine

Shelley L. Blackburn, M.D. | Family Practice Physician

4626 Sawmill Road, Columbus, OH   43220

www.riversefm.com

614.538.9339

Serenity Behavioral Health Services

Mary K. Wright, LISW-S | CEO & Clinical Therapist

623 Park Meadow Rd, Westerville, OH 43081

www.serenity-bhs.org

614.774.1120


Insurance

Grange Insurance

671 S. High St., Columbus, OH  43206

www.grangeinsurance.com

800.422.0550


Legal

Artz Dewhirst & Wheeler LLP

Thomas J. Addesa | Attorney At Law

560 East Town Street, Columbus, OH  43215

www.adwllp.com

taddesa@adwllp.com

614.221.0944 ext. 124

Carol Ann Fey Attorney & Counselor at Law

Carol Ann Fey | Attorney At Law

P.O. Box 9124, Bexley, OH  43209

www.carolfeylaw.com

614.232.9100

Family and Youth Law Center At Capital University Law School

Megan Heydlauff | Staff Attorney

303 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH  43215

www.familyyouthlaw.org

mheydlauff@law.capital.edu

614.236.6730

Hamilton Law Office

A. Patrick Hamilton| Attorney At Law

400 South Fifth Street, Suite 103, Columbus, OH  43215

www.aphamiltonlaw.com

pat@aphamiltonlaw.com

614.464.4532

The Law Firm of Doty & Obenour LLC

Hannah Botkin-Doty | Founding Partner

1675 Old Henderson Rd., Columbus, OH  43220

www.dolawfirm.com

Hannah@dolawfirm.com

614.678.8848

Law Office of John S. Whyde

John S. Whyde | Attorney At Law

399 E. Gates St., Columbus, OH  43206

www.whydefamilylaw.com

john@whydefamilylaw.com

614.445.6605

LegalShield

Joe Matessa | Independent Associate

www.joematessa.legalshieldassociate.com

614.975.4724

Massucci & Kline

LeeAnn M. Massucci, Esq. | Attorney At Law

250 S. Civic Center Drive, Suite 630, Columbus, OH  43215

www.mkfamilylaw.com

614.484.0177


Organizations

COLAGE

www.colage.org

colage@colage.org

855.4.COLAGE

Family Equality Council

PO Box 960510, Boston, MA  02196

www.familyequality.org

617.502.8700

Human Rights Campaign

1640 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Washington, DC  20036

http://www.hrc.org/topics/parenting

202.628.4160

Ohio Birthparents Group

www.ohiobirthparents.org

740.675.2770

 

Stonewall Columbus Center on High Community Center

1160 N. High St., Columbus, OH  43201

www.stonewallcolumbus.org

614.299.7764

United Way of Central Ohio

360 S. Third St., Columbus, OH  43215

www.liveunitedcentralohio.org

614.227-2700


Proud Partners

Adopted With Love Gift Boutique

www.adoptedwithlove.com

Online Coupon: FPN10

 

Columbus Symphony

Rossen Milanov | Music Director

www.columbussymphony.com

614.228-8600

Holden + Ellis Creative Content Agency

Josh Fitzwater | Founder & Chief Visionary Officer

27 E. Russell St., Suite 101, Columbus, OH  43215

www.holdenellis.com

josh@holdenellis.com


Real Estate

Coldwell Banker King Thompson

Lance Demaline, MBA | Realtor

8800 Lyra Dr., Suite 600, Columbus, OH  43240

www.lancedemaline.cbintouch.com

lance.demaline@kingthompson.com

614.880.0808


Social Services

Action for Children

Dana Wright, MAE | Director, Family & Community Engagement

www.actionforchildren.org

dwright@actionforchildren.org

614.224.0222 x160

The Childhood League Center

Ginger Young | Executive Director

www.childhoodleague.org

614.253.6933


Spiritual

The First Congregational Church United Church of Christ

444 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH  4321

www.first-church.org

614.228.1741

home@first-church.org

King Avenue United Methodist Church

299 King Avenue, Columbus, OH  43201

www.kingave.org

614.424.6050

Stone Village Church

139 E 2nd Ave, Columbus, OH  43201

www.stonevillagechurch.org

614.579.5493

St. John's United Church of Christ

59 East Mound St., Columbus, OH  43215

www.stjohnschurchcolumbus.org

614.224.8634

Summit on 16th UMC

82 East 16th Ave., Columbus, OH  43201

www.summitumc.org

614.291.3324