Christmas Bureau

Adoption applications will be available in October. Please check back here and on our Facebook page.

Jackson County residents can contact the Jackson County Christmas Bureau via Facebook at Applications are available at First Baptist Church, the Post Office, NEK-CAP, Senior Center, Jackson County Health Dept. and the Jackson County Food pantry or by email at The deadline to sign up is November 16. The Christmas Store will be held December 14.


Individuals or groups interested in helping with the intake process should contact Kimberly Wolff ( or 228-5120). A short training is required for intake volunteers. Training dates are being determined and will be the week prior to the first day of intake. Volunteers who speak both fluent Spanish and English are especially needed.

Adoption applicants must reside in Shawnee County*. Those applying to be adopted must fill out an application form and provide all requested income verification materials.

Adopting and volunteering through the Christmas Bureau is a great company, church, school and family activity. Individuals as well as groups are encouraged to participate. To learn about becoming a Christmas Bureau adopter, visit The goal is to have adoptee match information to adopters before Thanksgiving.

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