Welcome to the Adoption Search Reunion website

This website is intended to be the first port of call for anyone thinking about searching for or making contact with birth and adopted relatives or researching an adoption that took place in the UK.  Here you can:

We are adding information to this site all the time so do keep checking for news and developments.


     
    Link to sections that apply to you
    Adopted People:

    Tracing Guide
    Intermediary services
    Contact not wanted
    Recommended reading
    Accessing information
    Adoptive Parents:

    Intermediary services
    Recommended reading
    Birth Relatives:

    Intermediary services
    Contact not wanted
    Recommended reading
     

    Latest News
    Consultation on Intermediary Services for Descendants and Relatives of Adopted People - 14/4/14
    The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a consultation on proposals to extend access to intermediary services to children and grandchildren of adults adopted before 30 December 2005 and to others with a prescribed relationship to the adopted person.
     
    Adoption Search Reunion website survey - 25/3/14
    We have the opportunity to redesign the Adoption Search Reunion website and would love to hear your views about what you like and where you think we could do better.
     

    Help us improve our website
    We want to improve our website and we need your help! We would love to hear your views about what you like and where you think we could do better. It will only take a couple of minutes of your time but will be invaluable to us.
    Take part in the website survey

    NORCAP Contact Register 
    The NORCAP Contact Register closed when AAA-NORCAP went into administration in January 2013. BAAF is currently holding the electronic data from the register until further decisions can be made.
    Find out more

    Locate adoption records
    Use the Locating Adoption Records database to find out where adoption records are held.

    Find an agency to help you
    Search the list of support agencies to find a service in your area.

    Please note: As of 30th December 2005 all agencies providing intermediary services must be registered with Ofsted.

    Contact not wanted?
     If you are a birth parent who does not want to have contact with your adopted children visit the Contact not wanted? page.

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