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
    Access to the Locating Adoption Records Database - 27/8/18
    The Locating Adoption Records database is a unique resource that can be used to find out where adoption records might be held. CoramBAAF's member agencies have direct access to the database search while individuals who are searching for information for their own use can request that a database search is conducted on their behalf.
     
    New Holder of the NORCAP Contact Register - 27/7/16
    The NORCAP Contact Register has been transferred to Adoption Services for Adults, an Adoption Support Agency providing searching, tracing and intermediary services. Adoption Services for Adults is now able to verify whether an adopted person or birth relative had registered on the NORCAP Contact Register before NORCAP stopped trading on 14 January 2013.
     

    NORCAP Contact Register 
    The NORCAP Contact Register is now held by Adoption Services for Adults who will be able to make checks and verify whether an adopted person or birth relative had registered on the NORCAP Contact Register before NORCAP stopped trading on 14 January 2013.
    Find out more

    Locate adoption records
    Find out how to request a search of the Locating Adoption Records database to discover 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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