We've set up a free database to help adoptees locate birthparents. The listings for this database appear within the Site Search in the "Roots Family" section of the surname pages.
Helpful Research Sites
Adoption Puzzle NEW!
[ Directory ] Search tools, registries, mailing lists, support and more!
Adoptee Searcher's Handbook
[ Web Site ] A Resource site for Searchers.
The Adoptees Internet Mailing List
[ Web Site ] A.I.M.L. is an Internet mailing list - that means we provide a centralized email address through which all of our members can send email to one another.
The Adoption Connections Project
[ Web Site ] Bringing together birth mothers, adopted daughters, adoptive mothers, foster mothers and stepmothers.
Searching Lost Families
[ Web Site ] Non-profit organization dedicated to confidential search, contact and reunion assistance for birth parents and birth children.
[ Web Site ] Provides online and printed publications on federal and state adoption rules, legislation, and financial assistance/subsidy resources.
Adoption Interlink UK
[ Web Site ] Very Useful addresses, links, etc. for UK Adoptees.
[ Mailing List ] This is a list to help adoptees who are either searching or living in the UK and Eire to trace their birth families.
Post a Message
[ Post ] If you would like to add your own query on this site, we have established a discussion area.
You may also read comments left by other visitors.
Why Adoptees Search
[ Article ] These are some of my thoughts on why adoptees (at least why I) search.
Preparation Before Contact
[ Article ] The purpose of this letter is to raise the level of awareness of adoptees in search of their birthmothers.
Internet increases adoption searches
[ Article ] The Internet is a marvelous tool for adoption reunion searchers.
Making Contact After the Search
[ Article ] When the time to make connect finally arrives, everyone is eager to move forward.
Adoptee Search Center
Missing Persons Database
Kerrylynn's Home Page
InfoSpace White Pages
Switchboard: Find a Person
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