Search & Reunion

  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
You may use the stars on the left to rate and leave feedback for the current article. No registration is required. Waiting for 5 votes 5.0 of 5 stars (3 votes) — Thanks for your vote

Please fill out the following optional information before submitting your rating:

From making the decision to search through to reunion, successful or not, here are resources, support, tools, and guidance for every step of the journey.

Related Blog

Adoption Search
Expanding Horizons - Meeting Family
Expanding Horizons~Part 2
How to Handle the Naysayers
Bonus Siblings!
Little Sister, Penny

Information & Resources

Library of Articles: Search & Reunion

Articles about search include tips for adoptees and birthparents, personal stories that offer insight into search in specific states, and reunion issues.... [more]

Search & Reunion Books

Books guiding us through search and reunion range from those that tackle the entire process to those devoted to one narrow area. The best books will be based on solid principles that can be adapted to changing laws and methods. Here are several that are up to the challenge.... [more]

Search & Reunion Email Lists

Lists for searchers, those in good, bad, or stalled reunions, and those encountering problems such as GSA during the reunion process.... [more]

Adoption Search

Reunion registries, state search information, tools for locating people and information, and support groups in the US and around the world.


Guidance and information about the stages of reunion from preparing yourself, to making first contact, to coping with post-reunion issues that may arise. Includes personal reunion stories.

Visitor Comments (1)
Adding your comments contributes to the adoption community. Please keep all comments on topic and civil. Visitors are invited to comment and vote for or flag comments based on appropriateness and helpfulness. All comments must adhere to our commenting rules and are subject to moderation.
ssc52 - 3 months ago
Found out about birth family yrs ago. Plus I was able to located more family then I could have imagined. Wonderful thing for me. It filled such a void. #1
 Adoption Profiles
Sponsored Links