Information Fact Sheet
Keep a record of the information you find in one place. The information fact sheet outlines the usual information helpful in your search. As you find the pieces of information about your birth parents, record them here.
Adoption Record Availability by State
Interested in a Search Roadmap?
The Search Roadmap is still under construction. Contact us for more information while the construction crew does their thing.
If you wish more indepth help in a step by step format, this self directed search roadmap will help you complete the Information Fact Sheet. The roadmap provides a proven strategy as well as tips for the most popular information databases online. Also included are additional web sites and strategies for research information gathering. Once you have completed as much of the Information Fact Sheet on your birth family as you can, the next step may be to make contact with them.
The Next Step – the actual contact attempts
When you have found the person you believe to be your birth family, there are templates of introductory letters to personalize as you wish. Strategies and suggestions for the approach based on the age of the family member, relationship to the birth parent, and how certain you are it is the correct match.
The Search Roadmap is available as a download for use at your own pace. It includes 3 consultation calls and 3 months of email support.
We also highly encourage you to join The Adoption Search Connection Membership which will link you with a whole community of adoptees or their descendants who really understand what you are going through. Check out the membership info linked on the main menu.