Adopted adults

Brighton & Hove services

If you are over 18, were adopted and are resident in Brighton & Hove, we can offer:

  • Counselling and advice on adoption issues.
  • Counselling to those seeking information about their origins through access to their birth records.
  • Support and advice to adopted people who are seeking or have made contact with their birth relatives and to those wishing to register a veto.

If you are over 25 and seeking access to your birth records please start by making an online application to the General Registry Office.

If you are under 25, or for any other enquiries, please contact us on 01273 295455.

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Resources

Tracing birth relatives - a practical guide for adopted people (PDF)

Tracing and intermediary services info sheet (Word Document)

Adopted adults and adult birth relatives: tracing and contact (PDF)

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After Adoption

Website: www.afteradoption.org.uk Action Line: 0800 0568578

Post Adoption Centre

Website: www.pac.org.uk Advice Line: 0207 7284 5879

Adoption Search and Reunion

Website: www.adoptionsearchreunion.org.uk

Accessing Your Birth Records

Website: https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/accessing-your-birth-records

The Adoption Contact Register

Website: https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/the-adoption-contact-register

Intermediary Agencies

Website: https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/intermediary-agencies

Adoption Search & Reunion

Website: http://www.adoptionsearchreunion.org.uk/default.htm

Tracing Birth Relatives

Website: http://www.adoptionsearchreunion.org.uk/contact/searching/

Tracing Relatives (for adopted people)

Website: http://www.adoptionsearchreunion.org.uk/NR/rdonlyres/50066C47-B6F9-4981-...

Locating Adoption Records

Website: http://www.adoptionsearchreunion.org.uk/search/adoptionrecords/

Support Service for Adopted Adults

Website: http://www.adoptionservicesforadults.org.uk/

General Register Office

Website: http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/default.asp

Adopted adults & adult birth relatives - Tracing and contact

Website: http://www.adoptionuk.org/sites/default/files/documents/DptCSFAdoptedadu...

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