Many have been seperated by adoption and foster care. Due to closed adoptions and closed record laws that prevent people from discovering their birth family heritage, many struggle in their search for answers. But, there are some wonderful people out there - we call them - Adoption Search Angels. Adoption Search Angles volunteer their time and talents to help families touched by adoption.Some quick points on what it means to be an adoption search angel.
They seek answers for a birth mother or an adoptee reaching out to birth parents.
Adoption Search Angels explore registries trying to help an adoptee find answers and roots.
Adoption Search Angels are people just like you. People who want to give a little peace to families with questions.
There are many sites on the Internet listing the services of Adoption Search Angels. Some are listed by state; others are geared for a specific purpose such as needed emergency medical information for chronically ill adoptees or birth families.
Please remember the following statement of safety when contacting strangers with personal information:
Disclaimer: Please remember, I do not vouch for these volunteers, so please proceed with caution.
This means that I have set up some basic rules for both the searcher and the Adoption search angel volunteer, but again - proceed with caution.
- The rules - Working with an Adoption Search Angel
Together we can find answers, with a little help from some Angels.