Adoption Tracing and Contacting Birth Relatives
Adopted Adults over 18 years old can access their birth records and you can add your details to the Contact register.
If you were adopted in Northern Ireland, your local Health and Social Care Trust (HSC) or registered Adoption Agency can provide a Counselling Service to support you make connections with your birth family through providing an intermediary service.
Contact details for local HSC Trusts are:
Karen Simpson 028 9504 0350
Caroline Turley 028 9331 5111
South Eastern Trust
Karen Leonard 028 9127 0672
Joan McGuinness 028 3083 4399
Roisin Lynch 028 7131 4235
Anita McBirney 028 8285 5114
You can also contact the Regional Adoption and Fostering Service on 0800 0720 137.
Registered Adoption Agencies:
Family Care Society
Belfast 028 9069 1133
Derry / Londonderry 028 7136 8592
Belfast 028 9073 6080
For more information please click the following link – Tracing and contacting birth relatives and adopted adults.