I want to contact my birthmother/father/child direct, what do I do?

If you decide to make contact yourself PLEASE do not show up on their doorstep and think carefully about phone calls, they can be too confronting for all concerned. Be aware that in the past, adoption has often involved secrecy, thus you need to be careful that a letter will respect their privacy should the wrong person read it. Please contact us if you need some assistance on what to write or to discuss any other aspect of the process.

Be patient, many people who receive letters are overwhelmed and take time to respond.
When we write we generally allow 6 weeks before we try again.

Very occasionally someone has not received the initial letter. You may also want to consider registering a follow up letter.