Does My State Have a State Reunion Registry?

A reunion registry is a place where members of the adoption triad (adoptees, birth
parents and adoptive parents) searching for each other, post their information in hopes for a match.

About half the states do have reunion registries available. Some have very restrictive guidelines and other’s are typically a bit more relaxed.

So does your state have a reunion registry? Remember, that the state in question, should be the state the adoption was finalized in.

Alabama – None

Alaska – None

Arizona – None

Arkansas – Yes, Contact the State Adoption Department at:

Department of Human Services,
Division of Social Services: Adoption Services,
P.O. Box 1437 slot #808,
Little Rock, AR 72203.
(501) 682-8345

California – None

Colorado – Yes, Contact:

Voluntary Adoption Registry,
4210 E. 11th Ave.,
Denver, CO 80220.
(303) 320-8333

Connecticut – Yes, Contact:

Department of Children and Youth Services:
Adoption Resources Exchange,
Undercliff Road Building #2,
Meriden, CT 06450.
(203) 238-6640

Delaware – None

District of Columbia – None

Florida – Yes, Contact:

Department of Health and Rehabilitation Services,
Family and Child Services,
1317 Winewood Blvd. Building 8, Room 100,
Tallahassee, FL 32301.
(904) 488-8000

Georgia – Yes, Contact:

Georgia Department of Human Resources,
State Adoption Unit, Room 501,
878 Peachtree Street. NE,
Atlanta, GA 30309.
(404) 894-2641

Hawaii – None

Idaho – Yes, Contact:

Bureau of Vital Statistics,
State Department of Health and Welfare: Statehouse,
Boise, ID 83720.
(208) 334-5988

Illinois – Yes, Contact:

Department of Children and Family Services,
406 E. Monroe,
Springfield, IL 62706.
(217) 785-2519

Indiana – Yes, Contact:

State Registrar of Vital Statistics,
P.O. Box 1964,
Indianapolis, IN 46206-1964.
(317) 633-0274

Iowa – None

Kansas – None

Kentucky – None

Louisiana – Yes, Contact:

Office of Human Development,
Adoption Program,
PO Box 3318,
Baton Rouge, LA 70821.
(504) 342-4040

Maine – Yes, Contact:

Office of Vital Statistics,
Maine Department of Human Services,
221 State Street, Sate House Station 11,
Augusta, ME 04333.
(207) 289-3184

Maryland – Yes, Contact:

Maryland Mutual Consent Registry,
311 West Saratoga Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201.

Massachusetts – None

Michigan – Yes, Contact:

Department of Social Services,
PO Box 30037,
Lansing, MI 48909.
(517) 373-3513

Minnesota – None

Mississippi – None

Missouri – Yes, Contact:

Division of Family Services,
Department of Social Services,
Attn: Adoption Information Registry,
PO Box 88,
Jefferson City, MO 65103.
(314) 751-2981

Montana – None

Nebraska – Yes, Contact:

Department of Public Welfare,
Division of Social Services,
PO Box 95026,
Lincoln, NE 68509.
(402) 471-3121

Nevada – Yes, Contact:

Department of Human Resources,
Welfare Division,
251 Jeanell Drive,
Capitol Mall Complex,
Carson City, NV 89710.
(702) 687-4760

New Hampshire – None

New Jersey – Yes, Contact:

Department of Institutions and Agencies:
Division of Youth and Family Services,
PO BOX 510,
Trenton, NJ 08625.
(609) 292-8816

New Mexico – None

New York – Yes, Contact:

New York State Health Department,
Adoption Information Registry,
Corning Tower – Room 208,
Empire State Building,
Albany, NY 12237-0023.
(518) 474-1746

North Carolina – None

North Dakota – Yes, Contact:

Children and Family Services,
Russell Building,
PO Box 7,
Bismarck, ND 58505.
(701) 224-2316

Ohio – Yes, Contact:

Ohio Department of Health,
Division of Vital Statistics,
65 South Front Street,
Columbus, OH 43266-0333.
(614) 466-2531

Oklahoma – Yes, Contact:

Department of Human Services,
Division of Child Welfare,
PO Box 25352,
Oklahoma City, OK 73125.
(405) 521-2778

Oregon – Yes, Contact:

Department of Human Resources,
Children Services Division,
Adoption Services,
198 Commercial Street SE,
Salem, OR 97310-0450.
(503) 378-6224

Pennsylvania – Yes, Contact:

Department of Public Welfare,
Office of Children, Youth and Families,
PO Box 2675,
Harrisburg, PA 17120.
(717) 787-7750

Rhode Island – None

South Carolina – Yes, Contact:

South Carolina Department of Social Services,
Adoption and Birth Parent Services,
PO Box 1520,
Columbia, SC 29202-1520.
(803) 734-6095

South Dakota – Yes, Contact:

Department of Social Services,
Richard F. Kneip Building,
700 Governor’s Drive,
Pierre, SD 57501.
(605) 773-3521

Tennessee – Yes, Contact:

Department of Human Services,
Post Adoption Branch,
400 Deaderick Street,
Nashville, TN 37248-9000.
(625) 741-3263

Texas – Yes, Contact:

Department of Human Resources,
706 Bannister Lane,
PO Box 2960,
Austin, TX 78769.
(512) 450-3011

Utah – Yes, Contact:

801-538-6363

Vermont – None

Virginia – None

Washington – None

West Virginia – Yes, Contact:

Department of Social Services,
1900 Washington Street East,
Charleston, WV 25305.
(304) 348-4098

Wisconsin – None

Wyoming – None

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