Guidance

Adoption: access to information and intermediary services

Guidance for practitioners working with adopted adults and birth relatives on how to access to information and intermediary services.

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Adoption: access to information and intermediary services

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This guidance is aimed at practitioners working with adopted adults and birth relatives who wish to find out about an adoption, and may wish to use an intermediary services to trace and establish contact with their birth relatives. It promotes good practice and is a comprehensive resource for people who are providing these services.

The guidance only includes adoptions that took place before 30 December 2005, as established by the Adoption and Children Act 2002.