Institutions and Adoption


Search, mediation and counselling services to anyone involved in adoption and/or separation from family.

For people brought up in care away from their family as state wards or children raised in Children’s Homes, orphanages or other institutions, or in foster care.

A guide to adoption records at PROV.

Victorian Adoption Network for Information and Self-Help for those with an adoption or state ward experience.

Australian child welfare resources.



Adoption links.

Information about adoptions in England and Wales.

Contact a Family History Librarian