Child, Youth & Advocacy Centre

Adoption Disclosure

I would like to contact my birth family:

Please read all the relevant information before referring to the Service Ontario link to complete the applicable forms:

  • Adoption Information Disclosure Application to Register or Withdraw a Notice of Contact Preference (Application and guide)
  • Application to be Named on the Adoption Disclosure Register

I do not want to be contacted by my birth family/adoptee:

Please read all the relevant information before referring to the Service Ontario link to complete the applicable forms:

  • Adoption Information Disclosure Application to Register or Withdraw a Notice of Contact Preference (Application and guide)
  • Adoption Information Disclosure Application to Register or Withdraw a Disclosure Veto (Application and guide)

I would like a copy of my adoption records (no payment required):

Please read all the relevant information before referring to the Service Ontario link to complete the applicable forms:

  • Application to Request Non-Identifying Information Relating to an Adoption (Application and guide)

I am adopted and believe I have a serious medical condition:

Please read all the relevant information before referring to the Service Ontario link to complete the applicable forms:

  • Adopted Person’s and Descendant of Adopted Person’s Application to Request a Severe Medical Search (Application and guide)

I was adopted and would like to know the names of my birth parents:

Please read all the relevant information before referring to the Service Ontario link to complete the applicable forms:

  • Application for Post Adoption Birth Information Under Section 48.1 or 48.2 of the Vital Statistics Act (Application and guide) – FORM 11315E-A

I am a birth parent and would like to know the name my child was given at the time of adoption:

Please read all the relevant information before referring to the Service Ontario link to complete the applicable forms:

  • Application for Post Adoption Birth Information Under Section 48.1 or 48.2 of the Vital Statistics Act (Application and guide) – FORM 11315E-B

I was adopted and want to determine my eligibility to be named to the indigenous register:

Please read all the relevant information before referring to the Service Ontario link to complete the applicable forms:

  • Adopted Person’s and Descendant of Adopted Person’s Application to Request a Severe Medical Search (Application and guide) – FORM  11315E
  • Application for Registration on the Indian Register and for the Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS)