Root search

Adoptionscentrum has worked with over 60 countries from the 1970s onwards. It is a challenge when comes to knowing about and working with searches in so many different countries and their different laws and processes.

It is a local connection in the country of origin that does the search in each country. Our role is only to prepare, help and support the adoptee. We prepare the adoptee before the search, support the adoptee under the search and if needed, we help the adoptee to reconnect the birth family. A root search is often a complex and emotional process. To reunite with the birth family can be hard after so many years. 

If you are interested in learning more about our work with root searches, you are welcome to contact our case workers at