Birth Relatives

IAC is able to offer advice to birth relatives who are seeking information about adopted adults whose adoption has an international element and who are seeking information about family members


IAC operates a specialist intercountry adoption Advice Line on all aspects of intercountry adoption. The Advice Line is able to offer advice and signposting for birth relatives seeking further information where their relative’s adoption has had an international element. There is no charge for this service. Please follow the Contact Us link for how to contact the Advice Line.

The IAC advisors are qualified and experienced Social Work Practitioners and/or Counsellors and the agency adheres to strict codes of conduct with regard to confidentiality and record keeping. Confidentiality will be maintained in all cases except in the event of concerns about a child's welfare, where it cannot be guaranteed.