Adoption registries

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Adoption registries and reunion services can help adopted people and their relatives reconnect. Learn how British Columbia’s adoption registries work.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in February 2020
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

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Adoption Branch, Ministry of Children & Family Development

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