Seek and you shall find
Guiding, supporting, and assisting adoptees in finding and reuniting with their families of origin through the process of acquiring official documents, DNA research, and emotional support.
Like you, there are many of us looking for biological families. Adoptees from Quebec’s Creches is organized to build a searchable database of people who were adopted from Quebec. At the same time, we’re creating a resourceful community with a common goal, to find family.
Are you an adoptive parent looking for your child’s biological parents? Maybe you were adopted and want to begin searching for your biological parents? Or are you looking for a child given up for adoption? What will you need to help in your search? Where can you look? How can you get the Information you need? How do you start? Here you will find the information you need to start your search. We are here to help. This is your first step!
781,600 adoptions in Canada
+40,000 REQUESTS OF ORIGIN
The province of Quebec received over 40,000 requests of origins from international adoptions in the year 2019.
1,700 ADOPTIONS PER YEAR
1,700 adoptions are taking place in Canada every year.
Between 1945 and 1971, in Canada alone, 600,000 adoptions took place.
100,000 CHILDREN FROM ENGLAND
Between the years 1869 and 1930, England sent 100,000 children to Canada to be put up for adoption.
Thanks to private and business sponsorship this project can survive and help reunite families.