Applicants are encouraged to read the Fact Sheet and Overview (form #824) to determine eligibility for services. The application packet can be processed by the Department of Human Resources when the following documents are provided:
- A completed/signed application form;
- A notarized consent form;
- The statistical survey, and
- A copy of photo identification with a signature.
The type of consent form needed will depend upon if the applicant is an adult adoptee, birth parent, or sibling.
|Adult Adoptee||Birth Relatives – Parens or Siblings|
|Document Name||Form Number||Document Name||Form Number|
|Fact Sheet and Overview||824||Fact Sheet and Overview||824|
|Reference – Search Support Groups||Reference – Search Support Groups|
|Reference – The Girls Who Went Away||Reference – The Girls Who Went Away|
|Application Form||2062||Application Form||2062|
|Consent Form – Adult Adoptee||2064||Consent Form – Birth Parent||2063|
|Statistical Survey||2066||Statistical Survey||2066|
|Adult Adoptee Disclosure Veto||2072||Birth Parent Disclosure Veto||2072|
Other forms available are: Disclosure Vetoes Forms, which are for those wishing to declare their intention should their birth relative, seek to establish contact. The Fee Waiver Form is only required if the assigned Confidential Intermediary is from a private agency. This will not be known until the application is processed and the search is assigned.
These are forms that are for Confidential Intermediaries, to be used when providing PASCRS.
- status: adoptee or birth relative
- phone number
- mailing address
Questions / concerns about PASCRS or the process, Contact Jeffrey O’Donnell at the Department of Human Resources, Social Services Administration.
Department of Human Resources
Social Services Administration
Post-Adoption Search Contact and Reunion Services
311 West Saratoga Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201