Seeking more information about your adoption?
Who can request and get non-identifying information:
How to request information:
Submit a letter to:
Family & Children's Center
315 W Jefferson Blvd
South Bend, IN 46601
Request letter should include:
Once we receive the letter and retrieve your file the information you requested will be compiled and sent to you. We also include the State of Indiana Adoption Registry Forms for you to complete if you wish to be registered. The forms need only be completed if you wish to connect with your birth parents/child.
Orphanage files are considered confidential and we will not release any information from those files unless presented with a court order. For further adoption information contact Elizabeth Waletzko at 574-968-9660 ext. 1213.