Access to information
A former child in permanent care can request access to information about their birth family, why they came into care and specific information about their time in care.
An adopted person, birth parent, birth sibling and other relatives can request access to information about an adoption.
Overview of supports, services and privacy options under the Adoption Records Act for an adopted person, birth parent, potential birth parent, birth sibling and other relatives.
Open adoption records provide greater access to information for an adopted person, birth parent, birth sibling and other relatives.
Eligibility verification confirms that you’re eligible for resources, supports and programs available to former children in care.
You need to change or remove (cancel) your contact notice if you want to change how you can be contacted or if you don’t want to be contacted when the Disclosure Program releases your identifying information.
A contact notice lets the Disclosure Program release your identifying information but lets the other person know how you want to be contacted or that you don’t want to be contacted.
A disclosure veto prevents the Disclosure Program from releasing your identifying information.
You need to remove (cancel) your disclosure veto if you no longer want to prevent the Disclosure Program from releasing your identifying information.