Australian Post Adoption Services

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Nationwide Post Adoption Services funded by Federal Government available and specific for all Australian based intercountry adoptees:

For free Psychology Counselling, contact LifeWorks Counselling Service

For free Search & Reunification services, contact International Social Services (ISS) Australia

For answers to any questions relating to Intercountry adoption not in scope for psychologists or searching services, adoptees can contact the Federal Intercountry Adoption Australia hotline e.g. visa / passport questions, sending country contacts or queries, other adoption services in your state/territory.

 

For other State and Territory based services, funded by their State Governments:

Each department of adoption is a useful place to start if you are wanting a copy of your adoption records.

The funded post adoption service by state provides support for all adoptions (domestic and intercountry).

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Community Services
Family Information Service

New South Wales

Department of Family and Community Services
Adoption Information Unit

The Benevolent Society
Post Adoption Resource Centre – PARC

Northern Territory

Department of Children and Families
Adoption Unit

Queensland

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
Adoption Services

The Benevolent Society
Post Adoption Support Queensland (PASQ)

Post Adoption Organisations

Adoption Jigsaw Queensland

South Australia

Department for Child Protection
Adoption Unit

Relationships Australia (SA)
Post Adoption Support Service (PASS)

Tasmania

Department for Health and Human Services
Adoption and Permanency Services 

Victoria

Department of Human Services
Adoption and Permanent Care

Family Information Networks & Discovery (FIND)

Permanent Care and Adoptive Families (PCA Families)