Adoption support organisations

General counselling


Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia

  • Relationships Australia SA - Phone: (08) 8245 8100
  • Adoption and Family Information Service, Department for Families and Communities - (08) 8207 0060
  • Association Representing Mothers Separated from their Children by Adoption (ARMS) - (08) 8221 6944



Western Australia

Indigenous agencies

  • Link-Up Services - Assisting Indigenous Australians separated from their families. National contacts are available through the AIATSIS website - 1800 624 332

AIFS past adoption research

Past Adoption Experiences: National Research Study on the Service Response to Past Adoption Practices

Forced Adoption Support Services Scoping Study (2013-14)

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