Search, research and support for members of the adoption triad.
Birth Parent Adoptee Adoptive Parent

Who we are and why we're here
What we can do
Why search?
Why use a professional searcher?
How to start your search
A no-cost Search Registry
What is a Confidential Intermediary?
Letters we've seen
Links to other adoption sites
Contact Us

Origins, Inc. has the knowledge and experience to:

  • search efficiently and discreetly
  • approach initial contact sensitively and discreetly, with an opportunity for the person being contacted to discuss their concerns, feelings and apprehensions
  • support all parties during the search, the initial contact, as well as post-reunion counseling
  • conduct their work on a basis of mutual consent tempered with trust and strict confidentiality


  • Origins offers nationwide search services to locate and reunite birthfamilies.
  • Origins serves as a trusted and confidential intermediary.
  • Origins offers an Iowa registry with names of over 2,500 persons searching for one another.
  • Origins sponsors a free, monthly search and reunion support group staffed by a professional counselor.
  • Origins offers nationwide genealogical search and research.
  • Origins can make referrals to a professional counselor with experience in the adoption triad.
  • Origins offers reunion and post-reunion services.
  • Origins has access to a nationwide network of searchers.

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1810 74th Street | Windsor Heights, IA 50322-5759
(515) 274-4499 | FAX: (515) 277-9811