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How we can help
If you are a professional working on behalf of a former youth in care, an adult adoptee or adoptive/guardianship parents, we may be able to help.

If you are an adoption preservation worker,  attorney, a licensed mental health provider or a medical doctor who needs documentation from IDCFS for your patient/client for treatment or service, we may be able to assist you. Please contact our intake worker to discuss your patient/client's specific situation.

Multi-ethnic family members at home sharing a hug.  African descent single mother at right.  Adopted child center.

Additional Information

If your client/patient's adoption was not through the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Frequently Asked Questions
The following are Frequently Asked Questions about the DCFS Closed File Information and Search program.

If you have a client/patient who was not in the care of IDCFS or adopted privately through another agency, doctor or attorney, please visit: