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This section of TexasLawHelp.org has information and resources about adoption in Texas.
  • Resources for Adults Adopted as Children

    Adult Adoptees who were born in Texas can click on this link to the Texas Department of State Health Services to request a copy of their original birth certificate. Other adoption related forms are also available on this site, including the Central Adoption Registry Application. Read More

    Texas Department of State Health Resources
  • Want to Adopt or Foster a Child in Need?

    The Texas Adoption Resource Exchange (TARE) website helps match children awaiting adoption with adoptive parents. It includes photos and profile information on children available for adoption and allows families to provide information about their adoption preferences and interests in adopting a child. Read More

    Texas Adoption Resources Exchange