Birthlink

Who is this for?

  • Adults affected by adoption with a Scottish connection

Who provides this?

  • Birthlink

Description

Birthlink operates the Adoption Contact Register (ACR) for Scotland and works in partnership with the Scottish Government and Scottish local authorities.

Birthlink works in partnership with Future Pathways, an organisation set up by the Scottish Government as a direct result of the Scottish Abuse Enquiry. Birthlink works with survivors to access their records and offer a range of supports thereafter.

Birthlink is working in partnership with Scottish Government and others to support people to identify and source historical records and to compile those ready for Redress Support.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Some services do have a cost. This is displayed on the Birthlink website.

Is there a waiting list?

Yes for some services.

Location information

Birthlink is based in the city centre so nearby parking can be an issue. The office is based on the first floor with no lift access. Home visits can be arranged or telephone appointments.

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

21 Castle Street, Edinburgh , EH2 3DN

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

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