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Dedicated to celebrating the voices of openly adopted adoptees. Helping to provide words for those who are trying to understand these unspeakably complicated and defining moments.

Who We Are

Sometimes all it takes to change a person's world is a little support. Openly Adopted is here to support people searching to understand how open adoption has shaped who they are and the families they belong to.


Through shared stories, Openly Adopted is creating a unique collective to help people navigate from a sense of isolation, towards community, where lived experiences are fully seen and heard. We believe that sharing our stories and speaking our truth can make a difference in building community and fostering collective action. 


At Openly Adopted, we want to spread a message of hope and compassion to those searching for answers about family and identity. We invite those most affected by open adoption to have a voice in how others understand their experiences.

What We Do

We have built this space with the intention of amplifying the voices of open adoptees. 

The resources and information found here are intended for all adoptees and their experiences.

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Information, communities, and more

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Words from adoptees for adoptees


The story behind the project


Join the Community

Openly Adopted Support Groups

An adoptee-centered space to find support. 
A space moderated by adoptees. 

The intention is simple: provide a space for adoptees to explore what their adoption means to them, wherever they may be on that journey. 

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Reach Out To Us!

Get in touch with Openly Adopted to give feedback, suggest additional resources, or learn more about how you can get involved.​

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Want to Share Your Story?

Participate in a conversation about your adoption journey. Share your experiences with the adoptee community to help others gain insight in their experiences.