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Adoptees born in Washington State - Get your original birth certificate!  Go to the Department of Health (DOH).

See more information about your original birth certificate (OBC).

Birth Parents: Register your contact preferences and/or order a copy of your son/daughter's original birth certificate. See the Department of Health for more information.


Mark your calendars! Next WARM meeting will be held Tuesday, January 20th, 7:30-9:00 at the Sumner Library. (See Support Groups)


WARM in the news:

St Joseph Missouri January 16, 2015

The Columbian December 8, 2014

Everett Herald June 29, 2014

Seattle Times June 27, 2014

American Adoption Congress International Conference 2015:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 25-29. See AAC

When you click on the suggested book titles (updated!) and order through our Amazon website link, WARM receives a percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you.

Our mission is to establish WARM as the primary resource for search, reunion, support and education in the life-long issues surrounding adoption.

WARM is a non-profit organization, formed in 1976, serving the needs of adult adoptees and their birth families. WARM services include:

  • Court searches for anyone born or adopted in the State of Washington.
  • Non-court searches for those who have documented identifying information (all states).
  • A FREE birth registry for anyone born or adopted in the state of Washington.
  • Support Groups
  • Research services at a minimal cost for persons doing their own search.
  • Referrals to sources in other states.
  • Books available pertaining to adult adoption issues.