An Adoptee’s Story

“CISI gave me something worth more than the biggest lottery jackpot. I wouldn’t trade my mom and siblings for the lottery jackpot. This has been the most important event that…

Story from the Child of a Deceased Adoptee

“CISI is truly a wonderful group of people. My Dad was adopted but I knew none of the circumstances. While doing family history I could not find a copy of…

Story from an Adoptee Located by CISI

“That call from Midwest Center still shocked me when I found out it was my birth mom looking for me. I was a mix of emotions; nervous, excited, scared, and…

An Adoptee’s Story

“I am 75 years old and was adopted as an infant into a loving family. I never thought I would find my biological family. I received a 23 & Me…

Story from a Birth Sibling Located by CISI

“When I opened the letter sent to me and started reading that my deceased mother had put her first born son up for adoption, I was totally in disbelief. ‘She…

A Birth Parent’s Story

“The confidential intermediary service was a true gift to me! When I was 19, my girlfriend got pregnant and we placed the baby up for adoption. When we made that…

A Birth Parent’s Story

This has been a wonderful experience. The outcome has been better than I have ever dreamed. After spending several years combing through adoption websites, registering with the state and having…

An Adoptee’s Story

CISI is nothing short of a godsend. CISI got me to a place I never thought I’d get to. All my life I wanted to know who I was, “Where…

Story from the Child of a Deceased Adoptee

“Thank you so much for finding the name of my biological grandma, who placed my mom up for adoption in 1926. Although my dear mom passed 3 years ago, I…