Featured Stories

An Adoptee’s Story

July 1, 2021

“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…

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Story from the Child of a Deceased Adoptee

April 27, 2021

“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…

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Story from an Adoptee Located by CISI

April 27, 2021

“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…

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An Adoptee’s Story

April 27, 2021

“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…

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Story from a Birth Sibling Located by CISI

April 27, 2021

“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…

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A Birth Parent’s Story

April 27, 2021

“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…

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A Birth Parent’s Story

April 10, 2018

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…

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An Adoptee’s Story

April 10, 2018

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…

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Story from the Child of a Deceased Adoptee

April 10, 2018

“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…

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