Post Adoption Forms

Hello! You have arrived at this page after speaking with a Post Adoption social worker.  If you have not had an Informational Consultation, please schedule an appointment.

In celebration of our Centennial, The Cradle’s Post Adoption Services has a special offer for our Non-Identifying Background Reports. For our entire 2023 Centennial year, the fee for the report has been reduced to $100.

For all service requests, please review, complete, and return the following:

For Registry, Search & Connection and Outreach Services, you will also need to return:

For Search & Connection Service you will also need to return:

Important Tips:

For fillable PDFs, you will need to download and save the form prior to entering information. The form will not save if you enter information prior to downloading.

Please only send saved or scanned documents. Do NOT send pictures of any form, ID, or documentation, as the information is not able to be seen clearly.

Please complete the following documents and send to Post Adoption at postadoption@cradle.org, fax to 847-475-5801, or mail to:

Post Adoption
The Cradle
2049 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

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