The Origins Philosophy
The sacred bond between mother and child is of paramount importance to Origins. We seek acknowledgment of the need for healing the emotional damage caused by adoption separation and secrecy, and work towards ensuring that needless separation no longer occurs.
SUPPORT: To provide confidential support and resources to those separated from their natural families by adoption in safe and secure environments.
HEALING: To promote the process of healing the emotional damage caused by adoption separation and and secrecy.
REUNION: To assist in the reunion of family members separated by adoption.
AWARENESS: To promote community awareness and understanding of the lifelong consequences of family separation and social issues associated with adoption separation.
RESEARCH: To encourage and promote research into adoption policies, practices, conseqences, and social issues associated with adoption separation.
REDRESS: To seek acknowledgement, validation, accountability and redress for illegal and unethical adoption practices.
REFORM: To encourage and promote legislative, social and administrative reforms that honour and respect the mother-child dyad, support the preservation of natural families, and meet the needs of those already separated by adoption.
Our vision is to eliminate the Reproductive Exploitation of vulnerable mothers around the world.
Our vision is to eliminate unnecessary adoptions and encourage family preservation including kinship care wherever possible.
Our vision is to see that mothers are given appropriate supports from society and government in order to parent their own children successfully.
Our vision is to ensure that mothers contemplating adoption are educated and informed about the lifelong severe psychological damage caused to themselves and their child by adoption.
Our vision is to ensure the strict regulation of the Adoption industry, and to promote legislation that prevents predatory
Our vision is to see open access to Adoption Records for mothers and adoptees without restrictions.