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KAS Supports Adoptees And Their Familiesfor Their Rights And Interests tobe portected

Permanent Preservation of Adoption-related Records

Overview

· Legal Basis : Article 6, 21.4 and 36 of Special Adoption Act & article 23 and 25 of the Enforcement Rule of the Special Adoption Act

· Purpose : To provide adoptees with their records out of children’s facilities or institutions through permanently preserving adoption-related records.

Adoption-related Records

· As of Dec. 2017, KAS has preserved about 58,000 records from 39 facilities/institutions.

· Digitalized data is added to Adoption Centralized Management System(ACMS) to be employed for adoption information disclosure and consequently for birth parents search.

Adoption Information Disclosure

· If an adoptee desires to check his/her adoption records out of these facilities/institutions below,he or she may petition KAS for Adoption Information Disclosure.

List of Facilities/Institutions whose records have been preserved(scanned)

(As of Dec. 2017)

List of Facilities/Institutions
Current Names of Facilities/Institutions Old Names of Facilities/Institutions Location of Facilities/Institutions Year of Birth The number of records preserved
Gyeyang Community Welfare Center
(계양종합사회복지관) 
Myung Sung Orphanage
(명성원)
Incheon-si
(인천광역시)

1972~1991

621

Notre Dame Children’s Home
(노틀담형제의집) 
Gwangju Hyung Je Sa
(광주형제사)
Gwangju-si, Jeolla-do
(광주광역시)

1959~2007

524

Daegu Children Welfare Center
(대구아동복지센터) 
Daesungwon
(대성원)
Daegu-si
(대구광역시)

1967~2010

828

Moses Babies’ Home
(모세스영아원)
Gunsan-si, Jeollabuk-do
(전북 군산)

1959~2010

286

Sunduk Children’s Home
(선덕보육원)
Wanju-gun,Jeollabuk-do
(전북 완주) 

1947~1980

16

Sun Duk Won
(선덕원) 
Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul
(서울 은평구)

1970~2007

19

Ilmagwon Children's Home
(일맥원)
Gunsan-si, Jeollabuk-do
(전북 군산)

1960~2005

407

Social Welfare Corporation Dalhae
(사회복지법인 달해) 
Chunhea Orphanage
(천혜보육원)
Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do
(경기 평택)

1964~2008

163

Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres in Daegu
(샬트르 성바오로 수녀회 대구 관구)
White Lily Orphanage
(백백합보육원)
Daegu-si
(대구광역시)

1937~1991

7,500

Sung Ae Won
(성애원)
Busan-si
(부산광역시)

1948~2012

1,574

St. Vincent’s Home
(성 원선시오의집)
Deokjeokdo, Incheon-si
(인천 덕적도)

1957~1996

1,143

Seoul Metropolitan Children’s Hospital
(서울시 어린이병원)
Seoul Metropolitan Children’s Hospital
(서울시립아동병원)
Seocho-gu, Seoul
(서울시 서초구)

1957~1996

8,963

Yeseul Daycare Center
(예슬어린이집) 
O Sun Jeol Orphanage
(오순절보육원)
Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
(강원 춘천)

1951~2005

2,001

Jinhae Rehabilitation Center
(진해재활원) 
Jinhae Orphanage
(진해보육원)
Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
(경남 창원)

1949~2005

596

NamKwang Social Welfare Society
(남광사회복지회)
NamKwang Temporary Child Care Facility
(남광아동일시보호소),
NamKwang Children Consultation Organization
(남광아동상담소)
Busan-si
(부산광역시)

1953~1998

10,384

Dong Sung Children’s Home
(동성원)
Dong Sung Babies’ Home
(동성보육원)
Busan-si
(부산광역시)
1954~2000 862
Dongchun Community Rehabilitation Center
(동천의집)
Choong Hyun Babies’ Home
(충현영아원)
Nowon-gu, Seoul
(서울 노원구)

1920~1978

1,119

Ma san Ae Ri Won
(마산애리원)
Ae Ri Children Consultation Center
(애리아동상담소)
Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
(경남 창원)

1952~2004

1,754

Sang Rok Town
(상록원)
Sang Rok Orphanage
(상록보육원)
Gwanak-gu, Seoul
(서울 관악구)

1954~2015

181

Hae Sim Won
(혜심원)
Pyeong Jeon Ae Yook Won
(평전애육원)
Yongsan-gu,Seoul
(서울 용산구)

1957~2009

91

Sahmyook Medical Center
(삼육서울병원)
Sung Yook Orphanage
(성육원)
Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
(서울 동대문구)

1940~1969

759

Nokwon Daycare Center

(녹원어린이집)

Nokwon Babies’ Home

(녹원영아원)

Eunpyeong-gu,

Seoul

(서울 은평구)

1955~1990

1,461

Eden I Ville (이든아이빌)

Wha Sung Babie’s Home

(화성영아원)

Seongdong-gu, Seoul

(서울 성동구)

1953~2010

859

Shin Mang Won

(신망원)

Yangpyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do

(경기 양평)

1957~2014

355

Sung Yook Orphanage

(성육보육원)

Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do

(경기 평택)

1942~2009

59

Pa-ju Christian Children's Home

(파주보육원)

Paju-si,

Gyeonggi-do

(경기 파주)

1986~2010

148

Seongsim Rehabilitation Center

(성심재활원)

Bupyeong Seongsim Dongwon

(부평성심동원)

Osan-si,

Gyeonggi-do

(경기 오산)

1941~1983

164

Kyonggi Social Service

(경기사회봉사회)

Inyeong Children Consultation Center

(인영아동상담소),

Kwang Myong Children Consultation Center

(광명아동상담소)

Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do

(경기 수원)

1961~1995

2,349

Youngsinwon

(영신원)

Youngsin Orphanage

(영신보육원)

Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

(경남 창원)

1959~1998

430

Haram

(하람)

Daejeon Bethel Won

(대전벧엘원),

Bethel Orphanage (벧엘보육원)

Daejeon-si

(대전광역시)

1943~1997

934

Daejeon Ja Hye Won

(대전자혜원)

Daeja Orphanage

(대자보육원)

Daejeon-si

(대전광역시)

1957~1997

49

Chun Yang Won

(천양원)

Daejeon-si

(대전광역시)

1956~2003

110

Peace Village

(평화의마을)

Daejeon Ae Yook Won

(대전애육원)

Daejeon-si

(대전광역시)

1958~1985

24

Gwang-Ju Youngshin Won Baby’s Home

(광주영신원)

Gwangju-si, Jeolla-do

(광주광역시)

1952~1996

882

MDream Korea

(무등육아원)

Gwangju-si, Jeolla-do

(광주광역시)

1940~2003

164

Jongdukwon

(종덕원)

Busan-si

(부산광역시)

1942~2004

107

Blue Bird Home

(파랑새아이들집)

Chung Hak Nong Ye Won

(청학농예원)

Busan-si

(부산광역시)

1966~2010

4

Children’s Home

(아이들의집)

St. Mary’s Education Center

(성모보육원)

Busan-si

(부산광역시)

1952~2004

1,605