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Child-Placing Agencies with Registries

These adoption agencies maintain their own registries. In addition to applying to the Central Adoption Registry, you can contact these agencies for more information about their registries.

Agency Years Records Kept
Adoption Information and Counseling Services 1980-present
Buckner Baptist Children's Home 1944-present
Catholic Charities of Dallas
(also known as Catholic Social Services, Catholic Counseling Services)
1950-present
Catholic Charities-Houston 1940-present
Catholic Charities-San Antonio
(also known as Catholic Family & Children's Services/Catholic Welfare Bureau)
1946-present
Child Placement Center of Texas
(also operates registry for Triad Adoption, Inc.)
1980-present
Children's Home of Lubbock
(maintains records for El Paso Christian Services)
1956-present
Christian Child Help Foundation see Spaulding for Children
ChristianWorks for Children
(also known as Christian Services of the Southwest)
1967-present
Depelchin Children's Center
(also known as Institute for Child and Family Services, has Florence Crittendon Maternity Home records)
1896-present
The Gladney Center
(also known as Edna Gladney Home and Texas Children's Home and Aid Society)
1887-present
High Plains Children's Home and Family Services, Inc
(also known as Christian Haven)
1967-present
Homes of Saint Mark see Presbyterian Children's Home
Hope Cottage 1918-present
Jewish Family Service 1967-present
LDS Family Services - Carrollton 1975-present
LDS Family Services - Houston 1975-present
Lee and Beulah Moor Children's Home 1959-present
Lutheran Community Services of El Paso and Lutheran Social Services of Texas See Upbring
Methodist Children's Home
(maintains registry/records for Methodist Home Services; sibling registry is with the Central Adoption Registry)
1890-1998
Methodist Mission Home
see Providence Place
New Life Adoptions
(dba New Life Pregnancy Center, originally under the auspices of NW Memorial Baptist Church of Houston; aka New Life Children's Services)
(1983-present)
Presbyterian Children's Home and Services
(Also houses records for Homes of St. Mark 1952 forward)
2010 to present
Providence Place
formerly Methodist Mission Home (aka Methodist Family and Rehabilitation Services; Southwest Maternity Center; Texas Mission Home and Training School
1945-present
Smithlawn Home 1968-present
South Texas Children's Home 1952-present
Spaulding for Children
(Christian Child Help Foundation)
1977-present (Spaulding)
1969-2000 (Christian Child Help Foundation)
Texas Baptist Children's Home 1975-present
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
(also known as Child Protective Services, Child Welfare, Social Services)
1920s-present
Upbring
(formerly Lutheran Social Services of Texas; Maintains registry/records for Lutheran Community services of El Paso)
1940-present
Last updated September 8, 2020