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Thank you for your inquiry. We do not have the application online so you did not miss it. Our Adoption Registry is for adoptions processed by the State of New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency or our predecessor agencies, Spaulding and Children of the World. Do you know the name of the adoption agency that processed your adoption?
Adoption Registry Unit
State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families
Division of Child Protection and Permanency
Office of Adoption Operations
(609) 888-7481 Office
(609) 984-5449 Fax
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I had picked up a very heavy phone, and for the the first time, someone was on the other end.