Orphans & Adoption Information

Possible Information regarding orphanages in and around Newark can be found at:

Adoption and Search
New Jersey Boystown
499 Bellgrove Drive
Kearny, N.J. 07032

Youth Consultation Services:

You can contact Kim Garfinkel at YCS at 973-395-080 ext. 417 (records for Newark Orphan Asylum, Newark Home for Foster Care, Home for the Friendless and Protestant Foster Home).

Jane Nast runs Adoption Support Group at the Presbyterian Church Parish House in Morristown and can be reached at 973-267-8698.

ORPHANS' HOME WEBSITE - Transcriptions of orphan, adoptee, and foster children listings in orphanages, homes, and poorhouses from U.S. and Canadian censuses.

Hebrew National Orphan Home Alumni including Jewish Orphanages in the United States