Genesee County Adoption Unit 900 S. Saginaw Street, 1st floor Flint, MI 48502


Phone: 810.424.4470 Fax: 810.237.6128

Office Hours

Monday – Friday* 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. *Except court closed days.

The Adoption Unit processes several different types of adoptions including state wards in foster care, direct placement adoption, adult, stepparent and relative adoptions. Petitions on post-adoption matters, including delayed registration of foreign birth and confidential intermediary services are also filed at this office. Adoption Unit staff are generally available on a “no appointment” basis for general information about the adoption process. Walk-in or telephone inquiries are accepted. Staff are able to provide information about the adoption process and the required forms. Please contact the Adoption Department directly for information regarding Safe Delivery of a Newborn.
In an effort to avoid any inconvenience, please check with the Adoptions Department at (810)424-4470 prior to attending your fingerprint appointment to ensure that you have the most up to date version of the fingerprint forms.

Checklist packets for adoption processing

Method of Payment Information

The court accepts cash, money orders, checks and credit card payments. Credit card payments can be made in person or online using Visa, MasterCard or Discover. An Enhanced Access Fee will be added to your payment, in person or online. (Please see the attached link as the total fee varies depending on the amount of payment: a minimum fee of $2.50 applies to all payments.)