NORFIL Adoption

Domestic Adoption

Domestic adoption is a socio-legal process of providing a permanent family to a child whose parents have voluntarily or involuntarily given up their parental obligations (RA 8552).

NORFIL is one of the two licensed and accredited adoption agencies in the Philippines.

A studio photoshoot of an adoptive family
Foreign parents playing with their Philippine-born son

Liaison Service for Inter-Country Adoption

NORFIL serves as the Liaison Agency for the processing of adoption application of prospective adoptive parents from Adopsjonsforum, Norway.

Our Services

little girl carried by her adoptive mother
  • Assist prospective adoptive parents in the processing of their application for adoption;
  • Provide support services to ensure satisfactory adjustment and integration of the child with the adoptive family;
  • Assist the adoptive family in the completion of adoption in court and ensure that every adoption is legalized and finalized;
  • Post-adoption services both to the adoptive child and adoptive parents such as counselling, referral and linkages to other professionals and adoption support group, among others.
An adoptive father and mother and their three girls

Aim of NORFIL Adoption Program

Right to a Family

To provide a permanent loving family to a child through legal adoption


To develop more adoptive families who are willing to provide a permanent home to a child


To promote public awareness on the importance of legal adoption including lobbying for policies on issues affecting adoptive children and families

Be an instrument of change in a child’s life. Be an Adoptive Parent.

There are many children who are waiting for a permanent family who will provide them with a loving and secured future.

YOU can make a difference in a child’s life through LEGAL ADOPTION!

Empowering Adoptive Parent/s

As a support group, NAP undertakes the following:

  • Organize forum, seminars, workshops focused on Parenting, Adoption Telling, and Legal Process of Adoption, among others
  • Strengthen advocacy campaign and public awareness for a better understanding of legal adoption
  • Assist in the recruitment of potential adoptive families
NORFIL adoptive parents during the annual summer get together

NORFIL Adoptive Parents

NORFIL Adoptive Parents (NAP) is organized to ensure that the adoptive parents receive support through sharing and learning from the experiences and testimonies of each adoption journey.

prospective adoptive parents attending the pre-adoption forum where a social worker orients them on the process

Where We Serve


16 Mother Ignacia Avenue corner Roces Avenue, Quezon City
372 3577-79 / 0919 534 0296

Airbase Road, Sangi, Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu
Tel. No. (032) 340 5722 / Fax: (032) 340 1170

Key Persons:
Marivir Tungol, Program Manager
Ma. Christina Llanto, Social Worker

adoptive parents hosting the Adoption Telling Forum
Help us in caring for our precious, wonderful children

Support NORFIL through monetary contributions to help in its advocacy towards legal adoption.


Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, we conduct a Pre-Adoption Forum in our main office in Quezon City. Please message/call us to confirm your attendance with your full name and contact details. We also welcome any concern or inquiry you may have.