• Call For Research Participants

    We receive several requests from academics asking Holt to help recruit participants for studies on international adoption. Once we determine if the study is relevant to our work, will contribute substantially to our field, and has passed IRB approval, we… Read More

  • Happy Journey 2018 Adoptee Tour

    Holt Korea just opened registration for their Happy Journey 2018 tour! This tour is for adult Korean Adoptees and their spouse or partner. All program expenses, including room and board, are covered for the Adoptee and their partner… Read More

  • The Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Had To Do

    By Megan Herriott | Staff Writer Fifteen years after placing her son for adoption, Gina Ledsma got in contact with Holt earlier this year. When we asked her if she was open to sharing her story, her response was… Read More

  • Is Your Family Ready for a Homeland Journey?

    It’s travel season — the time when many adoptive families begin to plan trips back to their child’s birth country. Whether traveling independently or with a tour group, it’s important that you and your child are prepared. The… Read More

  • Meet the 2018 Adoptee Scholarship Judges!

    We are so excited to announce this year’s Holt Adoptee Scholarship judges: Angela Tucker, DANakaDAN and Natalie Kim! They will review the essays, videos, songs, dances and all other creative submissions sent in by Adoptees in response to… Read More

  • To Search or Not to Search – It’s Not My Choice

    Growing up, I was (and still am) the kid who had to shake all of the presents under the tree. I just couldn’t wait for Christmas day. I was too excited to wait a week or two, and… Read More

  • Introducing Holt’s New Director of Clinical Services

    Celeste Snodgrass, LCSW-PIP Celeste has worked with children and families for over 20 years. She received her master’s degree in social work from the University of Nebraska Omaha, completed Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI) training with Karyn Purvis and… Read More

  • Camp Season is Here!

    (click here!) Hey Holt Campers! We are gearing up for another great camp season and we are so excited to see new and returning faces! Holt Adoptee Camp is such a special place for adoptees — not only… Read More