Philippines

Holt’s Post Adoption Services department provides a wide variety of services for adoptees. If you aren’t sure where to start, just select one of the topics below to begin your journey. Here, you can find information about Holt’s history in the Philippines, citizenship, how to begin a search for birth family and more.

This includes the history of Holt's work in Philippines. Please click here.
Holt may be able provide you with a copy of your child materials from your U.S. file. This is usually the same information provided to your parents when you were adopted. Documents can be lost over time, and Holt endeavors to help you replace these valuable pieces of history. Please click here.
For some adoptees, a search for birth family may be possible. Holt can help you determine this by reviewing your file and discussing your case with our overseas partner agencies. We can also provide a list of resources for you to continue your search on your own. Please click here.
For some adoptees, a search for foster parents may be possible. Holt can help you determine this by reviewing your file and discussing your case with our overseas partner agencies. Please click here.
Proving U.S. citizenship is an important topic for adoptees, and Holt would like to help you solve any issues you may be encountering — including issues with social security or U.S. passports. We may be able to determine your citizenship status, provide document copies, and help replace lost certificates. Please click here.
If you are considering a visit to the Philippines and would like to investigate your past while you are there, please contact Holt. We can help plan visits to the KBF offices, orphanages or care facilities, and determine if a search for birth family is possible. Please click here.
Everyone needs an empathic listener and expert advice sometimes. One of our social workers can assist you in determining what resources you may need and how to go about access them. We want to help. Please click here.