SM_-_park_benchHolt’s Post Adoption Services department provides a wide variety of services for families of adoptees from China. 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 from Holt’s history in China, citizenship information, and conducting birth family searches.

Background & Historical Information Read More

This includes the history of Holt in China, descriptions of Chinese documentation and recordkeeping. Please click here.

File Copies Read More

Holt may be able provide you with a copy of your child’s documents from your U.S. file at Holt’s headquarter office. This is usually the same information provided to you during the adoption process.  Documents can be lost over time, and Holt endeavors to help you replace these valuable pieces of history.  Please click here.

Birth Family Read More

For most adoptees born in China, a search for birth family may not be possible. To read about the current search situation in China please click here.

Citizenship  Read More


Proving U.S. Citizenship is becoming an issue for many adoptees, and Holt would like to help you solve any issues you may be encountering, including issues with Social Security or US Passports. We may be able to determine your status, provide document copies, and help replace lost certificates. Please click here.

Travel Read More

If you are considering a visit to China, and would like to investigate your past while you are there, please contact Holt. Please click here.

Counseling & Referral Services Read More

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 find them. We want to help. Please click here.

Foster Family & Orphanage Contact  Read More

Holt knows the importance of maintaining a connection between adoptees and their foster families, whenever possible. Please click here to read more about sending correspondence to your foster family or orphanage in China.

                                                                  Jadyn Cummins, 4 yrs old from Fengcheng City, Jiangxi China Cindy Cummins: