Holt’s Post Adoption Services department provides a wide variety of services for adoptive families. If you aren’t sure where to start, just select one of the topics below to begin your journey. Here, you can find information ranging from Holt’s history in Vietnam, to citizenship information and how to begin a birth family search.
Background & Historical Information Read More
This includes the history of Holt’s work in Vietnam. 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. This is usually the same information provided to you during the adoption process. Documents can be lost over time, and Holt is happy to help you replace these valuable pieces of history. Please click here
Birth Family Search Read More
For some adoptees, a search for birth family may be possible. If your adult child has decided to search, there are ways you can support them during the process. 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 or your child may be encountering, including issues with Social Security or US Passports. We may be able to determine their citizenship status, provide document copies, and help replace lost certificates. Please click here.
Travel Read More
If you are considering a visit to Vietnam, and would like to investigate your child’s past while you are there, please contact Holt. We can assist with visits to the Holt Vietnam offices, file reviews (if allowed), visits to orphanages or care facilities, and determine if a meeting with your child’s foster family can occur. Please click here
Counseling & Referral Services Read More
Everyone sometimes feels the need for an empathic listener and expert advice. One of our Social Workers can assist you in determining what resources you may need and how to go about obtaining them. We want to help. Please click here
Correspondence Read More
Holt knows the importance of maintaining a connection between adoptees, adoptive families, birth families, and foster families. Even if birth/foster families aren’t known, adoptees and adoptive parents can have a letter and photo placed into the child’s file should birth family or foster family ever contact Holt. Please click here