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Adopt from Haiti

Since 2004, Holt has helped unite over 80 children from Haiti with permanent, loving families in the U.S.

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Many children in Haiti are waiting for a permanent, loving family.

In Haiti, children waiting for families are typically older than age 5 and have special medical or developmental needs. Holt’s Haiti teams both in country and in the U.S. are highly experienced in the field of adoption and will support you throughout your process — including as you travel to Haiti to complete your adoption. As an organization, Holt has also participated in advocacy efforts to influence best practice in the service of children and families from this region. We will go above and beyond to provide all the support and resources you need, and ensure you feel informed and prepared every step of the way.

Children in Haiti Who Need Families

  • Most children are 5-13 years old at the time of placement and living in institutions.
  • Most have medical and developmental special needs.
  • Children may be HIV positive or have suffered from trauma, abuse or neglect.
  • Sibling groups are in need of families, especially when at least one sibling is older than 6.
  • More boys than girls are waiting for families.

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Meet the children waiting for a family

To preserve children’s confidentiality, you will be asked to log in or sign up before you access the waiting child photolisting.

Eligibility Requirements & Fees

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Need help funding your adoption?

Families adopting through Holt receive free, professional guidance and support from a one-on-one finance coach throughout their adoption process. Even if you’re just considering adoption, email us to set up your first consultation today!

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Haiti Adoption FAQs

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Help Protect International Adoption for Children

Your gift today will help a child be adopted, care for them while they wait, and even ensure that they receive critical post-adoption help for life!

Start Your Journey in Adoption

Whether you are considering adoption or are ready to apply to adopt, we have many free ways for you to explore our programs or get started.

Request Free Adoption Information

Click below to complete our inquiry form or email us at [email protected] to connect with one of our adoption specialists.

Adoption Info Meetings

Check out our free, virtual adoption information meetings open to families in all 50 states!

Apply Online

Ready to start your adoption journey? The first step is to create a Holt portal account, then submit an application. Click below to log in or create a new portal account. If you’re already in touch with Holt or have worked with Holt previously and do not have a portal login, email [email protected] to access your account!

Hear What Families Have to Say About Adopting Through Holt

Inquire About Haiti Adoption

Holt is ready to answer your questions! It only takes a few minutes to submit your inquiry. Our adoption specialists will be in touch with you within one business day.

Holt International is a Hague-accredited agency with adoption programs in these locations: