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Adult Adoptees

Holt provides lifelong support to all adoptees, whether they were adopted through Holt or another agency.

We are here to serve, connect and support all adoptees.

Every adoptee has a unique and complex life experience. Holt seeks to offer support to all adoptees, regardless of their placing agency.

Holt’s post adoption services department provides a wide variety of search services for adoptees. If you are interested in beginning a birth parent search, begin here.

Citizenship & Documentation

Need help or advice on obtaining records or learning about citizenship? Contact us.

Support & Education

Adoption can result in emotional challenges and questions. We’re here to help. Contact us at [email protected].

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View the Holt Adoptee Yearbooks!

Each year, we invite graduates to submit a photo and bio to be included in the Holt Adoptee Yearbook! Submissions for this year’s digital yearbook are now closed, but you can view past yearbooks below.

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Circle Back Adoptee Mentorship

Become a Circle Back mentor and help fellow adoptees. Join our community and work virtually with youth adoptees through guided group social events and one-on-one interaction.

Inquire at [email protected] for more details.

Adoptee Birth Country Travel

Our team can help arrange visits to important adoption landmarks like orphanages or adoption offices.

Resources for Adult Adoptees

We’ve gathered these links to content, cultural artifacts and support to help adult adoptees get the resources they need. Want to add to this list? Contact us at [email protected].

Stories About and for Adult Adoptees

Caley and the “Grey” Space of Racial Identity

A Vietnamese adoptee shares what it’s like to be a transracial adoptee growing up in Oregon, existing in the “grey” space and attitudes towards racial stereotypes through an adoptee lens.

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