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Nationwide Services & Branch Offices in the United States

Holt Offers a Range of Adoption and Post Adoption Services Across the U.S.

Holt International helps unite children and families through international adoption across the United States. In every state, our post adoption services team provides support and resources for adoptees, birth parents, adoptive families and any other person whose life has been touched by adoption. We also offer homestudy services in all states, either through Holt or one of our cooperating agencies. If you live in one of the 14 states served by our branch offices, we offer additional services.

Holt Has Branch Offices Serving Families in 14 States

Visit your state’s branch office page to learn about services available to you, including free adoption meetings.

Alaska / Oregon / Washington

Homestudy services, interstate adoption support, information meetings, post adoption services

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California

Homestudy services, interstate adoption support, information meetings, post adoption services

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Central States

Homestudy services, interstate adoption support, information meetings, post adoption services in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota

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Illinois & Wisconsin

Unplanned pregnancy support, U.S. infant adoption, homestudy services, interstate adoption support, information meetings, post adoption services, adoption competent therapy (Illinois), stepparent adoption (Wisconsin)

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New Jersey / New York / Pennsylvania

Homestudy services, interstate adoption support, information meetings, post adoption services

We do international adoption in all 50 states!

If you don’t live near a Holt branch office, we partner with a reputable homestudy agency for that portion of your adoption.

In some states, we can also provide homestudy services for families adopting through another agency

If you already have a homestudy, contact us to see if we can work with your homestudy agency.

Homestudy services are available whether working with Holt or another adoption agency

Before you can be approved to adopt, a social worker in your state needs to assess your family and prepare a written report about you. After your child is adopted, the last steps in the process will be a series of reports detailing how your child is adjusting to your family, also completed by a local social worker. Whether you are adoption through Holt or another agency, we can provide services to your family.

Our U.S. Adoption Programs

U.S. Infant Adoption

Our U.S. infant program coordinates open adoptions and matches families living in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin or Missouri with expectant parents wishing to make an adoption plan for their child.

Interstate Adoption Support

Holt serves hopeful adoptive families living in the 14 states served by our 5 branch offices. We can provide homestudies, adoption support and referrals for families wishing to adopt an infant born in the U.S.

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Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy?

If you are an expectant parent living in Illinois or Wisconsin, Holt provides counseling to help you make an informed decision about your child’s future.

What Makes Holt Different?

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Our branch social workers take a caring and individualized approach with each family we serve. We want to support you and your family throughout your adoption journey.

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One of our top priorities is providing support and resources with the utmost sensitivity to expectant parent(s) facing unplanned pregnancy. We strive to ensure that each expectant mother is well cared for physically and emotionally as she considers her options.

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Our support doesn’t end once your adoption has been finalized. We offer post adoption services for adoptive families and adoptees living across the U.S. In Illinois, we provide adoption-competent therapy as an ongoing resource for adoptive parents and adoptees, as well as parent education workshops that help with the unique struggles of adoptive parenting.

Lifelong Adoption Support

Holt is committed to providing lifelong support to adoptees, adoptive parents, birth parents and any other person whose life has been touched by adoption.

We invite you to reach out to us for help with anything from birth family search to short-term counseling to finding ways to connect with others who have similar lived experiences.

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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.

Learn About Adoption Grants

There are many resources available to help you finance your adoption.

Adoption Info Meetings

Check out our free adoption information meetings through our branch offices.

Apply Online

If you’re ready to start your adoption process, applying online is secure and easy.

Holt International has adoption programs in these locations: