West Coast Branch Office
Adoption services for families in CA, OR and WA are available from Holt’s West Coast Branch, even if you are using another placing agency.
We can help you adopt via international or U.S. adoption. If you are already working with another agency, we can complete your homestudy and provide post-placement services.
Join us for an upcoming adoption information meeting!
These remote meetings are open to families anywhere in the U.S.
We Can Help.
We offer caring support from experienced social workers who will assist you with your international or U.S. adoption.
Holt knows how important it is for prospective adoptive families to feel supported throughout the process. Our knowledgeable social workers are here to answer questions and offer guidance throughout your adoption.
We can facilitate homestudies for families who are adopting internationally or in the U.S., even if you are with another placing agency.
International Adoption Services
If you are adopting internationally through Holt, we will conduct your homestudy and serve as a resource throughout the process. You can also look to us for post-adoption support and referrals.
U.S. Adoption Services
We can offer support and referrals for families adopting in the United States.
Submit form here to inquire about these adoption services
Families living in CA, OR and WA may use this form to contact our branch office staff providing homestudy services and adoption support services in these states.
Adoption Information Meetings
Want to learn more about international or domestic adoption? Attend a free adoption information meeting to learn about the adoption process from an experienced Holt social worker. We will cover eligibility requirements, the homestudy, common child profiles and Holt’s mission of finding a loving and secure home for every child. Our hope is to help you navigate through this process and answer whatever questions you may have. To register through Eventbrite, please click the link below.
Have You Already Adopted?
We Can Help.
Holt offers a range of services to adoptive parents and adoptees through its post-adoption services team in Holt’s Eugene, OR headquarters as well as through staff in our branch office. Any family or adoptee can utilize Holt’s services even if you adopted from another agency.
- Birth Search & Reunion Support
- Citizenship & Documentation help
- Adoptee Connections and Advice
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.
Post Adoption Coaching & Education
Adoption can result in emotional challenges and questions. We’re here to help.
Meet Our Staff
Branch Assistant | CA
Jo Ann Cleghorn
Branch Assistant | OR & WA
Luisa Barnes, MSW
Social Worker | Eugene, Salem, Central & Southern Oregon
May Chan Nelson, MSW
Social Worker | Portland, Salem, Northern OR Coast & Southwest WA
Tara Nolan, LCSW
Social Worker | Portland, Salem, Eastern OR & Southwest WA
Gary Sampson, MSW, LICSW
Social Worker | WA
Lindsay Lanham, MSW
Social Worker | Eastern WA
Emily Otis, MSW
Social Worker | Greater Los Angeles Area
Carolyn Cain, MSW
Social Worker | Central CA
Social Worker | Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino & San Diego counties
Social Worker | Bay Area
Sungeun Park, MSW
Social Worker | Southern CA, Korean-Speaking Families
Social Worker | Greater Sacramento Area & Northern CA
Holt West Coast Branch Office
28310 Roadside Drive, Suite 200
Agoura Hills, CA 91301