Holt International Children's Services


One of the oldest American adoption agency, established mid-1950s by Harry and Bertha Holt for adoptions from Korea.

Today, Holt International is is the largest adoption agency, having imported 40,000 children into the United States.

Harry & Bertha Holt's adoption business was founded Oct-12-1956 as ORPHAN'S FOUNDATION FUND, INC. which changed  it's name on Jan-5-65 to Holt Adoption Program, Inc

Holt International Children Services was founded Apr-30-1971 as HOLT INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FUND, INC. It's name was changed Mar-4-1975.

Organization type: Adoption Agency
Denomination: Christian
Founded: 1971-04-30
Related persons
People working for or related to this organization
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Susan Soon-Keum CoxVice President
Will C DantzlerChairman2008-11-04
Susan Soon-Keum CoxBoard member1976-01-01
Angie Wharfield FordDirectorBulgaria
Susan Soon-Keum CoxEmployed by1983-01-01
Pat McConnellDirectorEthiopia
Kevin SweeneyCFO1979-01-01
Fikru Geleso HeramoRepresentativeEthiopia2007-05-01
Robin MauneyDirector2000-01-01
Mike NoahDirectorGuatemala
Rose McBrideDirector
Dean E. HaleDirectorIndia
Carole StilesVice President
Todd KwapiszEmployed by
Angie Wharfield FordDirectorRepublic of Korea (South Korea)
Minnie DacanayEmployed by
Paul KimDirectorRepublic of Korea (South Korea)
Kevin SweeneyRegistrant of
Gary GamerCOO2008-11-04
Phil LittletonPresident2012-04-28
David KimBoard member
Susan Soon-Keum CoxWas adopted through
Phil LittletonCEO2012-04-28
Will C DantzlerBoard member
Lisa VertulfoVice President
Wilma CheneyBoard member1967-12-31
Dan LauerVice President
Bud FitzgeraldBoard member2008-01-01
Bruce DahlDirectorAfrica
Kim HansonBoard member2006-01-01
Yue Jian ChenDirectorChina
John E AdamsExecutive Director1966-12-311980-12-31
Gary GamerVice President2004-12-31
Gary GamerCEO2005-01-012008-11-04
Gary GamerPresident2005-01-012008-11-04
Kim BrownBoard member2008-11-04
Kim BrownChairman2006-01-012008-11-04
Kim BrownPresident2008-11-042011-10-24
Kim BrownCEO2008-11-042011-10-24
Phil LittletonVice President2012-04-28
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Organizations this is organization is related to
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesChildren’s Aid Society in Clearfield County
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Holt International Children's ServicesParticipates inJoint trip Nepal - 2008
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Holt International Children's ServicesSponsor ofJoint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS)
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesHolston United Methodist Home for Children
Holt International Children's ServicesSponsor ofEvan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesFamilies First
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesHope Adoption & Family Services International, Inc.
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesPinebrook Services for Children and Youth
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesUpper Bay Adoption & Counseling Services
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesMary Kendall Adoption Program
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesCatholic Community Services of Western Washington
Holt International Children's ServicesSponsor ofMark D. Argrast trip to The Hague
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesVermont Children's Aid Society
Holt International Children's ServicesSponsor ofAdoption Ethics and Accountability Conference (October 15-16, 2007)
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesCatholic Family Center (Catholic Charities, Diocese of Rochester)
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesMiriam's Promise
Holt International Children's ServicesMember ofEvangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesResources for Life
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesLutheran Social Services of Montana
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Holt International Children's ServicesMember ofJoint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS)
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesLutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan, Inc.
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesChild and Home Study Associates
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Holt International Children's ServicesProvided grant toChina Center of Adoption Affairs (CCAA)2007-05-27
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Holt International Children's ServicesProvided grant toHolt Romania
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Holt International Children's ServicesParticipates inJoint Trip to Nepal - 2007
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesChildren's Home Society of Florida
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesCatholic Family & Child Services - Tri-cities, WA
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Holt International Children's ServicesProvided grant toChina Center of Adoption Affairs (CCAA)2004-04-01
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Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesCatholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc.
Holt International Children's ServicesFacilitatesCatholic Charities Diocese of Winona
Holt International Children's ServicesSponsor ofHolt Korea - Holt Children's Services Inc1986-01-011986-12-31
Related organisations (from)
Organizations that are related to this organization
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Holt Fontana VillagePart ofHolt International Children's ServicesHaiti
Holt International - Kansas and Missouri branchLocal office ofHolt International Children's Services
Villa Hope International AdoptionCooperates withHolt International Children's Services
China Center of Adoption Affairs (CCAA)AccreditedHolt International Children's Services
Bethany for Children and FamiliesCooperates withHolt International Children's Services
Holt Sahathai FoundationFacilitatesHolt International Children's ServicesThailand
Holt International - New Jersey branchLocal office ofHolt International Children's Services
Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA)AccreditedHolt International Children's Services
Bridge of Love Adoption Service (China)Cooperates withHolt International Children's Services
European CommissionProvided grant toHolt International Children's Services
Maestral InternationalSubcontractor ofHolt International Children's Services
Holt International - Midwest BranchLocal office ofHolt International Children's Services
Department of International Adoptions, VietnamAccreditedHolt International Children's Services
ChildNet (Romania)Sponsor ofHolt International Children's Services
Pearl S. Buck International (Welcome House)Cooperates withHolt International Children's Services
Kaisahang Buhay Foundation, Inc.FacilitatesHolt International Children's ServicesPhilippines
Holt International - Arkansas branchLocal office ofHolt International Children's Services
Open Arms Adoption MinistryCooperates withHolt International Children's Services
Inter-Country Adoption Board (ICAB) PhilippinesAccreditedHolt International Children's Services
Holt Adoption Program, IncCooperates withHolt International Children's Services
Holt RomaniaPart ofHolt International Children's ServicesRomania
terrymeeuwsen.comListsHolt International Children's Services
Holt international - California branchLocal office ofHolt International Children's Services
VestaFacilitatesHolt International Children's Services
Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA)AccreditedHolt International Children's Services
Holt Korea - Holt Children's Services IncFacilitatesHolt International Children's Services
National Christian Charitable FoundationProvided grant toHolt International Children's Services2007-01-012007-12-31
Amy R. and Philip S Goldman FoundationSponsor ofHolt International Children's Services2007-10-012008-09-30
GHR FoundationSponsor ofHolt International Children's Services2007-10-012008-09-30
GHR FoundationSponsor ofHolt International Children's Services2008-10-012009-09-30
GHR FoundationSponsor ofHolt International Children's Services2009-10-012010-09-30
GHR FoundationSponsor ofHolt International Children's Services2010-10-012011-09-30
U.S. State DepartmentAccreditedHolt International Children's Services2008-04-012013-03-31
Related countries, states or provinces
Countries, states or provinces this organization is related to
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Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inPhilippines
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inThailand
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inUganda2009-01-01
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inUkraine
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inRepublic of Korea (South Korea)1956-00-00
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inBulgaria
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inChina
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inEthiopia
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inHaiti
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inIndia
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inGuatemala2008-01-01
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inVietnam2008-09-01
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inHa Noi2008-09-01
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inBinh Duong2008-09-01
Holt International Children's ServicesOperates inDa Nang2008-09-01
Documents
News paper articles, official documents and reports filed about this organization
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'A Work In Progress' The Experiences of the First Generation of Korean Adoptees
Cooperating offices (download August 15, 2009)
Kaisahang Buhay Foundation - History
About Kaisahang Buhay Foundation
Bangladesh - war babies (1971)
CHILDREN: New Faces1957-12-22
Holt International Children's Services - corporate documents1971-04-30
Protestant and Catholic oganizations now arranging adoptions1973-08-25
Holt Flight to Freedom - Operation Babylift1975-01-01
Statement on the Immorality of Bringing South Vietnamese Orphans to the United States1975-04-04
Long night of waiting1975-04-07
THE FINAL TRAGEDY IN A GIRL'S TRAGIC LIFE 1986-01-13
Foreign adoption: a growing option 1986-08-03
Babies for Sale1988-01-01
CROSSING BORDERS FOR A CHILD DESPITE THE RIGORS, FOREIGN ADOPTIONS RISING 1988-06-05
HOLT PIONEER DEAD AT 69 1993-04-07
COUPLE GETS THEIR BABY AFTER 'VERY LONG LABOR' 1994-03-06
ROMANIAN BABY TRAFFIC BORN OF POVERTY1994-09-05
Bucharest Journal; Little Care and Less Love: Romania's Sad Orphans1994-10-27
SUSAN SOON-KEUM COX JOURNEY TO MYSELF 1995-11-12
Agencies offer help with adoption [China]1996-02-25
INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION AGENCY CO-FOUNDER GOING STRONG AT AGE 95 1999-02-18
A Follow Up Study of Romanian Families who Adopted Children1999-10-01
Adoption and the Rights of the Child in Guatemala by ILPEC Guatemala for UNICEF2000-01-01
More U.S. adoptions of Russians fail2000-08-13
ADOPTION ODYSSEY: Couples find their travels to foreign lands can prove bumpy but worthwhile 2002-12-29
Holt IRS-990 2002, 2003, 20042004-12-31
Children changing lives 2006-10-15
Guatemala system is scrutinized as Americans rush in to adopt2006-11-04
USAID AND CHILD WELFARE REFORM2007-01-01
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE INTER COUNTRY ADOPTION LAWS, POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN LIBERIA2007-07-01
Holt IRS-990 2005, 2006, 2007, 20082007-12-31
US alleges baby-selling in Vietnam2008-04-24
'Mother of all Korean orphans' admits not every adoption perfect 2008-05-08
Overseas Officials To See International Adoption’s Success2008-05-15
Report: Guatemalan Institutionalised Children2008-06-01
Lifelink CEO Accompanies Adoption Delegation to Vietnam2008-06-23
Vesta working on Bulgarian adoption laws2008-10-31
Holt International Children’s Services names new CEO2008-11-04
U.S. AGENCIES WITH ADOPTION PROGRAMS IN INDIA & THE SUBCONTINENT2009-03-09
Adoption agency wins services of musical star Alex2009-04-24
2009 Board of Directors, Holt International2009-05-09
Catholic Social Services (Diocese of Fall River) - International program2009-11-15
Haitian boy, 4, arrives at new home in Eugene2010-01-05
Kim Brown Joins Board of Directors of Both Ends Burning Campaign2010-09-23
To Make A Child Visible2011-04-01
A Crackdown on International Adoptions2012-02-07
Alert: Haiti authorizes U.S. adoption service providers2013-04-24
Tough adoption standards are essential to protect children: Guest opinion2013-09-14
Abuse cases
Abuse cases of children while in placement and the role this organization played in their placement
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Danielle Christine Neal and unnamed Neal childPlacement agency
Ethan, Seth, Mira, Eleanor SueppelPlacement agency
Girl adopted by Ted and Merrily RipleyPlacement agency
Wendy Kay OttPlacement agency
Child trafficking cases
Child trafficking cases and the role this organization played.
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Korea - misc child trafficking casesAdoption agency

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