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Adoption Agency / Organization

  Name Address Telephone Email
Adoption Agecny Holt Children
Services, Inc. (Holt) 
382-14, Hapjeong-dong,
Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea 
Eastern Social Welfare
Society (ESWS)
493 Changcheon-dong,
Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul, Korea 
Social Welfare Society 718-35, Yeoksam-dong,
Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
Adoption Organization Koroot KoRoot (110-030) 125-10, Jahamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul  02-3210-2451~1
Nest Korea #308 Olympia building, 196
Jamsilbon-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea
Adoption program Terminated(Post Adoption Services only) Korea Social Service, Inc. (KSS) (01365)42-49, Samyang-ro 162 ga-gil,
Dobong-gu, Seoul, Korea 
Seoul Adventist Hospital
Orphanage (Sahmyook
Medical Center) 
29-1, Hwigyeong 2(i)-dong,
Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea 
Busan Missing Children's
Home (Namkwang
Social Service Inc.) 
san-151, Nopo-dong,
Geumjeong-gu, Busan, Korea 

Adoptee / Adoptive Family

  Name Location website
Adoptee International Korean Adoptee
Associations Network (IKAA) 
BAK Belgium
Korean Canadian Adoptee Association  Canada
Korea Klubben  Denmark 
Racines Coreennes   France  
KOR.I.A Italy
Adoptee Solidarity Korea (ASK)  Korea 
Global Overseas Adoptees' Link (G.O.A'L)  Korea 
Truth and Reconciliation
for the Adoption Community of Korea (TRACK)
Arierang  Netherlands
Adopted Koreans' Association
(AKF Sweden) 
Dongari  Switzerland 
Adoptee Rights Campaign USA
Adult Korean Adoptees of Portland (AKAP) USA
AK Connection  USA 
Also Known As, Inc USA
Association of Korean ADoptees
San Francisco (AKASF) 
Association of Korean Adoptees
Southern California (AKASoCal)
Asia Adopted People Service Group USA
Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington (AAAW)  USA
Boston Korean Adoptees (BKA)  USA 
Camp Moo Gung Wha USA
Connect-A-Kid USA
Korean Adoptees of Hawaii (KAHI)  USA 
Me & Korea Inc. USA
Family Organizations
Mission to Promote Adoption in Korea(MPAK) Korea
Mission to Promote Adoption of Kids USA
Korean American Adoptee Adoptive
Family Network (KAAN) 
Korean Identity Development Society (KIDS)  USA 

Organizations supporting post adoption services for Overseas Korean Adoptees in Korea

1. G.O.A.'L (Global Overseas Adoptee's Link)

G.O.A.'L was established in March, 1998 in Seoul by European and U.S Korean adoptees in collaboration as a non-profit, nongovernmental organization.
G.O.A.'L plays an important role to assist returning adoptees as the number of return is increasing and claim their right to know about their birth.
G.O.A.'L's focus is to inform Korean society and government about the existence of overseas adopted Koreans by being positive link between adoptees and Korean society.
One of main works is to provide postreunion service with appropriate translation and interpretation services. G.O.A.'L also supports adoptees who are looking for birthfamilies with Birth Family Search Directory and utilize media (YTN and KBS) and magazine (Guide Post). It is important for G.O.A.'L to raise awareness regarding issues of Korean adoption and break down the walls of prejudice and misunderstanding and make adoptee's voice heard through seminars and publishing related adoption information.

2. KoRoot

KoRoot provides lodging, educational and cultural projects for returnee adoptees and promote awareness in Korean society. Contribution of volunteers as well as members of KoRoot made it possible to help adoptees see proper view and insight into the birthplace and provide best arrangement possible during their stay in Korea.

3. Nest Foundation (Doongji=Nest)

Doongji=Nest is an non-profit organization, established to support overseas Korean adoptees who visit their mother country. Doongji=Next means a nest in Korean and this explains the purpose of the organization. Doongji provides warm nesst with love to those who visit Korea. They provide free pick-up from the airport, help to find a nice home stay, support in birth family search, and introduce Korean culture.