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Adoption Agency / Organization

Adoption Agency / Organization

  Name Address Telephone Email
Adoption
Agency
Holt Children
Services, Inc. (Holt)
382-14, Hapjeong-dong,
Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea
02-6938-5550~7
Fax 02-6938-5559
holtkorea@hotmail.com
Eastern Social Welfare
Society (ESWS)
493 Changcheon-dong,
Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul, Korea
02-3142-5821
Fax 333-1588
postadoption@eastern.or.kr
Social Welfare
Society (SWS)
718-35, Yeoksam-dong,
Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
02-567-8891
Fax 567-2341
swspas@sws.or.kr
Adoption
Organi-
zation
Koroot 53-56 Cheongwoon-dong,
Jongro-gu, Seoul, Korea
02-3210-2451
Fax 3210-2453
master@koroot.org
International Korean
Adoptee Service(InKas)
#703, Bok-Chang building, 80,
Sogongdong, Jungku, Seoul, Korea
02-3148-0258
Fax 3148-0259
inkas21@yahoo.co.kr
Nest Korea #308 Olympia building, 196
Jamsilbon-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea
02-535-3217
Fax 2043-6378
nestkorea@hotmail.com
Adoption
program
Terminated
(Post
adoption
services
only)
Korea Social
Service, Inc. (KSS)
533-3, Ssangmun-dong,
Dobong-gu, Seoul, Korea
02-908-9191
Fax 908-3344
kssinc@kssinc.org
Seoul Adventist Hospital
Orphanage (Sahmyook
Medical Center)
29-1, Hwigyeong 2(i)-dong,
Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea
02-2210-3634
Fax 2210-3332
 
Pearl S. Buck
Foundation Korea
4th Fl., Jungwook Building, 675
Simgokbon-dong, Sosa-gu,
Bucheon, Kyeonggido, Korea
032-207-7179
Fax 203-7179
psbfk@paran.com
Busan Missing Children's
Home (Namkwang Social
Service Inc.)
san-151, Nopo-dong,
Geumjeong-gu, Busan, Korea
051-508-1997  

Adoptee / Adoptive Family

  Name Location website
Adoptee
Organizations
International Korean Adoptee
Associations Network (IKAA)
International http://ikaa.org/ko
AK Connection Minnesota (US) http://www.akconnection.com
Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington (AAAW) Seattle(US) http://aaawashington.org/wpress
Association of Korean ADoptees
San Francisco (AKASF)
San Francisco(US) http://www.akasf.com
Association of Korean Adoptees
Southern California (AKASoCal)
Southern California(US) http://aka-socal.org
Boston Korean Adoptees (BKA) Boston (US) http://www.bkadoptee.org
Korean Adoptees of Hawaii (KAHI) Hawaii(US) http://www.kahawaii.org
Paper Lantern Chicago(US) http://www.paperlantern.org
Texas Asian Adult Adoptee Group Texas(US) http://www.karynatwork.com/taaag/default.htm
Adopted Koreans' Association
(AKF Sweden)
Sweden http://akf.nu
Triple ABC Canada http://www.aaabritishcolumbia.ca
Korean Canadian Children's Association Canada http://www.kccato.com
Arierang Netherlands http://www.arierang.nl/s2
Forum for Korean Adoptees
(FKA Norway)
Norway http://www.fkanorway.org/fkanorway
Dongari Switzerland http://www.dongari.ch/index.html
Kimchi Switzerland http://www.kimchi.ch
Korea Klubben Denmark http://www.koreaklubben.org
Mugunghwa Luxembourg http://mugunghwa-luxembourg.chillnow.com
Racines Coreennes France http://www.racinescoreennes.org
Global Overseas Adoptees' Link (G.O.A'L) Korea http://goal.or.kr
Truth and Reconciliation
for the Adoption Community of Korea (TRACK)
Korea http://justicespeaking.wordpress.com
Adoptee Solidarity Korea (ASK) Korea http://www.adopteesolidarity.org
Adoptive
Family Organizations
Korean American Adoptee Adoptive
Family Network (KAAN)
USA http://www.kaanet.com
Korean Identity Development Society (KIDS) USA http://emailkids.wordpress.com
Mission to Promote Adoption in Korea(MPAK) Korea http://www.mpak.org

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. International Korean Adoptee Service (InKAS)
InKAS was established in 1999 and mission and goal of InKAS is to support over 220,000 adoptees and adoptive families from 14 different countries worldwide in post adoption service. It's a global organization that serve adoptive community and link Korean society and overseas Korean adoptees.
3. 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.
4. 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.

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