Assisting Adult Adoptees in Exploring their Heritage and History
As an adoptee comes of age, many want to find out about their birth family heritage, history, and circumstances surrounding their adoption. Our staff provides counseling to adoptees and information on how to begin their search, what to expect, and travel assistance if applicable. To find out more about services for adult adoptees, contact Pauline Park at 516- 747-2206. Click here for a guide to search and reunions.
To apply for post-adoption services, download and complete the appropriate forms below:
My name is Ellie Logan, and I am a student at Wake Forest. I am currently completing my honors thesis in Anthropology, and I am focusing on family narratives and kinship surrounding Chinese transnational adoption. My sister is a Chinese adoptee. In growing up, her...
In the fall of 2018 I participated in the Home to Home program in South Korea. Truth be told, I almost turned down the opportunity to go – there was a lot going on for me this year, work has been busy, etc. I can not express in words how happy I am that I decided to go.
I came into the Korean Language and Culture Program with what I thought was a completely realized Korean American adoptive identity. If I had to choose one takeaway from my trip, it would be that there is always more I can do to discover myself and to get even more in touch with that identity.