Psychosocial Study Partners

A psychosocial study is required of all host families, contact one of Kidsave’s partner agencies listed by city and state below.

If you live in a community that you do not see here or if you are living in one of the below communities and are already working with an agency that is not listed, please email summermiracles@kidsave.org.

Adoption Agency Partners

If you are interested in learning about adopting from Colombia, please contact one or more of our Kidsave Hague-Accredited Agency Partners listed below.

Boston, MA

Wide Horizons for Children
Edna Cruz | Program Manager: Colombia and the Philippines
Phone: (909) 629-1015| ecruz@whfc.org | web

California

Northern California

Holt International
Kimberly Dowd-Uribe
Director of Adoption Services, Colombia
kimberlyd@holtinternational.org
510.333.9045 | web

Angie Wharfield
Regional Adoption Services Director
angiew@holtinternational.org
541.505.5529 | web 

Southern California

Holt International
Kimberly Dowd-Uribe
Director of Adoption Services, Colombia
kimberlyd@holtinternational.org
510.333.9045 | web

Angie Wharfield
Regional Adoption Services Director
angiew@holtinternational.org
541.505.5529| web

Nightlight Christian Adoptions 
Natalie Britton | International Adoption Coordinator
Phone: (714) 693-5437 | natalie@nightlight.org | web

Vista del Mar
Hoa “Wa” Bui, MSW | Program Director of Intercounty Adoptions
Phone: (310) 836–1223 x409 | hoabui@vistadelmar.org | web

Chicago

Holt International
Kimberly Dowd-Uribe
Director of Adoption Services, Colombia
kimberlyd@holtinternational.org
510.333.9045 | web

Angie Wharfield
Regional Adoption Services Director
angiew@holtinternational.org
541.505.5529 | web 

Bethany Christian Services of Illinois
Alison Lamsma | Adoption Programs Supervisor
Phone: (708) 385-4889 c (630) 842-9384 | alamsma@bethany.org | web

 

Connecticut

Wide Horizons for Children 
Edna Cruz | Program Manager: Colombia and the Philippines
Phone: (909) 629-1015| ecruz@whfc.org | web

 

Dallas / Fort Worth

Nightlight Christian Adoptions
Natalie Britton | International Adoption Coordinator
Phone: (714) 693-5437 | natalie@nightlight.org | web

 

Iowa

Holt International
Kimberly Dowd-Uribe
Director of Adoption Services, Colombia
kimberlyd@holtinternational.org
510.333.9045 | web

Angie Wharfield
Regional Adoption Services Director
angiew@holtinternational.org
541.505.5529 | web

Children & Families of Iowa 
Lucy Stam | Adoption Specialist & In Home Counselor
Phone: (515) 971-4490 | lucys@cfiowa.org | web

 

Maryland

Catholic Charities of Baltimore
Ellen Warnock, LCSW-C | Associate Administrator
Phone: (667) 600-2411 | ewarnock@cc-md.org | web

Children’s Home Society of Minnesota
Deb Harder | Program Information Coordinator
Phone: 651.646.7771 or 800.952.9302 | welcome@chlss.org | web

 

Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Children’s Home Society of Minnesota
Deb Harder | Program Information Coordinator
Phone: 651.646.7771 or 800.952.9302 | welcome@chlss.org | web

 

New York and New Jersey

Wide Horizons for Children 
Edna Cruz | Program Manager: Colombia and the Philippines
Phone: (909) 629-1015| ecruz@whfc.org | web

Holt International
Kimberly Dowd-Uribe
Director of Adoption Services, Colombia
kimberlyd@holtinternational.org
510.333.9045 | web

Angie Wharfield
Regional Adoption Services Director
angiew@holtinternational.org
541.505.5529 | web 

Virginia

Children’s Home Society of Minnesota
Sue Orban | Program Information Coordinator
Phone: 301.562.6500 or 888.904.2229 | inquire@chlss.org | web

 

Washington D.C.

Adoptions Together
Anne Pearce, LCSW-C | Manager of Home Study Services
Phone: 410-402-1116 | Apearce@adoptionstogether.org | web

Adoption Agency Partners

Catholic Charities of Baltimore
Ellen Warnock, LCSW-C | Associate Administrator
Phone: (667) 600-2411 | ewarnock@cc-md.org | web

Children’s Home Society of Minnesota
Deb Harder | Program Information Coordinator
Phone: 651.646.7771 or 800.952.9302 | welcome@chlss.org | web

Holt International
Kimberly Dowd-Uribe
Director of Adoption Services, Colombia
kimberlyd@holtinternational.org
Phone: 510.333.9045 | web

Angie Wharfield
Regional Adoption Services Director
angiew@holtinternational.org
Phone: 541.505.5529 | web

Nightlight Christian Adoptions 
Natalie Britton | International Adoption Coordinator
Phone: (714) 693-5437 | natalie@nightlight.org | web

Wide Horizons for Children 
Edna Cruz | Program Manager: Colombia and the Philippines
Phone: (909) 629-1015| ecruz@whfc.org | web