Sunday, September 12, 2010

Vietnam Update: Schuster Institute Publishes U.S. government documents obtained via Freedom of Information Act

Vietnam adoption fraud specifics are exposed in documents obtained by the Schuster Institute through the Freedom of Information Act. For full access to the report and supporting resources, please visit the Schuster Institute Adoption website at:

For those interested in information on which agencies were licensed in which provinces of Vietnam, the following is the list that was officially published by the US Embassy, Hanoi in 2007:
1. A.D.O.P.P.T Inc.: Phu Tho, Hung Yen, Ho Chi Minh City
2. Adopt International: Ben Tre
3. Adoption Center of Washington: Binh Thuan, Binh Duong
4. Adoption from the Heart: Ho Chi Minh City
5. Adoptions International Inc.: Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong
6. Adoptions Together, Inc.: Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa
7. Alliance for Children: Thua Thien Hue
8. Americans for International Aids and Adoptions: An Giang
9. Asian Children's Services and Vietnam Humanitarian Corp: Ha Tinh, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Thai Binh
10. Carolina Adoption Services: Tuyen Quang, Phu Tho, Quang Ninh, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Yen Bai
11. Children's Home Society and Family Services (CHSFS): Phu Tho, Ben Tre, Binh Thuan, Vinh Long
12. Children's Hope International: Ho Chi Minh City, Kien Giang, Vinh Long
13. Children's House International: Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Tho, Binh Duong
14. Commonwealth Adoption International: Da Nang, Quang Nam
15. Crossroads Adoption Services: Hanoi
16. Dillon International: Lam Dong, Ninh Thuan, Vinh Long, An Giang, Can Tho
17. Faith International Adoption: Bac Ninh, Can Tho, Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Nam Dinh
18. Families Thru International Adoption: Thanh Hoa, Quang Binh, Lao Cai
19. Florida Home Studies and Adoptions, Inc.: Ba Ria- Vung Tau, Ho Chi Minh City, Ninh Binh, Hung Yen
20. Gift of Love International Adoptions, Inc.:Hoa Binh
21. Harrah's Adoptions International Mission: Thai Binh, Ha Tay
22. Hawaii International Child & Family Services, Inc.: Quang Nam
23. Holt International: Da Nang, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Ha Noi
24. International Assistance and Adoption Project: Da Nang, Quang Nam, Kien Giang, Soc Trang
25. International Children's Alliance: Ho Chi Minh City
26. Little Pearls Adoption Agency: Ha Nam
27. Los Ninos International Adoption Center: An Giang, Nam Dinh
28. Lutheran Community Services of South New England Inc.: Ninh Binh
29. Lutheran Social Service Minnesota: Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Thap
30. Mandala Adoption Services: Ho Chi Minh City, Thanh Hoa
31. New Beginnings: Vinh Phuc, Cao Bang, Hai Duong
32. Orphans Overseas: Ha Nam, Nam Dinh
33. Pearl S. Buck International: Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa
34. Plan Loving Adoption Now: Ha Noi, Phu Tho, Ba Ria- Vung Tau
35. Rainbow House International: Da Nang
36. Small World Adoption Foundation of Missouri: Phu Tho
37. Ventures for Children International: Nghe An
38. Vietnamese Orphans Relief Fund: Phu Tho, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Ca Mau
39. Wasatch International: Phu Tho
40. World Association for Children & Parents (WACAP): Thai Binh
41. World Child International: Thai Nguyen, Lang Son, Quang Nam, Ho Chi Minh City, Bac Ninh, Quang Ngai
42. Worldwide Adoption Services (WAS): Hau Giang

Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.

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