Asian Girls Ignite

This nonprofit organization provides educational programs for AANHPI (Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander) youth who want to celebrate their individual and collective power.

Child Mind Institute: “Trauma & Grief”

This webpage features countless articles about the basics of recognizing and addressing trauma in children. It includes topics like the effects, causes, and treatments of…

Beynd the Golden Rule

This illustrated book serves as a parent’s guide to preventing and responding to prejudice. This book explores how to discuss racism and tolerance depending on…

Beyond Words Psychological Services

This LLC, established by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, offers a directory of professional (medical and mental health) resources in the Denver Metro Area. Dr. Wirta-Leiker specializes…

CCI Birth Parent Searching and Reunion Group

This private Facebook group provides information, resources, and encouragement for adult Chinese adoptees who are seeking their birth family or are already in reunion. They…

Parents of Boys Adopted From China

This is a private Facebook group for adoptive parents of boys adopted from China. It’s a place of support and connection for adoptive and waiting…

Korean American Adoptees (KAA)

The KAA Facebook group is a private page for Korean adoptees to create community and discuss whatever topics they’d like.

Korea Adoption Services

KAS allows birth families to search for the biological children and adoptees to search for their biological family. They offer post-adoption services, including birth country…

International Child Search Alliance (ICSA)

This organization was founded in 2018 by an all-volunteer international group of adoptees and adoptive parents. They offer reliable information and promote awareness in China…

DNA Testing for Asian Adoptees

This document is a guide on DNA testing. It explains how DNA testing applies to Asian communities, including Asian international adoptees and adoptees of mixed…

China DNA

China DNA is a public Facebook group that assists with DNA analysis to help adoptees connect to their Chinese ancestry, genealogy, and heritage.

China – Birthparent search

Birthparent Search is a private Facebook group for Chinese adoptees and adoptive relatives. The goal of this group is to provide support and resources for…

China Family Search

This is a resource page for Chinese adoptees interested in searching for birth family. It offers information and resources for both the adoptive parent and…

Research-China

This website details the sociopolitical circumstances of China. It examines the causes of the One Child Policy, as well as recent causes and events regarding…

The Roots of Love

This is a Chinese adoptee family reunion project with multiple professional searchers working in China. They offer free DNA testing for potential birth relatives and…

Subtle Asian Adoptee Traits

This is a Facebook group for Asian adoptees to connect with each other. It posts daily and is a space mainly for the discourse of…

Adoptiepedia

This interest group provides support for international adoptees. They discuss racism, identity, and birth family searches. It’s based in the Netherlands and is for all…

Confessions of a Chinese Adoptee

This group shares adoptees’ stories in order to help empower other adoptees, empower their self-growth, and change the narrative of adoption. It has resources for…

A Family in China

An archive of a podcast that discusses the (birth family) searching journey in multiple perspectives (adoptees, birth parents, & searchers). This is a great resource…

Nikwi Hoogland

In an Instagram page in blog-like format, this resource offers a personal look at an adoptee’s thoughts and experiences about her identity and reunion experience.…

Bao Bei Hui Jia

Bao Bei Hui Jia is a Chinese birth family searching site where users can post searching posters for free. Users are encouraged to provide information…

Nanchang Project

The Nanchang Project is a program for creating community and sharing resources for Chinese adoptees searching for birth family. Their goal is to provide adoptees…

Rainbow LGBTQ Asians

This is a online Facebook group is a safe space for LGBTQ+ Asians. Group members are encouraged to share their experiences and media which discuss…

House of Rainbow

House of Rainbow serves LGBTQ+ people of color and faith. This organization works to combat religious homophobia and validates the belonging of LGBTQ+ in religious…

Trikone

This is a volunteer-based non-profit organization for LGBTQ+ South Asians. Their mission is to unite people and affirm their South Asian identity and sexual orientation.…

Satrang

This non-profit organization serves the South Asian LGBTQ+ community by promoting awareness, acceptance and empowerment through social, educational and advocacy-related events. They encourage volunteering for,…

Asians Do Therapy

This is a website for anyone in the AAPI community who needs to motivate and destigmatize their journey with therapy. The site is packed with…

Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI)

This organization was established to address the unique and neglected health needs of Asian Americans in Maryland. AAHI assists with many programs, projects, and activities…

Subtle Asian Mental Health

This is a Facebook group for Asians who want to be a part of an online community which focuses on mental health. It’s a private…

Project Lotus

Project Lotus focuses on Asian American mental health advocacy. Their mission is to destigmatize mental health in Asian-American communities by “tackling the model minority stereotype…

AA & NH/PI Health Central Directory

This directory is a great tool for AAPI members who want more information about mental health. Users can search by region, AANHPI subgroup, and focus.…

Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

ACRS promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of the AAPI and other underserved communities – including immigrants and refugees. They develop, provide, and…

Inclusive Therapists

Inclusive Therapists serve underrepresented communities through its mission to be a mental health liberation movement creating change through decolonial education, collective care, and activism. They…

Southasiantherapists.org

This directory is “the largest South Asian mental health therapist community in the world.” It operates internationally, with a focus on the US, Canada, and…

Bridges

Bridges’ services serve the APISA (Asian Pacific Islanders, South Asian Americans) with culturally-affirming therapy and mental health care. In their directory, users can search by…

Asian Pacific Community Counseling

Asian Pacific Community Counseling serves Asian Americans who live in California. They offer the Transcultural Wellness Center (TWC), the Supporting Community Connections (SCC), and the…

Korean American Wellness Association (KAWA)

KAWA offers services for Korean Americans. Users can search in directories for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and psychotherapists. Within each directory, users can search by keywords…

HealthRIGHT 360

This organization offers primary medical care, mental health services, substance use disorder treatment, dental services, and more. They have an Asian American specific program in…

Asian Health Services

AHS is a healthcare provider that offers a complete range of medical, dental, and mental health services. Asian Health Service (AHS)’s mission is to serve…

Asians for Mental Health

This organization was created to help Asians feel seen, heard, and empowered in their journeys towards better mental health. Their directory lets users filter through…

Asian Mental Health Collective (AMHC)

The AMHC’s mission is to normalize and de-stigmatize mental health within the Asian community. They offer a US and Canadian therapist directory. Users can filter…

I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

This is a children’s book that tells the story of a woman who travels to China to adopt a baby girl. It’s based on the…

The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale

This story originates from the ancient Chinese belief that an invisible, unbreakable red thread connects everybody destined to be together. In this children’s book, a…

The Red Blanket

This is the story of the author’s journey to China to adopt a baby girl. It’s a heartwarming adoption story that reveals the challenges, as…

All You Can Ever Know

This is a memoir by Korean-American adoptee Nicole Cheung. She tells the story the search for the people who gave her up, which coincided with…

Lucky Girl: A Memoir

This is the true story of Mei-Ling Hopgood, one of the first wave of Asian adoptees to arrive in America. She never identified with her…

Asian Pacific Fund: Apply for Scholarships

This fund offers a wide range of scholarships with varying recipient amounts and qualifications. There are scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students alike and…

SmartScholar: Scholarships for Chinese Students

A scholarship directory that offers scholarships for Chinese students. There are descriptions, requirements and qualifications, award amount, deadlines, and application links for each scholarship.

Adopted (2008)

This tells the story of two adoptees and their families. One family is a couple excitedly preparing for the adoption of a baby girl. The…

The Drop Box (2015)

A documentary about a South Korean pastor made famous for his “drop box.” The film underscores his religion, work with adoption, and the function of…

No Hands But Ours

This organization focuses on waiting children in China with medical needs. They have resources for prospective adoptive parents, adoptive parents, and about special needs. It…

InnoPsych

An organization dedicated to “healing to communities of color by changing the face and feel of therapy.” Their goal is to make therapists of color…

Found (2021)

The story of three adopted Chinese-American girls who discover they’re cousins on 23andMe. Their online meeting inspires the young women to confront the burning questions…