International Inbound

HTCNJ hosts children from all over the world while they receive life-changing medical care.

International Inbound

HTCNJ brings children from all over the world to the U.S. to receive donated, life-changing medical care that is otherwise unavailable to them in their native countries. We find host families to open their home and hearts to the children while they are receiving medical care.

Stories Close to Home

April 5, 2022

Carlos Returns Home With a Spring in his Step

It is no surprise that Carlos’s joyful reaction to his new adult-sized prostheses brought tears to his Host parent’s eyes. Nick and Jackie Alectoridis have hosted […]
October 11, 2019

Facing the World with Confidence

The International Inbound Program brought Mariana Lira to New Jersey for the fourth time this summer for additional reconstructive surgery on her face. A patient of Dr. Hakan Kutlu […]
July 2, 2019


During a six-month stay in New Jersey, Eulalia Estaban Pedro, a thirteen-year-old from Guatemala, underwent two surgeries for a frontal encephalocele performed by Dr. Richard Anderson, […]
November 3, 2017

HTCNJ Welcomes Aydin

Aydin Lorenzo Cumatzil Tun, a five-year-old boy from Guatemala, arrived in the United States in October 2017 to undergo surgery for a frontal encephalocele. Dr. Sylvio […]
June 19, 2017

Thriving At Home In Honduras

At fifteen years old, Kathleen Madeleine Lagos Pavon traveled from Honduras to the U.S. seeking medical treatment for scoliosis. Healing the Children New Jersey (HTCNJ) arranged […]
June 17, 2017

Daniel’s Life-Changing Journey

Since 2014 Daniel Nunez has been treated for a congenital lymphatic malformation in the U.S. through HTCNJ’s International Inbound Program. After addressing other medical conditions, Daniel […]

We’ve Helped Children from Around the World