Agencies Tracing Roots and/or Relatives in Ukraine
This list is provided as a service, and inclusion is not necessarily an endorsement. Check with individual agencies for exact genealogical services they provide and the rates they charge.
This Canadian-based company conducts genealogical research or searches for lost relatives or friends in Ukraine and southeast Poland. It provides translation of documents written in Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, Hebrew, Latin, and Old Slavonic.
Laurence Krupnak is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. His company researches genealogy or conducts relative searches throughout Eastern Europe for both Christian and Jewish clients.
A not-for-profit organization that assists Jews or ethnic Ukrainians to find their roots. Provides free information for those initiating a search as well as sponsoring an annual tour in which participants go off to individual towns to search for family traces; includes visits to archives.
Routes to Roots genealogist Miriam Weiner has offices in both Ukraine and Poland. Specializing in Jewish genealogical research of the archives of Eastern Europe, she visits and documents her clients' ancestral towns or arranges customized tours for them and their families to their ancestral towns and villages. Check out her online Routes to Roots Foundation East European Archivial Datebase which provides a wealth of information about the archives of Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Moldova. The website includes town-by-town inventories of a wide range of archivial documents listed in her two detailed books, Jewish Roots in Poland and Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova, which is out of print. The website is continually updated, augmenting the material in the books.
Based in Lviv in western Ukraine, TUA conducts relative searches, archival research on behalf of clients or arranges trips to ancestral towns in Ukraine for those seeking Jewish or Ukrainian roots. Special knowledge of Jewish settlements and history in Central Europe.
Based in Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine, this small private travel service conducts relative searches throughout Ukraine and in neighboring countries. Works with all ethnic groups. Handles all arrangements for westerners to travel to Ukraine to meet relatives.
Works with all ethnic groups. Arranges group or individual tours to Ukraine. Conducts archival research on behalf of clients and searches for living relatives.
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