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General Canadian Adoption Links

The Adoption Council of Canada – The Adoption Council of Canada (ACC) is the umbrella organization for adoption in Canada.

Familyhelper.net – offers accurate and useful information about infertility, how to adopt, post-adoption and search and reunion in Canada.

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Canada – dedicated to increasing the adoptions of the children in Canada’s foster care system waiting for permanent homes.

Canada’s Waiting Kids – a resource for prospective adoptive parents that contains photos and background information about Canadian children waiting for permanent adoptive families. It also provides information about domestic adoption in Canada of children in the care of provincial, territorial, and First Nations child welfare agencies.

Canada Adopts! – an online meeting place and web site offering information about adoption in Canada.

Provincial Adoption Links

Alberta Adoption Links

Government of Alberta’s Adoption Web Site – The Government of Alberta’s Child and Family Services web site.

British Columbia Adoption Links

Adoptive Families Association of BC – organization that provides education, connections and support for adoption in the province.

British Columbia – Ministry of Children and Family Services – the government web site for information about adoption in British Columbia.

Manitoba Adoption Links

Manitoba Family Services – the government web site for information about adoption.

New Brunswick Adoption Links

New Brunswick Social Services – New Brunswick’s government web site about adoption with resources and information for the community.

The New Brunswick Adoption Foundation – an incorporated not-for-profit organization that provides the private sector, community groups and individuals a vehicle to promote the adoption of children in the permanent care of the Minister of Social Development.

Newfoundland & Labrador Adoption Links

Newfoundland Health and Community Services – government web site that has some information about adoption in the province as well as contact information.

Northwest Territories Adoption Links

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services – government web site about adoption, foster care and guardianship in the Northwest Territories.

Nova Scotia Adoption Links

Nova Scotia Community Services – government web site offering details about adoption and foster care in the province.

Nunavut Adoption Links

Nunavut Family Services – government web site that has some information about adoption in the territory.

Ontario Adoption Links

Adoption Council of Ontario– professional organization that educates, supports, connects and advocates on behalf of those touched by adoption in Ontario, by providing information, programs and resource.

AdoptOntario– information about the adoption process, training programs and a password protected area that lists profiles of waiting children in Ontario.

Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies – The OACAS’s web site has information about child welfare, the Children’s Aid Society and a listing of all agencies in the province.

Prince Edward Island Adoption Links

Prince Edward Island Social Services & Seniors – provides information about adoption on Prince Edward Island.

Qu├ębec Adoption Links

Centres jeunesse du Qu├ębec – government bodies of the province of Qu├ębec coming under the Department of Health and Social Services that conduct home studies and facilitate adoptions of children in care.

Saskatchewan Adoption Links

Saskatchewan Social Services – government web site that offers a lot of information about adoption in Saskatchewan with contact information and resources.

Adoption Support Centre of Saskatchewan – the primary adoption information and resource centre in Saskatchewan. Offers support and referral services to birth parents, prospective parents, adoptive parents, adoptees, extended family and community, schools, and professionals.

Yukon Adoption Links

Yukon Health & Social Services – the Yukon’s government web site. There is very little information about adoption, but there is some information about foster care and placement services. There’s also contact information for anyone interested in adopting in the territory.


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