Adoption Council of Ontario

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-482-0021
Toll Free Phone 1-877-236-7820 ; 1-877-ADOPT-20
Fax 416-482-1586 ; 1-877-543-0009
E-Mail info@adoptontario.on.ca
Website www.adoption.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/adoptioncouncilontario
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ontarioadopts
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown North
Address & Map
36 Eglinton Ave W, Suite 202
Toronto, ON M4R 1A1
 
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Intersection Yonge St and Eglinton Ave W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name ACO ; Adopt Ontario ; Adoption Resource Centre ; AdoptOntario ; Ask An Adoption Professional ; Ontario Adoption Council ; Permanency and Adoption Competency Training (PACT) ; Permanency and Adoption Support ; Youth Network
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Pat Convery, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Adoption resource centre * workshops and seminars for prospective adoptive parents, and child welfare and mental health professionals * Youth Network includes youth-led education, advocacy, and peer support * library * newsletter

Adopt Ontario -- secure, bilingual, online photolisting of children for prospective families * secure, online databank for adoption professionals containing information on families with completed home studies and children awaiting adoption* support for families and adoption professionals by email and phone

Ask An Adoption Professional -- online support

Permanency and Adoption Competency Training -- specialized training for adoptive, kinship and customary care for families parenting children who have prior trauma and loss experiences

Permanency and Adoption Support -- individual and family counselling, search and reunion services, peer to peer support
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Birth parents, adoptees, adoptive and prospective adoptive parents, and adoption professionals
Application Call or email (appointments preferred), or visit website
Languages English
Fees Optional membership fee * fees for some programs
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adoption Services ; Family Counselling ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Foster Parent/Family Recruitment ; Internet Information Resources ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Parenting Helplines ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Adopted Children ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Foster Children ; Special Libraries ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues

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