Adoption Council of Ontario

Contact Information
Office Phone Adoption Hotline 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@adoption.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 503
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 Services -- 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 for appointment, or visit website for information * no walk-in service
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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