Children's Bridge (The)

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-226-2112
Crisis Phone Given to families in process
Fax 613-226-8843
Primary Contact Cathy Murphy, Executive Director; Phone: 613-226-2112 ext 6; Email:
Alternate Contact Liddell Malan-Bennett, Operations Manager; Phone: 613-226-2112 ext 5
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1990's
Primary Executive Cathy Murphy, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Darlene Catton, Adoption Program Manager; Phone: 905-836-6776; Email:
Funding Fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected every three years.
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Licensed, federally incorporated adoption agency * supports families who wish to adopt from the province of Ontario and internationally from the People's Republic of China (Waiting Children China Program), India, South Korea, Thailand, Jamaica, Florida (USA) * HIV + Kids Adoption Program
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * closed during the week of Christmas and New Year * closed statutory holidays
Meetings Information sessions held annually at locations in Ontario and other provinces * check website for upcoming events * extensive pre and post adoption services and workshops held in Ottawa and Toronto regions.
Areas Served Canada - except Qu├ębec
Eligibility Age varies by country.
Application Submitted by licensed adoption practitioner to the adoption agency who scrutinizes all documents to submit for an approval by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
Languages English
Fees Service - varies by country ; Some banks assist with a loan specific for adoption
Site Information
Located In Community Nepean
Address & Map
1400 Clyde Ave, Suite 221
Ottawa, ON K2G 3J2
View Google Map
Intersection Merivale Rd and Clyde Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Transportation No
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adoption Services
Other Details
Resources Free information booklet on request * Other booklets on country specific information and supports provided to members only.

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