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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
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 - All programs available online and via phone, including support services * Information, Support and Referral Services, call 416-482-0021 ext 2994 or 1-877-236-7820 for assistance

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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, including frequently ask questions

Information, Support and Referral Services -- includes short term counselling and support for prospective adoptive, foster, kinship and customary care parents, and adopted children, youth and adults and their adoptive and first/original families

Never Too Late for Family (NTL) -- for at-risk youth aging out of foster care * support for youth in engaging with a family * recruitment and education/preparation of families, and ongoing support * collaborating with and advising youth-serving organization in identifying connections and preparing youth for transitioning into family * newsletter

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 COVID19 Telephone, email and virtual services -- Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Birth parents, adoptees, adoptive and prospective adoptive parents, and adoption professionals

Residency Requirements: Ontario
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
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
36 Eglinton Ave W
Suite 503
Toronto, ON
Canada M4R 1A1
View Google Map
Intersection Yonge St and Eglinton Ave W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator
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 Support Services ~ Foster Parents ; Special Libraries ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues

Agency Overview

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