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NEW! Information, Support and Referral Services 

For prospective adoptive parents, adopted children, youth and adults and their adoptive and first/original families.

Contact Judy Archer:

  • Helpline: 416-482-0021 Ext 2994
  • Toll Free: 1-877-ADOPT-20
  • Email:

A Vision of Permanency and Support

May 29, 2020
By: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator
Written by Troy Elleston, Never Too Late Team Member At age 26, I still consider myself one of the lucky ones, even though my experience in care was not always the most glorious, euphoric or...

Being Adopted - Mia's Story

May 18, 2020
By: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator
By Mia K (age 9) The worst thing about being adopted is missing your first family. My friends, today, I am talking about being adopted. You might know that there are lots of kids in Canada, over...

Adoption Helpline: 416-482-0021

Toll Free: 1-877-ADOPT-20

All ACO services are available 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am –Noon on Fridays.

The Adoption Council of Ontario (ACO) is operating all of its programs, including our support services online and via phone at this time during COVID 19.

We are continuing to operate all of our Parent Support Training Programs (PACT) and our Professional Training Programs (ACT) as well as many educational seminars, webinars and panels. We have our Information Line available for questions by email & by phone. We are also offering our Support and Counselling Line for short term support and referrals during COVID-19.

Many of our education programs and webinars run in the evenings and at lunch time so please check event listings for specific information on days and times.

Adoption Council of Ontario
36 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite #503
Toronto, Ontario
M4R 1A1


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