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NEW! Information, Support and Referral Services 

For prospective adoptive, foster, kinship and customary care parents, adopted children, youth and adults and their adoptive and first/original families. Short term counselling and support is being offered.

Contact Judy Archer:

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

Building Bonds, a Never Too Late Story

December 16, 2020
By: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator
The NTL program in partnership with StepStones for Youth connected Leah and her son Zye with Colleen in early 2020. They continue to be part of the NTL community, most famously as hosts of our...

Adoption & Permanency Galaxy Giving

November 30, 2020
By: Administrative Coodinator
You read that right - today the ACO is getting a head start on #GivingTuesday to celebrate the end of Adoption Awareness Month and explore our Adoption Galaxy in our new video:...

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
PO Box 30010 RPO Boxgrove
Markham, ON
L6B 0R5


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