Kids Need Families and Families Need Support

Adoption Myth #7

"You must be childless to adopt."

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About Us

The Adoption Council of Ontario (ACO) is a non-profit charitable organization formed in 1987 by representatives of the adoption community

Our Board of Directors and general membership represent all aspects of adoption: birth parents, adoptees, adoptive parents, and adoption professionals from Ontario. Our adoption resource centre is supported through memberships, donations and program fees.


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Vision

We will work towards a community where all children have a family forever

Mission

The Adoption Council of Ontario:

  • educates the community about adoption,
  • connects families and children,  
  • supports them on their lifelong journey, and
  • advocates for all those touched by adoption.

Our Services

  • Adoption Information and Referral:  ACO will assist you in finding services and resources
  • Adoption Helpline- 1-877-ADOPT-20
  • How to Adopt Seminars
  • Adoption Resource Library
  • Adoption Round-up Newsletter
  • Post Adoption Resource Map Ontario
  • AdoptOntario - A program to support the adoption of children in CAS foster care who are available for adoption.

Why Does ACO Need my Support?

If you have a complaint or a concern about the services provided by the ACO, please contact our Executive Director, Pat Convery by email at pat.convery@adoptontario.ca or by phone at 1-877-ADOPT 20 (237-7820) ext. 2666.

Annual General Meeting, July 28th 2017

To learn more about our recent AGM, click here.

Bylaws

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Board of Directors

Learn more about our Board of Directors

2017 Audited Financial Statements

View our 2017 Audited Financial Statements

2016 Programs and Services

View our 2016 Programs and Services

Jobs

Director of Fund Development
See job posting

Communications Coordinator 
See job posting.

AdoptOntario Clinical Coordinator 
See job posting.

Office Manager
See job posting.