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Being Adopted - Mia's Story

Date: May 18, 2020 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Guest Blogger

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...

Voice of Adoption - Adoption Awareness Month 2019

Written by Dianne Mathes R.S.W. Executive Director, ACO Over the past month we have heard the voices of families who are living in adoption and permanency journeys with their children.   We...

Becoming a Daughter at 27, Melissa's Story

Date: November 21, 2019 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Guest Blogger | Never Too Late (NTL)

On November 12th, 2019 Amanda and Mike Robinson got an early Christmas gift, one they had been waiting years for—a daughter, who happened to be 27 years old.  In September of 2018, Melissa...

Sherri's Story

Date: November 15, 2019 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: ACT News | ACT News | Adoptees | Adoption Awareness Month | Guest Blogger | Mental Health | Permanency and Adoption Competency Training

Written by Sherri Kinch I was taken from my mother at birth, placed with a foster family for three months before I was adopted by my parents. I don’t remember being told that I was adopted, I...

Introducing Brad, Youth Liaison on International Youth Day

Date: August 12, 2017 Author: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator Categories: Adoptees | Events | FunWalk | Permanency and Adoption Support Services | Youth Network

International Youth Day (IYD) is observed annually on August 12. It is meant as an opportunity for governments and others to draw attention to youth issues worldwide.  Brad (right), ACO Youth...


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