"THE KIDS COME TO US WITH BAGS WE HAVE NOT PACKED."
- veteran adoptive parent JoAnne Dumaresq.
Adoptive parents, especially those who are raising children who have experienced significant loss and trauma, tell us over and over again that they are surprised and sometimes at a loss as to how...
Understanding and healing family-based trauma and loss:
Facilitating and supporting permanence for children and families through adoption, kinship and customary care
An 8-day (48 hour) Curriculum
Barrie ACT Training Dates & Times:
Location: Simcoe Muskoka Family...
Interested in looking for birth relatives but not sure where to start?
Wondering about others’ experiences with search and reunion?
The ACO’s Permanency and Adoption Support Services Program offers a once-monthly Search and Reunion Support Group for all adults touched by...
The Adoption Council of Ontario is a not-for-profit providing outreach, support and education to all adoptees, adoptive parents, potential adoptive parents, birth families, and adoption professionals in Ontario. We deal with public adoption, private adoption, international adoption and relative adoption. Since 1987, we have been working towards a provincial community where all children have families forever.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the government of Ontario.