Kids Need Families and Families Need Support

For Parents & Families

The Permanency and Adoption Competency Training (PACT) Program provides a specialized 24-hour training program for adoptive, kinship and customary care families, called Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting Children who have Experienced Trauma & Loss. The PACT program also provides ongoing support and assistance to Parent Support groups for adoptive and kinship families in Ontario

Pathways 2 Permanence
Parent Support Groups
Parent Resources
PASS / CTS  Group Links

PACT News

November 2016

November 3, 2016
By: ACO Administrator
NOVEMBER 2016   Greetings Pathways alumni!   A quick but we hope interesting update for you. We have four...

September 2016

September 1, 2016
By: ACO Administrator
Hello Pathways alumni!! I hope your summers were enjoyable and that there were lots of moments of relaxation and fun...

June 2016

June 1, 2016
By: ACO Administrator
Hello Pathways Alumni!   We hope you and your families are doing really well and enjoying this nice summer weather. We...

PACT Events

The parent training program curriculum, Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting Children who have Experienced Trauma & Loss was acquired thanks to the generous funding support of The Zukerman Family Foundation. The ACO is grateful to Ontario's Ministry of Children and Youth Services for making the Pathways to Permanence 2 parent training program available to Ontario's adoptive and kinship families on an ongoing basis through the PACT program. 

PACT Trainers and Pathways Parent Support Leaders login here


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