Adoption Resources in Canada
Learn about the pre and post-adoption resources available across Canada.
Executive Director: Cathy Murphy
The ACC is a national charitable organization serving adopted persons, adoptive families, and birth families, focused on the need to raise awareness about the approximately 30,000 children and youth in the child welfare system across Canada who need permanent families.
Private domestic adoption. Canada Adopts makes it easy for expectant parents who are considering adoption to connect with hopeful adoptive parents.
Click any point on the map above for more information about specific sites in your area.
Facilitated by the Adoption Council of Canada
Provides a listing of children and youth across Canada who are waiting for permanent families.
Promoting the protection and well-being of vulnerable children, youth and their families.
Government of Canada, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Intercountry Adoption Services
Operational Management and Coordination
Executive Director: Mary Boo
NACAC promotes families for all children and youth in foster care through advocacy, adoption support, leadership development and education.
Representing victims of childhood sexual abuse from all across the country.
How to assist children who have been sexually abused in the foster care and helpful information for victims, including what to know and where to get legal help:
Adoption Related Resources
FASD Resource Information
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders is a term used to describe what occurs to a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. The effects of FASD can include physical, mental, behavioral, and learning disabilities.
developmental Trauma and Attachment
Developmental trauma can occur as a result of abuse, neglect, abandonment, and traumatic experiences during a child's life. It can affect all areas of a child or youth's development. Attachment to a significant caregiver can be affected as a result of developmental trauma.