Adoption Council of Ontario

Record #: MET3378
Last Full Update: 30 May 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-482-0021, Adoption Information and Referral ; 1-877-236-7820, Toll Free - Adoption Information and Referral (1-877-ADOPT-20)
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Adoption resource centre

  • workshops and seminars for prospective adoptive parents, and child welfare and mental health professionals
  • Youth Network includes youth-led education, advocacy, and peer support
  • library
  • newsletter

Adopt Ontario -- secure, bilingual, online photolisting of children for prospective families

  • secure, online databank for adoption professionals containing information on families with completed home studies and children awaiting adoption
  • support for families and adoption professionals by email and phone

Ask An Adoption Professional -- online support, including frequently ask questions

Information, Support and Referral Services

  • short term counselling and support for prospective adoptive, foster, kinship and customary care parents, and adopted children, youth and adults and their adoptive and first/original families

Never Too Late for Family (NTL)

  • for at-risk youth aging out of foster care
  • support for youth in engaging with a family
  • recruitment and education/preparation of families, and ongoing support
  • collaborating with and advising youth-serving organization in identifying connections and preparing youth for transitioning into family
  • newsletter

Permanency and Adoption Competency Training

  • specialized training for adoptive, kinship and customary care for families parenting children who have prior trauma and loss experiences

Permanency and Adoption Support Services

  • individual and family counselling
  • search and reunion services
  • peer to peer support
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Birth parents, adoptees, adoptive and prospective adoptive parents, and adoption professionals
Application Call or email or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees Optional membership fee; fees for some programs

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
36 Eglinton Ave W
Suite 503
Toronto, ON
Canada M4R 1A1
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Intersection Yonge St and Eglinton Ave W
Mailing Address 36 Eglinton Ave W 
Suite 503 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M4R 1A1
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator

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