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Information and Support Groups - Government and Private Agencies

Whether you are at the start of your adoption journey or well along your way, it is always helpful to have access to people and information who are familiar with the unique experience of being a parent through adoption.

 

GOVERNMENT & PRIVATE AGENCIES

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan

 

 

ALBERTA

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Alberta Children Services

Anne Scully — Private, Ward & International 10035-108 St.

Edmonton, AB T5J 3E1

T: 780-422-5641

 

ALBERTA GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Alberta Children's Services On April 1, 2003 the boundaries for Alberta Children's Services Agencies changed. There are now only ten regional offices as opposed to the 18 which were there up to March 31, 2003. To confirm your new Children's Services office go to www.child.gov.ab.ca/

 

ALBERTA PRIVATE AGENCIES

Private Adoption

 

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COUNCIL

Ministry for Children and Families

Ken Bonner - Manager, Adoption Branch

P.O Box 9705 Victoria, BC V8V 1X4

T: 250-387-2281 F: 250-356-1864

Ken.Bonner@gems2.gov.bc.ca

 

BC Children and Family Development: http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/adoption/

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA PRIVATE AGENCIES

Liscenced Adoption Agencies

 

 

MANITOBA

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Child & Family Services

Margaret Curtis Suite 201 - 114 Garry St.

Winnipeg, MB R3C 4V5

T: 204-945-6582

 

MANITOBA PRIVATE AGENCY

Adoption Options Manitoba

1311 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, MB R3G 0V3

T: 204-774-0511

 

 

NEW BRUNSWICK

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Dept. of Health & Community Services

Bill Innes

P.O.Box 6000, 551 King St.

Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8

T: 506-444-4516

F: 506-453-2802

To find out more about the new "Kids Can't Wait to Have a Family" program of New Brunswick call 1-866-ADOPT-01 or 1-877-JADOPTE for French information or visit their web-site which focuses on older, special needs children and sibling groups in the permanent care of the minister at http://www.gnb.ca/0017/adoption/adoption.html.

 

 

NEWFOUNDLAND

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Ethel Dempsey

St. John's, NF

T: 709-729-2668

 

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Mary Beauchamp

Northwest Territories, NT

T: 867-873-7943

 

YUKON ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Maxine Kehoe

Yukon, YT

T: 867-667-3473

 

NUNAVUT

Nunavut Director of Adoptions & Public Guardian

Mary Ernerk

Iqaluit, Nunavut

T: 867-975-5700

 

  

NOVA SCOTIA

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Adoption & Foster Care Dept. of Comm. Serv.

Janet Nearing — Manager

P.O. Box 696

Halifax, NS B3J 2T7

T: 902-424-3205

 

NOVA SCOTIA ABORIGINAL AGENCY

Mi'kmaq Family and Children Services

P.O. Box 179

Shubenacadie Hants County, NS B0N 2H0

T: 902-758-3553

F: 902-758-2390

 

 

ONTARIO

To find a list of Ontario's approved Private Agencies, Social Workers and Licensees please see the government of Ontario Web-site at www.gov.on.ca/CSS/ and click on adoption services. To contact the Children's Aid Society in whose jurisdiction you live go to: Locate a CAS

 

 

PEI

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Health & Community Services

Mrs. Virginia MacEachern

4 Sydney Street

P.O.Box 2000

Charlottetown, PE

C1A 7N8

T: 902-368-6514

F: 902-368-6514

 

  

QUEBEC

 

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

 

Association des Centres jeunesse du Quebec

2000, rue Mansfield, bureau 1100

Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z8

T: 514-842-5181

F: 514-842-4834

 

 

SASKATCHEWAN

 

PROVINCIAL ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Saskatchewan Social Services Adoption Programs

Ms. Janice Kramenacker — Consultant,

12th Floor,1920 Broad St. Regina, SK S4P 3V6

T: 306-787-5698

 

SASKATCHEWAN PRIVATE AGENCY

Christian Counselling Services

Glennis Wallace

1125 Louise Ave.

Saskatoon, SK S7H 2P8

T: 306-244-9836

F: 306-244-9987