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Tips for planning and adoption in Canada

Planning

Planning an adoption in Canada can be a daunting and overwhelming process.

It is important to know that adoption in Canada is a provincially mandated issue. Each province and territory follows its own legislation, policies and procedures, particular to child welfare, foster care and adoption. If you're thinking of adopting privately in Canada or placing your baby for adoption, you should also check out the domestic adoption agencies just below this list of provincial adoption offices.

You can also contact these private domestic adoption agencies:

 Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunwick
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.

Newfoundland
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.

Nova Scotia
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.

Norhwest Territories
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.

Nunavut
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.

Ontario

Prince Edward Island
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.

Quebec

Saskatchewan
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.

Yukon
  • There are no private agencies. Please contact the provincial adoption office.