Links

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services

http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/topics/adoption/index.aspx
Government of Ontario’s ministry that oversees all adoptions in Ontario
Website has information about adoption procedures in Ontario

Adoption Council of Ontario

https://www.adoption.on.ca/
The Adoption Council of Ontario is a not-for-profit providing outreach, support and education to all adoptees, adoptive parents, potential adoptive parents, birth families, and adoption professionals.

Adoption Council of Canada

http://adoption.ca/
Based in Ottawa, the ACC raises public awareness of adoption, promotes placement of waiting children and stresses the importance of post-adoption services.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/index.asp
Government of Canada’s Citizen and Immigration department website

Adopt Ontario

http://www.adoptontario.ca/Public/Home.aspx
A photolisting site for the Adoption Council of Ontario
Website has information on adoption process in Ontario

Family Helper

http://www.familyhelper.net/
Canada’s national adoption magazine

PRIDE Course Listing

https://secure.adoptontario.ca/pride.main.aspx
A listing of upcoming PRIDE courses being offered in Ontario

Ontario Child and Family Services Act, R.S.O.1990

http://www.canlii.com/en/on/laws/stat/rso-1990-c-c11/latest/rso-1990-c-c11.html
This site provides an electronic copy of the Act that governs adoptions in Ontario.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Hague Convention information

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/adoption/hague.asp