With heart, expertise and the wisdom of lived experience, ACO provides a continuum of services that includes; information about adoption, specialized services in recruitment and matching for children, youth, older youth and families, as well as post-adoption training and support for professionals.
We are supporting Ontario Kinship families this GivingTuesday! Kinship families have additional stresses and challenges that can be invisible and unrecognized. We would be so grateful if you supported the ACO this GivingTuesday!
I am an adopted person
I am a youth/adult who grew up with child welfare involvement
I am a first/original parent
I am considering adoption to grow my family
I’m an adoptive, kinship or customary care parent, “human” or caregiver
I'm a professional
Centralized Adoption Intake Service
The Centralized Adoption Intake Services team builds relationships, supports families, and prepares future adoptive families with a trauma-informed lens and therapeutic parenting knowledge.
Training & Education
The education and training team provides specialized training and education for all those touched by adoption and permanency journeys and the professionals who support them.
Support & Connections
When we connect with one another as adoption and permanency “galaxy” members and have the opportunity for support, we gain a deeper understanding of the complexities underlying our journeys.