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.
This Family Day, the ACO teamed up with members of our Youth Network to discuss what Family Day and family mean to them. We wanted to recognize that Family Day might be a day to celebrate for some, but for others, it might be a challenging time. Explore our collection of resources, videos, webinars, art, and more this Family Day!
The ACO offers multi-day trainings, webinars, and presentations. Learn more and register today!
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.