Every Child and Youth Deserves a Family

The AdoptOntario program builds critical connections to support permanency for children and youth in Extended Society Care.

Through the blending of clinical support and technology-based resources, AdoptOntario provides possibilities for meaningful matching between children, youth, and prospective adoptive parents across the province.

The site takes two forms—a public and professional version—which are designed to provide tailored support to both prospective adoptive families and adoption professionals.

The Public Site Provides:

The Adoption Professional Site Provides:

  • The Adoption Resources Databank
  • Automated monthly emails with information on potential matches
  • A matching tool that identifies potential matches between children/youth and prospective adoptive families
  • Access to the ARE Online Platform

The AdoptOntario program follows several key principles:

Relationships are Key

Child and Youth-Centred Focus

Trauma-Informed Lens

7 Core Issues in Adoption and Permanency

Meaningful Integration of Clinical Care and Technology

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Who We Are

Learn about the AdoptOntario Team.

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Connecting with Families

Prospective adoptive families have the opportunity to view the profiles of children and youth through AdoptOntario.

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Understanding Children & Youth

Learn more about our incredible children and youth and the Waiting Child Listing.

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For Professionals

Learn more and login to AdoptOntario professional.

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AdoptOntario Events

AdoptOntario hosts Provincials AREs (Adoption Resource Events), Regional AREs and targeted Online Adoption Events.

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