Summer News 2022

SUMMER MIGHT BE COMING TO AN END BUT THERE IS EXCITING NEWS AT THE ACO! Happy Summer! We hope you are enjoying the sun with family and friends. The last […]

A Message for Mental Health Week 2022

Permanency in adoption is the act of finding a family for a child/youth who cannot remain in their birth family. As placement is found and a family formed, it is […]

Trevor | May 2022

It will only take one second to be charmed by Trevor; with his sweet smile and bright beautiful eyes. He is very affectionate and loves to be held and tickled. […]

Jim | January 2023

Pleased to meet you, you can call me Jim! I am eleven years old – I have blond hair, blue eyes, and a smile that can brighten up any room. […]

My Story Starts with Adoption

My story starts with adoption .  My life started because of a 16 year old girl and an 18 year old boy.  That 16 year old girl was told that […]

Identity, Adoption and the Rise of Skywalker

Submitted by an Adult Adoptee Rey’s journey begins with the stereotypical Hollywood backstory. Orphaned (more or less), not sure who her parents are, taking care of herself. While we all […]

Today is My Birthday

Today is my birthday. Fifty years ago today, in a hospital in Ottawa, my mother gave birth to me.  She was all alone, miles away from her mother and her […]

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