Adoptive parents can apply as a couple or as a single person. Applicants can have intersecting identity characteristics such as different races, ethnicities, abilities, languages, religions, gender identities and expressions and sexual orientations.
To be eligible to adopt you must be:
1. Willing to make a life-long commitment to a child.
2. 18 or older.
3. A resident of Ontario.
4. If you have a spouse or common-law partner, you must submit an adoption application together.
5. Able to provide a home that meets basic safety requirements.
There are no income requirements to adopt a child.
Please contact us if you have questions or want to discuss anything you’ve read or seen on our website further. We are available to answer any questions and assist you with an adoption application, if needed. We will get back to you within three business days.
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