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NEW! Information, Support and Referral Services 

For prospective adoptive, foster, kinship and customary care parents, adopted children, youth and adults and their adoptive and first/original families. Information, navigation and referral services and supports are being offered.

Contact Judy Archer:

  • Helpline: 416-482-0021 Ext 2994
  • Toll Free: 1-877-ADOPT-20
  • Email:

Support is Priceless

February 25, 2021
By: Communications Contract Staff Coordinator
Written by Kemesha (Clayton) Alli for the Never Too Late Newsletter We’ve spent months apart from families and friends…and probably all mastered the art of social distancing! I felt the...

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February 22, 2021
By: Madison Lee
For me, as for many of you this past Family Day weekend was different from ones in the past. We often took advantage of the longer weekend (and with the Friday being a PD day for a couple of my...

Adoption Helpline: 416-482-0021

Toll Free: 1-877-ADOPT-20

All ACO services are available 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am –Noon on Fridays.

The Adoption Council of Ontario (ACO) is operating all of its programs, including our support services online and via phone at this time during COVID 19.

We are continuing to operate all of our Parent Support Training Programs (PACT) and our Professional Training Programs (ACT) as well as many educational seminars, webinars and panels. We have our Information Line available for questions by email & by phone. We are also offering our Support and Counselling Line for short term support and referrals during COVID-19.

Many of our education programs and webinars run in the evenings and at lunch time so please check event listings for specific information on days and times.

Adoption Council of Ontario
PO Box 30010 RPO Boxgrove
Markham, ON
L6B 0R5


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