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NEW Connections Adoptee Community
Connections creates a safe space and community for adoptees to reach out to other adoptees.

Adoption Council of Ontario
Provides info on programs and services across Ontario
Adoption Hotline: 416-482-0021
Toll Free Hotline: 1-877-ADOPT-20

The Adoption Council of Canada
Provides info on programs and services across Canada

Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies
Provides a listing of all CAS’s in Ontario & much more

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario -International Adoption Clinic

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Canada Adopts
A site where prospective adoptive families & birth families connect

Family Helper
Many useful links for adoption resources & Adoption Helper magazine

Family Help On-Line

Adoptive Families
The How-to-Adopt and Adoption Parenting Network

The Centre for Adoption Support & Education
The national leader in mental health services for the Foster Care & Adoption Community

Adoption Questions & Answers Community

Adoption Today
Online magazine | Adoption Today & Fostering Families Today

Parent Books
Serving families and professionals in Canada and around the world since 1986

North American Council on Adoptable Children
Go-to source for advice on parenting children in adoption and foster care, information on adoption assistance and the US adoption tax credit, enhancing adoption practice, training for parents and professionals, and more.

Empowered to Connect
A resource for adoptive & foster families that builds upon the principles of the book, The Connected Child, by Dr. Karyn Purvis.

Transracial Adoption

Single-Parent Adoption

Same-Sex Couple Adoption

Gender and Sexual Identity

Special Needs

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) & Prenatal Exposure to Substances

Attention Deficit Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder

Learning Disabilities

Ontario Early Years Centres

Speech, Language, and Hearing


Adoption Resource Central
Resources on a vast array of topics including web sites, articles, books, email lists, newsletters and videotapes.

A website devoted to educating parents of internationally adopted children about post-adoption issues, esecially those related to Reactive Attachment Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Waiting kids websites:

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program):

Youth Mental Health:


Online Courses / Webinars

Adoption Support Groups

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