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There are many children in Ontario who are waiting for an adoptive family. Children come into our care for various reasons, but all of them are in need of someone to care about them, and provide a stable and nurturing home to grow up in.
Post Adoption Support From time to time, families may require the support of the agency well after the adoption has been finalized. Those families may call us for assistance. For some families ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Post Adoption Support
In planning for the adoption of a child, the CAS selects adoptive parents that are capable of meeting the needs of the child. The agency is committed to the ongoing local and ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Application Process
The name PRIDE was selected by foster and adoptive parents in Illinois, where PRIDE was first developed. It stands for Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education. PRIDE is a model for ...LEARN MORE ABOUT PRIDE Pre-Service Training
Children may become available for adoption in Ontario through one of three ways: Under the Child and Family Service Act, an order of crown wardship is made that specifies no access to ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Child Legal Process
Birth parents may provide input about the kind of family they would like for their child. We give careful consideration to the values, lifestyle, education, cultural heritage and other characteristics that are important to ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Birth Parent Involvement
When a child has been made a Crown Ward under the Child and Family Services Act, then a Children’s Aid Society is required by law to make all reasonable efforts to secure ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Crown Wardship
A home study is the mandatory process by which a foster, kinship or adoption applicant is assessed for competencies and capacities. As with PRIDE training, the SAFE home study assessment is required ...LEARN MORE ABOUT SAFE Home Study
Adoption Placement The Society recognizes that there are children who want and need the security and commitment of an adoption home and, at the same time, want and need to have periodic ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Placement
As of May 2008, Ontario has new adoption information disclosure legislation that allows adopted adults and birth parents to obtain information from birth and adoption records that were registered in Ontario. The ...LEARN MORE ABOUT Adoption Disclosure
Join us as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents: Effects of Caregiving on Caregiver’s Children: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6-8pm Durham CAS, 1320 Airport Boulevard, Oshawa Learn about: impact ...
Join us as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents: Understanding Developmental Trauma. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 6-8pm Therapeutic Family Care 200A Division Street, Unit F Cobourg Learn about: the ...