Adoption Council of Canada

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-680-2999
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Primary Contact Cathy Murphy, Executive Director, Adoption Council of Canada; Phone: 613-680-2999; Email:
Alternate Contact Alisha Bowie, Aging Out Program Manager, Adoption Council of Canada; Phone: 613-680-2999; Email:
Description & Services
Description of service(s) The Adoption Council of Canada (ACC) is the umbrella organization for adoption in Canada. 
Based in Ottawa, the ACC raises public awareness of adoption, promotes the placement of waiting children, stresses the importance of post-adoption services, and supports search, reunion, and unqualified access to identifying information for both adopted adults and their birth parents.  
The Adoption Council of Canada is a federally incorporated charitable body which aims to: inform and educate about all aspects of the adoption of children for Canadians; provide understanding of the benefits and challenges of adoption for children, birth-families and adoptive parents; promote the placement of waiting children in permanent loving families; stress the importance of post-adoption services for families and adoptees; and facilitate communication among all groups and individuals concerned, by providing:  
-a library and clearing-house on adoption issues in Canada  
-information and referrals in answer to adoption inquiries  
-publications of adoption news and resources  
-education for families, professionals and the public.  
-facilitation of the planning and implementation of conferences and workshops on adoption issues
Areas Served Canada ; Ottawa
Eligibility There are no eligibility requirements.
Application N/A
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - $35.00 ; Service ; Donation ; Annual membership fee for CWCY is $75.
Location information
Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Adoption Council of Canada
416-2249 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON K2B 7E9
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Accessibility Partially Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival*** 
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Designated Day/Week/Month/ Events November is Adoption Awareness Month
Service Categories Child Welfare/Family Services Associations

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