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Children's Aid Society for the District of Nipissing and Parry Sound

Foster Care and Adoption Services

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  • Assists birth mother in making informed choices
  • Offers support before and after baby's birth
  • Completes home studies on prospective adoptive families
  • Provides support to families waiting to adopt a child and after the child joins the family
  • Assists in locating non-identifying information with the Adoption Disclosure Register
  • Assists with registration to the Adoption Disclosure Register which can assist with searches to contact a birth relative
  • Offers support and assistance if a reunion is requested between biological parent and child placed into adoption
Temporary and Long Term Fostering
  • Facilitates arrangements to provide a home for children who are separated from their family
  • Retains legal responsibility for the child
  • Provides initial orientation and ongoing training
  • Reimburses for all expenses incurred for welfare of child including living, medical, clothing, school and extra-curricular expenses
  • Provides access to a full range of therapeutic and relief services
  • Temporary Care Agreement: The child is placed in the care of the Children's Aid Society on a voluntary basis by the caregiver
  • Society Wardship: The child is court ordered into the temporary care of the Children's Aid Society
  • Crown Wardship: The child is made a permanent ward of the Children's Aid Society and could be placed for adoption
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Individuals and families interested in adopting
  • Pregnant women interested in adoption
  • Adopted individuals seeking information on birth family
Temporary and Long Term Fostering
  • Children in care
  • Various eligibility criteria must be met to become a foster family or parent
Application Process
Call for more information
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 5, 2018