The Adoption Council of Canada understands that families aren’t always bound by blood, and so do we. It’s important that every child has a family, a stability, however old they are. Unwanted children across Canada deserve all the love in the world, and families wanting to adopt a child should be given all the help they can. This is one of the many reasons why we at ContactsforLess.ca support the work of Adoption Council of Canada.
From the Adoption Council of Canada’s Website
The Adoption Council of Canada (ACC) is the umbrella organization for adoption in Canada
Based in Ottawa, the Adoption Council of Canada is a national non-profit organization that strives to inform, educate and provide Canadians with resources about adoption issues in Canada.
The scope of the ACC not only addresses the needs of children in care, waiting to be adopted, but also those of older adoptees, birthfamilies and adoptive families.
The Adoption Council of Canada is sensitive to, and respects, the perspectives of all members of the adoption constellation.
MISSION AND VALUES
The Adoption Council of Canada (ACC) is the only national umbrella organization for adoption in Canada.
The mission of the Adoption Council of Canada, while broadly serving the entire adoption community of adopted persons,birth families, and adoptive families, focuses on three main objectives:
- To raise awareness about the number of children available for adoption in Canada’s child welfare system, and to facilitate programs that will promote the placement of waiting children in permanent loving families.
- To connect with provincial adoption agencies and organizations and support them in our common goals, by assisting them in communicating with government and the private sector about their specific provincial challenges.
- To recognize and promote the need for post-adoption supports for all members of the adoption community. The ACC strongly believes that education, communication and connection to medical, social, psychological and educational resources are essential in ensuring the success and longevity of adoptive family relationships.
The ACC is also the number one resource for current Canadian adoption news, publications, educational resources, events and provincial adoption links.
The ACC believes in demonstrating consideration and respect for all members of the adoption constellation, and in the fundamental right of all persons to have open access to adoption records and to their birth history.
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