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Adoption Centre of British Columbia

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Welcome!

We are excited for you as you begin to consider adoption as a part of your life journey. Our agency has been in operation since the beginning of the adoption agency system in BC in 1996. Our agency offers a variety of services by accomplished professional staff. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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As a licensed adoption agency, we offer services for both adoptive and birth parents, following the same guidelines and standards as the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). While our administrative office is located in Kelowna, BC, you can access our services wherever you are in BC because we have registered social workers available throughout the province.

Services to Adoptive Parents

Mother holding babyOur agency specializes in domestic (in-BC) infant, and inter-country (child from another country) adoption placements. We are here to assist you to navigate the steps involved in adopting a child by:
  • Providing you with information about adoption options within British Columbia as well as education on key adoption related aspects
  • Helping you to identify the adoption options which are best suited to you
  • Preparing a professional home study assessment report
  • Providing assistance in preparing a profile and/or dossier specific to the program you are in
  • Supporting you post placement by completing required reports and by referring you to appropriate community groups and resources


Services to Birth Parents

Birth parents will be supported by our counsellors at no cost to them. We will help you in developing an adoption plan to place your child through:
  • Helping you to identify and explore your options concerning your unplanned pregnancy
  • Providing you with information about approved adoptive families
  • Supporting you through the matching process
  • Planning for your time in the hospital
  • Organizing legal consent signing
  • Mediating a mutually agreeable openness agreement with the adoptive parents
  • Supporting you though the grief and loss that you may experience after you place your child for adoption


Choosing the Adoption Centre of British Columbia

As either a prospective adoptive parent or birth parent you have the choice to work with an adoption agency or MCFD. It is important to be aware of your options because it’s critical that you make the choice that is the best fit for you, which in turn benefits the children.

Why choose us? What makes us unique?
  • Over 22 years of experience as a private adoption agency
  • Qualified, professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff to support you through the process

Adoption is a complex process and we invite you to contact us at any point in your research or your adoption journey. We will be happy to mail you an information package if you prefer that to spending time on the website.

Contact Us

If you’d like to know more about our staff, or want to get in touch, visit our contact us page.


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