Contact the Adoption Centre of BC at 250.763.8002 or toll-free 1.800.935.4237

Contact the Adoption Centre of BC

Location Information | Our Staff | Employment Opportunities | Testimonials

Location Information

Phone: 250.763.8002
Toll-Free: 1.800.935.4237
Text: 250.212.8366
Email: ac.rcknull@ofninoitpoda
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Location: 620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna BC, V1Y 9T2


Our Staff

Because we work throughout BC and it’s not always practical for you to make trips in to the agency, we spend a lot of time on the phone with you. For this reason, we think it’s important to include pictures and short descriptions of who we are so that you know who you’re talking to.

Deanna NotteDeanna Notte, BSW, RSW
Deanna is the Administrator of The Adoption Centre of British Columbia. She has been working with KCR Community Resources for over 20 years in a variety of positions focusing in on services such as Crisis line, Supervised Access visits, and the Family Friend Program to name a few. She has been involved in understanding the unique issues and advocating for adoption services throughout the community since the inception of the Adoption Centre of British Columbia. Deanna works part time and when not in the office enjoys spending time with her husband, two kids and two dogs!


Marni KingMarni King, BSW, RSW
Marni has been with KCR Community Resources for over 20 years and with The Adoption Centre of British Columbia since it opened its doors in 1996! Needless to say, Marni is an expert in Domestic and Inter-Country adoptions. She is currently working on a part-time basis as she is also a full-time mom! We enjoy Marni’s calm demeanour and her innovative spirit! The insights that she is able to bring into situations is truly admirable and many of our previous adoptive parents and birth parents have benefited from her compassion and knowledge!


Vickie HarveyVickie Harvey
Vickie started at the Adoption Centre in Januay 2014 after many years as a stay at home mom and running her own business. Vickie moved to Kelowna in 2008 with her husband and two boys from England so they could have a better quality of family life. In her spare time she loves going to the gym, reading and spending time with her family. She is here to help in any way possible.




Employment Opportunities

We are always looking for Social Workers to contract with to complete the following work, especially in rural areas:
  • Birth Parent Counseling
  • Home Study Assessment
  • Post Placement Reports
  • Younger Child’s Views Report

If you are interested in applying for contract positions for any of these pieces of work please send the following to ac.rcknull@ofninoitpoda:
  • Recent Criminal Record Check
  • Certificate of Registration with BCCSW
  • SAFE Training Certificate
  • Resume detailing relevant work experience and training


Testimonials

“Our hearts well with love for our new baby and we are so blessed. We can’t thank you enough for helping us in our dream for another child.”
– Adoptive Parents


Thank you for all your caring support during our emotional roller coaster. Words cannot express our appreciation of your thoughtfulness.”
– Adoptive Parents


“You don’t know how reassuring and helpful you were. It was a true pleasure to work with you.”
– Adoptive Parents


“Thank you so much for all your help, advice and encouragement as we’ve gone through the adoption process. We want to make special mention of all your extra effort.”
– Adoptive Parents


I cannot think of the right words to say to you to express our gratitude to you. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for being there for us, for listening when we needed to talk and your unconditional acceptance. You are very special to us, thank you.
– Adoptive Parents


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