Private Adoption Agencies in Canada

bm-holding-each-otherLooking for a private adoption agency? Look no further.

Private adoption agencies are provincially-licensed organizations that provide a variety of pre- and post-adoption services to both prospective adoptive parents and/or birth parents in a private adoption. Depending on their range of services, they can facilitate adoptions within Canada (domestically) or outside of it(internationally).

Unlike public adoption agencies which offer services for minimum or no fees, most private adoption agencies have a specific fee schedule and are only available in some provinces.

To find out more about what private adoption agencies can offer you, feel free to contact them directly from the list below. 


Adoption By Choice

250, 3115-12th Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7J2
Telephone: 403‑245‑8854
Toll Free Number: 1‑800‑570‑2835
Fax: 403‑245‑8897
Program Director: Ramone Kindrat, MSW, RSW

355 Burton Road
Edmonton, Alberta T6R 2J1
Telephone: 780‑448‑1159
Contact: Sheila Feehan, MSW, RSW

Adoption Options

#304, 10109-106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3L7
Telephone: 780‑433‑5656
Fax: 780‑447‑4763
Toll Free Number: 1‑800‑770‑3023

#207, 5940 MacLeod Trail S
Calgary, Alberta T2H 2G4
Telephone: 403‑270‑8228
Fax: 403‑270‑3929
Executive Director: Sheryl Proulx, BSW, RSW
Program Director – International Adoptions: Elizabeth Gifford, BSW, RSW

Christian Adoption Services
#201B, 9705 Horton Road SW

Calgary, Alberta T2V 2X5
Telephone: 403‑256‑3224
Fax: 403‑256‑8367
Program Director: Wendy Robinson, BSW RSW

Toll Free Number: 1‑800‑770‑3023
Program Director, Edmonton: Kathryn Williams, MSW, RSW
Edmonton Telephone: 780‑438‑3455

Small Miracles Adoption Agency
Tower 1, Suite 2020

10060 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, AB T5J 3R8​​

British Columbia

Choices Adoption and Counseling Services
Suite 100-850 Blanshard St.,
Victoria, BC, V8W 2H2
Attn: Robin Pike,
Executive Director
Ph: 250 479-9811
Fax: 250 479-9850
Toll Free: 1 888 479-9811

Family Services of Greater Vancouver
#301-1638 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V5N 1W1
Ph: 604 736-7613
Toll Free: 1 866-582-3678
Fax: 604 733-7009
Attn: Shelley Brownell, Acting Administrator

 Sunrise Family Services Society
Suite 102
171 West Esplanade
North Vancouver, B.C., V7M 3J9
Attn: Natasha Chalke,
Executive Director
Ph: 604 984-2488
Fax: 604 984-2498
Toll Free: 1 888 984-2488

 The Adoption Center 
255 Lawrence Ave.,
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6L2
Attn: Jennifer Wall,
Administrator/Executive Director
Ph: 250 763-8002, 
Toll Free: 1 800 935-4237 
Fax: 250 763-6282 


Adoption Options
1313 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3G OV3
Phone: (204) 774-0511
Fax: (204) 783-3481

 Canadian Advocate for the Adoption of Children
Inter-Country Adoption Agency
Box 1680, 214 Main Street 

Minnedosa MB R0J 1E0
Phone: (204) 867-5556 
Phone: (204) 867-5561
Fax: (204) 867-5259 

 UAS Eastern European Adoptions
777 Pritchard Avenue
Winnipeg MB R2X 0E8
Phone: (204) 947-2953
Fax: (204) 943-8603


There are no private adoption agencies in New Brunswick. Contact the public adoption office for more details. 

There are no private adoption agencies in Newfoundland. Contact the public adoption office for more information.

There are no private adoption agencies in Nova Scotia. Contact the public adoption office for more information.

There are no private adoption agencies in Nunavut. Contact the public adoption office for more information.


Adoption Agency and Counselling Service (Ontario)
Tina McCann

70 East Beaver Creek Road,  Unit # 30
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3B2
Tel: (905) 475-3386
Fax: (905) 780 – 1964

Beginnings Counselling and Adoption Services of Ontario
Medical Arts Building
#308 – 1 Young Street
Hamilton ON L8N 1T8
Tel: (905) 528-6665
Fax: (905) 528-6589

Children’s Resource and Consultation Centre of Ontario
100 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto ON M4V 1N3
Tel: (416) 923-7771
Fax: (416) 923-1260

JFJ Hope Centre Adoption Services
#5-6655 Kitimat Road
Mississauga ON L5N 6J4
Tel: (905) 821-7494
Fax: (905) 821- 6311

M.M. Kelly Counselling and Adoption Agency Inc.
16 Cloverhill Crescent
Cookstown ON L0L 1L0
Tel/Fax: (705) 722-4163

The Children’s Bridge
1400 Clyde Avenue
Suite 221
Nepean ON K2G 3J2
Tel: (613) 226-2112
Fax: (613) 226-8843

World View Adoption Association
130 Westmore Drive, Suite 5
Toronto ON M9V 5E2
Tel: (416) 743-9324
Fax: (416) 745-9778

Prince Edward Island

There are no private adoption agencies in Prince Edward Island. 


Adoption internationale Inc.

Rosalia Szewczuk, Executive Director
4420, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Montreal, QC
H3Z 1R2
Tel: (514) 933-4453
Fax: 514-934-3134
Cell: 514-995-3667

Facilitate adoptions to UkraineAgence d’adoption « le nid familial au Québec »
1785, Impasse Darsigny
Saint-Hyacinthe, QC
J2S 8S6

Facilitates adoptions to RussiaAgence d’adoption les enfants du Mandé 1241-A , rue Graham-Bell
Boucherville, QC
J4B 6A1
Tel: (450) 641-4682

Facilitates adoptions to Mali and NigerAlliance des familles du Québec
675, boulevard Samson
Laval, QC
H7X 4C7
Tel: (450) 689-4438
Fax: (450) 689-8839

Facilitates adoptions to KazakhstanAppel inc. (Adoption permanente pour enfants latino-américains) 
5089, rue Mills
Sherbrooke, QC
J1N 3B6
Phone number: (819) 565-0222

Facilitates adoptions to ColombiaCorporation accueillons un enfant
2900, des Quatre Bourgeois Road, Suite 203

Quebec, QC
G1V 1Y4
Tel: (418) 651-2608

Facilitates adoptions to HaitiEnfants d’Orient, adoption et parrainage du Québec
12 383, rue Fernand-Gauthier

Montréal, QC
H1E 6C4
Tel: (514) 881-1514

Facilitates adoptions to South Korea, Taiwan and ThailandEnfants du monde
1600, boulevard Henri-Bourassa Ouest, bureau 400

Montréal, QC
H3M 3E2
Tel: (514) 332-6332
Toll free: 1 800 381-3588

Facilitates adoptions to ChinaSociété d’adoption internationale un enfant heureux inc.
2219, boulevard Shevchenko
Montréal, QC
H8N 2Y1
Tel: (514) 366-8325
Cellular Phone: (514) 812-4542 (President)
Cellular phone: (514) 994-9484 (Vice-president)

Facilitates adoptions to UkraineSociété d’adoption parents sans frontières
3, rue des Goélettes
Varennes, QC
J3X 2A2
Phone number: (450) 652-1992

Facilitates adoptions to ChinaSociété d’adoption québécoise une grande famille
120, rue Chestnut
Baie d’Urfé, QC
H9X 2L9

Facilitates adoptions to RussiaSociété formons une famille inc.
2120, rue Sherbrooke Est, bureau 1101

Montréal, QC
H2K 1C3
Tel: (514) 287-7290 (Montréal area)
Tel: (418) 386-3080 (Québec area)
Tel: (418) 276-2404 (Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean area)

Facilitates adoptions to Cambodia, China, Peru, Vietnam and the PhilippinesSoleil des nations 
925, rue Laviolette
Trois-Rivières, QC
G9A 1V9
Tel: (819) 693-3223

Facilitates adoptions to Columbia and HaitiTDH pour les enfants inc.
2520, rue Lionel-Groulx, 3e étage
Montréal, QC
H3J 1J8
Tel: (514) 937-3325


There are no private adoption agencies in Saskatchewan. Contact the public adoption office for more information.


There are no private adoption agencies in Yukon. Contact the public adoption office for more information.

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