Government of Alberta

Ministry of Children's Services - Adoption Services

Search Agency Service

Description
Assists families who want to adopt a child from a country outside of Canada and licenses and monitors private adoption agencies in Alberta.

Service provides:

  • families who want to adopt a child with private and international adoption
  • adoption information

Types of adoptions include:

  • private adoptions
  • direct placement adoptions
  • international adoptions
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • residents of Alberta at the time of application, approval, and placement
  • 18 years and older
  • physically and mentally capable of parenting an adoptive child
  • who have demonstrated financial and domestic stability
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • contact for more information
  • visit website to find a local office
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Contact for details.

Telephone
403-388-7651
Telephone
403-381-5500
Fax
403-388-7668
Web Site
http://www.alberta.ca/childrens-services-offices.aspx
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Melcor Centre has elevators and wheelchair ramps.Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Last Updated On
January 10, 2020
Address
200 4 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4C9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM