Ministry of Children's Services

Government of Alberta - Post Adoption Registry / Post Guardianship Services


Description
Provides services to individuals and families involved in adoptions granted in the province of Alberta, as well as services to individuals who were formerly in the care of Children's Services.

Service provides:

  • services for adoptions granted in the province of Alberta

Includes:

  • reunion services for adult adoptees (descendants) and birth family members who have registered for voluntary contact (provides facilitation and support throughout the reunification process)
  • access to foster care records
  • facilitates exchange of non-identifying information between adoptive parents and birth families
  • arrange the sharing of hereditary disease and genetic health information
  • determine whether an adoptee is entitled to Registered Indian Status or Metis Citizenship
  • offers information about adult adoption
  • release of identifying adoption documents to adult adoptees, birth parents, and siblings from the sealed court records unless a Disclosure Veto prohibits the registry from releasing the individual's identifying information

Also provides information from child intervention records to individuals who were formerly in Children's Services care.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • adult adoptees
  • birth parents
  • adoptive parents
  • birth siblings
  • descendants of a deceased adopted person
  • extended birth family members
  • band members
  • individuals who were formerly in the care of Children’s Services
  • or adoptees 16 to 19 years who are living independantly
Only deals with adoptions granted in the province of Alberta.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
310-0000 then 780-427-6387
Telephone
780-427-6387
Web Site
http://www.alberta.ca/post-adoption-registry-post-guardianship-services.aspx
Email
postadoption.registry@gov.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Last Updated On
October 28, 2021
Address
9940 106 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5K 2N2
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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