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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Temporary Care Agreement: The child is placed in the care of the Children’s Aid Society on a voluntary basis by the caregiver 
  • Society Wardship: The child is court ordered into the temporary care of the Children’s Aid Society 
  • Crown Wardship: The child is made a permanent ward of the Children’s Aid Society and could be placed for adoption
Description (Service) Adoption 
  • Assists birth mother in making informed choices 
  • Offers support before and after baby's birth 
  • Completes home studies on prospective adoptive families  
  • Provides support to families waiting to adopt a child and after the child joins the family  
  • Assists in locating non-identifying information with the Adoption Disclosure Register  
  • Assists with registration to the Adoption Disclosure Register which can assist with searches to contact a birth relative 
  • Offers support and assistance if a reunion is requested between biological parent and child placed into adoption
Temporary and Long Term Fostering 
  • Facilitates arrangements to provide a home for children who are separated from their family 
  • Retains legal responsibility for the child  
  • Provides initial orientation and ongoing training  
  • Reimburses for all expenses incurred for welfare of child including living, medical, clothing, school and extra-curricular expenses  
  • Provides access to a full range of therapeutic and relief services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District ; Parry Sound District
Eligibility Adoption 
  • Individuals and families interested in adopting 
  • Pregnant women interested in adoption 
  • Adopted individuals seeking information on birth family
Temporary and Long Term Fostering 
  • Children in care 
  • Various eligibility criteria must be met to become a foster family or parent
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-472-0910
Toll Free Phone 1-877-303-0910
Fax 705-472-9743
Located In Community North Bay
Address 433 McIntyre St W
North Bay, ON P1B 2Z3
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Intersection McIntyre St W and Foran St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)