I am looking to adopt

If you are a family wishing to adopt, our professional staff will provide the support and care you need. We will help you navigate the emotional, legal and practical steps of building your family through adoption. Our qualified staff will provide social work services to all parties involved in the adoption plan.

Before you apply with us

Find out all you can about adoption in Ontario – here is one resource: Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

  • Attend the PRIDE training course. This is mandatory for all families adopting in Ontario.
  • Have a Homestudy completed by an Approved Private Adoption Practitioner
  • Begin creating a draft photo profile about your family

Application and Selection Process

  • Complete an application form to begin the registration process with us.
  • Once we have completed the registration process, we will invite you to attend the JFJ Hope Centre Adoption Education meeting.
  • As a final step an intake interview will be arranged.
  • Once you join our Active Families list, you will be eligible for consideration by birth parents.

For information about our fees and services, or any other questions not covered in the FAQs, please call us at 905-821-7494.