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Picture This

Picture This

We decided to do something a little different this year. We started the year off with a team-building exercise before youth trained for the Youth Speak Out (YSO) training in the beginning of October. We reached out to Saskatoon Community Youth Arts Programming...

Parents are feeling disconnected by their teens’ online activity

Parents are feeling disconnected by their teens’ online activity

From Center for Adoption Support and Education C.A.S.E. has a total of seven clinical offices in Maryland, New York and Virginia I am worried about my 16-year-old son’s activity on social media. I feel uninformed about what he is doing and worry about his safety. I...

International adoption has a world of challenges

International adoption has a world of challenges

By Sarah BoettcherAdoptive mom from B.C. My husband and I adopted 18-month-old twin boys from Zambia. I work as a nurse and I’d watched as colleagues who gave birth to their children were able to take a full year of maternity leave, with a union top-up. My income, as...

Growing Concern

Growing Concern

In Canada, biological parents are entitled to a longer parental leave than adoptive parents, kin caregivers, and customary caregivers. But research shows adopted children need more time to attach. Time to Attach is a research and advocacy campaign lobbying for 15 more...

Celebrate Adoption Awareness Month!

Celebrate Adoption Awareness Month!

Email it..... Put a short message about Adoption Awareness Month in your email signature. Add links to our homepage www.adoptionsask.org www.adoptionoptions.com Adoption Awareness page www.adoptionoptions.com/adoption-awareness-month/ And/or our video...

What a year; such promise for more

What a year; such promise for more

Greetings from all of us at ASCS. As 2019 draws to a close, the board of directors, staff and I wish everyone a Merry Christmas. The season provides us with the opportunity to take time out of our full schedules to spend with loved ones, reflect on the year’s...

Leading includes following

Leading includes following

A few years back I was working on a project in a remote area of Zimbabwe. I was walking with the children to Mazwi Primary School and making a mental note of how I got there so I could find my way back to Tshelanyemba. I’m directionally challenged, at best. I spent...

Introducing our new brand and website!

Introducing our new brand and website!

Greetings from all of us at ASCS. We are very excited to let you in on some changes within the Adoption Support Centre of Saskatchewan. It’s been an eventful spring, summer and fall. It all started with funding approval from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Social...