Assisted Adoption

Assisted Adoption

In Canada, some provinces and territories offer adoption assistance to children who are adopted from foster care (children who are waiting to be adopted are called crown wards). Saskatchewan’s Assisted Adoption Program that can be helpful in providing support that...
Parenting Your Adopted School-Age Child

Parenting Your Adopted School-Age Child

Once a child is 5 or 6 years old, the school environment plays a major role in their life. The child’s teachers and friends become a major source of the child’s interactions and relationships. As a parent you can recognize that many of the problems your child may...
Searching for Birth Realatives

Searching for Birth Realatives

This factsheet provides an overview of the mental and physical process of searching for birth relatives, including activities common to birth relative searches, information access, and resources for conducting a search and/or reunion, if desired. Keep in mind that...
Parenting Your Adopted Teenager

Parenting Your Adopted Teenager

This factsheet is designed to help you, the adoptive parent, understand your adopted teenager’s needs, so you can respond with practical strategies that foster healthy development. To access this content, you must purchase ASCS...