Is Adoption Right For You?
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Beginnings is a non-profit, faith-based agency providing services to clients of all ethnic backgrounds, religious affiliations, and walks of life. Our approach to family services is centred around the child and we are dedicated to building and supporting healthy family relationships. Beginnings offers quality, non-judgmental services to everyone, does not participate in political action, and is committed to the concept of openness.
Beginnings has been working with Canadian families since 1985. We are a well-funded, private adoption agency licensed by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to provide adoption services in Ontario. Beyond Ontario, we can provide adoption services on a case by case basis in provinces and territories that have provision for private adoption.
Adoption Registration Form
Due to the large number of registrations we have received, the Adoptive Parent Active List is currently at capacity and we are not able to accept new registrations until at least June 1, 2017. Please check back for updates.
The Beginnings Adoption Adoption Registration Form and associated forms are listed on the left.
For information on fees and costs, please contact Beginnings Family Services on 1.877.528.6665 or Contact Us.
We believe that birth parents are significant people in the lives of children. Open adoption is a way of honouring that significance and making those connections accessible to the adopted child.
We ask all our prospective adoptive couples to learn about and become comfortable with open adoption as part of their process of preparing to adopt through Beginnings.
Open adoption involves ongoing communication and contact between the birth parent(s) and the adoptive family, including the child. This can take the form of letters, emails, phone calls or visits. The amount of contact is negotiated and varies from one adoption to another. Open adoption is good for the adopted child as it allows him or her to maintain relationships with important people in his life; as he or she grows older, open adoption allows access to information about his or her origins and background.
Note: Wherever possible, we encourage open adoption. However, there are some circumstances where sharing identifying information may not be appropriate.