September 21-25 is Kinship Awareness Week.
We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and give thanks to all our Kinship families. We recognize and celebrate the commitment, dedication, love, time and...
Every Child Deserves a Loving Home
Every child needs the sense of belonging and security provided by a stable and loving family.
In situations where birth parents are not able to safely care for their children, CCAS...READ MORE
My husband and I have been blessed by adoption through the Catholic Children’s Aid of Society of Toronto (CCAS). We have been told many times by friends and relatives how lucky our newly adopted children are to be part...
Who is eligible to apply to the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto?
As an adoptive parent, you can expect to receive the following support from us:
- CCAS's Adoption staff continue to visit and provide support to the child and adoptive family until the adoption is finalized by the...
Has your life been touched by adoption? Are you searching for your birth family or adopted child? Many people touched by adoption come to a point in their lives when they want to reconnect with their birth child or...READ MORE
Our foster caregivers provide soft landings for children who need a temporary place to live when they are no longer able to remain in their own home due to child protection concerns. Foster care gives our...
How do I apply to become a foster caregiver?
- If you think you have the special qualities and time to become a foster caregiver and would like more information,please call our Foster Care Recruitment Line at...
When parents are unable to take care of their children for any reason, often, extended family or members of the community come forward to assist. That's what kinship care is all about! When a child is unable to remain...READ MORE
What is Kinship Care?
AdoptOntario: Connecting familes and children through adoption.READ MORE
Financial Assistance for Adoption and Legal Custody of Sibling Groups and Children 10 Years and Older
Children’s aid societies (CASs) provide supports to families who give children in their care a home through adoption, legal custody, kinship and customary care. As of June 15, 2012, CASs will provide additional...READ MORE
The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto provides adoption subsidies to enable adoptive parents to pay for specialized services required to meet a child’s diagnosed special needs.
There are two types of subsidies available to adoptive parents:
- Subsidies specific to sibling groups and children over the age of 10 years.
- A general adoption subsidy.
Learn more about your eligibility for one of...READ MORE