for Birthparents

Alberta Children Services

Pregnancy Care
    - Calgary 
    - Edmonton 
    - Red Deer


Healthy Moms Healthy Babies

Louise Dean Centre


Terra Centre - Edmonton

Kara Program - Calgary – the website of Brenda Romanchik, who is a birthmother who has published some excellent information for birthparents.



Birthparent Grief  - by Brenda Romanchik

Being a Birthparent: Finding Our Place - by Brenda Romanchik

Sacred Connections - By Mary Ann Koenig



Resources for Adoptive Parents

Alberta Children Services

Healthy Moms Healthy Babies

The Adoption Council of Canada

Adoption Month e-magazine

Adoptive Families Magazine

Tapestry Books

Let’s Talk Adoption


The Adoption Institute:

The Evan B. Donaldson Institute for Adoption – doing some excellent current research in adoption. Visit their website to subscribe to their free e-newsletter.


The North American Council on Adoptable children:

The North American Council on Adoptable Children – this organization hosts a terrific annual


Training Conference, promotes the adoption of waiting children, can give you info about subsidy, advocacy, etc.


Adoption Learning Partners:  

Site that provides courses for adoptive parents on topics like attachment, talking about adoption, trans-racial, international, etc.


The Family Helper:

A site to find all the adoption resources in Canada, agencies, governments, international facilitators, support groups, etc.



Beginnings: How Families Come to Be -by Virginia Kroll

Did My First Mother Love Me? - by Kathryn Ann Miller

Pugnose has Two Special Families - by Karis Kruzel

Place in My Heart - By Mary Grossnickle

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