Canada - Central Authority

For the Federal Government:
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
360 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa ON K1A 1L1

Contact person:
Michèle Salmon
Deputy Director, Intercountry Adoption Services
Telephone number: +1 (613) 437-7145
telefax number: +1 (613) 941 7099
Email: michele.salmon@cic.gc.ca

For the Province of Alberta:
Alberta Ministry of Children's Services, Adoption Services
10th Floor, Sterling Place
9940 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2N2
telephone: + 1 780-422-0178
Fax: + 1 780-427-2048
email: HS.AdoptionServices@gov.ab.ca

Contact person:
Anne Scully, Senior Manager (English)
Email: anne.scully@gov.ab.ca

Website:
www.humanservices.alberta.ca/adoption

For British Columbia:
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
PO Box 9705 STN PROV GOVT
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 9S2
Telephone: 1 (800) 387-3660
Fax: +1 (250) 356-1864
email: MCF.AdoptionsBranch@gov.bc.ca

Contact person:
Renaa Bacy, Provincial Director of Adoption (English)
telephone: +1 (250) 387-1317

Website:
http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/adoption/index.htm

For the Province of Manitoba:
Department of Families
Child and Family Services Division
777 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0N3
Phone: +1 (204) 945-1186
Fax: +1 (204) 948-2949

Contact person:
Lorna Hanson, Acting Executive Director
telephone: +1 (204) 945-7274
Fax: +1 (204) 945-6717
Email address: Lorna.hanson@gov.mb.ca

Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/index.html

For the Province of New Brunswick:
Department of Social Development
2nd floor, 551 King Street, Fredericton, N.B. EB4 1E7
Telephone: + 1 (506) 444-4516
Fax: + 1 (506) 453-2082

Contact person:
Elaine Babineau, Provincial Consultant Adoption (English)
Email: elaine.babineau@gnb.ca

Website:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/social_development/adoption.html

For Newfoundland and Labrador:
Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development
PO Box 8700,
St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador A1B 4J6
telephone number: +1-709-729-3527
telefax number: +1-709-729-1853

Contact person:
Provincial Director of Adoptions, Mrs. Christine Osmond MSW, RSW (English)
Email: christineosmond@gov.nl.ca

or
Mrs. Jennifer Barnes, MSW, RSW (Acting) (English)
Email: jenniferbarnes@gov.nl.ca

Website: www.cssd.gov.nl.ca

For the Northwest Territories:
Department of Health and Social Services, Territorial Social Programs
Government of the Northwest Territories
P.O. Box 1320 6th Floor, NGB, 5015-49th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
Telephone: +1 (867) 767-9061 ext. 49866
Fax: +1 (867) 873-7706

Contact person:
Patricia Kyle, Assistant Deputy Minister, Families and Communities (English)
Email: patricial_kyle@gov.nt.ca

Website: http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/

For Nova Scotia:
Community Services
Child, Youth and Family Supports
Placement Services
P.O. Box 696
5675 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2T7

Telephone: +1 (902) 424-3205
Fax: +1 (902) 424-0708

Contact person:
Mary Craig (English)
Email: Mary.Craig@novascotia.ca

Website: https://www.novascotia.ca/coms/families/ado

For Nunavut:
Government of Nunavut-Dept. of Family Services (DFS)
P.O Box 1000, Station 1240
Fax: 867-975-5298

Contact person:
Jo-Anne Henderson-White, Director of Adoptions (English)
Telephone: (867) 975-5230
Email: JHenderson@gov.nu.ca

Or
Sheila Higdon, Deputy Director of Adoptions
Telephone: (867) 975-5232
Email: shigdon@gov.nu.ca

For Ontario:
Private and International Adoption Unit
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
101 Bloor Street West, 6th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2Z7
Telephone: +1 (416) 327-4736
Fax: +1 (416) 212-6799

Contact person:
Ms. Theresa Mills (English)
Email: Theresa.Mills@Ontario.ca

Website: www.children.gov.on.ca

For the Province of Prince Edward Island:
Department of Family and Human Services
161 St. Peter’s Road
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Canada C1A 7N8

telephone number: (902) 368-6515
Numéro de télécopie/telefax number: (902) 620-3776

Contact person:
Wendy McCourt, Director of Child Protection as Central Authority (english)
email: wlmccourt@gov.pe.ca

website: www.gov.pe.ca

For the province of Quebec:
Secrétariat à l'adoption internationale (SAI)
201, Crémazie Est, Bureau 1.01
Montréal, Québec, H2M 1L2
telephone number: +1 (514) 873-5226 ou 1 (800) 561- 0246
telefax number: +1 (514) 873-0157

Contact person :
Josée- Anne Goupil, director general and secretary - intercountry adoption
Email: adoption.quebec@msss.gouv.qc.ca

Website: www.adoption.gouv.qc.ca

For the Province of Saskatchewan:
Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services (MSS)
10th Floor, 1920 Broad Street
Regina, SK
S4P 3V6

Contact Person:
Shannon Huber, Director of Adoption (English)
Telephone: (306)787-5698
Fax: (306) 787-0925
email: Shannon.Huber@gov.sk.ca

Bev Jaigobin, A/Manager, Adoption
Telephone: +1 (306)798-0496

Wanda Rempel, A/Supervisor, Post-Adoption
Telephone: +1 (306)798-1571

Kevin Kane, Intercountry Adoption Worker
Telephone: +1 (306) 787-7997

Ken Baldwin, Intercountry Adoption Worker
Telephone: +1 (306) 787-9752

Website:
http://publications.gov.sk.ca/documents/17/39628-Adoption-in-Saskatchewan-ADO-3.pdf

For the Yukon Territory:
Health and Social Services, Families and Children’s Services
P.O. Box 2703, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6
Telephone: +1 (876) 667-3473
Fax: +1 (867) 393-6204

Contact person:
Mrs. Kerri Kemp, Manager, Child Placement Services (English)
Email: kerri.kemp@gov.yk.ca

Site Web: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/fr/adoption.php

(This page was last updated on 4 September 2017)

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