Online support

Our online support groups give parents a place to connect through Facebook. Some groups tackle issues in adoptive parenting, while others have a geographical focus or connect specific types of families. All groups offer the opportunity to share experiences, socialize, and build friendships.

All of our groups are closed and facilitated by one or more adoption key workers. This ensures that the group stays focused and that confidentiality is respected by all.

 

Adoptive Parents of Indigenous Children
Join us for lively discussions of contemporary Indigenous adoption issues in an atmosphere of confidentiality and support. 

Adoptive Parents of Teens
Join us for lively discussions and support, no matter what age your teen joined your family.

Families Raising Family
All kinship family types are welcome, including those formed through kinship care, foster care, guardianship, custom adoption, and/or adoption.  

FASD Parent Support
All adoptive and permanency parents of children or youth with brain based disorders are welcome.

LGBTQ Adoption Support Network
Join us for lively discussions of contemporary adoption issues in an atmosphere of confidentiality and support. Members of the LGBTQ community and allies are welcome. 

All Ages and Stages Adoptive Parents (formerly New Adoptive Parents)
Families with kids of all ages, and all stages are welcome to dive in! This group is open to adoptive parents from placement onwards.

Single Adoptive Parent Support
Join us as we celebrate single parenthood in this group just for single-parent led families and waiting parents. 

Transracial and Intercountry Adoptive Parents
Join us for lively discussions of contemporary adoption issues related to culture, race, transracial parenting, and intercountry adoption.

Waiting Parents Support
Join us for lively discussions of contemporary adoption issues related to waiting adoptive parents. Applicants who have completed their AEP (adoption education program) or equivalent pre-adoption training are welcome to join. 

 

Further reading: 

Connect with an adoption key worker.

They provide information and support to adoptive families across BC.

Join a face-to-face support group.

Connect with others and share experiences as adoptive parents.