Reunion supports

If you are considering a reunion or need support as an adoptee or birth parent, we encourage you reach out to us, or to the specialized support groups listed here.

Please note that the following organizations and support groups operate outside of the AFABC umbrella. As such, we may not always agree on content or practices. Please choose and enjoy these groups at your own discretion.

BC organizations | National organizations

BC organizations

Adoptees Association of BC
Offers peer support meetings, counselling and advocacy services, guest speakers, panels, and whatever other resources the community wants or needs. 
Contact: Catherine at katiesue@shaw.ca or 604-805-0546.

Birth Parent Support
Offers support, counselling, and peer connections for birth parents.
Contact: 604-736-7613 or visit www.fsgv.ca or 604-736-7613.

Forget Me Not Family Society
Offers education, peer counselling support to people touched by adoption.
Monthly support meetings:
3rd Tuesday of the month (most months - please call or email to confirm)
7pm at New West Public Library, New Westminster 
Contact: Marnie at marnietetz@shaw.ca or 604-535-4434.

Surrey Family History Center
Hosts annual Finding Your Roots seminar.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
6270 - 126 Street, Surrey
Info and registration: www.findingyourroots.ca 

National organizations

Canadian Adoptees Registry, Inc.
A free service provided by a small group of dedicated volunteers. Offers help and assistance to adult adoptees and birth families that are seeking to learn more about, and perhaps make contact with each other.
www.canadianadopteesregistry.org

Origins Canada
A volunteer-run non-profit organization serving people across Canada who have been separated from family members by adoption.
www.originscanada.org

Looking for support?

Our adoption support coordinators are happy to answer any questions you may have, and provide support along the way.

Looking for more adoption support groups?

We offer several groups across the province.