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CANADIAN SEARCH AND SUPPORT GROUPS


ALBERTA

Birthparent and Relative Group 2147 - 141st Ave. Edmonton AB T5Y 1C4 tel: 780-473-1912 e-mail: loumclean@shaw.ca

Adoption Resource Center 10950 - 159th St. Edmonton AB T5P 3C1 tel: 780-483-9343

Adoption Resource Center,. 414 - 11A St. NE Calgary AB T2E 4P3 tel: 403-269-2367

KNOW NAME Search and Support Group c/o Jane Cole 23 Rosedale Way Medicine Hat, AB T1B 1X5 tel: (403) 526-3143

Lethbridge Adoption Search and Support Assoc. Val Scheck tele: 403-329-3513 or e-mail

Alberta Adoptees Registry Site 310, Box 16, RR#3, Stony Plain AB T7Z 1X3 tel: 780-963-5155 e-mail: wendy@albertaadopteesregistry.com




BRITISH COLUMBIA

Adoption Support Group 217 11th Avenue Prince Rupert, B.C., V8J 2W2 (250) 624-4827

Cariboo Adoption Support Group Pamela Hendy # 25 - 803 Hogdson Road Williams Lake, BC V2G 3R2 tel: 250-392-4282 or e-mail

Adoptees & Birthparents Seeking Kinfolk 600 Jaschinsky Road Kelowna, BC V1X 1L8 tel: 250-860-5368 tel: 250-765-3371 office

Diana Gaiger 3755 Seaton Ave. Victoria BC V8Z 3W5 tel: 250-479-5231 or e-mail assists various groups with searches


MANITOBA

Adoption Connection Joan E. Lepp, ISC tel: 204-727-4902 small charge


ONTARIO

Adoption Council of Ontario (ACO) Pat Fenton Executive Director, Adoption Council of Ontario Adoption Resource Centre 3216 Yonge St., 2nd floor Toronto ON M4N 2L2 tel: 416 482-0021 fax: 416 482-1586 or e-mail and website

Canadian Council of Natural Mothers tel: 416-537-4486 e-mail: ccnm@rogers.com or website

B & M Brooks Search and Support 63 Holborn Avenue Nepean ON K2C 3H1 tel: 613-730-1039 or 613-825-1640 Joan Marshall at e-mail or Monica Byrne at e-mail

Adoption Disclosure Support Group 203-815 Sherbrooke Street Peterborough ON K9J 2R2 tel: 705-740-0483 (Cheryl Rubin) fax: 705-876-7309

Adoption Awareness Support System 129 Loyola Place Thunder Bay ON P7C 5N6 tel: 807-475-7843 (Cheryl Chiarot) In Timmins ON: tel: 705-235-5544 (Lark) or tel: 705-235-7515 or tel: 705-264-4475 (Sharon)

Post Adoption Reunion Support Group 24 Lincoln Avenue Toronto ON M6P 1M8 tel: 416-762-4944 (Terri or Lynn)

CARR Support Group 1 Stonehouse Cres. Toronto ON M6J 1T4 tel: 416-531-5554


QUEBEC

Mouvement Retrouvailles is a provincial non-profit, non-government, volunteer association. They have existed since Feb. 1983. Their membership is mostly adoptees and birthmothers. It is also a support group.

Mouvement Retrouvailles Provincial (Head Office) tel: (514) 646-1060 fax:(514) 646-7401 They will give you the exact chapter to contact depending on where your adoption went through.

Mouvement Retrouvailles-Montreal Area Chapter 660 Villeray bureau #27 Montreal, PQ H2R 1J1 tel: (514) 278-1744 ; answering machine on, when volunteers are not there. Usually they are there Monday to Friday, 1 pm - 4 pm. Ask them for all possible biological background that they are able to give you and mention that you would like to also get your hospital records. They will notify them of your adopted name.

SASKATCHEWAN

Sophie Pearson 3 Columbia Drive Saskatoon, SK S7K 1E3 tel: 306-665-3109


PAID SEARCHERS

Searching Lost Families, RR#, Ayr ON N0B 1E0 tel: 519-632-9306 or e-mail

Assets and Family Reasearch Consultants 47 Abbey Dawn Drive Bath ON K0H 1G0 tel: 416-398-7655 (Toronto) or 613-352-1163 (Sharon Chianelli-Kingston) fax: 613-352-1163 or e-mail and website Area: Canada, US and Great Britian

International Reunion Services 201 - 131 John Street South Hamilton ON L8N 2C3 tel: 905-522-2665 fax: 905-522-4245 Area: Canada and UK

Adoption Searches and Investigations Anne Patterson Licensed Private Investigator 357 Dufferin Avenue London ON N6B 1Z5 tel: 519-432-8251 or e-mail Area: Most of Ontario and out of province

Searchline of Canada Joan Marshall, ISC 63 Holborn Ave Nepean ON K2C 3H1 tel: 613-825-1640 Area: Canada

Bay Street Investigators Inc. 600 Bay Street, Suite 308 Toronto ON M5G 1M6 tel: 416-593-8444 Area: local, national and international

Holly Kramer BA 701 Markham Street Toronto ON M5G 2M2 tel: 416-516-2134 or e-mail Area: not limited

Pat Richardson tel: 416-488-7548 Area: Toronto

Canadian Adoption Reunion Register Search and Support Group 63 Welland Ave Toronto ON M4T 2H9

Mini Hayard (Q.F.H.S.) 164 Seigniory Ave., Apt. 505 Pointe Claire PQ H9R 1K1 tel: 514-695-6373

Jeanine McMullin Search Consultant (bilingual) tel: 506-459-8903 Does Quebec searches

Ms. Pennie Redmile c/o Quebec Family History Society P.O. Box 1026 Pointe Claire PQ H9S 4H9 e-mail: predmile@total.net

Birth Family Finders Canadian Birth Family Locators


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