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SouthWest Mini-ARE 2020


At the Adoption Council of Ontario, we are committed to the safety, health and well-being of our staff, clients, volunteers and community partners as we all navigate the impact that COVID-19 is having on the world. 

The ACO is closely monitoring federal, provincial and local public health guidance and WHO guidelines and would like to provide the following update at this time.

The South West Mini-ARE in-person event has been cancelled, to be replaced by a virtual ARE. As well the Online Platform will still be available for families to access from March 22 to April 12, 2020.

The virtual ARE will involve child presentations by adoption workers, and a Q&A period. In addition, we have a panel of adoptive parents available to speak about services, resources, and their personal experiences.

The event is open to families who are AdoptReady or in the final stages of completing their Home Study. 

Participating Agencies:

  • Windsor-Essex Children's Aid Society
  • Children's Aid Society of London and Middlesex
  • Bruce Grey Child and Family Services
  • Huron-Perth Children's Aid Society
  • Family and Children's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin County
  • Chatham-Kent Children's Services

Resource Village

The will be a panel of adoptive families to share their experiences during the online webinar.


This is an invite-only event. If you currently live in the South West region, please contact your adoption worker or private practitioner to obtain the registration link. Deadline to register is March 27, 2020 at noon.

Virtual ARE Details 

When: April 14, 2020
Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Online Webinar: A confirmation email, with webinar login details, will be sent automatically. But you need to register first; contact your worker for the registration link. 

Categories: Adoption Resource Exchange, Featured


Starts: 2020-03-29 10:00:00
Ends: 2020-03-29 15:00:00

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