Adoption

Adoption is a wonderful way in which children who need a family can come together with parents who want a child. To adopt can be an intimidating process, but for thousands of families it is one of life’s most rewarding experiences. We believe in adoption; it reflects the heart of God. But we know that families who want to adopt and have adopted need support. We want to be here for you!


Adoption in Canada

People often write or call us here at Focus expressing their interest in adopting a child. We would love to share some basic information about...

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I have been an adoption educator for over fifteen years. Years ago, adoption educators warned parents that some adopted children were at risk for...
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The adoption process can seem slow, but patience often pays off. “I’m afraid you’re not going to be able to have your own children.” Almost 25 years...
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As we entered the one-room country church, my dad reached to steady my mom. The explosion of colour, the thick scent of lilies and the face of my...
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Adoption conjures up a variety of images, some of which are fairly negative. Its portrayal in TV soaps, for example, is rarely accurate and often...
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Though I was adopted as an infant, I began to see the adoption process from a new perspective when our family adopted a toddler from India. A few...
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I’m a single adult who is deeply concerned about the plight of orphans in this country and around the world, and I’d like to do my part by adopting a...
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My spouse and I are concerned about the plight of orphans and seriously interested in adopting a child who needs a home – possibly a child from...
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Children seek emotional closeness, intimacy, love – to belong, to matter. When they find this with the adults responsible for them, they are more...