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EMERGENCY: Alberta has declared a Public Health Emergency to protect the health care system from COVID-19. Indoor social gatherings are the top source of transmission. All indoor social gatherings have now been banned. This ban will be enforced with $1,000 fines. Learn more

Adoption and post adoption

Find out about adoption processes and statistics, and access adoption records and other post-adoption services.

Services and information

Alberta residents are able to adopt children in government care, as well as through private and international adoption.

Know when and how to appeal Alberta Adoption Services decisions and how to take part in an appeal hearing.

Adult adoptees, birth parents, birth family members and adoptive parents can access Alberta adoption records and other services.