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The Domestic Adoption Program is offered through the Ministry of Social Services involving the adoption of a child who is permanently in the care of the Minister of Social Services.
To become an adoptive parent, you may be single, married or living common-law, of any ethnicity, with or without children of your own.
You must be:
Please contact The Evermore Centre at 1-866-869-2727 to begin the Domestic Adoption Orientation Program (DAO).
The steps to becoming an adoptive parent include:
The length of time it takes to adopt a child varies. Applicants willing to support older children, sibling groups, or children with complex needs tend to complete the steps required to adopt much sooner.
Financial assistance through the Assisted Adoption Program may be available to families in the Domestic Adoption Program for children that have an identified predisposition to a physical, mental or emotional disability that impacts their health and development.
This program supports children:
Financial assistance available through this program may include:
An adoption worker will discuss benefits with the adoptive family once a child has been placed in an adoptive home.
In Saskatchewan, there are several other types of adoption available besides Domestic Adoption, including: Intercountry Adoption, Independent Adoption, Adult Adoption and Step-parent Adoption.
For further information on these types of adoption, please contact The Evermore Centre.
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