an important and potentially life-changing process for both children and families. The General Authority agencies and service regions are mandated to provide adoption services under the Adoption Act.
The General Authority is committed to permanence for children and families, and to supporting adoption workers in finding long-term homes for children in care.
Adoption is the legal and permanent transfer of parental rights from an agency to another person or couple. Adoptive parents have the same responsibilities and legal rights as biological parents.
Those considering adoption in Manitoba have numerous resources available.
There are several steps in the adoption process. The General Authority's regions and service agencies can assist you through this process.