Adoption Services - West Kootenay Boundary

Information and adoption services for the West Kootenay Boundary area.

For more information about 'BC's Waiting Children'  call, toll-free: 1-877-236-7807 Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm or leave a message outside office hours.

There are 2 ways to adopt in BC, either through the Ministry of Children and Family Development or through one of 6 licensed agencies in BC.

The Ministry  is responsible for thousands of children in foster care in BC, with many of these available for adoption. They have varying degrees of special needs: behavioural, emotional and / or physical.

Low-risk infant adoptions are no longer done through the Ministry, but are arranged through one of 6 private licensed agencies on a fee-for-service basis.

Information about these agencies is available through Ministry staff or its website and through the Adoptive Families Association of BC (see separate description).

For more information go to:

Address / Contact Info

Ministry of Children and Family Development Kootenay Area Office
308 - 310 Ward Street Nelson, BCV1L 5S4

Phone Numbers

Toll-free : 1-866-265-1155
Fax : (250) 604-6530

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 26 Apr 2017.