Description & Services
Description (Service) Coordinates adoption procedures for both families placing children in care and families wishing to adopt
 
Provides the following services in the adoption process: 
  • Assists birth mother in making informed choices  
  • Offers support before and after birth of infant  
  • Completes home studies on prospective adoptive families 
  • Assists with the court application of an Adoption Order 
  • Provides support to families waiting to adopt a child and after the child joins the family 
  • Assists in locating non-identifying information with the Adoption Disclosure Register 
  • Assists with registration to the Adoption Disclosure Register which can assist with searches to contact a birth relative 
  • Offers support and assistance if a reunion is requested between biological parent and child placed into adoption
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Weenusk First Nation
Eligibility
  • Must be a resident of one of the member First Nation communities 
  • Services are available for Native and Non-Native clientele
 
Adoption Services 
  • Individuals and families interested in adopting  
  • Pregnant women interested in adoption  
  • Adopted individuals seeking information on birth family
Application Contact Intake and Assessment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-336-2229
Toll Free Phone 705 Area Only: 1-888-298-2916
After Hours Phone 705-336-2341
Fax 705-336-2492
E-Mail info@payukotayno.ca
Website www.payukotayno.ca
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Primary Executive Adoption Services Supervisor
Alternate Executive Collette Hookimaw, Director of Services; Phone: 705-336-2229 ext 249; Email: collette.hookimaw@payukotayno.ca
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 50 Bay Rd
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Intersection Bay Rd and Hutchinson Rd
Mailing Address c/o Adoption Services 
PO Box 189D 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1984
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)