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What Is Sunrise?


Sunrise Family Services Society is an Accredited Body under the Hague Adoption Convention and a B.C. government-licensed adoption agency with offices located in Vancouver. We deliver services throughout the province and can help women across Canada wishing to place their child for adoption in British Columbia. Wherever you live our counsellors can assist you to understand adoption rules and processes.

We meet the strict criteria and qualifications required by the British Columbia government. The agency must be:

About Us
  • a non-profit society

  • approved by the provincial government to facilitate adoptions

  • an Accredited Body under the Hague Adoption Convention.

Children in many countries throughout the world need homes and love. We are passionate about finding safe and loving homes for those children who would otherwise not have a family, and passionate about helping families realize their dreams of parenting.

Our Mission


Our mission at Sunrise is to build families through adoption.


We do this by:


  • Making the best interest of the child as our primary focus

  • Helping adoptive parents and birth parents make informed decisions

  • Educating and preparing clients for adoption

  • Providing expert help with the complexities of paperwork and other processes necessary to complete an adoption

  • Providing support throughout the adoption process

  • Supporting the on-going needs of adoptive families

  • Recognizing adoption as a lifelong process


The Adoption Information Package


Sunrise has an information booklet to help get you started. It is an introduction to the process of adoption.


Request the Adoption Information Package here.


Free Consultation


Please contact our office to set up a free, private consultation with one of our staff.  We schedule appointments during business hours Monday to Friday. During our initial meetings we will provide you with information about the local and international adoption process in British Columbia.

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