On Wednesday September 30, 2020, Sunrise is hosting an online information session for prospective adoptive parents who are interested in adopting a child and wish to learn about the adoption process. Click below to find out more about this event and register. 

It is hard not to feel overwhelmed with the state of the world at this time, but as stated by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. times like these are the ultimate measure of a person.  The systemic racism that led to the horrific death of George Floyd needs to end.  It is insufficient to not be racist, we must be actively anti-racist.  We mu...

April 1, 2020

Dear Birth Parents

We can't imagine what a difficult time this must be for you without the added pressures and challenges of COVID-19. We want you to know that Sunrise remains open and continues to help birth parents throughout this challenging time. 

Wherever you live, our counselors can assist you to explore the options available to y...

March 31, 2020

Dear Adoptive Parents

We wanted to reach out to you, while the COVID-19 virus situation unfolds. The impact of the virus on adoption is as of yet unknown, however we would like to assure you that we are continuing to work hard and where possible expedite cases. The safety of our adoptive families and staff remain our priority.   Sunris...

March 31, 2020

Dear New Families

Sunrise staff are now working remotely and continuing to assist families with their dream to become parents. 

For new families wishing to begin their adoption journey, we will be meeting with families over Skype and face time, instead of an in-person meeting. We are implementing this strategy now to avoid any unnecessa...

March 6, 2020

This website offers a wealth of resources on attachment techniques and will fill your tool box as parents on how to practice parenting in the context of adoption. We encourage you to spend some time reading the article and navigating the website. Also embedded in the articles are great links to further your knowledge of attachment.

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January 27, 2020

Local leading expert on attachment, Dr. Gordon Neufeld, explains the importance of “relationship” to a child’s development and capacity to learn. He outlines how we have to “have our children’s hearts” before they can learn and develop. He expresses the importance of the role we have as parents and the profound impact our relationship...

January 21, 2020

We can help our children heal from early childhood traumatic experiences, even pre-birth, through intentional attachment parenting strategies. I encourage you to watch the video below and try to implement some of these ideas into your daily routines. It may be as simple as focusing on making eye contact when you greet your baby or chi...

December 1, 2019

The past month was Adoption Awareness Month. It is aptly named and provides a focus for everyone involved in adoption to reflect on how they are affected by it and the role they play. This includes the government, adopted children, families who have been created by adoption over the years, birth parents, licensed adoption agencies, pr...

January 11, 2019

*OPPORTUNITY* Black Girls Magazine is looking for BC writers and would like to invite interested girls to join the founders Annette Bazira-Okafor and her daughter on Friday January 18 @ A Child's Song Surrey office 6 -7:30 pm for girls ages 8 to 12, and 8 - 9:30 pm for girls ages 13-16.  Girls will have an opportunity to hear about th...

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