• Sonia Kondrat - Ukrainian Cradle Adoption Agency. Sonia is at the forefront of Ukrainian orphan adoptions in Canada, and if you choose to use an agency, I highly recommend her. She also runs the "Adoptions From Ukraine" information website club, a fantastic resource for Ukrainian adoption information.

Toronto, Ontario
Telephone: (416) 622-7677


  • Anne Scully - Director of Adoption Services
  • Grace Liber - Adoption Services. These are the ladies who will begin and finish the adoption process for you, and are absolutely excellent to work with. Anne approves your home study and writes the cover letter for the documents that go to Ukraine, and Grace is the lady who can supply you with forms, answer day-to-day questions, and who will send your package to Ukraine.
Adoption Services
Alberta Family and Social Services
9th Floor, South Tower of Seventh Street Plaza
10030 - 107 ST.
Edmonton AB T5J 3E4
Telephone (Anne): (780) 422 - 5641
Telephone (Grace): (780) 422 - 0178
Fax: (780) 427 - 2048
Email (Anne):
Email (Grace):

  • Mary Clark - Alberta Justice Department. She will provide the Alberta Justice Certificate authenticating the signature and seal for the notarization of your dossier. She will bind your dossier packets together with this certificate in ribbon and wax in the top left corner. Her assistant is a man named Marino Hidalgo and he can provide this service when Mary is away.
Bowker Building
Room 111, 9833 - 109 ST.
Edmonton AB T5K 2E8
Telephone: (780) 427 - 5069
Fax: (780) 427 - 6821

  • Citizenship & Immigration Canada
Telephone: 1 (888) 242-2100
  • Zhanna Zaporozhets - Senior Immigration Program Assistant, Canadian Embassy in Kiev, Ukraine. She can provide information on Ukrainian law and procedure regarding international adoptions, and will also be delivered your adoption dossier from Anne Scully. She will deliver your dossier to the Adoption Center in Kiev herself. From all reports, she is a very hard-working and dedicated person who is excellent to work with.
Canadian Embassy
P.O. Box 200
Kiev 2552001


  • Consulate General of Ukriane. At this time it is Mr. Anatolii Oleniik, a very nice man. He will be the person to contact regarding the legalization of your adoption dossier once it has been translated and notarized.
2120 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON M6S 1M8
Telephone: (416) 763-3114
Fax (416) 763-2323
  • Valerii Polkovsky - Translator. Valerii is a superb translator who is fully accredited with the Ukrainian Consulate in Toronto. Valerii has 25 years of translating experience, has a Ph.D. in English from a Ukrainian university, and is nearly finished his Ph.D. in Ukrainian from the University of Alberta. He is an absolute perfectionist who takes great pride in his work, and we couldn't have been happier with his work.
Valerii Polkovsky
St. Albert AB
Telephone: (780) 419 - 6125