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Welcome to the Alberta Foster Parent Association

a non-profit, charitable organization

Alberta Foster Parent Association

The Alberta Foster Parent Association, a non-profit, charitable organization, provides support to foster and kinship families, advocates for the rights of children, educates the community about foster and kinship care, provides and arranges for training and social gatherings, and serves as a liaison between foster and kinship families and Alberta Child and Family Services Division.

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Opioid Overdose Prevention


…”Fentanyl may be 100 times more toxic than morphine, heroin, or oxycodone. Even small amounts can result in overdose and it can be found in other drugs without you knowing. What to do if you suspect an overdose: – call 911 – initiate rescue breathing – if you have a naloxone kit or Narcan® nasal…

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Volunteer Opportunity – October 13 – 15, 2017


We will be hosting our annual volunteer Brownell Children’s Retreat Winterizing Workbee from October 13 – 15, 2017! Meals and Accomodations will be provided for all volunteers. Some of the work being done will be: Splitting wood, possible landscaping in the park, painting outdoor washrooms, checking on cabins, windows etc. Please contact Amey at our…

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – OCT. 24th – Roger Waters Concert – Rogers Place

WE ARE ISO 30 – 40 VOLUNTEERS FOR AN OCTOBER 24th 50/50 at the ROGER WATERS CONCERT at ROGERS PLACE in EDMONTON!!! Date: October 24, 2017 Time: 5:45 PM Arrival – Approximately 9:30 PM  RSVP: Brenda Rabie: brenda@afpaonline.com or 780-701-4091 Please provide Brenda with your email address, phone number and spelling of your name as…

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44th Annual AFPA Its All About Kids Conference & Awards Banquet

It’s All About Kids Conference – October 26 – 29, 2017 – Registration Now Full – Wait List Only Every year, the Alberta Foster Parent Association holds an annual training conference. This conference provides foster, kinship parents and child intervention workers with an opportunity to further develop their skills by offering a wide selection of…

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Central Region – Fall Conference & Awards Banquet- Nov 4 & 5

  Schedule: Saturday, November 4 Noon Registration 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Training Session One 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Cocktails 6 p.m. Dinner & Awards Banquet to follow Sunday, November 5 9 a.m. – Noon Training Session Two Featuring Supplemental Training with: Alana Peters Speaker & Facilitator, Personal & Professional Coach   Alana will share tools,…

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Alberta Foster Parent Association

a non-profit, charitable organization