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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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Jul 2017

2017 Aboriginal Awareness Weekend – Sept. 15 – 17, 2017

Thanks to everyone who came out to our Aboriginal Awareness Weekend. Thanks especially to our many amazing volunteers who made the weekend possible. We couldn’t have done it without you! We had a great time and are looking forward to next year already!  

Apr 2017

AFPA Summer Camps

Alberta Foster Parent Association’s summer camp programs are a great opportunity to help children and youth gain confidence, pride and sense of accomplishment through games, crafts, and socializing with peers. The health, safety and well-being of all campers are held at utmost of importance to our staff, volunteers and leaders and is emphasized throughout our…

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Family Circle Night – September 28th

Family Circle Night events are a joint partnership between Edmonton Region Children’s Services and Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society that provide: Circles for support and learning about indigenous culture. Opportunities to connect all Indigenous children particularly those residing in non-indigenous foster homes with their culture. Traditional process and protocol to enable participants to feel comfortable…

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

It’s All About Kids Conference – October 26 – 29, 107 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 workshops to choose from. In addition, it provides…

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Healing Trauma & PTSD

HEALING TRAUMA AND PTSD In Aboriginal People Workshop Location: Best Western, Village Inn  1804 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, AB Date: November 21st, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Fee: $190.00 “…Using every day layman’s term language, this workshop will provide an understanding of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Discorder in laymen’s term with…

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Alberta Foster Parent Association

a non-profit, charitable organization