Thursday, July 24, 2014

Welcome to the AFPA Website

As Norm Brownell, President, AFPAPresident of the Alberta Foster Parent Association I welcome you to our website. I encourage you to spend time to familiarize yourself with the many programs our association offers to foster and adoptive families. We hope you will find the information on this site informative and helpful. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Norm Brownell, President

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Programs The AFPA provides many support programs to foster parent families including: Foster Allegation Support Team, Legal Assistance Program, Citation Awards Program, Annual Training Conference, and numerous discounts from Fields, the Brick Warehouse, Avis Car Rental, Hughes Petroleum, and more.
Membership The Alberta Foster Parent Association provides support to foster families, advocates for the rights of children, educates the community about foster care, provides and arranges for training and social gatherings, and serves as a liaison between foster families and Alberta Children & Youth Services.
Adopting a Child On any given day there are two hundred children available for adoption in Alberta. The AFPA provides an online resource centre for pre and post adoption information.  The provision of post adoption supports is critical if we are to secure permanent, stable, loving families for the waiting children.
Help When You Need It The AFPA Support Line Team is designed to provide after-hours and week-end emergency support, and advice and referral for foster families and adoptive families. The program is delivered by volunteer foster parents who have experience in fostering, a good understanding of policy and procedures, and have taken conflict resolution training.


Check out the workshops and conferences and campground pages for newly added items!!

Please check out Transitioning From Care: A Guide for Caregivers PDF
(Also available on the Foster Parent Resources Page)


Have experience in fostering?  
Level 2 qualification?  
Great communication skills?  Provide positive support to new foster parents by becoming a mentor
 New to fostering?  
Looking for additional support?  

Connect with an experienced foster parent by becoming a mentee!


Go to the Mentorship page to download an application and find out more information!



Learn more about the series and register today!


2014 Aboriginal Day Celebration

Friday, June 20, 2014
Heritage Park Pavillion
5100 - 41 Avenue, Stony Plain

Take in this free event that includes:

Grand Entry, BBQ Lunch, Games and Crafts, Traditional Drumming,
Cultural Teaching, Traditional and Métis Dancing, Giveaways,
Vendors featuring beautiful crafts and Artwork and MUCH MORE!

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Insurance Provider for AFPA Members

Reiniger Financial Corp is pleased to
welcome all members of the AFPA
considering insurance andinvestment

Check out our membership page for
this and more exciting perks for
becoming a member of the AFPA!

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