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Alberta Foster Parent Association

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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.

If you have an event or resource you would like to see on our website, please forward the information to info@afpaonline.com.

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Edmonton Region – Medicine Picking Teaching Event

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Edmonton Region Medicine Picking Teaching Event August 16, 17, 18, 2016   The Edmonton Region will be hosting their annual Medicine Picking Teaching at the Alexander First Nation Cultural Grounds. There will be 3 daily sessions (one per day) with a maximum of 35 participants per session.   The Medicine Picking Teachings are open to… Read more »

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Foster Care Rate Schedule 2016 – 2017

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Are you interested in fostering but wondering how it may impact you financially? Here is some information on financial support available to foster parents as described on the Alberta Human Services website. Visit their website at: http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/foster-kinship-care/15436.html for more information. Foster Care Rate Schedule (July 1, 2016) Foster parents receive financial compensation to help them care for their… Read more »