It’s All About Kids

The objectives of the AFPA Provincial Mentorship Program are to:

  • Provide opportunities for experienced foster and kinship parents to further develop their own knowledge base through targeted mentorship training
  • Provide opportunities for experienced foster and kinship parents to further their interpersonal skills by providing support to others
  • Promote and support the recruitment and retention of new foster and kinship parents
  • Provide support to new foster and kinship parents during their first year of fostering
  • Provide support as needed to all foster and kinship parents
  • Provide a venue for collaboration and networking

By selecting a category bubble below that best applies to you, we will take you to a page tailored to suit your needs. You will be able to access the areas of the Provincial Mentorship Program which suit you best. (Referrals, Applications, Reports, Surveys, Program Downloads and much more!)

Long-Term Support

Designed for new foster and kinship parents in Alberta

Provide consistent, one-year support with a designated mentor

New foster and kinship parents will be matched with an approved mentor within their own program and region

Short-Term Support

For all foster and kinship parents in Alberta

Provide temporary support with a designated mentor as situations arise

Foster and kinship parents will be temporarily matched with an approved mentor within their own program and region