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We assist caregivers in meeting the specific challenges associated with foster, adoptive and kinship care.

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Foster, adoptive and kinship care families have challenging yet rewarding roles. Help us support the community by participating in our fun events.

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News & Developments

CAFAP strives to provide the most up-to-date information regarding foster care, adoption and kinship care for the families that we serve. In addition we post information that may be of a benefit to child welfare professionals and the entire community.

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We Strive to Make a Difference

The Connecticut Association of Foster and Adoptive Parents makes a difference in the lives of foster, adoptive and relative caregivers by providing support, training, and advocacy. The Association works in partnership with child welfare professionals and the entire community to nurture child safety, well being, and stability.

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We work with DCF to find foster families who provide safe, caring homes for children while DCF and the courts plan for the children’s futures.

Training

Parents participate only in the modules that will best help develop their competencies.

Support

Helping to meet the unique needs of foster, adoptive and kinship care children by supporting their caregiver families. Along with
Advocacy & Outreach which aims to help develop communities that also support caregiver families.

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Upcoming Events

Feb
6
Fri
all-day Call For Proposal CAFAP 20th Annual...
Call For Proposal CAFAP 20th Annual...
Feb 6 – Mar 1 all-day
CAFAP 20th ANNUAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PRESENTERS Deadline for information: March 1, 2015 Invitation to Presenters The Connecticut Association of Foster and Adoptive Parents 20th Annual Conference will be held at the Mystic Marriott, Groton,[...]
Mar
7
Sat
all-day Avenue of Dreams @ The Waterview
Avenue of Dreams @ The Waterview
Mar 7 all-day
Come and enjoy a day filled with food, fun and of course dresses! At the “Avenue of Dreams” foster and adopted teen girls ages 14-19 can take home free prom dresses, receive free makeovers and[...]
Mar
20
Fri
all-day 2015 Childhood Conversations Confer... @ Hartford-Windsor Marriott
2015 Childhood Conversations Confer... @ Hartford-Windsor Marriott
Mar 20 – Mar 21 all-day
Childhood Conversations will take place on March 20 & 21, 2015 at the Hartford/Windsor Marriott in Windsor, CT! Mark your calendars for another great event for parents and professionals who work with and support children[...]

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