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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.


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


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

all-day National Foster Parent Association ... @ Sheraton Waterfront Hotel
National Foster Parent Association ... @ Sheraton Waterfront Hotel
Jun 25 – Jun 28 all-day
All Aboard: Setting Sail for Brighter Tomorrows! The NFPA’s annual convention brings together families and professionals from across the country to learn from one another and receive the most current training in the areas of[...]
all-day Sibling Connections Camp @ Channel 3 Kids Camp
Sibling Connections Camp @ Channel 3 Kids Camp
Aug 2 – Aug 8 all-day
The 7th annual Sibling Connections Camp is scheduled for the week of August 2nd through August 8th at the Channel 3 Kids Camp in Andover, CT. This program is funded by DCF and is free[...]

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