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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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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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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

3:00 pm NACAC to Host Free Webinar on Advoc...
NACAC to Host Free Webinar on Advoc...
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm
On February 2 at 2:00 p.m. central time, Josh Kroll, NACAC’s Adoption Subsidy Resource Center coordinator, will present Advocating for Adoption Assistance. During this free webinar, participants will learn how to advocate for adoption assistance[...]
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[...]
all-day CWLA 2015 National Conference: Adv... @ Crystal Gateway Marriott
CWLA 2015 National Conference: Adv... @ Crystal Gateway Marriott
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day
Advancing Excellence through Innovation & Collaboration. The foundation and framework for Excellence in Child Welfare is achieving the vision that all children will grow up safely, in loving families and supportive communities, with everything they[...]

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