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

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Fun Events

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

Apr
25
Sat
all-day Living Responsibly Day @ Klingberg Family Center
Living Responsibly Day @ Klingberg Family Center
Apr 25 all-day
Participants: DCF Youth ages 13-19+ Workshops topics center around healthy living and are provide by DCF staff  &  providers and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England Youth can be dropped off as long as Emergency[...]
Apr
27
Mon
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[...]
May
1
Fri
all-day CAFAP’s Annual Conference @ Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
CAFAP’s Annual Conference @ Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
May 1 – May 2 all-day
To reserve your room for this exciting event call 1-877-901-6632 and use the reservation code: CAFAP Conference brochure and registration will be available at a later date.

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