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Welcome to the Alberta Foster and Kinship Association

a non-profit, charitable organization

Alberta Foster Parent Association

The Alberta Foster and Kinship Association is a non-profit, charitable organization, which provides support to foster and kinship families, advocates for the rights of children, educates the community about foster and kinship care, provides and arranges for training and social gatherings, and serves as a liaison between foster and kinship families and Alberta Child and Family Services Division.

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2018 AFKA AWARDS – NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS


DO YOU KNOW AN OUTSTANDING FOSTER OR KINSHIP FAMILY OR CHILD INTERVENTION SERVICES WORKER????? We are now accepting nominations for the follow categories: Foster Family of the Year Kinship Family of the Year Child Intervention Services Worker of the Year For nomination criteria and to submit a nomination, you can download the fillable nomination forms…

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Call for Proposals – It’s All About Kids Conference 2018


Conference Date: November 1 – 4, 2018 Where: Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre, Jasper, AB The AFPA welcomes proposals from: Professionals, Children’s Services & Agency Staff, Organization’s or individuals who are involved in providing services to children, youth and families of Alberta, consultants and professional speakers Some Topic Ideas: – Trauma-informed care – FASD –…

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SAVE THE DATE

The Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, is hosting a symposium, May 23, 2018, in Slave Lake, AB. It will be held at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre. The day will include conversations to advance the important work of supporting rural youth as they age out of care. Those who are involved in…

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AFKA Summer Camps

Alberta Foster and Kinship Association’s summer camp programs are a great opportunity to help children and youth gain confidence, pride and sense of accomplishment through games, crafts, water activities and socializing with peers. The Summer Camps available for 2018 are: Boys ages 6 – 12: July 8 – 13, 2018 Girls ages 6 – 12…

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AFKA’s 19th Annual Indigenous Cultural Teachings Weekend

Registration for our 19th Annual Indigenous Cultural Teachings Weekend is now open! Date: September 14 – 16, 2018 Location: Brownell Children’s Retreat ( Approximately 14 km’s NW of Sundre, AB)   Download Registration Package Here

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Alberta Foster Parent Association

a non-profit, charitable organization