Updates from the AFKA
June 1, 2020
Our Caregiver Connection time on ZOOM has been changed to once per week, on Tuesdays @ 1:30 pm:
Follow this link to join in, hope to see you there!
Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/
May 20, 2020
In moving forward with planning for the future requirements of continued family connection for kids in care, as well as continued visits with Children’s Services staff, the AFKA was asked to share what that might look like. Thank you to all of you who shared your input of what this might look like for you and your family, through our online survey and through our focus groups.
April 21, 2020
You can now request one on one remote support from the AFKA! Visit this link to request a session today!
Info and Updates from Children's Services & AHS
You can keep up to date on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by accessing up to date information on the Alberta Health Services (AHS) website at: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16944.aspx
Visit the following post for information/resources on Mental Health, Wellness and Addictions from Alberta Health Services: https://www.afkaonline.ca/ahs-mental-health-services-and-resources/
We have made an effort to keep only the latest documents on here to prevent any confusion in the event someone were to download an earlier version. We encourage you to view online, rather than print, as this is a fluid situation and there are ongoing updates and changes.
May 29, 2020
A letter from Children’s Services Assistant Deputy Minister, Jon Reeves, providing information, updates and changes for caregivers, surrounding Covid and Alberta’s Relaunch:
A great infographic offering guidance to foster and kinship caregivers on the use of PPE:
May 5, 2020
April 21, 2020
CS BULLETIN – COVID-19 CAREGIVER PREPAREDNESS PLAN
“Your worker will need to complete this plan with you by May 1st which will then be captured on a ‘COVID19 Caregiver Preparedness Plan’ so that it is accessible by any worker at any time who may need to reference it in order to support you, your family and the children in your care.If you have any questions please contact your Kinship or Foster Support Worker or direct your questions to the Children’s Service Child Intervention mailbox at: email@example.com.”
April 15, 2020
Support Resources for Caregivers: Coronavirus (COVID-19)Pandemic Response – Support for Caregivers Resource during COVID-19 Pandemic – April 9, 2020
Information for Contract Service Providers:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) CI Practice Response