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Sep 17, 2021
AFKA 47th Annual It’s All About Kids Conference! Registration Now Open!

We are excited to announce the opening of the registration for the AFKA’s 47th Annual It’s All About Kids Conference. It’s been a tough couple of years for all of…

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Aug 24, 2021
Information for Foster and Kinship Caregivers during Covid-19 *Updated August 24, 2021*

Children’s Services Updates 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….

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Aug 6, 2021
Transform your Stress!

Transforming Your Stress! Check out this 2-part series on transforming your stress that is open to AFKA members! “Stress affects people physically, mentally and emotionally. Many Albertans have identified feeling…

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Jul 21, 2021
We are Hiring!

We are hiring for the full time, permanent role of Executive Director of the Alberta Foster and Kinship Association. Do you think you have what it takes? Consider joining our…

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Jul 13, 2021
Volunteers Needed

Recruiting Volunteers! We are opening for some group rentals at the Brownell Children’s Retreat this summer and are looking for volunteers to help out with preparations from July 23rd –…

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Jun 18, 2021
A Message from AFKA President and Executive Director

To all relations in our community, The AFKA would like to recognize National Indigenous People’s day on June 21st by acknowledging the culture, traditions and stories of Indigenous people.  In…

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Apr 26, 2021
Research Study – Looking for Participants

Brendon Pratt, a Ph.D. student from the University of Alberta, is researching sibling relationships between foster children and biological children of foster parents. He is looking to interview foster children…

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Apr 22, 2021

Caregiver Allegation Support Team (CAST) PROVINCIAL RECRUITMENT Are YOU an EXPERIENCED foster or kinship caregiver wanting to provide support to other caregivers through an allegation? Then WE are looking for…

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