AFKA Membership

*Please note recent changes to AFKA Foster and Kinship Caregiver Memberships*

With the support of the Alberta Government, Ministry of Children’s Services, ALL licensed/approved Alberta foster and kinship caregivers are now eligible for a complimentary AFKA Membership providing access to all AFKA programs and services. 

To ease this transition, we have lauched an online membership application form. Please submit your application at your earliest convenience. Those who have already received a 2020 membership will automatically receive a new 2021 member card(s) by the end of October 2020 – please DO NOT submit another application. All current and incoming 2020 memberships will be active until December 31, 2021. 

Membership Application 

Please complete the AFKA online membership application form below. If you have any difficulty submitting this form, you may contact us at 1-800-667-2372 Monday – Friday 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM for assistance.

If you prefer, you can submit your application form to us in person, by fax, by email or by mail. You can download a copy of the AFKA Membership Application form here: Membership Application Form 2020-2021
(Expires December 31, 2021) 


Alberta Foster and Kinship Association
303, 9488 – 51 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 5A6
Tel: 780-429-9923
Toll-Free: 1-800-667-2372
Fax: 780-426-7171

Classes of Membership

Foster/*Kinship Caregiver Membership
To be eligible for a Foster/*Kinship Home Membership with the AFKA, any individual who is licensed by Alberta Children’s Services or equivalent and who meets the eligibility criteria as established by the AFKA from time to time may apply for instatement. There is no cost to caregivers for this membership.

Lifetime Membership
To be eligible for this class of membership, an individual who has made a significant contribution to the AFKA and is recognized by the AFKA may be awarded this form of membership.  There is no cost for this membership.

Associate Membership
Any individual that is not a licensed/approved foster or kinship caregiver but is interested in becoming a member. *These members are unable to vote on any matters of the association* Membership Cost: $50.00

Corporate/Agency Membership
Any individual that is not a licensed/approved foster or kinship caregiver but is interested in becoming a member. *These members are unable to vote on any matters of the association* Membership Cost: $300.00

Apply online today

If the membership you have selected has a cost associated with it (Association or Corporate/Agency), you will be prompted to complete your payment via PayPal.

*For the purposes of AFKA Complimentary Foster/Kinship Caregiver Membership eligibility, a *Kinship Caregiver refers to a kinship caregiver who is an approved placement provider.