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  • AFKA Bursary
     
    • This bursary is designed to help in continuing education in a college, university, vocational institution or other special educational pursuits.
      A minimum of two bursaries will be awarded annually, depending on availability of funds. 
    • Applications accepted from foster, former foster, adopted, or a biological child of a licensed foster or a *kinship caregiver or a child currently placed with or formerly placed with a kinship caregiver.
    • Foster or *kinship caregiver(s) must be in good standing with the AFKA. (Current Membership)

      *Kinship Caregiver for the purposes of this bursary refers to a kinship caregiver who is an approved placement provider.

  • Advancing Futures Bursary
  • Calgary Foundation – Student Awards
  • Children’s Aid Foundation – Educational Support

Call 911 if you or the person you are reporting is in immediate danger.

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-387-5437 (KIDS) to get help if you, or children you know, are being neglected, abused or sexually exploited. If you believe a child is at risk, you must report it. Help is available in multiple languages 24/7.

Family Finding- Caregiver

The Fire of Urgency: Introduction to Family Finding and Importance of Family Connectedness – Session available for viewing online on the AFKA Vimeo page using the links below:

Children`s Mental Health-Crisis Line
Phone: (780) 427-4491
Provides immediate crisis telephone support to children, adolescents and their care providers.

Kids Help Phone
Phone: 1 800 668 6868
Web: https://kidshelpphone.ca/ 

Kids Help Phone launches texting services across Canada
Need Help Now? Text: CONNECT to 686868
Web: https://kidshelpphone.ca/text/