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The AFKA’s “Every Caregiver Matters” Chat!
The AFKA is ecstatic to launch an interactive chat for Alberta Caregivers! Beginning February 23, 2023, and continuing the last Thursday of each month through
AFKA’s Kids Art Contest
This art contest aims to inspire creativity in children and youth, giving them an opportunity to have their art published on a greeting card. The
Disabilities Special Report – Community Consultations
Do you care for, support, or work with young people who have disabilities and are also involved with the child intervention (including PSECA) or youth justice
Caregiver Affordability Payments
Please see attached information provided by Alberta Children’s Services regarding Caregiver Affordability Payments to help offset the effects of inflation on Alberta families. The attachments
Provincial Flag Raising
In October we held our Provincial Flag Raising event at the Federal Building in Edmonton, in honour of Foster and Kinship Caregiver Month in Alberta.
To our members, families, and friends… As the leaves turn to beautiful reds, oranges, and yellows and summer draws to a close, Thanksgiving is almost
It’s Foster and Kinship Caregiver Appreciation Month!
Every day, foster and kinship caregivers help change the lives of children and youth in care, supporting them with compassion, kindness, and committed hearts. It
OCYA National Child Day Art Contest
The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) is hosting an art contest to celebrate National Child Day (NCD) on November 20 and promote
June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21, 2022 is National Indigenous People’s Day, a day to observe, create awareness and educate ourselves on this day of recognition. It
Victoria Day Holiday – AFKA Hours
The AFKA office will be closed Monday, May 23, 2022 for Victoria Day. We will resume regular office hours Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 8:15
AFKA Awards – Nomination Deadline – June 15
The AFKA 2022 Awards nominations are underway! We at the AFKA believe in the importance of recognizing those who go above and beyond to provide
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
Happy Easter – AFKA Office Hours
The AFKA office will be closed on Good Friday (April 15th) and Easter Monday (April 18th). We will resume regular office hours on Tuesday, April
National Poison Prevention Week – March 20 – 26, 2022 – #NPPW22
March 20 – 26, 2022 is National Poison Prevention Week! This year, the Injury Prevention Centre (IPC), the Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS), Alberta