The National Voice of Foster Parents

National Foster Parent Association

Supporting foster, adoptive and kinship parents nationally.

The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their heart and their home to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US.

NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves a permanent family.

Save the date!
2017 NFPA Conference

'Big and Bright'
Deep in the Heart of Texas

June 21-24, 2017
Houston Marriott Westchase Hotel
Houston, Texas

The Journey
A book to capture the child's journey

NFPA has created a unique soft-bound book that allows caregivers to document the progress of their foster, adoptive and kinship children.

Order The Journey from our online form for only $15 and free shipping.

NFPA Youth Scholarships

The NFPA Youth Scholarship will be accepting applications starting January 15, 2017.

Learn more about the scholarship here.

NFPA partners with

The National Foster Parent Association is pleased to partner with, a premier provider of online education for foster families.

Get more information about online training with

NFPA is everywhere!



Interested in becoming a foster parent?

Check out our Becoming a Foster Parent page to learn more and see if foster parenting might be a good fit for you and your family.

Upcoming Events

01-Nov-2016 (CDT) • Across the US


 Our Sponsors


Home  --  About NFPA  --  Contact Us  --  © 2016 National Foster Parent Association
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software