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.
All Aboard - 2015 NFPA Convention
You will not want to miss the 45th Annual NFPA Convention
Not only will you receive a maximum of 23 training hours, you will find
support and friendships to last a lifetime. We have also arranged
discounts for local events and sites. Check out our daily schedule
. Early registration ends April 30th. Register
to join us today!
Children whose Families Foster
NFPA is creating a new committee to address issues raised by children whose families foster.
The committee is seeking foster parents, agency professionals and other that work with foster families to join this new committee.
NFPA Kinship Committee
NFPA cares about kin! If you are a kinship caregiver or working with relatives taking care of their younger family members and interested in kinship care policy, program, and practice issues, please join NFPA’s new Kinship Care Committee. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act
The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, PL 113-183, was signed by President Obama on September 29. This link highlights some important parts of the act that affect foster, adoptive and kinship families.
Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act Highlights
NFPA Announces partnership with Advocates for Families First
The NFPA is proud to be partnering with Advocates for Families First. Additionally, Advocates For Families First is a collaboration of the North American Council on Adoptable Children & Generations United.
To learn more about Advocates for Families First and to read their policy agenda please view their website: Advocatesforfamiliesfirst.org
NFPA partners with FosterParentCollege.com
The National Foster Parent Association is pleased to partner with FosterParentCollege.com, a premier provider of online education for foster families.
Get more information
about online training with FosterParentCollege.com