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.

NFPA Publishes Brief on Unaccompanied Alien Children

NFPA is greatly concerned for the unaccompanied alien children that are crossing our borders in search of safety.  Learn more about what is being done to provide out-of-home care to these vulnerable youth.

NFPA Brief on Unaccompanied Alien Children

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:

NFPA partners with

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

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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

26 Aug 2014 (MDT) • Denver, CO
01 Sep 2014 10:00 AM • Bremerton Boardwalk, Bremerton, WA
17 Sep 2014 • New Orleans, LA
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03 Oct 2014 • Fargo, North Dakota
11 Oct 2014 7:30 AM (EDT) • Maritime Institute, Linthicum, MD
29 Oct 2014 • Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn


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