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.
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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!
Apply for the Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship
The 2015 Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship
is awarded to two (2) current foster, adoptive or kinship caregivers to provide assistance in attending the National Foster Parent Association education conference. Each scholarship is worth $500 to be used toward expenses in attending the conference June 25-28, 2015 in Norfolk, Virginia.
Deadline to apply
is May 8 and scholarships will be awarded by May 22. Funds will be available after recipient has paid registration fee and arrived at conference.
You must be a member of NFPA to apply for this scholarship. If you are not a member, you can click here
to join right now, then return to complete this application. NFPA board members and their spouses are not eligible for this scholarship.
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