NFPA has an important mission to support the care givers of our nation's most vulnerable children and youth. What can you do?
WALK ME HOME
Walk Me Home.... to the place I belong is the signature fund-raising and awareness event for foster care in America. We know not everyone can be a foster parent, but Walk Me Home is a great way to support the over 437,000 children in foster care.
This year thousands and thousands of walkers will participate in Walk Me Home events across the country, raising funds to support the life changing programs and activities of foster care associations throughout the United States.
Learn more about how to get involved here.
The National Foster Parent Association is a non-profit, volunteer organization established in 1972 as a result of the concerns of several independent groups that felt the country needed a national organization to meet the needs of foster families in the United States.
This mission of the NFPA is to be a respected national voice for foster, kinship, and adoptive families through networking, education, and advocacy.
latest flagship course
Children and youth in foster care are much more likely to have disabilities requiring special education. Led by professional educators who are also foster and adoptive parents, this session offers participants an overview of the special education eligibility and service delivery process and the unique ways students in foster care and their caregivers are impacted. Specific strategies for improving individualized education programs (IEPs) and appropriate instruction and related services will be offered.
Options for formal and informal dispute resolution with schools and other agencies will be covered. Bring your questions, documents, and concerns, and we will "hack" our way to solutions!
coffee with caregivers
This week we chat with Danielle Gletow, the Founder & Executive Director of One Simple Wish about how she is changing the lives of children, and animals, one wish at a time.
Danielle Gletow has been a passionate advocate for children’s rights for nearly two decades. Danielle is the Founder & Executive Director of One Simple Wish, an organization that seeks to empower everyone to make a direct and meaningful difference in the lives of foster children and at-risk youth one simple wish at a time.
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NFPA training institute
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