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We assist caregivers in meeting the specific challenges associated with foster, adoptive and kinship care.

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Fun Events

Foster, adoptive and kinship care families have challenging yet rewarding roles. Help us support the community by participating in our fun events.

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News & Developments

CAFAP strives to provide the most up-to-date information regarding foster care, adoption and kinship care for the families that we serve. In addition we post information that may be of a benefit to child welfare professionals and the entire community.

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We Strive to Make a Difference

The Connecticut Association of Foster and Adoptive Parents makes a difference in the lives of foster, adoptive and relative caregivers by providing support, training, and advocacy. The Association works in partnership with child welfare professionals and the entire community to nurture child safety, well being, and stability.

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We work with DCF to find foster families who provide safe, caring homes for children while DCF and the courts plan for the children’s futures.

Training

Parents participate only in the modules that will best help develop their competencies.

Support

Helping to meet the unique needs of foster, adoptive and kinship care children by supporting their caregiver families. Along with
Advocacy & Outreach which aims to help develop communities that also support caregiver families.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
20
Wed
all-day Its a Winter Wonderland at Powde... @ Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort
Its a Winter Wonderland at Powde... @ Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort
Jan 20 – Mar 26 all-day
Get ready to enjoy 2 FREE hours of snow tubing this winter season at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort!   *EACH FAMILY MEMBER WILL RECEIVE (1) 2-HOUR SNOW TUBING PASS *PASSES ARE ON A[...]
Mar
16
Wed
8:00 am 17th Annual New England Fatherin... @ Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa
17th Annual New England Fatherin... @ Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa
Mar 16 @ 8:00 am – Mar 18 @ 4:00 pm
17th Annual New England Fathering Conference Journey to Excellence: Strengthening a Father’s Legacy @ Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa | Groton | Connecticut | United States
The New England Fathering Conference (NEFC) was initiated in Massachusetts in 1999 and was held in Massachusettes annually until 2008, when Connecticut assumed the role of host-state for two years. Following 2 successful years in[...]
Mar
19
Sat
all-day Avenue Of Dreams 2016 @ Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
Avenue Of Dreams 2016 @ Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
Mar 19 all-day
Save The Date! CAFAP’s “Avenue of Dreams” 2016 Prom Dress, Makeup & Accessory Event Click here to register Click Here To View “Save The Date” Flyer Click Here To View “Prom Dress & Accessories Drive”[...]