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

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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

Jul
18
Sat
10:00 am Family Bonanza III – At Brownsto... @ Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park
Family Bonanza III – At Brownsto... @ Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
-ALL AGES – ACTIVITIES INCLUDE Zip-lining Swimming Rock Climbing & much more ! LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED This event is free and open to foster, adoptive and kinship families exclusively! Each family member must follow[...]
Aug
2
Sun
all-day Sibling Connections Camp @ Channel 3 Kids Camp
Sibling Connections Camp @ Channel 3 Kids Camp
Aug 2 – Aug 8 all-day
The 7th annual Sibling Connections Camp is scheduled for the week of August 2nd through August 8th at the Channel 3 Kids Camp in Andover, CT. This program is funded by DCF and is free[...]

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