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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

May
13
Fri
all-day CAFAP 21st Annual Conference @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
CAFAP 21st Annual Conference @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
May 13 – May 14 all-day
“Fostering the Road to a Healthy Future” May 13-14, 2016 Foxwoods Resort and Casino 350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket, CT 06338 View the Conference book/Workshops here – 2016 May Conference Book (No need to register for workshops,[...]
Jul
31
Sun
9:00 am 2016 DCF Siblings Connection Pro... @ Channel 3 Kids Camp
2016 DCF Siblings Connection Pro... @ Channel 3 Kids Camp
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 5 @ 9:00 am
The 8th Annual Siblings Connection Camp 2016 is scheduled for Sunday, July 31, 2016 – Friday, August 5, 2016 at the Channel 3 Kids Camp in Andover, CT.   This program is funded by DCF[...]