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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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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

Aug
14
Fri
all-day 1st Annual Dads Matter Too! Conf...
1st Annual Dads Matter Too! Conf...
Aug 14 all-day
At Central Connecticut State University’s Constitution Room Hosted by Central Connecticut State University, Department of Children and Families, Department of Social Services and Region 5’s Fatherhood Engagement Leadership Team Tentative Agenda: 8:00-9 A.M. Registration 9-9:15[...]
Aug
23
Sun
1:30 pm CAFAP 2015 Back-to-School Bash @ The Learning Corridor
CAFAP 2015 Back-to-School Bash @ The Learning Corridor
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Event includes: • New backpack and school supplies (ONLY for Foster and Adopted children in the home) • Swimming • Ice Cream for a Dream • Art Truck This event is ONLY for foster, adoptive[...]
Sep
9
Wed
8:30 am Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder ... @ Legislative Office Building , Room 2E
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder ... @ Legislative Office Building , Room 2E
Sep 9 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE! Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day Informational Forum Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Registration: 8:30 am Program: 9:00 to 12:00 Location: Legislative Office Building Hearing Rm. 2E Hartford, CT. 06106 An agenda[...]

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