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Reminder

Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Association Annual Conference

May 8 – 10, 2014

Opening Session May 8th 8:45 AM with

closing session May 10th 8:00 AM Shocco Springs, AL

Register by calling Shocco Springs • 1-800-280-1105

Choice of staying Wednesday and Thursday nights or Thursday and Friday nights. Registrations $35 per person.

Extra Charge for staying all 3 nights. Shocco can explain all charges that apply.

If you have any other questions you can call Buddy Hooper at 256-507-3273.

Class called “It’s All About Me” is scheduled to be presented twice.

This is a scrapbook type class and space is limited

CPR Class will be offered on Thursday and Friday afternoon

You must call 888-545-2372 to register for CPR  and send in $20 prior to April 25th to AFAPA

1091 County Road 1659 Cullman, Al 35058 or by paypal on afapa.org website.

See www.afapa.org website for list of all workshops to be presented

DHR Foster Parents will qualify for mileage reimbursement.

Reminder – Child Care is not provided and Children are not allowed in workshops.

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Want to know more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent. Call 888-545-2372 or 866-425-5437 for more information. You can also call your local Department of Human Resources to find out when classes will be offered. To get the number for your local DHR office call the state information number 334-242-9500.There are 5000 children in foster care and hundreds who need an adoptive placement. Call today!!

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Welcome to the Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Website
For information call 1-888-545-2372 or 256-796-7351
Fax # 1-775-667-8282 or 1-888-545-2372

Click her for web site for Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR)

Want to make a difference in the life of a child call us today to learn how

Click here for a copy of AFAPA Brochure

Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Association is now on facebook. Please go to our page and like us.

AFAPA's Goals are:
 
  • Advocate on behalf of foster and adoptive parents.
  • Provide and promote quality training and education.
  • Promote the development of local foster and / or adoptive parent associations throughout the state.
  • Develop partnerships with other child advocacy agencies and organizations.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment and retention of foster and adoptive parents.
  • Inform foster and adoptive parents and others of the general public of current information pertaining to the well-being of children in care and their families
  • Develop ways to track and increase the number of foster family and adoptive homes.
  • Maintain a secure financial base to support association goals.
  • Develop a resource network for foster and adoptive parents.
 
Some of the Alabama Foster and Adoptive Parent Association values and beliefs are:
 
  • Treating children and families with dignity and respect.
  • Providing safe living environments for Alabama's children.
  • Promoting respectful partnerships between foster and adoptive families and local and state agencies.
  • Encouraging child-driven, goal oriented decision making.
  • Provide pertinent training and education.
  • Promoting a fair and equitable system of financial support for Alabama's children.
  • Having a financially visible and accountable organization.
  • Appreciating the unique cultural and ethnic difference of the families we serve.

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AFAPA Toll Free number1-888-545-2372