The National Voice of Foster Parents


National Foster Parent Association

Supporting foster, adoptive and kinship parents nationally.

The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their heart and their home to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US.

NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves a permanent family.


NFPA Award Nominations

Do you know someone who's the "best" in foster care in the US?  Nominate them for an NFPA Award!  Submit a nomination.
  • Foster Family of the Year
  • Social Worker of the Year
  • Advocate of the Year
  • Local Association of the Year
  • State Association of the Year

National Education Conference

Launching Tomorrow's Dreams Today

The NFPA/FSFAPA Annual Education Conference is taking place June 5-8, 2014 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida! Early registration is open!

NFPA partners with

The National Foster Parent Association is pleased to partner with, a premier provider of online education for foster families.

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NFPA is everywhere!



Interested in becoming a foster parent?

Check out our Becoming a Foster Parent page to learn more and see if foster parenting might be a good fit for you and your family.

Upcoming Events

26 Apr 2014 8:00 AM (CDT) • Veterans Park, Hoover, Alabama
03 May 2014 8:00 AM (CDT) • Bicentennial Mall, Nashville, TN
03 May 2014 10:00 AM (PDT) • Police Memorial Park, Las Vegas, NV
05 May 2014 7:00 PM (CDT) • by Conference Call
08 May 2014 (PDT) • Albany, New York
10 May 2014 • Riverfront Park, Spokane, WA
10 May 2014 10:00 AM (EDT) • Riverside Park, Chattanooga, TN


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