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Supporting foster, adoptive and kinship parents nationally.


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Mission To be a respected national voice for foster, kinship and adoptive families through networking, education and advocacy.

Vision:  To embrace our Mission and become a respected source of timely and quality education focused on the needs of the children in our care and to provide technical support to state parent organizations. Our vision is supported through the emphasis that family foster care is an integral component of the child welfare system; therefore our vision includes advocating for outcomes that ensure foster, kinship and adoptive families are recruited, asssessed, trained, and supported with evidence-based or informed best practices and receive timely comprehensive resources so the children in their care are safe, nurtured, and have lasting relationships

The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their hearts and their homes 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 support and a permanent family.

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2017  Conference Information

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The Journey
A book to capture the child's journey

NFPA has created a unique soft-bound book that allows caregivers to document the progress of their foster, adoptive and kinship children.

Order The Journey from our online form for only $15 and free shipping.

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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 proud to partner with LegalShield as the premier provider of legal and ID protective services.

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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.

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