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 2015 Convention
Call for Presenters

The Call for Presenters is now open for the 2015 NFPA Convention.  This years education event takes place June 25-28, 2015 at the Sheraton Waterside in Norfolk, VA.  Learn more here.

NFPA Opens RFP Process

NFPA has opened the Request for Proposal for organizations interested in providing NFPA's administrative and accounting services.  Full details can be found on the RFP web page.

NFPA Publishes Brief on Unaccompanied Alien Children

NFPA is greatly concerned for the unaccompanied alien children that are crossing our borders in search of safety.  Learn more about what is being done to provide out-of-home care to these vulnerable youth.

NFPA Brief on Unaccompanied Alien Children

NFPA Announces partnership with Advocates for Families First

The NFPA is proud to be partnering with Advocates for Families First. Additionally,  Advocates For Families First is a collaboration of the North American Council on Adoptable Children & Generations United.

To learn more about Advocates for Families First and to read their policy agenda please view their website:

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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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 Sep 2014 • Omni Park West Hotel, Dallas, Texas
03 Oct 2014 • Fargo, North Dakota
11 Oct 2014 7:30 AM (EDT) • Maritime Institute, Linthicum, MD
29 Oct 2014 • Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn
25 Jun 2015 4:30 PM (EDT) • Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, VA


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