The National Voice of Foster Parents

Event Calendar

Do you have a foster care related event you would like to add to our calendar?  Email the details to editor (at)  Be sure to include title, date, location and a summary.

Upcoming events

    • 18 Feb 2016
    • 19 Feb 2016
    • Corpus Christi, TX

    More information at

    The Winter Growth event is held each year in Corpus Christi. The dates areFebruary 18-19, 2016 and will be held at the Omni Bay Front Hotel. The Theme for this event is: Open Hearts – Open Minds.

    • 20 Feb 2016
    • 22 Feb 2016
    • Baton Rouge, LA

    More information at

    • 07 Mar 2016
    • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)
    • Conference Call

    NFPA members are welcome to join the NFPA Board of Directors conference call meeting as a visitor.

    For more information, please call us at 800-557-5238 or email

    • 10 Mar 2016
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    NFPA Youth scholarship applications are due no later than March 5th.

    See the NFPA Youth Scholarship web page for more details.

    The National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships for foster youth, adopted youth, and biological youth of currently licensed foster parents who wish to further their education beyond high school, including college or university studies, vocational/technical school or junior college.  This scholarship is focused on high school-level students who are graduating or getting their GED in 2016.  The foster parents must be members of NFPA.

    • 12 Mar 2016
    • Albuquerque, NM

    2016 CYFD Adoptive Families Conference

    The State of New Mexico Children, Youth & Families Department (CYFD) honors their adoptive parents by sponsoring one day (Saturday) annual state conference in the spring of each year. The event is intended to provide adoptive parents with an opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skills.

    • 18 Mar 2016
    • (EDT)
    • 20 Mar 2016
    • (EDT)
    • South Burlington, VT

    More information at

    • 01 May 2016
    • 31 May 2016
    • Across the US

    May is National Foster Care Month!

    Learn what you can do at

    • 17 Jun 2016
    • 18 Jun 2016
    • Tyler, TX

    More information at

    • 22 Jun 2016
    • 25 Jun 2016
    • Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Las Vegas, NV

    Join us for the 46th annual National Foster Parent Association Convention at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  NFPA and the National Kinship Alliance for Children will be co-hosting the convention.

    Mark your calendars now for this awesome event.  NFPA conventions are open to foster parents, kinship parents, adoptive parents, child welfare professionals, and anyone that supports the foster and kinship care.

    Its a great opportunity to earn your educational requirements for foster home or professional certification.

    • 03 Aug 2016
    • 06 Aug 2016
    • Nashville, TN
    2016 NACAC Conference
    Nashville, Tennessee
    August 4–6, 2016
    Pre-Conference Session: August 3

    Get all the details on the NACAC website:

    If you have been touched by adoption, you will benefit from attending this conference! The conference has sessions designed to inspire, inform, and encourage all members of the adoption community, including adoptive parents raising children with special needs, professionals seeking families for older children, mental health or other professionals supporting adoptive and foster families, international adoptive parents, adopted persons, and others with personal or professional connections to adoption.

    This educational event covers almost every adoption-related topic imaginable—with more than 90 sessions designed to meet the diverse needs and levels of experience of parents, professionals, and adopted persons.

    • 01 Sep 2016
    • 30 Sep 2016
    • Across the US

    September is National Kinship Care Month!

    Learn what you can do at

    • 01 Nov 2016
    • 30 Nov 2016
    • Across the US

    November is National Adoption Month!

    Learn what you can do at

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