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It’s that time of year again!

Please take a moment to nominate your Foster Parent, Kinship Parent, Social Worker and Mentor of the Year.

Foster Parent, Kinship Parent and Worker Nominations
Mentor Nominations

Calgary Foster Parent Association Art and Writing Contest 2020

Theme:  What does Foster Love mean to me

The submission and details form can be found here: https://calgaryfosterparentsassociation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Foster-Love-Writing-and-Art-contest.docx

THIS YEAR’S AWARDS RECIPIENTS

Sue and Dale McPherson

Fifteen years ago, Sue and Dale McPherson took the suggestion of those around them and became Foster Parents. Little did they know that they would be Calgary Region’s Foster Family of the Year in 2020.

Foster Family Of The Year|

Jennifer Hrstic

When Children’s Services Worker Jennifer Hrstic was first told she was Calgary Region’s Worker of the Year, she was humbled by it, saying, “It’s lovely to know that what you’ve been a part of has helped them too.”

Worker Of The Year|

What We Do

As an organization we not only provide support to Foster and Kinship families, but offer a multitude of activities for Children in Care and their Foster families, among other initiatives.

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Membership

Benefits to becoming a member are many! Renewed in January of each year, membership gives you access to all the activities put on by the CFPA, our newsletter, opportunities for donated tickets to many entertainment events, not to mention an amazing support network!

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Events

Interested in joining us for an upcoming event? Activities are at no-cost for members, but we need to hear from you if you are coming, so we can accurately plan. Sign up for an upcoming activity here; you’ll be glad you did and we look forward to seeing you!

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Resources

The CFPA has many resources available to foster families. Information on advocacy for children, connections for teenagers, child protection, indigenous and metis services and much more.

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Mentorship

We are so excited to walk with you through the first part of your Fostering experience. We know this journey can be exciting, rewarding, exhausting and trying. Mentoring provides readily available peer support, through confidential, trusting discussions and the sharing of ideas to ensure the best outcome for the children in your care.

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We are grateful to speak on behalf of our foster families, who are doing amazing work during what is a difficult time for many.

660 News Interview

We have a long-standing tradition in Calgary of gathering today at City Hall to watch our flag being raised in honour of all of you, followed by a luncheon and spending time together. This year our flag is still being flown today, but we are not gathering like we usually do. It has been a challenging year for most families, but for you, our Foster and Kinship families, we know the extra challenges you have had and continue to navigate.

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806, 2019

AGM Update

By |June 8th, 2019|Comments Off on AGM Update

Dear CFPA Families, I'd like to extend the sincere thanks of the myself and the CFPA board to all of you who made it out to our AGM this past [...]

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