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We assist caregivers in meeting the specific challenges associated with foster, adoptive and kinship care.

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Foster, adoptive and kinship care families have challenging yet rewarding roles. Help us support the community by participating in our fun events.

News & Developments

CAFAF strives to provide the most up-to-date information regarding foster care, adoption and kinship care for the families that we serve. In addition we post information that may be of a benefit to child welfare professionals and the entire community.

We Strive to Make a Difference

The Connecticut Alliance of Foster and Adoptive Families (CAFAF) makes a difference in the lives of foster, adoptive and relative caregivers by providing support, training, and advocacy. The Alliance works in partnership with child welfare professionals and the entire community to nurture child safety, well being, and stability.

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At CAFAF we work with DCF to find foster families who provide safe, caring homes for children while DCF and the courts plan for the children’s futures. To learn more call 888-Kid-Hero

Training

CAFAF supports a number of foster and adoptive training opportunities to help develop your core competencies. CAFAF Post-Licensing Module Classes, CAFAF Conference Series, CPR Classes and Foster Parent College.

Support

Helping to meet the unique needs of foster, adoptive and kinship care children by supporting their caregiver families. Along with Advocacy & Outreach which aims to help develop communities that also support caregiver families.

Donate to Foster and Adoptive Families

Monetary contributions to CAFAF will directly support our mission. The donations go toward a variety of needs for the organizations and the families we serve. Monetary donations work well for individuals who want to help but don’t have a lot of time to volunteer.

Voluntary Care Management Program

The voluntary Care Management program serves families and youth with serious emotional challenges, mental illness and / or substance use disorders.

The goal is to support families by increasing their access to care.

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It is with deep regret that due to the ongoing pandemic, the Connecticut Alliance of Foster and Adoptive Families has decided that it would be in the best interest to unfortunately cancel the 2021 Avenue of Dreams giveaway. We will keep you posted as we continue to navigate this new normal. We hope to hold the event in 2022. Stay safe. ...

Thanks to Melanie and the entire team Julie Allen Bridals for once again supporting CAFAF and Avenue of Dreams. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2021. ...

Thanks to Melanie and the entire team Julie Allen Bridals for once again supporting CAFAF and Avenue of Dreams. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2021.Image attachment

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