Helpful Information About Foster Parent Resources

2-1-1 Connecticut 

Adolescents In Care Bill Of Rights And Expectations

Adolescents In Care Bill Of Rights And Expectations (Spanish)

Adolescent Needs Prior to Transitioning from Care

A Parent’s Guide to Surviving The Teenage Years

Benadryl Alert – English

Benadryl Alert – Spanish

CAFAF 24 Hour Helpline 1.888.CAFAP80 or 1.888.223.2780

CAFAF Children’s Hope Fund 

CAFAF Area Liaisons 

Child Development 


Connecticut Care 4 Kids 

DCF Careline 1-800-842-2288

DCF Foster Care Manual 

DCF Regional Contact Information

DCF Siblings Connection Program

Does Your Child Qualify for a Surrogate Parent (Special Education Student) 

Ethnic Hair and Skin Care Manual 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Foster and Kinship Parent Bill of Rights

Foster Parents and Juvenile Court 

Girls Services 

How To Discipline Your Child 

Husky Health Provider Network  

Kids Mental Health 

Leaving Your Child Home Alone 

Legal Rights of Teens 

Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce

Medications Used For Behavioral & Emotional Disorders 

National Foster Parent Association “Foster Care Position Statements”

Notice For Licensed Caregivers: Changes In The Medically Complex Program (English)

Notice For Licensed Caregivers: Changes In The Medically Complex Program (Spanish)

Open Adoption 

Parenting After Trauma: Understanding Your Child’s Needs 

Practice Guide: Standards And Practice Regarding The Health Care Of Children In DCF’s Care

Preliminary Summary of Foster Home Quality & Satisfaction Survey

Probate Court Locations and Contacts

Probate Court Rules of Procedure

Probate Court User Guide – Termination of Parental Rights and Adoptions

Programs That Help People In Connecticut 

Public Health Alert: Youth Suicide

Revenue Enhancement, Other Responsibilities – Birth Certificates/Social Security Numbers DCF Policy 16-8-1


Sharing Family Strengths Activity Booklet 

Sibling Bill of Rights

Sibling Bill Of Rights (Spanish)

Special Needs Adoption 

Strengths-Based Words

Subsidized Adoption 

Support Groups 

Tips For Helping Children And Teens Before And After Visitation

Training and Preparation for Caregiving of Older Foster Youth: Perspectives of Foster Parents

True Colors: a Connecticut Non-Profit Organization That Works Directly With Youth To Ensure That The Needs Of Sexual And Gender Minority Youth Are Both Recognized And Competently Met 

Virtual Academy

Wanted and Needed: Emergency Placements

What Is The Best Way To Discipline My Child

Youth Suicide Prevention 

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