Free Resource Parent Training

The NC Division of Social Services is proud to offer fosteringNC.org, a learning site for our state’s resource parents. This site features online courses, webinar recordings, videos and podcasts, and answers to frequently asked questions. Free courses include: Human Trafficking 101 for Resource Parents. This 90-minute course explains what human trafficking is, how to recognize it, and how North Carolina

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Online Resources for Resource Parents

National Foster Parent Association Supports foster parents in achieving safety, permanence, and well-being for the children and youth in their care. https://nfpaonline.org/ Resources for Foster or Adoptive Families Center for Parent Information and Resources. Information and resources for foster or adoptive parents on raising or caring for a child with disabilities. https://www.parentcenterhub.org/fosteradoptive/ Support for Foster Parents AdoptUSKids. Describes the basic

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Book Review
The Story of Foster Care, Volume One

by Jeanne Preisler • I initially purchased the book The Story of Foster Care Volume One by Empty Frames Initiative because of its North Carolina connection. Three of the authors were involved with the North Carolina Child Welfare Family Advisory Council and I wanted to honor them by purchasing their work. Little did I know when the book arrived a

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How are child welfare agencies supporting older youth and young adults in foster care during COVID?

Foster Care 18 to 21 should be offered to young adults who are 18, 19, or 20 years old and wish to enter or remain in the program. No one should be terminated or denied entry to North Carolina’s Foster Care 18 to 21 program as a result of the unique challenges from COVID-19. The Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law

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FFA-NC is here for you!
Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina

Welcome to the Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina! If you are a foster, adoptive, or kinship family in North Carolina you are automatically a member of FFA-NC. Our organization began more than 40 years ago (in 1975) as the North Carolina Foster Parent Association and changed its name in 2006 to the North Carolina Foster and Adoptive Parent Association

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FOSTERINGNC.ORG
A Learning Site for NC's Resource Parents

The NC Division of Social Services is proud to offer fosteringNC.org, a learning site for our state’s resource parents. This site features online courses, webinar recordings, videos and podcasts, and answers to frequently asked questions. Free courses include: Human Trafficking 101 for Resource Parents. This 90-minute course explains what human trafficking is, how to recognize it, and how North Carolina

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