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Live Blog from FSFAPA Conference!

We’re trying something new here: live coverage of the conference on Twitter and!  If you want to join the conversation, join us on Twitter, to just follow the updates, you can see them here! Tweets about from:FloridaFAPA #FSFAPAconf

Notes for those headed to Orlando Conference

Thank you for registering for the 2017 Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association Educational Conference. We are so excited to have parents from around the state gather in Orlando for a weekend of training, connections, and encouragement. Please check out this link

2017 FSFAPA Conference Program Released!

Get a sneak peek at the conference lineup and the descriptions of all the breakout sessions.  Plan your schedules for Orlando! Click here to open the PDF or download the Conference Program.

Lauren & Tony Dungy in new GAL PSA

Pro Football Football Hall of Fame member tony Dungy and his wife, Lauren, have several adopted children and are current foster parents in Hillsborough County.  They filmed a Public Service Announcement promoting the Guardian Ad Litem Program recently. The spot was

Foster Care Alumni Scholarships Available for 25+

Announcement from the Foster Care Alumni of America: Over the past several years, legislative actions have improved access to education for young alumni, but there is still a gap for older alumni of care. We recognize there are many strong

Updated Conference Schedule Released

UPDATED (5/28) CONFERENCE SCHEDULE: (Click here to download PDF) For more information on the FSFAPA Annual Education Conference, click here.

State Park passes for foster, adoptive families signed into law

From Foster families will get free annual passes to Florida state parks under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday. Sponsored by Rep. Larry Lee in the House and Sen. Aaron Bean in the Senate,

Governor Scott Signs “Key to Independence Act” Into Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed SB 60, known as the “Keys to Independence Act,” which helps children in Florida’s foster care system obtain driver’s licenses. This legislation makes permanent a pilot program signed into law by Governor Scott

2017 Awards Nominations Open

Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association 2017 Awards Nominations Nominations must be received by May 1, 2017 Caring Hearts Award – to honor a licensed foster family for quality service to children, exemplary partnership with the system of care and dedication to children

Accepting Nominations for EVP, VP & Secretary

Florida State Foster Adoptive Parent Association is now accepting nominations for Executive Vice President, Vice President and Secretary. Nomination forms and a detailed description of position requirements and responsibilities are attached here or please feel free to contact the Nominations