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Nominations for FloridaFAPA Board now being accepted

The positions of Secretary and Internal Vice President are up for election this year. The position requirements and descriptions are below (and on the downloadable nomination form.) Nomination Process 2019 Responsibilities of all members of the Board of Directors Policy

Conference Sponsorships

There are multiple levels of sponsorships for the FloridaFAPA Annual Education Conference available if you or your company want to support FloridaFAPA. You can sponsor our awards banquet, meals or even just to sponsor a scholarship for a foster or

CHAMPS Seeks Foster Family Stories

The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) is a partner in CHAMPS (children need amazing parents). CHAMPS is collecting stories for National Foster Parent Appreciation Day and we’re reaching out to ask for your help spreading the word. Please

2019 FloridaFAPA Awards Nominations Being Accepted

The 2019 FloridaFAPA Awards Nominations must be received by May 8, 2019. Below are the awards and their criteria: Caring Hearts Award – to honor a licensed foster familyfor quality service to children, exemplary partnership with the system of care and

Conference Exhibitor Application

2019 FloridaFAPA Annual Education ConferenceHilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront ResortJune 21-23, 2019 Your Business is invited to join us at the 2019 Annual Education Conference of the Florida Foster Adoptive Parent Association. The conference will be held June 21-23, 2019, at

DCF Celebrates Foster Family Appreciation Week

For Immediate Release: February 12, 2019  Recognizing Community Partners and Families TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis proclaimed the second week of February as Florida Foster Family Appreciation Week, observed on February 11-15, 2019, to celebrate the enduring and invaluable contributions foster families provide

Helpful links for navigating Insurance/Medicaid changes for 2019

Some helpful links about what is going on with Medicaid (collected and shared by Heather Rosenberg):Links you may find important or useful: 1. State Plan: http://ahca.myflorida.com/medicaid/stateplan.shtml 2. Service Specific Handbooks: http://ahca.myflorida.com/medicaid/review/specific_policy.shtml?fbclid=IwAR1lOHrBqeMsGuEkZJZBSk9fgT6hxLSdQBgNjPwFw0HlmFuTY1R-_pf5sjc 3. Model Contract and Child Welfare Specific: http://ahca.myflorida.com/medicaid/review/specific_policy.shtml?fbclid=IwAR1arn56a5lSWKfa9mam3207I29zF5FKIpDeB5mH40MkjalxlJj2VUPHi7M o

Child Welfare Regional Trainings from the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Click on the flyer for information on upcoming Child Welfare Regional Trainings from the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV).  Each regional event includes a two hour evening training specifically for former, current, or future Foster Parents and Guardian Ad

Adoption Month Resources

From our friends at the Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program: We’ve got some great video & radio for National Adoption Month that we’re hoping you’ll post for your followers. There is a video, “The Power of Adoption,” that is 6:15

Smile! Amazon offering 10x the benefit to charities

Follow this link to set your smile.amazon.com account to support FloridaFAPA … and we’ll get 10 times the regular benefit (5%) until Nov. 2 (back to .5% of each purchase after that time frame.) smile.amazon.com/ch/59-3401538