As National Foster Family Week is celebrated in your Province, the Canadian Foster Family Association (CFFA) would like to take this opportunity to recognize and thank all foster parents and families in the Province. Your commitment and dedication throughout the year to foster children and youth in your community and opening your homes providing children and youth with a safe, caring and nurturing home environment is so very important. [Read more…]
Mark your calendars for next year’s National Conference!
2012 Canadian Foster Family Association Conference
May 28 – June 3, 2012
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John’s NL
The July 2011 Bulletin features a report on CFFA Conference in P.E.I., as well as a list of CFFA Successes from the past year.
It also includes letters from the president, the VP’s, and annual reports from our Provincial and Territorial members. Download the entire PDF newsletter here.
Our 2011 annual conference – “Building Bridges” was held May 9 – 15th, 2011 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, hosted by the PEI Federation of Foster Families. Among the 100 plus participants were foster parents – both current and retired, youth workers, social workers and organizational members.
The first of the week the CFFA held their business meetings which included the CFFA Executive meeting, the Board of Director’s meeting, and the Provincial/Territorial President’s and Executive Director’s meetings. During the National Working group a brainstorming session was held in the morning. The Information collected will be used for our National Project, Every Child Matters. Our last meeting to be held was our Annual General Meeting.The Safeguarding committee held several meetings to work on updating of the Safeguarding manual. [Read more…]
Congratulations to Michelle Stephens from Hay River, NT. She won 2 return Westjet airline tickets anywhere Westjet flies. The tickets were generously donated by Westjet.