In honor of Foster Family Week. We have received a letter of acknowledgment from His Excellency the Right Honorable David Johnston. Download the entire letter here (PDF).
We are happy to receive recognition and warm wishes from our our Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, in celebration of Foster Family Week.
Download the letter here.
Upcoming Fundraising Event!
The Canadian Foster Family Association (CFFA) is pleased to be hosting the 11th Annual Santa’s Christmas Show (December 20th at the Italian Cultural Centre, 3075 Slocan Street, BC at 4 and 7pm.) providing entertainment and joy for many deserving and less fortunate children in the greater Vancouver area. [Read more…]
Each year during the Third full week of October, National Foster Family Week is celebrated across Canada.
This is a time for foster families to be recognized for their dedication, commitment, and caring of the foster children/youth they care for across Canada. Celebrations and events take place in each Province and Territory during this week, and in some Provinces it is celebrated during the full month of October.
The CFFA is working with the Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC) on a two and a half year project that will bring together foster families across Canada. Foster families will be involved in consultations and focus groups, exchanging information during national teleconferences, and contributing to an understanding of how we recruit, train, and retain foster families nation wide. [Read more…]