Our mission is to empower, support, and unify foster and adoptive families by strengthening the
systems that care for Vermont's children.

Check our Up-Coming Events page for new events.

28th Annual VFAFA Conference - March 20 - 22, 2015
  - Full Registration is OPEN - click to Register
  - Friday Institute registration for groups 5 or more - Click Here

You asked for a copy of the Structured Decision Manual used by DCF - Here it is! (resources can be found under the Resources page)

2014 Conference materials like the Program Book and the Sponsorship List (can be found under the Conferences page)


NEW Local District Newsletters have been added for your viewing (newsletters can be found under the Publications & Newsletters page)

NEW Click to read the latest VFAFA Newsletter (VOICE) (newsletters can be found under the Publications & Newsletters page)
 
NEW Read all about it!
A Bill being introducted by Senators Ayer, Sears, Cummings, Flory, Kitchel and Mullin regarding Crimes and criminal procedure; establishing a crime of failure to protect a child; municipal and county government; special investigative units; adoption act; postadoption contact agreements; human services; child welfare services; definitions; confidentiality; temporary care orders; children in need of care or supervision; establishing a Joint Legislative Child Protection Oversight Committee; establishing the Office of the Child Protection Advocate; Department for Children and Families; and policies.
 

Foster Care in the News

 
  • A Series on Foster Care in Franklin County
          Part 1 of 4 (PDF)     Part 2 of 4 (PDF)     Part 3 of 4 (PDF)     Part 4 of 4 (PDF)
     
  • WCAX News on Foster Care (Exit VFAFA)

  • We envision a world where all foster and adoptive families have the resources they need to restore faith, hope, and joy to the children they nurture.
     

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