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The Alameda County Foster Parent Association is a Chapter of California State Foster Parent Association. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering, supporting, educating and advocating for Licensed Foster Parents, Relative and Non-relative caregivers and adoptive families throughout Alameda County.
Our Mission is to help ensure consistent, safe, quality care for children in need of out-of-home placement.
If you are a foster or adoptive parent or relative caregiver in Alameda County, consider joining the ACFPA. We are here to support you through your journey.
COVID-19 Impact on Families and Helpful Resources
Our lives have changed drastically with the Coronavirus recently. It is not unusual for families and individuals to feel scared, sad or angry. Being around each other everyday, can also put a lot of stress on the family. You might find you bicker more or have a shorter fuse than usual. Please take advantage of the resources that are available to take good care of yourself and your family both physically and emotionally.
Family Paths is offering a free, anonymous Parenting Stress Helpline that provides resources and support during this stressful time. Please do not hesitate to reach out to them at 1-800-829-3777 for support.
Please keep in close touch with your Licensing and Primary Care Workers and don’t hesitate to reach out to your County Parent Advocate, Demitruis Simms, if you have any general questions. His email is DSims@acgov.org and phone is 510-780-8946.
We are grateful for your continued dedication to the kids and youngsters that need you right now. Be well…
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RFA Caregiver Social Media Policy
As Resource Families we are required to protect the confidentiality of Children in Care. This includes posting information and pictures on social media platforms. Please review the attached confidentiality policy and ensure compliance with this requirement.
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Join us at our meetings
We would love to see you at our monthly ACFPA meetings on the 4th Monday of every month at 6:00 pm. We meet at the First Presbyterian Church of Castro Valley, 2490 Grove Way, Castro Valley. Check our Events calendar for the exact dates and details.
The next ACFPA Membership meeting, planned for September 28, 2020, will be held virtually using Zoom. ACFPA members will receive an email with the link prior to the meeting. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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