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***ACFPA COVID Grant – DEADLINE EXTENDED- Apply Today***

The Alameda County Foster Parent Association Board members met recently and discussed ways to provide additional support to the membership during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board made a decision to increase the Scholarship Budget by $2,000 and to use some of these funds to support families with a special ACFPA COVID Grant. This grant canContinue reading “***ACFPA COVID Grant – DEADLINE EXTENDED- Apply Today***”

Pandemic-EBT Benefits

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic emergency, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals, including foster youth, will receive extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or ‘P-EBT’ benefits. P-EBT benefits help caregivers of foster youth buy food while schools are closed. To learn more, click here:  School-aged youth inContinue reading “Pandemic-EBT Benefits”

March Membership Meeting Cancelled

Hello Team, In light of the declared national emergency with regards to the pandemic spreading of the Coronavirus and in consideration of our members, trainers and children, our monthly Membership/Training meeting for March has been cancelled. Doing so will be in line with best practices as outlined and established by the CDC, State and LocalContinue reading “March Membership Meeting Cancelled”

Lawrence Livermore Donation

We are thrilled to report that Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) once again selected ACFPA for their 2019 Community Gift Program. On Thursday November 7, 2019, Gwen McWilliams (ACFPA President) and Anita Peters (ACFPA 2nd Vice President), attended a reception hosted by LLNS and accepted a check for $3,000 on behalf of the ACFPAContinue reading “Lawrence Livermore Donation”

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