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Foster Care

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  • Foster Care

    Learn more about becoming a foster parent!

  • Foster Care Open House

    Check out our open house events!

  • Heart Gallery

    Our Heart Gallery tells the stories of many of our children who need caring, loving homes.

  • ICPC

    The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)  division of DCF administers four distinct interstate compacts that are used to facilitate the placement and movement of children across state lines, either into Connecticut or from Connecticut to another state.

  • Online Trainings for Foster Care Parents

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The mission of the Connecticut Alliance of Foster and Adoptive Families (CAFAF) is to strengthen foster, adoptive and kinship care families through support, training and advocacy with the aim of nurturing child safety, well-being and stability in partnership with child welfare professionals and the entire community.

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Care 4 Kids

The goal of the Care 4 Kids program is to make child care affordable for low to moderate income families in Connecticut. The program is a partnership between the State of Connecticut, the families in the program and the providers who take care of the children.

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Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI)

QPI is a national movement for foster care system change that ensures that all children in care have excellent parenting and lasting relationship so they can thrive and grow.