Parents of Young Children Educational/Support Group: Ithaca

Parents of Young Children Educational/Support Group: Ithaca

More About Parents of Young Children Educational/Support Group: Ithaca

For Adoptive, foster or Kinship Parents of Children Aged 1 to 9
Please join us for this educational and supportive group for parents of adopted school age kids. Connect, share stories, and learn together!

Childcare will be provided.

No Registration Required
Every Third Monday on 5/21, 6/18 form 5:30 – 7:00 PM at the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, 302 West Buffalo Street, Ithaca

Tags: Kids

Posted By: Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York

Event Details

Date: May 21, 2018
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Beverly J Martin Elementary School
302 West Buffalo Street
Ithaca, New York 14850


AGAPE Southern Tier – Finger Lakes

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More About this Event Poster: Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York

Founded in 1975, the Coalition unites adoptive and foster parent groups, concerned agencies and individuals throughout the Empire State. We represent the families’ viewpoint and work to improve and expand the services available to children and families.

Our goals are to:

Educate and support foster, kinship and adoptive parents and the professionals who serve them through information-sharing, services, peer support and referral.
Improve services available to children and families
Increase citizen involvement in local service planning and delivery
Educate leaders and stakeholders about the realities, challenges and rewards of foster, kinship and adoptive parenting
Advocate for greater support of foster, kinship and adoptive families by federal, state and local agencies

Our Mission: The Coalition unites foster, adoptive and kinship care families, giving them a voice and providing support, information and advocacy. By fostering communication and collaboration between families, agencies and concerned citizens, we seek to ensure the stability, well-being and permanency of all children touched by the child welfare system.

Our Vision:That no foster, adoptive or kinship care family in New York State will feel alone or unsupported and that all such families will have the tools, support and community they need to nurture their children and be role models for others.

To learn more, read about our current programs, go to our membership page, meet our team, and review our history and accomplishments.

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