AFA – Adoptive Families Association in the ACT

A supportive community of adoptive and foster families providing friendship, information and advice about the process of permanent care and adoption in the ACT.

Our association offers support and encouragement for people considering permanent care or adoption, going through the process or who are established as an adoptive or permanent care family.

Considering Adoption

Considering fostering or adoption and looking for support and advice?

Adoption Process

Currently going through the adoption process?

Adoptive Family

Wanting support as an established adoptive family?

Adoptive Families Association in the ACT

Who We Are

The Adoptive Families Association is run by a small committee of volunteers who coordinate activities and resources. Member participation is always encouraged in organising, as well as attending, events.

Latest News

First Catchup of the Year

First Catchup of the Year

Join us for our first coffee catch up for the year on Tuesday 16 March at 10am. There is a small playground for little people. Keep your eye out for future events - better still, become a member and tell us what you would like from the association Become a Member -...

#THRIVE2020

#THRIVE2020

Please find attached the recommendations from the #THRIVE2020 Virtual National Permanency Conference in October 2020.  It has a great list of resources that can be found on the final page.  National Recommendation Submission AdoptChange_PublicDownload

AFA Weekend Away in March 2021

AFA Weekend Away in March 2021

Come join us at beautiful Pambula Beach for the AFA weekend away on 5-8 March 2021. Further details on the AFA facebook page. Not yet a member? Become a member and we would be delighted to send you more details about this event and other exciting opportunities.

AFA Christmas Chaos 2020

AFA Christmas Chaos 2020

The AFA Christmas party was held on 29 November 2020 at the Greenhills Conference Centre. It was a great opportunity for us to get together in what has been a challenging year for many. 

First Catchup of the Year

First Catchup of the Year

Join us for our first coffee catch up for the year on Tuesday 16 March at 10am. There is a small playground for little people. Keep your eye out for future events - better still, become a member and tell us what you would like from the association Become a Member -...

#THRIVE2020

#THRIVE2020

Please find attached the recommendations from the #THRIVE2020 Virtual National Permanency Conference in October 2020.  It has a great list of resources that can be found on the final page.  National Recommendation Submission AdoptChange_PublicDownload

First Catchup of the Year

First Catchup of the Year

Join us for our first coffee catch up for the year on Tuesday 16 March at 10am. There is a small playground for little people. Keep your eye out for future events - better still, become a member and tell us what you would like from the association Become a Member -...

#THRIVE2020

#THRIVE2020

Please find attached the recommendations from the #THRIVE2020 Virtual National Permanency Conference in October 2020.  It has a great list of resources that can be found on the final page.  National Recommendation Submission AdoptChange_PublicDownload

Get Involved

We are always looking for new members to join our growing community. Come along to one of our family friendly events and get involved. Our support network would be happy to answer your questions about fostering or adoption.
Get Involved

Get in touch

Woden ACT 2606 Australia

info@adoption.org.au

adoption.org.au

Adoptive Families Association
Canberra & the A.C.T

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