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

Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Join us for an AFA morning tea on Tuesday 20 July at 10am. Children welcome. For more information contact info@adoption.org.au or better still, become a member and you will be the first to know of all AFA activities Become a Member – Adoptive Families Association ACT...

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Have your say and help shape the first of two five-year implementation plans for the successor plan to the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020. Learn more here: Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework |...

AFA June morning tea – Sunday 20 June at 10am

AFA June morning tea – Sunday 20 June at 10am

Please join us for our next AFA morning tea on Sunday 20 June from 10am in Pearce. Bring the kids, there will be indoor and outdoor activities.Remember we also have available for members books and videos relevant to fostering, permanent care and adoption. These are...

WISE up program – Saturday 29 May

WISE up program – Saturday 29 May

The Wise up program is a facilitated (trained) workshop for children and adults to provide primary school age adopted children the tools to respond to classmate inevitable questions, neighbours remarks and insensitive school assignments. Open to members and their...

Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Join us for an AFA morning tea on Tuesday 20 July at 10am. Children welcome. For more information contact info@adoption.org.au or better still, become a member and you will be the first to know of all AFA activities Become a Member – Adoptive Families Association ACT...

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Have your say and help shape the first of two five-year implementation plans for the successor plan to the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020. Learn more here: Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework |...

AFA June morning tea – Sunday 20 June at 10am

AFA June morning tea – Sunday 20 June at 10am

Please join us for our next AFA morning tea on Sunday 20 June from 10am in Pearce. Bring the kids, there will be indoor and outdoor activities.Remember we also have available for members books and videos relevant to fostering, permanent care and adoption. These are...

Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Coffee Catchup – Tuesday 20 July

Join us for an AFA morning tea on Tuesday 20 July at 10am. Children welcome. For more information contact info@adoption.org.au or better still, become a member and you will be the first to know of all AFA activities Become a Member – Adoptive Families Association ACT...

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework

Have your say and help shape the first of two five-year implementation plans for the successor plan to the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020. Learn more here: Implementing the successor plan to the National Framework |...

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.
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Get in touch

PO Box 1030, Woden ACT 2606

info@adoption.org.au

adoption.org.au

Adoptive Families Association
Canberra & the A.C.T

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