Conference News

2014 Annual Conference

Posted by on Jan 25, 2014

The 2014 TFFA Annual Conference Date: September 26-28, 2014 [Friday/Saturday/Sunday] Location: Omni Park West Hotel / Dallas, Texas [1590 LBJ Freeway /Dallas, Texas 75234]...

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You Need to Know

Wisconsin to Restrict Parents From Giving-up Adopted Children

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014

Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids. On Wednesday, Gov. Scott Walker signed a...

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Alerts!

Alert: Adoption Tax Credit Update

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014

Grassroots Advocacy Campaign Key Message:  The ATC should be included in any comprehensive reform of the tax code. Members of Congress who are working on tax reform indicated that...

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Podcast

Listen and Learn- Dr. John DeGarmo’s NEW Radio Program

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014

‘Foster Talk with Dr. John’ is a weekly radio program hosted by author and foster care expert Dr. John DeGarmo Each week, Dr. John brings you news and information in...

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Recent Posts

Wisconsin to Restrict Parents From Giving-up Adopted Children

Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids. On Wednesday, Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill that would bar adoptive parents from finding a new home for their children without court permission. The legislation sought to protect adopted children from the unregulated...

Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship – 2014

Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship – 2014 The 2014 Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship is awarded to two (2) foster, adoptive or kinship caregivers to provide assistance in attending the National Foster Parent Association education conference. Each scholarship is worth $500 to be used toward expenses in attending the conference June 6-8, 2014 in Orlando,...

The Role of Biological Family in Higher Education

Youth Speak: The Role of Biological Family in Higher Education Some youth in foster care experience pressure from their biological families when it comes to pursuing higher education – but it’s not always positive pressure. Sometimes biological families lack the ability to provide financial support, undervalue education, or exhibit jealousy for a young person’s...