AFKA Resources

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Available Resources

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AFKA Caregiver Resources

These resources are for you if you are a foster or kinship caregiver. Access helpful information to support you as you create a loving home for the children in your care.

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Provincial Caregiver Training

In partnership with Alberta’s Provincial Caregiver Training program, we offer a platform where caregivers can access vital training events and updates. Easily find and participate in educational opportunities provided by the province and stay informed, empowered, and well-prepared.

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Virtual Learning

Visit our library of supportive online educational programs.

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Becoming A Caregiver

Curious about where to even start? We have broken it down and done our best to simplify the process to guide you on your way.

Emergency Contacts

Child Intervention Intake and Response Team (CIIRT): 1-800-638-0715

Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-387-5437

Family Violence Info Line: 310-1818 (toll-free)

Income Support Contact Centre: 1-866-644-5135

To request support from the AFKA during office hours, you may contact us at 1-800-667-2372 or complete a request for support below. You may also use the Request Caregiver Support form below to request support from the AFKA outside of office hours.

Request Caregiver Support

Please contact us if you need support or to speak with someone from the Caregiver Support Team. Someone will reach out to you within 24 hours.

If your matter is more urgent or we have yet to respond within 24 hours, you can contact our office at 780-429-9923 or toll-free at 1-800-667-2372.

Newsletter for Indigenous Youth

‘CONNECTIONS’ is a newsletter for foster and kinship Caregivers that shares cultural resources and activities for caregivers of Indigenous, Metis & Inuit children and youth. Align is a beautiful resource to support you as you care for Indigenous children.

Visit the Align website and sign up to receive the CONNECTIONS newsletter.