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IFAPA Training Friends of Children in Foster children Care Program The Friends of Children in Foster Care Program helps children in foster care receive funds in order to participate in extra-curricular activities, such as obtaining music instruments, senior pictures or attending prom, swimming lessons or summer camp.
Who is Eligible to Receive to Funding?
Children placed in pre-adoptive homes or who have been adopted are not eligible for Friends grants. Please view our application below for a list of items that are covered and not covered by this program. How to Apply for a Friends Grant?
Please allow at least 10 business days for applications to be reviewed. Decisions will be made on an individual basis. If a check is to be written out directly to a business we need a copy of an invoice. If items have already been purchased and you would like to be reimbursed, a copy of all receipts must be submitted with your application.
If the item s requested will be purchased from a major retailer Wal-Mart, Target, etc. IFAPA cannot write out a check directly to the major retailer. Every item or opportunity that is granted is meant for the child, and must be taken with the child if they leave their current placement.
If you have a question concerning an application, please call ext.
Applications can be mailed to: All of the funding for the Friends of Children in Foster Care program comes from community grants and personal contributions.You can become a partner with the department, the court system, and community based care agencies to ensure children in foster care are safe, healthy, and able to reach their full potential.
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Foster Care - En Español: You Can Do This! There are children in your community who need the warmth and guidance of a family.
You can make a difference, be a foster parent. Foster Care is a temporary Service that provides short-term care and supportive services to children who are unable to live at home because of child abuse or neglect. Foster children live in family foster homes and group care settings.
Foster care is the term used for a system in which a minor who has been made a ward is placed in an institution, group home (residential child care community, residential treatment center,), or private home of a state certified caregiver referred to as a "foster parent".
The placement of the child is usually arranged through the government or a .