Louisiana Foster & Adoptive Parent Association
Welcome to the Louisiana Foster and Adoptive Parent Association website. Here you will find information about foster parenting and adoption in Louisiana.
AdoptUsKids.org is a tool for connecting foster and adoptive families with waiting children throughout the United States. View the profiles of THOUSANDS of children all over America who are available for adoption now.
Foster Club is the national network for young people in foster care. For the half million children living in the foster care system across the country, childhood has been interrupted by abuse, neglect or abandonment. FosterClub is their club - a place to turn to connect with supportive peers and adults, locate foster care information and resources, and gain inspiration from success stories.
Foster Care Month
Each May, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity to shine a light on the experiences of the more than 380,000 children and youth under 18 in the foster care system. The campaign raises awareness about the urgent needs of these young people and encourages citizens from every walk of life to get involved – as foster or adoptive parents, volunteers, mentors, employers or in other ways.
FosterMore.Org shares ways you can learn more and do more for over 400,000 amazing children and youth in foster care today.
Kids are Waiting: A Project of the Pew Charitable TrustKids are Waiting: A Project of the Pew Charitable Trust
Kids Are Waiting: Fix Foster Care Now is a national campaign dedicated to ensuring that all children in foster care have the safe, permanent families they deserve by reforming the federal financing structure that governs our foster care system
LA Coordinated System of Care
A coordinated system of care is an overarching philosophy and approach that is embraced by everyone working on behalf of children and families. This includes ensuring there is a coordinated network of services and supports for children and youth with behavioral health challenges and their families.