IFAPA - A Resource for Iowa’s Foster, Adoptive & Kinship Families
The Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association is a non-profit organization serving as a resource to foster, adoptive and kinship families in Iowa. Membership with IFAPA is free for Iowa's foster, adoptive and kinship families. IFAPA provides training, peer support and resources to promote safety, permanency and well-being for Iowa’s children. Read more
IFAPA Workshops for Foster & Adoptive Parents & Workers
SATURDAY, JULY 26
Planning for the Unpredictable:
Preparing Your Family for
Ankeny, 9am-12:15pm (FREE CLASS)
Real Help for Attachment
Ankeny, 1:30pm-4:45pm (FREE CLASS)
CPR & First Aid
Council Bluffs, 1:15pm-5:30pm (COST $50)
SATURDAY, AUG. 2
CPR & First Aid
Cedar Rapids, 1:15pm-5:30pm (COST $50)
Supporting Healthy Attachment Across the Developmental Spectrum
Clinton, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)
L.E.A.N. Start -
Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude, Nutrition
Marshalltown, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)
PTSD in Children and Teens
Sioux City, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)
To register for one of the above classes,
call 800-277-8145 ext. 1 or register here.
* Classes also approved for SW CEUs
IFAPA JOB OPENING
After 20 years of supporting foster, adoptive and kinship families, Lynhon Stout, IFAPA’s Executive Director is retiring in September.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NEEDED
IFAPA is currently accepting applicants for an Executive Director. If interested, please review the job description and how to apply. The application deadline is Friday, July 25, 2014.
IFAPA's Appreciation Day for Iowa's Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families!
Saturday, August 23, 2014
DEADLINE: All ticket orders must be received no later than Friday, Aug. 15th.
FAMILY TICKETS: $22 per ticket for all immediate foster and adoptive family members 4 years and older living in your home. All children 3 and younger are FREE!
GUEST TICKETS: Tickets may be purchased for other family members (not living in your home) or friends for $27 per person. (Regular tickets are $40 each)
METHODS OF PAYMENT: IFAPA will accept credit card, check or money orders. If you plan to pay with a credit card, all ticket orders/payments must be completed on IFAPA’s website (see link below). If paying by check or money order, please mail with order form (below) to IFAPA. Make checks payable to IFAPA.