Resources & Links

Local Resources & Partners of MCFAPA

Local Resources for Foster, Adoptive, & Kinship Families:

Huntsville Area Adoptive & Foster Families Facebook Page (Closed group for active foster, adoptive, & kinship families) – Request Membership Here

MCFAPA Equipment & Clothing Exchange (Closed group for claiming FREE items donated to MCFAPA for use by foster, adoptive, & kinship families in the area) – Request Membership Here

MCFAPA Crossroads Support Group (monthly support group for foster, kinship, & adoptive parents) – Request Membership Here   —– Currently not meeting due to restrictions at The Rock (7/2021)

Our Kids Clothing Closet (located at The Rock Family Worship Center) – Clothing closest offering FREE items for foster, adoptive, & kinship families. 

Request a FREE Birthday box for foster, adoptive, kinship children by contacting Legacy Health Connections

Rocket City Mom (Kids Eat Free) –  Click Here for Updated List

Rocket City Mom (Things to Do) – Click here

Taekwondo Outreach Ministries (affordable Taekwondo classes for kids & adults) – Learn more here

Partner Organizations:

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AFAPA          fosterlove        Legacy-Logo  FOCAL  agape  K2L logo  AL Mentor  SAFY


Training & Informational Resources:

Children’s Aid Society (Online Training Website)

National Children’s Advocacy Center (Virtual Training Center)

Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®)What is TBRI®?

Sesame Street in Communities – Foster Care

Child Welfare Information Gateway – Parenting resources

Daycares that accept CMA (updated 4/1/2018): download PDF here

DHR Contact List (updated January 2021):  download here

Mileage Forms: download here     Mileage Tip Sheet: download here  

Mileage Example: download here

Current Foster Care Board Payments (updated 11/2019) – Download PDF here

Foster Parent Bill of Rights – PDF download here

Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parents Handbook – PDF Download here

Adopted/Foster Child/Orphan Scholarships – More info here

IEP & 504 Plans Presentation from Holly Sharpe, Silver Linings Neurodevelopment Clinic PDF Download: IEPs and 504 Plans

Trauma Informed Care Presented by Rebekah Smith, social workerPDF download: Foster Care TIC Training

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Training (June 2020 meeting) presented by Jessica Epperson with Huntsville Behavior AssociatesMCFAPA Training

If you know of any resources that you would like to have placed here, please contact us!