Local Resources

Below are partners of MCFAPA and/or local resources that help those in our “village.”

 

Resources for Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Families:

Huntsville Area Adoptive and Foster Families Closed Facebook Page (Closed group for active Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship families to build community) – Request Membership Here

Madison County Foster Parent Equipment Page (Closed group for previewing available items donated to MCFAPA for use by foster parents in the area) – Request Membership Here

Monthly Foster/Adoptive Parent Support Group – Meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at Willowbrook at Madison. Please join the Private page above in order to get meeting dates/times.

The North Alabama Foster Closet (free resources for active foster parents)- www.northalabamafostercloset.com

“The Blanket Fairy” (weighted blankets) – Order Form: NAFC Weighted Blanket Order Form 2019 Once completed, email to project coordinator, Edie Lowhorne by clicking here.

Rocket City Mom (Things to Do) www.rocketcitymom.com

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

Adopted/Foster Child/Orphan ScholarshipsMore Info Here

Foster Parent Bill of Rights – foster parent bill of rights_10_2018

Daycares that accept CMA (updated 4/1/2018): madison county cma listing_ april 2018

 

Training Resources:

Children’s Aid Society (Online Training Website)training.childrensaid.org

Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development  – More Info

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

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

 

Organizations:

Alabama Foster and Adoptive Parent Associationhttps://afapa.org

Madison County DHRDHR Website

Legacy Health Connections (Birthday in a Box for Foster Children) – www.lh-c.net

Agape of North Alabamawww.agapecares.org

Alabama MENTOR – Facebook Page

Kids to Love – www.kidstolove.org

Foster Love HSVFoster Love HSV Website

Foster Children’s Alliance of Madison (FOCAL) – Focal of Madison

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