about us

The Foster Family Coalition of the Northwest Territories is an organization that exists to address and meet the needs of foster and adoptive families across the NWT.

We exist to strengthen communities so that kids can be safe, loved, and heard. 

Volunteer as a child or youth mentor

Are you looking to contribute to your community, and make a positive impact in the life of a child or youth in the NWT? Sign up to be a child or youth volunteer mentor. You will be connected with a child (age 5 -11) or a youth (age 12 - 29) in your community. Sign up below. 


We publish bi-weekly email newsletters, with news and information about what's going on in the NWT and throughout Canada in the realm of foster care and adoption. To read our old newletters, click below. 

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We have a wide variety of services that include:

  • toll-free support line

  • bi-weekly newsletters

  • online private support and discussion groups

  • one-on-one support

  • resource library

  • summer camp opportunity for children and youth involved with the foster care system

  • foster parent training

  • respite and child care services

  • outreach to foster parents


Camp Connections 2021

 Camp Connections 2020 was altered slightly to account for the COVID-19 restrictions, but we were still able to offer camp to 100 children! In the Fall of 2020, we are upgrading our sleeping cabins, so stay tuned for a new and improved Camp Connections 2021!