Services we Offer

The FFCNWT strives to partner with the regional Social Services Authorities as well as  the Department of Health and Social Services to broaden the adoption and foster care network, and continually strengthen the foster care system across the NWT.

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FACEBOOK GROUPS

We have private groups on Facebook that are available to people who are interested in having open or private discussions about foster care and adoptions.  For more information about our groups and how to join them click the button below. 

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ONE ON ONE SUPPORT

We are available to speak with foster and adoptive parents for one-on-one support on request. Feel free to give us a call or stop in at anytime.

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NEWSLETTERS

The FFCNWT publishes a quarterly newsletter, with information about current news and events in the NWT, as well as relevant information about fostering and adopting in the territory. To access any of our newsletters, please click the link.

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COMFORT KITS

The FFCNWT compiles and provides Social Services with 'comfort kits', to hand out to any child or youth in care. 'Comfort kits' are backpacks filled with essentials such as a sweater, tampons, books, pencils, a USB drive, and more. They are age and gender specific. 

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PARENT SUPPORT GROUP

We hold monthly parent support groups, on the first Monday of every month. These are for parents who are having difficulties with their children. Children of any age, and difficulties of any kind.

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P.R.I.D.E. TRAINING

We deliver P.R.I.D.E. Training (Parent Resources for Information, Development, and Education) to people across the territory who are fostering, or are interested in fostering or adopting. The training is delivered online. Training may also occur in live sessions. If you are interested in being a trainer in your region, please contact us.

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RESOURCE LIBRARY

The FFCNWT has a wide range of resources covering topics from fostering and adoption to special needs and life skills.  Sources also include many books and videos for children at the office.  Please drop by to sign out materials. 

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TOLL FREE SUPPORT LINE

Call 1 866 233 0136.  You can call with any question, concern, or suggestion you might have.  If you call after hours, please leave your contact information and then we will contact you as soon as possible.

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CAR SEAT TECHNICIAN

The FFCNWT is happy to check over your car seats to ensure that it is installed correctly. We can help you get the best fit for the babies and infants in your care. Send us an email at ffc@ffcnwt.com if you want to set up a session with us. We also have connection to technicians in Fort Good Hope and Fort Providence, so give us a call or send an email if you live in these communities and would like to have your seat checked. 

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INSURANCE

The FFCNWT has been working for a number of years to secure foster parent insurance and now it's here! Please follow the link here to download the consent to release information form and we will add you to the insurance. Once the Insurance company receives your information you will be sent a certificate with your policy number. Please keep this as you will need it in order to access support and services from the insurance. 

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