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Why Should I Foster?

Foster parents provide children in need with a safe, supportive and stable environment during challenging times. There are hundreds of children in Nova Scotia in need of foster care. If you’re a stable, healthy adult with patience, understanding and love to give, you may have what it takes to give a child the home environment they desperately need.
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We exist to support all foster parents, Regular and Kinship, in Nova Scotia, and we provide a wide variety of resources to foster families. Click here to learn more about who we are, our support services and training programs.
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News & Events

Virtual Roadshow

Virtual Roadshow   Dear caregivers, Over the past two weeks, many of you have come out across the province to our various road show sessions. We recognize that due to outstanding commitments, some…

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Foster care redesign road show

Foster Care Redesign Road Show   Community Services would like to invite FFFNS caregivers to participate in our Foster Care Redesign roadshow. The Foster Care Redesign project represents a significant change for children,…

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Message from Minister MacFarlane

Message from The Honourable Karla MacFarlane https://fosterfamilies.ns.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/minister_macfarlane_-_ns_federation_of_foster_families_agm_msg_no_logo-720p.mp4

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ABSW Survey

ABSW Survey - Recruitment and Retention of Black and African Nova Scotian Foster Caregivers   As foster caregivers are a critical part of Nova Scotia's child welfare system, the Association of Black…

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