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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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Support is just a click away

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

2024 AGM

2024 Annual General Meeting & Symposium Annual General Meeting and Symposium: May 24th - 26, 2024 Online Registration Link: AGM REGISTRATION LINK Registration closes May 6, 2024 at 8:00 am For further information,…

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Mileage rate Increase

2024-25 Mileage Rate Please be advised that effective April 1, 2024, the approved provincial government mileage rate has increased to $0.5838. As always, this applies to all approved Foster Caregivers and is the…

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Financial Deadline

2023-24 Financial Deadline Please make sure all expense forms/invoices dated March 31st or earlier, are submitted by Friday, April 12th.  This helps to ensure that our 2023/2024 financial reports are accurate. Also, just a…

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Pat Lord Post-Secondary Education Award

Pat Lord Post-Secondary Education Award   Pat Lord Post-Secondary Education Award for Pictou County Adoptees 2024 Application: The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the Pat Lord Post-Secondary Education Award for…

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