Please click on the county that you reside in to find the AFFM support staff to best assist you
Who to contact for what?
Kinship Specialists – Work directly with kinship families (kinship families may be grandparents, aunts, uncles, family members, or family friends raising children.) Kinship Specialists are available to connect families with a variety of supports and services needed to handle complex situations while caring for their loved one’s child or children.
Resource Family Specialists – Work directly with adoptive and foster families. Resource Family Specialists provide non-judgemental and empathetic peer listening support, systems navigation, referrals, and supportive resources as well as connecting families with peer mentors.
Resource Support Coordinators – Assist in starting and maintaining C.A.R.E.S. meetings. The Resource Support Coordinator collaborates with local communities and committees across the state to best meet the unique needs of resource families. Resource Support Coordinators are also available to assist in hosting and planning fundraiser events along with coordinating volunteer opportunities.
Training Coordinator – Assists in the planning of small and large group training sessions for resource families across the state. The Training Coordinator is able to connect families with online training through Foster Parent College as well as through AFFM’s lending library.