APFEL is a European association founded in 2011. APFEL gathers various stakeholders in foster care : foster parents, youth in care or care leavers, professionals, researchers , policy makers, around a common approach towards quality, innovation and exchange. In this website you will find the results of the work of our working groups, who gathered and developed foster care methods and materials accross Europe and conducted comparative studies.
Under news you will find information about seminars and conferences, new documents and studies and other news about the development of quality foster care to help you improve your work.
Each country participating in APFEL has a contact person. Join APFEL and contact the person in your country or be the first to join from countries not yet represented! Contact us for more information about membership and participation!