VisionChildren in secure families, their own or foster families
Foster Care is considered as the most appropriate alternative for children who cannot grow up with their own families. By joining forces and exchange of knowledge and good practises, APFEL works on the development of quality foster care accross Europe, supported by cross-country cooperation, the collection and assessment of innovative practices, the implementation of international guidelines, while respecting cultures, families and children’s rights.
Through seminars, workshops, exchange visits, website, newsletters and peer contact researchers, practitioners, foster families and young people learn new insights and can adjust and apply these in their own country and organisation.
Our activities are centered around identification and dissemination of best practices, evaluation of innovative practices, access to information, translations, meetings, thematic international working groups and trainings.