ACT Adoptive Families Association (Woden , )


  • Name:Mrs. Paulette Thacker
  • Title:Secretary

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:ACT Adoptive Families Association
  • Address:PO Box 1030
    Woden 2606

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:0403126894

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  • Mission:
  • To provide education, support and advocacy for adoptive families and those interested in adoption.

  • Overview:
  • The ACT Adoptive Families Association (AFA) has been providing support for families and pre adoptive families since 1993. They provide playgroups information support, a voice for ACT Government, chat groups on particular topics, Christams party organised activities eg camps (focus on particular age groups and family get aways), time together picnic days, rock climbing etc. The AFA is run by parents of adoptive children and is primary there to support the kids through their life journey and also the parents. From settling into Australian and family life, to schooling, identity, able to answer those hard questions that come from other people or themselves and into adulthood.

  • History:
  • The AFA has a number of sub groups such as the playgroup, Philippines adoptive group as well as a number of other country, china, Korea, Thailand etc. that also run a number of programs and events for the families. Families volunteer their time on the committee and within sub groups or activities as they see the benefit for themselves and their kids. Membership is only $50 per family per year where the committee tries to subsidise activities where possible.

  • Year established:1993
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:Australia
  • Australia Business #:69100896445