partnering to improve lives

Wisconsin Association of Family & Children's Agencies is the united voice for more than fifty member agencies and leaders in the human services field serving more than 250,000 individuals and families throughout Wisconsin.

We promote public policy, best practice and partnerships that support our member agencies in pursuing their mission to improve the lives of children and families. 

United Voice

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts – this is certainly true for WAFCA and our members.

  • WAFCA advocates for policies that benefit our members and the people they serve.
  • We connect leaders in the field to form a united community.
  • We promote best practices and track trends in child and family services.
Learn about member benefits


National Adoption Month

Approximately one in five children in the U.S. foster care system waiting to be adopted are teens. Yet only 5 percent of all children adopted in 2017 were 15 - 18 years old. There are over 1,300 children in Wisconsin foster care waiting for adoption. Learn more about children awaiting adoption in Wisconsin and adopting older youth. 

Wisconsin Foster Care and Adoption Resource Center