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.
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May is National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month and National Mental Health Awareness Month

  • National Foster Care Month: Community partnerships can strengthen support systems that help reunify families so foster care becomes a greater support to families, not a substitute for parents. Learn more...
  • National Mental Health Awareness Month:┬áMore than half of people who died by suicide did not have a known mental health condition. These 5 steps can help someone in crisis. Learn more...
May 9: Children's Mental Health Day Release