The Resource Family Advisory Board (RFAB) is supported in collaboration with the State of Alaska Office of Children's Services and the Alaska Center for Resource Families.
Find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/ResourceFamilyAdvisoryBoard
March 19 and 20, 2020. (Face to Face Meeting in Juneau)
April 13, 2020 (telephonic) Noon to 1 p.m.
May 11, 2019 (telephonic) Noon to 1 p.m.
June 8, 2020 (telephonic) Noon to 1 p.m.
VISION: The vision of the Resource Family Advisory Board is to strengthen and improve support for resource families and the State of Alaska Office of Children's Services (OCS) as we partner to care for Alaska's Children.
MISSION: Our mission is to provide education, understanding and guidance to resource families and OCS for the benefit of all through open and continuing communication with OCS workers and administration to create a better environment for all children.
RFAB was recently educated on the OCS Grievance Process. Here is more information about when, why and how to file a grievance.
PowerPoint by Community Relations Manager Chrissy Vogeley
The Board has developed a series of Frequently Asked Questions about the Investigation Process to help foster parents understand and be aware of the process.
In cooperation with the State of Alaska Office of Children’s Services, The Resource Family Advisory Board has helped establish the Resource Parent Bill of Rights.
WEBINAR By the Alaska Child Welfare Academy Supporting and Communicating with Resource Families This webinar addresses supporting resource families and uses the Resource Family Bill of Rights to present.
Setting Up Foster and Adoptive Family Networks Around Alaska With Sabrina Owsley, Interior Alaska Foster Care Group, Handout: Setting Up A Facebook Page Instruction (Click on Audio Below for Training)
The Alaska Resource Family Bill of Rights With Brian Headdings, Gwen Emel, and Aileen McInnis of the Resource Family Advisory Board (Click on Audio Below for Training)