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Facing Foster Care in Alaska

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Our Mission is to improve the foster care system through sharing our experiences, supporting and educating youth and social services and implementing positive change in society as a whole

About Us

Facing Foster Care in Alaska (FFCA) is a group of current foster youth and alumni that has formed to make improvements to the foster care system in Alaska.

Guidelines for FFCA membership -- youth currently in care, age 15 and older, are eligible. Youth must  be willing to participate in the advisory board, and must want to work on improving the foster care system for others. Alumni are those youth ages 18-24 and currently out of care who were in legal out-of-home placement through the Office of Children’s Services sometime during their youth. Members meet quarterly in their regions. Read more

If you are interested in joining us, or know of a youth or alumni who may be interested in joining FFCA, please contact Amanda Metivier at or (907) 230-8237. 

2013 Statewide Retreats

February 27 - March 1 (Juneau)
May 10-12 
August 16-18
November 15-17
If you are interested in attending a FFCA retreat, contact Amanda.

Stop By Our Office

FFCA has an office at 323 E. 4th Avenue in Anchorage. The FFCA space is co-located at the Anchorage Office of Children's Services. FFCA and OCS are partnering to provide a Youth Room where youth will be able to access independent living services such as employment, education, etc. Amanda's work hours are Monday through Friday from 1PM to 5PM. Feel free to stop by and check out the spaceAmanda is available to help link FFCA youth/alumni to resources and teach them to advocate for themselves on an individual level as well as a systems level. Call Amanda (230-8237) or drop by soon!

Mailing Address

Facing Foster Care in Alaska

PO Box 92644

Anchorage, AK 99509

Get More Information

2012 FFCA Brochure


The FFCA webpages are hosted by Alaska CASA in partnership with the youth and alumni of FFCA.

Content is provided by FFCA.


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