Join In

Parents Connection Group

  • Gathering of adoptive/foster/safety parents and anyone wanting to find out more.

  • Relevant and helpful inputs and discussions.

  • Mutual support and encouragement.

See "Events" page for upcoming details

Social Events

  • Monthly Family Ties Play Dates

  • Friday afternoons or Saturdays

  • An informal get together so parents can chat over a cuppa while the kids play and have fun

  • Family Gatherings (June/July and December)

See "Events" page for upcoming details

Invite us to do a talk at your church, business or school.
Attend an awareness event, such as our annual adoption conference.
Attend a training event and be "equipped to care".
Speak to your friends, family and colleagues about adoption and foster care, join the conversation!

Good Gifts

If you are not able to provide care directly to a child, these are other areas to get involved in:

  • Practical Donations - Donate new and used clothing of all sizes, nappies, wet wipes, baby products, school stationary, groceries, etc

  • Practical Support - Make meals for new adoptive/foster/safety parents, provide babysitting help

  • Professional Support - Provide services/therapies (eg dentist, psychologist, occupational therapist) free of charge or at reduced rates to adoptive/foster/safety families

  • Financial Support - Support Family Ties with financial donations, or provide finances directly to adoptive/foster/safety families

  • Prayer Support!


Family Ties is based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.