Free Resources to Bring Valuable Information

Whether you are looking to volunteer, become a foster parent, or adopt, there are many different ways to step into child welfare in Wichita. Jason Johnson, a popular speaker and fellow foster/adoptive parent says that everyone can do something.

A foster mother reading a book to her foster daughter

Licensing Agencies:

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Ember Hope

Building strong communities starts with licensed foster families.

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Wichita Children’s Home
All training in Kansas for potential/current foster parents.
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Saint Francis Ministries
Volunteers that advocate for children in foster care.
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TFI
Blog content focused on family, foster care, and adoption.
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KVC
Fostering a child has all of the challenges and rewards that come with parenting your own child… and more! We invite you to become a foster parent through KVC. We are always looking for compassionate families to join our mission to enrich and enhance the lives of children in need.
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DCCCA
TIPS-MAPP training for prospective foster parents
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Restoration Family Services
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Eckerd
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CALM
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Cornerstones of Care
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Rainbows United

Print Resources

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Securely Attached
How Understanding Childhood Trauma Will Transform Your Parenting
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Everyone Can Do Something
A Field Guide for Strategically Rallying Your Church Around the Orphaned and Vulnerable
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Reframing Foster Care
Filtering Your Foster Parenting Journey Through the Lens of the Gospel
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Keep the Doors Open
Lessons Learned from a Year of Foster Parenting
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The Connected Child
Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family

Online Resources:

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Safe Families for Children
Biological Family Support before the system steps in
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Child Alliance of Kansas
All training in Kansas for potential/current foster parents.
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Court Appointed Special Advocates
Volunteers that advocate for children in foster care.
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Foster the Family
Blog content focused on family, foster care, and adoption.
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Jason Johnson Blog
Encouraging Families & Equipping Leaders
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The Honestly Adoption Company
Weekly parenting lessons from Mike and Kristin Berry

Interested in learning more?