The Importance of Fostering Older Youth by Alexandria Ware

January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Alexandria Ware is a graduate student at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa pursuing a Master’s Degree in Development and Family Science. [...]

Encouraging Children in Foster Care During the Holiday Season by Julie White

December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Julie White is a Foster Care Home Recruiter for Saint Francis Community Services and has been a foster parent [...]

Why Children in Foster Care Struggle with Family Loyalty, and How You Can Help by Denise Stevens

November 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|

I was born and raised in Kansas, living most of my adult life in Topeka. I have worked in [...]

“Normal” Behavior by Denise Stevens

November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

I was born and raised in Kansas, living most of my adult life in Topeka. I have worked in [...]

The Honeymoon is Over, You Say? Not Really. by Denise Stevens

October 17th, 2017|Foster Family Stories|

I was born and raised in Kansas, living most of my adult life in Topeka. I have worked in [...]

An open letter to my “foster” parents who made a difference in my life by Alexandria Ware

October 9th, 2017|Foster Family Stories|

Alexandria Ware is a graduate student at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa pursuing a Master’s Degree in Development and Family Science. [...]

Julie White: My Journey Through Child Welfare

October 6th, 2017|Foster Family Stories|

Julie White is a Foster Care Home Recruiter for Saint Francis Community Services and has been a foster parent [...]

10 things every foster parent needs to know by Alexandria Ware

September 12th, 2017|Foster Family Stories|

Alexandria Ware is a graduate student at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa pursuing a Master’s Degree in Development and Family Science. [...]

Deneen Dryden: Close to Home When it Matters Most

August 29th, 2017|Staff Feature|

Deneen Dryden is the Director of Prevention and Protection Services for the Kansas Department for Children and Families. [...]