Complete a TIPS-MAPP training course. The Trauma Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting course is designed to ensure individuals and families make an informed decision about becoming a foster parent.
Obtain a sponsoring child placing agency. There are many agencies throughout the state of Kansas who can support your family and the children in need of care. Foster Kansas Kids will help match you with the right agency based on your location and the needs of the child or children you’re interested in fostering.
Get licensed through the Kansas Department for Children and Families. In order to complete your licensing, you will need to complete training in First Aid, Medication Administration and Universal Precautions. The licensing process also consists of several home visits.