Foster Care and Adoption
"Doing the Most Good by Nurturing Children,
Strengthening Families,and Engaging Communities."
Every child deserves a safe, loving, and caring home. At any time, there are 7,000 children in the State of Kansas in Out-of-Home placement. As a Child Placing Agency, The Salvation Army Wichita Foster Care program helps connect children with safe, loving, and caring licensed, sponsored families.
He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in his arms, he said to them, "Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me." Mark 9:36-37
Click on the links below to access information about our Foster Care program and how you can help. If you prefer, you can scroll through the document. For questions or more information about our foster care program, email: Foster_Care_Recruiter@usc.salvationarmy.org
Become a Foster Parent
Contact The Salvation Army Wichita at 316-263-2769 and ask for the Foster Care Recruiter or you may e-mail the Foster Care Recruiter at Foster_Care_Recruiter@usc.salvationarmy.org
The Foster Care Recruiter will contact you within a couple of days to gather information and direct you to the DCF-sponsored webpage, http://fosterkskids.org. The webpage faciliatator will provide information on when TIPS-MAPP trainings are scheduled.
You may be called during the pre-training period, in which you take the TIPS-MAPP class, by one of our program staff to ask if you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance.
Upon completion of the TIPS-MAPP course, it will be determined by home interview and TIPS-MAPP Family Assessment if being sponsored by The Salvation Army Wichita is in the best interest of our program and your family. Please do not hesitate to contact the Foster Care Recruiter regarding questions about our program.
Unique Qualities of Program:
Caring, Supportive, and Compassionate staff available 24/7
Longevity of Program Staff
Competitive Reimbursement Rates
For general qualifications and requirements regarding Family Foster Homes, please consult DCF website: http://www.dcf.ks.gov/Agency/GC/FCRFL/Documents/FC_Regs_familyfosterhome/15Family_Foster_Homes_All_Sections.pdf