Our mission is to bridge the gap between Kansas Caregivers and the Child Welfare System by creating access to resources to sustain a healthy placement.

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Caregiver Gift Basket Giveaway

The Kansas Caregivers Support Network would like to show appreciation to our Kansas Caregivers by giving away 4 gift baskets. Register To Win

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Our Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The Kansas Caregivers Support Network welcomes every Kansas Caregiver no matter their race, nationality, gender, or sexual orientation. If you are a Foster, Kinship, or Non-Related Kinship caregiver we are here to support you. We believe every voice is essential to supporting Kansas children, families, and caregivers.

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Our Vision

To be recognized as the innovative, trusted and respected resource for caregivers and partners across Kansas.

Innovative. Trusted. Respected.

The Network will provide for caregivers’ needs in a variety of ways, including peer to peer support and mentoring, education and training opportunities, and information and resources to assist all caregivers in feeling equipped to handle the needs of children in care. The Network will provide for Kansas Foster, Non-Related Kinship and Kinship/Relative caregivers.

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Partner Corner

Check out highlight services offer by our partners throughout the State of Kansas.
bright and colorful graphic with the text Youth Employment Project

The Youth Employment Project provides resources to promote employment skills with teens and young adults ages 14-21. Additionally, YEP strives to provide lifelong skills and experience to further enhance future career paths. If you are interested in hearing more, visit the Youth Employment Project website.

Register to participate in the program. Once you register you will receive benefits such as the YEP Newsletter and notifications about job fairs and workshops. The Essential Skills workshop which is required when you register covers how to obtain and retain employment. All participants receive an Essential Skills Certificate, which is recognized by YEP partner employers, giving them priority over other applicants.

**Due to COVID, they are unable to provide the workshops at this time, but they are working towards finding a safe and effective way to do so.

Becoming a Foster Parent

Visit FosterKSKids and review the Frequently Asked Questions and Find Your Agency sections to assist in deciding on a Child Placing Agency to help you work through the process of obtaining or continuing your foster care license.