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Lutheran Social Services Of Kansas Great Bend Office
(316) 793-5734
Great Bend, KS
 
Tri Adoption Search And Support Group
(316) 792-1393
Great Bend, KS
 
Youthville Adoption Agency
(316) 529-9100
4505 E. 47th St. South
Wichita, KS
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
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African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
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Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
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Adoption & Beyond
(913) 381-6919
16236 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS
 
Adoption Choices of Kansas
(702) 221-2400
100 N Broadway, Suite 500
Witchita , KS
 
Catholic Charities, Diocese Of Dodge City
(316) 792-1393
Great Bend, KS
 
Dennis J. Keenan
(620) 792-1100
1121 Washington St, PO Box Drawer 1586
Great Bend, KS
Specialties
Adoption, Agriculture, DUI, Employment, Probate
Education
Washburn University School of Law,Fort Hays State University
State Licensing
Kansas

Christian Family Services
(913) 383-3337
10500 Barkley Suite 216
Overland Park, KS
 
Adoption & Beyond
(913) 381-6919
16236 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Adoption and Counseling Services for Families, Inc.
(913) 339-6776
10890 Nieman Road
Overland Park, KS
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Foster Care Group Homes

Foster care group homes are supervised living arrangements for any minor or adult who is unable to live in a traditional family environment.

Differences Between Foster Care and Group Homes:

    Placements:

    Foster Care - a foster child lives in a family setting, with foster parents
    Group Homes - these homes are more like dormitories, the residents may become close friends or they may even consider one another family

    Age of Residents:

    Foster Care- provides a temporary family to minors under the age of 18
    Group Homes - a living arrangement for adults or children who are unable to live independently

    Reasons for Placements:

    Foster Care - these children are often unable to live with their families because of abuse, neglect, parental imprisonment, or behavioral issues.
    Group Homes - this type of arrangement is usually for adults or children with disabilities or behavior problems, where they can get the professional assistance they need. However, some group homes are staffed with relatively young shift workers with high turnover.

    Financing:

    Foster Care - foster families are given funds by a state or county social service agency, who then monitors decisions related to care.
    Group Homes - can be financed by organizations, either profit or nonprofit, or funded by the government.

    Goals of Care:

    Foster Care - to provide children with a safe temporary environment until they can rejoin their family, become adopted, or unti...

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