Adoption & Elevating Youth Voices

Thousands of older teens in foster care are waiting for adoption across the United States. Their experience in foster care reflects great diversity, and their paths to adulthood are varied. Some find permanency through adoption or guardianship, while others age out of the system.

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Nicolette Meade
KIFS Training Fun at the Park

At regular intervals foster parents take ongoing training. The training provides useful tools and information to help them provide the best care and support for children who have experienced traumatic life experiences. At KIFS, while the parents are in class, the kids PLAY!

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Nicolette Meade
KIFS Staff Expands Toolkit with EMDR

At KIFS, we’re always looking for new skills and tools that we can use to provide the best care and outcomes for the children and families we serve. From September 19th-21st, 2018 Jessica Schneider and Case Manager & Therapist Nick Sansone attended a training to gain a new toolβ€” Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

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Nicolette Meade