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KIFS Staff

We provide the highest quality of therapeutic services for children in foster care due to neglect, abuse, and dependency.

Our mission is to ensure that each individual child thrives in the therapeutic setting. We offer services that span the continuum of care with focus on the child’s physical, psychological, and social well-being.


Executive Director

Jessica Schneider MSW, CSW

Program Director

Kristina Myers

Treatment Director

Terry Nelson LCSW

Administrative Assistant

Danielle Bass


Case Managers

Once a child is placed with foster parents, our caseworkers are here to support the foster child by conducting regular visits to ensure the child is safe and receiving adequate care. Our caseworkers may also arrange outside services the child may need.


Arlena Centers

Nicholas Sansone

Samantha Woods

Fay Blevins


Board of Directors

The KIFS Board of Directors is one of the keys to our success. Their contributions, wise counsel and patient advice have been invaluable.




Sharla Lake

Jami Thompson

Katie Burke

Jalisa Elkins

Krista Dyer

Joanna Surgener

Kaitlynn Kerley


James McDonough

Jacqueline Unkrich