Saint Francis Offering Free Training Course for Individuals Interested in Becoming Foster or Adoptive Parents, Begins Tuesday, June 18 at First United Methodist Church, located at 305 West 7th Street, Hays.
Ellis county has more than 30 kids living away from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. These children need a safe, strong place in which to live. Become a foster parent and provide the structure, security and attention they deserve.
Our 10 week course, Partnering for Safety and Permanence - Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (PS-MAPP), for individuals interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. Beginning June 18 and will be held every Tuesday for 10 weeks from 6 to 9 p.m.
It provides information and skill development, a better understanding of the needs of children in foster care, helps families make informed decisions about fostering, and provides resources, parenting techniques, and support services.
PS-MAPP training is required by the State of Kansas for those interested in becoming foster parents.
To register for the free PS-MAPP foster parent training course or to learn more about becoming part of a professional team caring for Kansas children through foster care, call Saint Francis Community Services: Marla Baumann at 785-476-3234 or visit www.st-francis.org.