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Our Spirit-Led Work Transforms Lives

Most people think of foster care and adoption when they hear our name, but we have a number of programs that might surprise you. We help survivors of child sex trafficking, adults with disabilities, immigrants fleeing violence, people wanting to break addictive behaviors, and families trying to stay together. You’ll find us in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, and Central America, with satellite offices in Louisville, Kentucky, Chicago, Illinois, and Washington, D.C. Our independent, faith-based nonprofit has been helping children and families since 1945. And we’re here for you.

"...It is important to Saint Francis that we stand together to support each other in any way possible...We will always do what we can to be that light."

The Very Reverend Robert Nelson Smith
Dean, President, and CEO

Featured News

Fostering in Faith: Carlie

July 2020

Active and inquisitive, 10-year-old Carlie loves to read, write, and draw. In fact, she excels in both reading and writing in school. She also enjoys swimming, attending church, and –...

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Healers standing in the breach: Take action on systemic racism

May 2020

A message from The Very Rev. Robert N. Smith, dean, president and CEO of Saint Francis Ministries. Overt racism against African Americans continues to be revealed in the United States....

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World Refugee Day 2020: Every action counts

June 2020

World Refugee Day is celebrated every year on June 20 to raise awareness of refugees, their challenges, strength, and resiliency. Saint Francis Ministries works with numerous partners, communities, and individuals...

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Notice of Data Event

April 2020

April 10, 2020 - Saint Francis Ministries is providing notice of an incident that may affect the security of certain individuals affiliated with Saint Francis. While we are unaware of...

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