Community support and involvement are crucial elements necessary to meet the needs of children and families in Omaha and throughout Nebraska. Those words from Jodie Austin, who joins Saint Francis Ministries as the regional vice president in the Omaha, Nebraska, area, come from the heart of a leader who has worked in child welfare for more than 20 years. Her vision – to work herself out of a job – is a bold one.
On July 15, 2019, Garcia joined Saint Francis Ministries as a Regional Vice President, serving in the West Texas area where the organization recently received a new contract to implement Community-Based Care in 41 counties. Although Garcia began his career in finance, he quickly followed his calling to work with children from “hard places,” he said. For the past 11 years, he’s worked in a variety of positions in the foster care system.
SALINA – Saint Francis Ministries is one of 19 organizations designated in 2019 as a civil society organization partnering with the United Nations.
Saint Francis Ministries has been selected to receive a Community-Based Care contract for 41 counties in the state of Texas, the state’s leading child welfare agency announced today.
Substance use, sex trafficking, child immigrants, and family preservation were among the topics of discussion during a visit to Wichita by Nathan Heiman, senior foreign policy advisor to U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran.
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The gift of a ukulele and hand-painted backpacks to Kansas foster children in the past week was a tangible reminder that generous hearts can make a difference. On Tuesday, the Society of Decorative Painters donated more than 25 hand-painted backpacks to Saint Francis Ministries to be given to children on their first night in foster care.
About 60 people learned what it’s like to struggle to pay bills, to be devastated when a car breaks down or eviction looms, and how to negotiate with pawn brokers as they moved through Wichita’s Cost of Poverty Experience last week.
Children who run away while in foster care received enhanced supports from the Kansas Department for Children and Families, the government agency said in an announcement this week.