Child Welfare

New Kansas Governor Talks Family and Foster Care with The Chronicle of Social Change

New Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (D), who was inaugurated on January 14, wasted no time delving into the state’s troubled child welfare system. In short order, the former state senator has proposed added funding for […]

Politics

Kansas Hires New Child Welfare Chief Amid Concerns About Oversight of Kids in Foster Care

Secretary Gina Meier-Hummel was hired in early December to assume leadership of the beleaguered Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF). The department has come under scrutiny in the last year after a July 2016 […]