The Importance of a Supportive and Stable Home Environment for Foster Children

The Importance of a Supportive and Stable Home Environment for Foster Children

Foster children often come from traumatic or unstable home environments. It is crucial for them to have a safe and stable home where they can heal, grow, and thrive. TFI Family Services in Kansas is dedicated to providing the best possible care for foster children. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of…

A New Life: Creating the Best First Day with a Foster Child

A New Life: Creating the Best First Day with a Foster Child

Foster children will always require the best first experience to feel at home. They’ve been through a lot and often have no one to talk to. It’s vital for you and them to feel safe, heard, and understood during their first days at your home. Provide snacks, drinks, and toys You’ve just welcomed a foster child…

As the Holidays Approach, Here Are Five Reminders for Foster Families.

As the Holidays Approach, Here Are Five Reminders for Foster Families.

Many messages (movies, music, TV, social media, ads) tell us we should be cheerful, appreciative, and full of joy during the holidays. Most individuals don’t spend the holidays in idyllic settings shown in movies, complete with smiling and laughing relatives, delicious meals served at beautifully decorated tables, and stacks of costly presents. Foster children may…

KU & TFI Partner Together to Improve Children Running from Foster Care
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KU & TFI Partner Together to Improve Children Running from Foster Care

TFI, KU Representatives provide testimony to Kansas Legislature on Study & Partnership TOPEKA, KANSAS – Youth in foster care run away from placements for many reasons—but it almost always boils down to the need for family, connection, belonging and normalcy. Last week, TFI and the University of Kansas (KU) provided legislative testimony about their recent…

Local Kindergarten Teacher Gives Back to Children in Foster Care
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Local Kindergarten Teacher Gives Back to Children in Foster Care

Teacher donates Cuddle Bear books to vulnerable local children El DORADO, KANSAS – When children are placed in out-of-home custody, they can experience loneliness, isolation and fear. But one local teacher decided to do her part to provide comfort to children in foster care. Colleen Floyd, a local grade school teacher and Usborne books representative,…

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