TFI Welcomes New Director of Permanency Services

Independence, KS – TFI is pleased to announce Shayna Duncan as a new Director of Permanency Services.

Duncan has more than 11 years of experience in child welfare. Prior to serving as the new Director of Permanency Services, Duncan was a supervisor with TFI. She has spent the entirety of her career committed to maintaining children together with their families, while ensuring they are provided a safe and nurturing environment.

“With Shayna’s extensive experience in permanency and kinship work, we are confident she will continue to provide valuable support and insight to the TFI permanency staff. We are excited to see how she flourishes in this new role,” said Shaileen Owens, TFI Vice President of Permanency Services.

As the Director of Permanency Services, Duncan will be responsible for overseeing case management services for Kansas children in Montgomery and Chautauqua counties.

Duncan received her bachelor’s from Wichita State University in 2009 and went on to earn a Master of Social Work from Wichita State University in 2019.

To learn more about TFI or about how you can make a difference in the life of a child by becoming a foster parent, please call 1-833-7FOSTER.


TFI is a leading child welfare agency providing experience, compassion, quality services and care. We provide various types of services in the community and have more than 50 years of experience in providing child welfare services including foster care services, group home care, case management, independent living, psychiatric residential treatment center, behavioral health, adoption services, visitation services, and aftercare services. TFI has more than 700 employees providing services in five states.