KENTUCKY

Our state has around 9000 children who are in the foster care system through no fault of their own. Of these children, on any given day over 650 are legally-free for adoption and are waiting for their forever family. The rest of the children need a loving, safe, and supportive foster family to care for them while they wait to go home to their biological families.

When children age-out of the system at 18 without a family, they are significantly more likely to experience homelessness, crisis pregnancy, unemployment, incarceration, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Trafficking.

I Belong Project


The I Belong Project ™
has become one of America’s Kids Belong signature programs. The I Belong Project™ uses high quality videography to give children in foster care a face and a voice. These videos serve as individual recruitment tools for foster children who are legally-free for adoption and are waiting for their forever family.

Foster Care

You’re probably wondering if a problem so large is really SOLVABLE.

We’ve been there, too.

But we’re happy to tell you that with two proven models and a first-of-its-kind solution, the answer is YES.  Regardless of your occupation, skillset, and life stage, you have the unique ability & opportunity to impact the lives of children in foster care.

 

Prospective Parents

 

Every day we meet more individuals and families who are considering taking the leap to become foster parents. We know you probably have a lot of questions and would need more answers before committing. That’s normal.

Just don’t let the fear of the unknown stop you from moving forward. Contact The Kentucky Foster Adoptive Caregiver Exchange System (Cabinet for Health & Family Services) today. They will walk you through the process, help answer any of your questions along the way, and assist you in determining if becoming a foster parent is a fit for you. You can also visit their website using the button below.

 

STAFF

Dayna Gleason

Project Manager
Kentucky

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MEETING THE NEEDS OF KENTUCKY CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE

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