Collectively we can do so much more than working in isolation. We are a member driven organization committed to creating an environment that promotes and maintains a comprehensive continuum of services to strengthen children and families in Kansas. The benefits of membership include:

Networking — Stay up to date on the industry and network with colleagues by participating in general membership meetings the first Friday of the month and on Children’s Alliance committees.

Education — The Alliance offers both funding and leadership to meet the training needs of member agencies.

Advocacy — Work in partnership to advocate for Kansas children and families within the child welfare system. We provides ongoing and current communications on legislative happenings and bill tracking.

Participate in Children’s Alliance projects:

  • Leadership Development
  • Children’s Alliance Program Funding
  • Curriculum Donations
  • Training Programs
  • Online Trainings

State and national representation — Have access to national and state associations: Child Welfare League of American (CWLA ), Foster Family-Based Treatment Association (FFTA), National Association of Regulatory Administrators (NARA), Kansas Foster and Adoptive Parent Association (KFAPA), Kansas Family Advisory Network (KFAN), and National Foster Parent Association (NFPA)

For information about joining the Children’s Alliance, contact Christie Appelhanz at