Foster Care Information Meeting
June 5, 12:30pm-2pm
Do you have questions about foster care or want to learn about the different ways you can serve a foster family? We will eat lunch, answer your questions about foster care, and give you the next steps to explore.
June 17, 5-9pm
We are providing a fun evening for foster kids in Leavenworth County so Foster Parents can have a night to do whatever they want.
Here are four ways you can get involved:
- Hang out with teenagers.
- Have fun with grade schoolers.
- Hold a baby or play with a toddler.
- Purchase a $20-$25 gift card to a local restaurant or a restaurant at the Legends*.
*Gift cards can be left at the “Life Group” table on Sunday or delivered to the church office.
Invest in and walk with children in foster care...
We want to be a community that loves, encourages, and supports families throughout their adoptive and foster care journey.
If you are eager to learn how you can come alongside those caring for the orphan, consider using your time, talent and treasure to serve foster and adoptive families in our community. If you would like to learn about some ways or be assigned a family to serve on a monthly basis by taking a meal, providing a few hours of childcare, cleaning, household projects, let us know by clicking "Get Involved."
Items to donate (when needed):
Since there is no central place to store these items, it is helpful to know you have an item that can be donated. When the need arises, you can then be contacted.
- Donate Cribbs
- Play pens
- Baby gates
- High chairs
- Beds (bunk beds)
- Car seats
- Gaming systems and games
- Purchase supplies and deliver to home with new baby placement (day of notice)
- Age appropriate care packages
Ways to serve:
We can invest in kids in foster care by serving Foster Parents in one of the ways listed below. If you would like to help in any of these ways, please visit westsideleavenworth.com/foster and fill out the form so you can be contacted when a need presents itself.
- Babysit or provide childcare for a couple hours
- Provide dinner when a child is placed in a new home (day of notice)
- Mow a foster family’s lawn
- Run to the grocery store
- Accompany a foster family on an outing
- Help move furniture to prepare for new placement
- Help with general home maintenance
- Emergency home construction to prepare home for placement