www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Foo Fighters' pre-sale, designed to foil online ticket brokers, starts Saturday -11/21/2014, 12:49 PM

Area kidney dialysis buildings up for sale, but provider says it is staying -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

ACLU to amend lawsuit to force Kansas agencies to recognize same-sex marriages -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

Suspect in Fairmount Park attack has criminal history -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

FCEDC working to attract multinational prospect -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

Delta to buy 50 wide-body jets from Airbus, not Boeing -11/21/2014, 11:54 AM

Cher cancels remainder of tour, including Wichita show -11/21/2014, 11:54 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Kansas agency reviewing ties with Faith Builders

Published on -10/25/2013, 4:32 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- The secretary of the Kansas Department for Children and Families says her agency wouldn't place children at foster homes operated by a non-profit until a review of concerns raised by a state lawmaker is completed.

The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/1hft8Mf) reports Phyllis Gilmore wrote a letter to state legislators dated Thursday saying she had instructed the agency's contractors and subcontractors to do no further placements with Faith Builders.

Wichita state Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau contacted DCF staff in August with questions she and others had about the agency's interactions with Faith Builders. Gilmore received the review earlier this month and says more work needs to be done to address DCF's association with the organization.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos