TIPS-MAPP or Deciding Together in Kansas or STARS in Missouri are structured decision making processes for both yourself and the State to make decisions about ability, willingness and readiness to participate in the foster care and adoptive program. The many hours of structured activities, readings, and experiences will give you plenty of opportunity to seek God’s will for your family. They are also required basic trainings to be a licensed foster, adopt or respite home. Learn more below:
This group provides support, training, and fellowship for those walking the same journey. Open to all families, so please share with others outside of Colonial. Each group meets during the evening, on a monthly basis. For more information contact Hannah Mabie, Foster Adopt Ministry Coordinator by email.