A Unique Opportunity to Help a Child in Need

Since 1956, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has provided Adoption services as a state-licensed child placing agency. We work with expectant mothers and married couples to place babies with their forever families. This fiscal year, 17 families connected with our dedicated team of experienced staff to enroll in the program.  Couples living within our 21-county [...]

2022-11-11T14:19:14-06:00November 11, 2022|

Things to Know About Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative (PMI)

From feeding underprivileged children to caring for and supporting families that are experiencing homelessness, all ministries at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas value the dignity of human life. One specific program we offer especially cherishes the gift of new life, the Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative (PMI). PMI supports the value of both women and children throughout pregnancy, [...]

2022-10-17T13:14:10-05:00October 17, 2022|

Adoption—A Story of Hope

At the 46th Annual Snow Ball, we highlighted our founding ministry program, Adoption. We are grateful to adoptive couple John and Kami for allowing us to share their beautiful story and to show what can happen when we put our trust in God.

2020-01-22T09:34:28-06:00January 19, 2020|

Dave’s Hope Story: 40 Years in the Making

A birth father, Dave, reached out to us. He wanted confirmation that someone who contacted him was actually his daughter he placed for adoption 40 years ago. Dave felt in his heart that she was his daughter but he wanted to be sure. We walked Dave through the steps he'd need to take and he [...]

2018-03-21T16:36:48-05:00October 4, 2017|

Rysha’s Hope Story: Peace of Mind

One of our birth mothers, Rysha, has been receiving help from a local shelter for those suffering from domestic violence.  Rysha has now been able to register for housing, has recently received her Medicaid card for her and her 3 children, found a new doctor, and applied for and received WIC - The Special Supplemental [...]

2016-08-15T15:49:05-05:00August 15, 2016|

Brian and Jenna’s Hope Story: Forever Family

We're celebrating our Pregnancy Counseling and Adoption Services Team with a hope story highlighting a wonderful forever family! Brian and Jenna chose to partner with Catholic Charities for their adoption. Heather Roberts, our Pregnancy Counseling and Adoption Services Lead, shares, "We feel so blessed and honored to have helped Brian and Jenna with the adoption [...]

2017-08-25T18:07:58-05:00August 15, 2016|

Quida’s Hope Story: A Healthy Delivery

Our Adoption Program Team has been working with a birth mother, Quida, for several months.  Answering questions and available whenever she called, texted or dropped by our office to chat. We found out she had concerns about potential complications with her pregnancy. In the last few months, we have been able to assist her with [...]

2017-08-25T18:07:59-05:00August 5, 2016|

Ashley’s Hope Story: A Better Life

Recently we had a birth mother, Ashley, who approached us about placing her baby for adoption. She struggles financially with raising her other children, and had placed one of her children with one of our adoptive couples in the past. Ashley called to say that she feels very comfortable working with Catholic Charities, and knows [...]

2017-08-25T18:07:59-05:00August 5, 2016|

Adoption is a Gift

Our adoptive families gathered for a fun-filled picnic to kick off National Adoption Awareness Month. Adoption is one of Catholic Charities' founding ministries. The expertise and support that staff provides both birth parents and adoptive families leading up to and following adoption is one of the things that sets the program apart from others.  "Adoption [...]