On November 1, 2018, the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) announced its new child welfare grantees. DCF selected two provider organizations—Eckerd Connects and Cornerstones of Care—for the four family preservation catchment areas. Saint Francis Ministries and KVC Kansas are the incumbents to these contracts. DCF selected four contractors to serve the state's eight foster care case management catchment areas: Saint Francis Ministries, KVC Kansas, TFI, and Cornerstones of Care. Saint Francis Ministries and KVC Kansas are the incumbents under the current contract with four catchment areas—West, Wichita, Kansas City, and East. Under the new . . .