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From Heart to Home Kansas Infant Adoption Program
Unplanned or crisis pregnancy? Considering adoption?

If you are pregnant and not sure you will be able to raise your child, you may consider infant adoption. You may feel that you are facing too many obstacles in your life right now (financially, socially or emotionally) and want to make a wise and loving decision for your baby. From Heart to Home Infant Adoption program offers Kansas birth families hopeful solutions and choices.

If you have more questions about infant adoption or would like to talk with one of our professional staff, please call us:

Meet Our Staff

Amy Boaz, LMSW-BWS, From Heart To Home supervisor, aids in the coordination of private infant adoptions for KCSL. She believes families come in many forms, and all of them are treasured and important in the lives of children. Amy began her career in child welfare. She also has experience in early childhood education and mental health, LGBTQ services, homeless advocacy and addictions work. Amy earned a bachelor’s and master’s in social work as well as a bachelor’s in women’s studies at Wichita State University (WSU). She holds a Management Professional Certificate from the WSU Barton School of Business. She hopes to obtain her yoga certification as well. Amy enjoys lake activities with her family and is passionate about mindful living practices in the social work field.

Kendra Baker is a Kansas native and resides in the Topeka area with her husband and two fur babies. She’s a huge Kansas City Royals fan and loves camping and hiking. Kendra attended Emporia State University to pursue a wildlife management degree, but after spending several summers in Europe and China developed a heart for underserved and marginalized individuals. She transferred to Washburn University and graduated with her social work degree in 2011. Kendra completed her internship and worked for three years at KCSL providing intensive case management services to kids at-risk of coming into state custody due to truancy. She worked at the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) for five years investigating reports of child abuse and neglect. Kendra returned to KCSL in 2017 as an infant adoption social worker. She enjoys serving and empowering birth moms to help them make an incredibly challenging yet loving decision about adoption.


Additional Information

Information for Birth Parents
If you are pregnant and not sure that you will be able to raise your baby, you might be thinking about infant adoption. It can be a very confusing time for a woman, even in the best of circumstances. If you are leaning toward infant adoption, From Heart to Home Kansas Infant Adoption can help.
Information for Prospective Adoptive Parents
The decision to adopt a child can be a complicated and emotional one to make. We understand your fears. We know the gravity of the emotional and financial risk you are considering. We can answer your questions about infant adoption.
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