Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

Chapter 13-Adoption Services

If you have any questions regarding adoption or need a consultation regarding the Kentucky Adoption Profile Exchange (KAPE), Child Focused Recruitment Model (CFRM), or an adoption matter, please contact the following individuals:

  • Veronica Jordan Sears - Adoption Branch Manager
  • Lori Faris-Fitch - adult adoptee searches, Lexis Nexus, and recognition of foreign adoptions
  • Pam Pettry - permanency/data technical assistance, KAPE, and Wednesday's Child
  • Stacy Hait - KAPE and Adopt Us Kids website
  • Dana Radford - Deputy Compact Administrator for ICPC adoptions; independent-non relative, international, and private agency adoptions and foreign adoption petitions
  • Starr Gasparac - adoption disruptions
  • Tim Hodge - KAPE, MRT, and Thursday's Child
  • Kristy Kidd - putative father registry and adoption subsidy
  • Nikki Allen - relative adoptions


Contact Information:

  • 275 East Main Street, 3C-E
    Frankfort, KY 40621
  • (502) 564-2147 (phone)
  • (502) 564-5995 (fax)

If you have questions regarding the Child Focused Recruitment Model (CFRM), please contact the following individual:

  • Heather Byers
    356 Swannee Trail St.
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
  • (270) 746-7447 Ext 3129 (phone)



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