Southwest Region

Each of the individuals who participated in GOALS has their own unique story, but one thing they all had in common was taking the first step to writing their own success story.

Here are their stories...


“The GOALS program flipped the script on what I wanted to do with my life. Without this opportunity, I wouldn’t be doing what I am doing today.”

Sumner had just moved to Kansas and couldn’t wait to start her new life, but she was having trouble landing a job. GOALS gave her the jump-start she needed to not only start a new career but to reach her education goals. Now, she’s excited about her future.

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Kansas Department of Children and Families Logo

Funding provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The GOALS program is administered through the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF). The USDA and DCF are equal opportunity employers and providers.