Since 2003, Pathway Family Services, Inc. (Pathway) has been providing services for youth and families through its TRAIL program, Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, and specialized foster care services.
In 2007 Pathway secured its child placing agency license through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to provide family foster care. Also in 2007, Pathway implemented its independent living program, Teens Reaching Adult Independent Living (TRAIL) in Wichita and Topeka.
Pathway opened a permanent location for its third TRAIL program site in Kansas City, Kansas in 2008. The Kansas City program is a 9,500 square foot three-story residence complex with a capacity for 16 youth.
In April of 2010, the TRAIL Topeka site moved to a permanent location with 9,000 square feet, which has a capacity for 14 youth. It is located alongside our 30,000 square-foot Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, which opened in May of 2010. This site also houses the Pathway administrative office.
In May of 2011, the Wichita TRAIL site moved to its permanent location, which contains 24 units that allow for a capacity of 20 youth.