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Degree Related to Social Work? Now You Can Work with Kansas Children in Need

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Kansas is experiencing an increase of children in foster care. Therefore, we’re implementing positive changes to improve services to children and families.

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KVC Pilot Aims to Bring Children in Foster Care “Safely Home” More Timely

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Recently, KVC Kansas began a pilot initiative called Safely Home that’s intended to reunite low-risk families with their children in a more timely manner.

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Family Support Services Help Single Mother Overcome Obstacles

Family Support Services Help Single Mother Overcome Obstacles

Anna was overwhelmed by the lack of resources she needed in order to care for her twin daughters. Family support services helped get her on the path to success.

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Birth Mother and Foster Mother Form a Strong Friendship

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When two-month-old Bradley was removed from his home, KVC foster parent Alissa Rieth took him into her home and formed a lifelong relationship with the child’s mother as they worked towards reunification.

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Girl Safely Reunites with Father After Being in Foster Care

Girl Safely Reunites with Father

In this story, a KVC Kansas therapist recounts how a daughter and father’s resilience led to a safe reunification after foster care.

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Father Overcomes Substance Use, Other Obstacles to Bring His Young Son Safely Home

When this father started being honest with himself, he embraced the help of his KVC Kansas case manager in order to safely reunite with his son.

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Motivated By Love, Father Overcomes Addiction and Brings Son Safely Home After Foster Care

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When young Frankie was removed from his mother’s home, social workers sought to place him with his father. However, his father was trying to overcome an addiction to alcohol at that time. Find out how he was able to provide Frankie with a safe, loving home.

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The Amazing Story of Four Teen Siblings Adopted From Foster Care [VIDEO]

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Phyllis and Eric Watson of Gardner, KS went from a family of 2 to 6 when they fostered and later adopted four siblings with support from KVC Kansas and the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in Kansas?

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More than 7,600 youth are in foster care in Kansas, and the need for foster parents is greater than ever in every single community. Find out how many children are in foster care in your area and how you can help.

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Meet Our Amazing Foster Families

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KVC Kansas is shining the spotlight on our amazing foster families who go above and beyond to help children and families in our community.

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