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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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Want to Foster Youth in Need? Here Are Agencies Near You

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If you’re interested in fostering, there are multiple agencies you can choose from to sponsor your journey as a foster parent. Learn about them here.

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Kinship Placement for Children in Foster Care | How Does It Work?

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When a child enters foster care, child welfare agencies immediately seek out relatives or people the child already knows since they deserve to be in the least restrictive environment with people they are familiar with. Learn more about how this process works.

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What’s the Training Like to Become a Foster Parent?

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Ever wondered what the training classes are like to become a foster parent?. Read this post to learn how current foster families feel about the TIPS-MAPP class. 

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Ways to Know If Foster Parenting Is Right for You

Are you considering foster parenting? We developed a short list of items to start the decision process and discussions with yourself and family. Start here.

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Answers to 5 Common Questions About Foster Parenting

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Have questions about foster parenting? You’re in the right place! Here are answers to 5 questions we frequently receive from people who want to help children in foster care.

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Raw Emotions, Real Insights: Learning from Parents in the Child Welfare System

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Children always exist in families; not on their own. KVC Kansas, which serves thousands of families in the child welfare system each year, recently began some innovative approaches towards learning from parents in the child welfare system.

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Child Abuse and Neglect: What You Need to Know

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Child abuse is a growing epidemic that is affecting all races, socioeconomic classes & communities in the U.S. Learn the facts & help prevent child abuse.

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Who Can Be a Foster Parent in Kansas?

Wondering who can be a foster parent? Or what does a foster parent do? Read this blog and download our free FAQs resource to answer those questions.

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