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How Juvenile Justice Reform Has Impacted Child Welfare & What We Must Do To Fix It

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On October 16, 2019, Dr. Linda Bass of KVC Kansas testified about the impact of crossover youth in foster care at the Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight in Topeka. Here is the full testimony she shared.

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What You Can Do to Prevent Suicide

suicide prevention in Kansas

To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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How You Can Help Youth in Need Get the Best Start to the School Year

Children and teens in foster care often don’t have access to essential school supplies that are key to academic success, but here’s how you can help!

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Your Complete Guide to the 2019-20 Kansas Foster Care System Changes

Kansas foster care system changes

This is a big year for Kansas foster care changes – new leadership, new direction, and many changes in providers. Read this to find out what’s changing in the effort to strengthen children and families.

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Meet Our Amazing Foster Families

KVC foster family spotlight

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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How to Get Prepared for the Family First Act and Help Thousands of Children

Family First Prevention Services Act

A radical reform of the foster care system has been long overdue. The Family First Prevention Services Act is just that. Here is how your agency can implement it and help families.

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Linda Bass Named President of Child Welfare Agency KVC Kansas

Dr Linda Bass President KVC Kansas

In her new role, Bass leads a team of 750 professionals who provide child welfare and behavioral healthcare services to 30,000 children and adults each year.

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Families Celebrate Children’s Adoptions During National Adoption Month

Families Celebrate Adoptions

Over the course of National Adoption Month, KVC Kansas helped facilitate more than 100 adoptions through the state. Check out some of these amazing stories!

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How KVC Kansas is Working to Safely Reunite Families Faster

reunite families

A program designed to reunite families faster has been exceeding expectations for children and families in need throughout Kansas.

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Kansas Community Donates School Supplies to Children in Need

Donates School Supplies to Children in Need

Every year, KVC Kansas reaches out to the community to supply the children and families we serve with new school supplies. See this year’s amazing results!

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