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What No One Told Me About Becoming a Foster Parent

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If you’re curious what becoming a foster parent really means, read this post to hear from real KVC foster families.

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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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Who Can Be a Foster Parent in Kansas?

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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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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3 Skills You Boost Working in Child Welfare

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When helping children in need by working in child welfare, you exercise several skills on a daily basis. Here are 3 skills which will help you grow both professionally and personally.

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During June, KVC Kansas Celebrates Families That Safely Reunited After Foster Care

Family Reunification Month - KVC Kansas Parent Expo

During National Family Reunification Month, KVC celebrates families that have worked hard to bring their children safely home from foster care.

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Become a Foster Parent From Home With Virtual Training

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The training class to become a foster parent can now be completed at home through a virtual one-on-one class called Deciding Together. Learn more!

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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in Kansas?

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Nearly 7,300 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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4 Ways You Can Help Children and Families During National Foster Care Month

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May is dedicated to raising awareness and support for the more than 400,000 children and youth in the foster care system. Learn how you can help!

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Want Joy and Purpose in Life? You Can’t Imagine the Reward of Adopting a Teen

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Over 123,000 children and teens in foster care are waiting to be adopted. New videos from AdoptUSKids.org show the rewards of adopting a teen.

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