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Dreams Do Come True: Four Teen Siblings Adopted by Loving Family

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Four brothers and sisters needed a forever family. Thankfully, the perfect family was looking for them. Read about heartwarming teen adoption story.

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How You Can Help a Child Who’s Been Abused or Neglected

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There are several ways you can help a child who’s been abused or neglected. Read this article to learn some of the best ways to get involved.

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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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Why Helping Children and Families Is So Rewarding

Kalyn Thayer is a foster parent recruiter for KVC Kansas. In this interview, she describes why her role of helping children and families is so rewarding.

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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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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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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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