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Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

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Child abuse is a growing epidemic that can happen anywhere and to anyone. Make sure you know the signs of child abuse and neglect and make a report if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected.

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Performance Matters: How KVC Kansas Is Doing on Federal Foster Care Standards

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Safety, permanency and wellbeing are the three primary goals of any child welfare system. In this article, see how KVC Kansas is performing on these federal performance standards.

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Surprising Coincidence Leads Couple to Adopt 3 Teen Siblings

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In this heartwarming story, find out how a simple coincidence led a couple to fostering and later adopting a teen sibling group!

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KVC Kansas Celebrates Social Workers During National Social Work Month

During National Social Work Month, KVC Kansas celebrates the great impact social workers make in the lives of children and families.

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How Fostering Gave Us Purpose and Changed Our Lives

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Jennifer and Brad Stallbaumer got into fostering seemingly by accident but then found out how enriching and life-changing it was.

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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The sad reality is that there is a link between the foster care system and human trafficking. Any advocate of children, especially foster parents, need to be aware of the ways children in foster care are more susceptible to being trafficked.

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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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Learn About Our Staff’s Amazing Impact on Children and Families & Join Our Team!

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Our staff works tirelessly to improve the lives of Kansas children and families each day. Check out the impact they’ve made and how you can join our team!

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Can I Be a Single Foster Parent?

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Unmarried adults can become foster parents! Read firsthand accounts from single foster parents and learn if this choice is right for you.

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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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