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

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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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Kansas Teacher’s Decision to Foster Leads to Adopting Two Brothers

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When Kansas teacher Adam Brown heard that two brothers in his school were entering foster care and needed a home, he overcame doubt and took them in. Learn more about their story!

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

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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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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in Kansas?

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More than 7,440 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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How to Get Prepared for the Family First Act and Help Thousands of Children

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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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5 Ways Your Church Can Make a Significant Difference in People’s Lives

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Read our blog for 5 ways your church’s members can come together to help strengthen Kansas families and support at-risk youth.

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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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KVC Employee Shares Her Amazing Experiences as a Foster Parent

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In this moving story, one KVC employee and foster mom shares some of her experiences as a caregiver to children in need. Read how it has changed her life!

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Mother Works Hard to Grow and Safely Reunify with Children

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In this story, a mother who was struggling with mental health issues recounts how she worked hard to reunite with her children after they entered foster care.

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Parents Face Multiple Obstacles to Keep Their Family Together

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Two parents faced hardships that were about to force their children into foster care. Read how a KVC social worker was able to keep them safely together.

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