In this article, KVC Kansas President Dr. Linda Bass discusses the attainable methods we can implement to safely reduce the number of Kansas children in foster care.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
A program designed to reunite families faster has been exceeding expectations for children and families in need throughout Kansas.
Anna was overwhelmed by the lack of resources she needed in order to care for her twin daughters. Family support services helped get her on the path to success.
On June 8th, KVC hosted the Fifth Annual Families United event to celebrate and honor families who have worked diligently to keep their children in the home, safely reintegrate with their children, and families who have provided permanency for children through custodianship.
KVC Kansas has helped safely reunify 1,669 children with their families in the East and Metro Regions over the last year.