A program designed to reunite families faster has been exceeding expectations for children and families in need throughout Kansas.
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Recently, KVC Kansas began a pilot initiative called Safely Home that’s intended to reunite low-risk families with their children in a more timely manner.
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.
In this story, a KVC Kansas therapist recounts how a daughter and father’s resilience led to a safe reunification after foster care.
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.
Children always exist in families; not on their own. KVC Kansas, which serves thousands of families in the child welfare system each year, recently began some innovative approaches towards learning from parents in the child welfare system.
When Breanne’s children entered foster care, she embraced the support that was offered to her for becoming a successful and confident parent.
When James’ kids were placed in foster care, he learned healthy skills for becoming a successful father in order to safely reunite his family.
KVC offers many services to assist families with a safe and successful reunification.
Due to the work of the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF), KVC and other partnership agencies, nearly 60 percent of children in state custody are reintegrated back with their families.