On October 16, 2019, Dr. Linda Bass of KVC Kansas testified about the impact of crossover youth in foster care at the Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight in Topeka. Here is the full testimony she shared.
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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.
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.
The parents of 8 children were facing substance use and mental health challenges. Find out how KVC Kansas helped the family learn to thrive.
After struggling with substance use, parents Stacia and Bradley worked hard to get healthy and reunite with their children. Read their story of reunification and love here.
A program designed to reunite families faster has been exceeding expectations for children and families in need throughout Kansas.
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.