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When’s the Right Time to Become a Foster Parent?

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“Honestly, if I had a dollar for every time someone told me they thought about doing it when ‘life settled down,’ I’d be rich,” says Olathe foster parent Rachel Boese. “You can research it and think about it—but neither will prepare you for actually doing it.”

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4 Jobs That Help Children and Families in Need

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If you feel that a career in child welfare may be right for you or someone you know, here’s a brief snapshot of a few jobs that help children and families in need.

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In-Home Therapy Helps Young Girl Heal from Trauma

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KVC AfterCare Therapist Julian Brown shares his story of how family therapy helped a family after adopting their niece.

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Families Celebrated for Overcoming Obstacles, Safely Reuniting

Families United Celebrations in Kansas

KVC Kansas has helped safely reunify 1,669 children with their families in the East and Metro Regions over the last year.

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4 Ways to Help Your Foster/Adopted Child Through Annual Celebrations and Holidays

Help Child Through Annual Celebrations

As your family recognizes and celebrates special occasions, remember that if a child in care is struggling with grief and other strong emotions, you may need to pause to provide some extra support.

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Many Grandparents and Relatives Care for Children When Parents are Unable

During times of crisis when parents are unable to care for their children, family members such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins are typically the best match to care for children.

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Foster/Adoptive Parent Information Night- Lawrence

Interested in learning more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Join us for an informational session about foster/adoptive parent training classes, the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent, and a Q&A session.

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Foster/Adoptive Parent Informational Night- Leawood

Interested in learning more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Join us for an informational session about foster/adoptive parent training classes, the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent, and a Q&A session.

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Families Of Faith Answer The Call To Help Children In Foster Care

Churches and faith communities often have the compassion and dedication it takes to care for children who have experienced abuse, neglect or other family challenges.

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Foster/Adoptive Parent Information Night- Wichita

Interested in learning more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Join us for an informational session about foster/adoptive parent training classes, the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent, and a Q&A session.

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