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Learn About Our Staff’s Amazing Impact on Children and Families & Join Our Team!

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Our staff works tirelessly to improve the lives of Kansas children and families each day. Check out the impact they’ve made and how you can join our team!

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How Juvenile Justice Reform Has Impacted Child Welfare & What We Must Do To Fix It

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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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How This Faith-Based Organization Helps Kansas Foster Parents Thrive

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Fostering Joy is a faith-based organization that equips churches to provide Kansas foster parents with full-scale wraparound support. Learn more about them in this post!

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Kinship Placement for Children in Foster Care | How Does It Work?

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When a child enters foster care, child welfare agencies immediately seek out relatives or people the child already knows since they deserve to be in the least restrictive environment with people they are familiar with. Learn more about how this process works.

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We Can Safely Reduce the Number of Kansas Children in Foster Care by Half – Here’s How

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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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Who Can Be a Foster Parent in Kansas?

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Wondering who can be a foster parent? Or what does a foster parent do? Read this blog and download our free FAQs resource to answer those questions.

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What’s the Training Like to Become a Foster Parent?

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Ever wondered what the training classes are like to become a foster parent?. Read this post to learn how current foster families feel about the TIPS-MAPP class. 

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How You Can Help Youth in Need Get the Best Start to the School Year

Children and teens in foster care often don’t have access to essential school supplies that are key to academic success, but here’s how you can help!

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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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