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Performance Matters: How KVC Kansas Is Doing on Federal Foster Care Standards

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Safety, permanency and wellbeing are the three primary goals of any child welfare system. In this article, see how KVC Kansas is performing on these federal performance standards.

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Surprising Coincidence Leads Couple to Adopt 3 Teen Siblings

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In this heartwarming story, find out how a simple coincidence led a couple to fostering and later adopting a teen sibling group!

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How Fostering Gave Us Purpose and Changed Our Lives

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Jennifer and Brad Stallbaumer got into fostering seemingly by accident but then found out how enriching and life-changing it was.

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Do You Know a Child or Teen in Foster Care? Here’s How You Can Help

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If you know or are related to a youth in foster care, read this blog to see how you can help them.

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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The sad reality is that there is a link between the foster care system and human trafficking. Any advocate of children, especially foster parents, need to be aware of the ways children in foster care are more susceptible to being trafficked.

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Which Foster Care Agency Should I Choose?

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If you’re interested in fostering, choosing the right agency to support you is important. This post shows what to focus on when making this decision.

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Why Foster Care Makes a Positive Impact for Older Teens

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Growing pains are a part of life, but teens don’t outgrow the need for a loving family. Read this blog to learn how foster care makes an impact for teens!

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How You Can Help a Child or Teen in Need During the Holidays

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Everyone can do something to help a child or teen in foster care, and there are several different ways you can get involved.

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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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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

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Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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