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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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The Importance of Diversity in Social Work and Child Welfare | Hear from Our Team

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It’s essential to recruit social workers who mirror our diverse population. In this article, hear from KVC team members on the importance of diversity in social work.

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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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