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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in Kansas?

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More than 6,800 youth are in foster care in Kansas, and the need for foster parents is greater than ever in every single community. Find out how many children are in foster care in your area and how you can help.

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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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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 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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Can I Be a Single Foster Parent?

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Unmarried adults can become foster parents! Read firsthand accounts from single foster parents and learn if this choice is right for you.

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What No One Told Me About Becoming a Foster Parent

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If you’re curious what becoming a foster parent really means, read this post to hear from real KVC foster families.

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How Much Does Adoption Cost?

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Interested in growing your family through adoption? You may have heard that it can be very expensive. However, one option is basically free!

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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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Resilient Teen Goes on to College Success After Years of Trauma

For most of their lives, Shanel and her siblings suffered from continuous trauma and abuse. Read how her resilience led to ending this cycle.

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