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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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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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Meet Our Amazing Foster Families

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KVC Kansas is shining the spotlight on our amazing foster families who go above and beyond to help children and families in our community.

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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in Kansas?

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More than 7,440 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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KVC Employee Shares Her Amazing Experiences as a Foster Parent

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In this moving story, one KVC employee and foster mom shares some of her experiences as a caregiver to children in need. Read how it has changed her life!

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Mom Who Used to Be in Foster Care Helps Family Reunite

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Read how a KVC employee who used to be in foster care provided love and support to a sibling group while their parents worked toward reunification.

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Degree Related to Social Work? Now You Can Work with Kansas Children in Need

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Kansas is experiencing an increase of children in foster care. Therefore, we’re implementing positive changes to improve services to children and families.

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The Amazing Story of Four Teen Siblings Adopted From Foster Care [VIDEO]

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Phyllis and Eric Watson of Gardner, KS went from a family of 2 to 6 when they fostered and later adopted four siblings with support from KVC Kansas and the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

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Ways to Know If Foster Parenting Is Right for You

Are you considering foster parenting? We developed a short list of items to start the decision process and discussions with yourself and family. Start here.

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What’s the Main Goal of Foster Care?

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Many myths exist about the goal of foster care. Read this article to understand that reunification is always the first goal when a child enters foster care.

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