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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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Why Are Children in Foster Care?

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Have you ever wondered why children are in foster care? Though many factors can cause youth to enter foster care, these are the most common reasons.

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How We Can Improve the Child Welfare System as a Community

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As more children enter the foster care system in Kansas, we need your help to make sure that every child and teen can grow in a loving family.

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Foster/ Adoptive Parent Information Night- Segwick County

Interested in learning more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Join us for an informational session about foster/adoptive parent training classes, the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent, and a Q&A session.

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Foster/ Adoptive Parent Information Night- Shawnee County

Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Join us for the TIPS-MAPP classes.

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Foster/ Adoptive Parent Information Night- Shawnee County

Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Join us for the TIPS-MAPP classes!

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Mental Health for Children in Foster Care – Chanute

Vickie Winans, Therapeutic Case Manager for KVC, will host a training on the importance mental health plays in the life of a child in foster care. This training will be webcasted and childcare will be available.  Please RSVP to the worker listed below.

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Foster/ Adoptive Parent Information Night- Segwick County

Interested in learning more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Join us for an informational session about foster/adoptive parent training classes, the process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent, and a Q&A session.

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