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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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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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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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Family Therapist Cares for Children of Friends Struggling with Substance Use

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When a friend’s two children had to enter foster care, KVC Kansas family therapist Misty Montague opened her heart and home to care for them.

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Effective Communication- Ottawa

Rebecca McFarland from the K-State extension office will be offering a training class for foster parents regarding effective communication between foster parents, biological parents, and kids. This training will discuss ways to become stronger in communicating with others. KVC Foster Parents will receive two training hours for attending.  Please RSVP to your FSC.  

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Why Being a Foster Parent Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Yourself

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Ever wonder how fostering would change your life? Check out why being a foster parent is the best decision these people made!

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Trauma Competent Caregiver Training- Olathe

Are you a foster parent that wants to be able to confidently give your family tools to go from surviving to thriving? If so, join us for the Trauma Competent Caregiver training!

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Attachments Training- Ottawa

In this training on attachment, participants will learn how attachments are formed, damaged and how they affect children.  This training will also cover how to better understand the behaviors in children in foster care and how foster parents can help. Child care is provided.  Contact your FSC to RSVP.  This training will also be available via […]

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Becoming A Foster Parent: Questions About The Process

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Becoming a foster parent is a big decision and it’s no surprise that families have a lot of questions along the way. We have identified some of the most common questions that are asked. We will cover a few different topics in a three part blog series.

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Respite Night- Overland Park

The Foster Adopt Ministry at Colonial Presbyterian Church is offering a free respite night for foster and adoptive parents on Saturday, January 30th from 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm.  Bring your children aged infant to 5th grade to the church for singing, bounce- house, crafts and dinner. Contact Hannah Mabie at for questions or register […]

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