At KVC, we want every child and adult to be safe & connected to a strong family and a healthy community. We’re proud to be a leader in innovative, effective and compassionate care.
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The Heart of Our Work
KVC helps health and human service agencies excel at caring for families with the most complex needs through a proven model that improves people’s health, their experience of care, and costs.
- Overview of KVC’s Expertise
- Keeping Children Safe
- Keeping Families Safely Together
- Right-Sizing Congregate Care in Foster Care
- Preventing & Treating Childhood Trauma
- Suicide Prevention Expertise
- KVC’s Partnership with Sesame Street
- KVC Institute Overview
- Free Parenting Tips & Mental Health eBooks
- Consulting for Managed Care & Primary Health
- Consulting on Child Welfare & Behavioral Health
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Children & Families Need You
Through KVC, you can strengthen families, prevent child abuse and neglect, and help create a bright future where every person is safe and connected to a strong family and a healthy community. Please join us today!
- About Us
KVC Health Systems is a national leader in mental health and child welfare. Our network of local nonprofits are driven by a common mission, vision and values to strengthen families, prevent child abuse and neglect, and help children and adults achieve mental wellness.
Children’s Mental Health, Foster Care & More
We all need connection, and that’s why we exist. KVC is a family of nonprofits that strengthen families, prevent child abuse and neglect, and help both children and adults achieve mental wellness.
We’re proud to have roots going back to the early 1800s, and a long legacy of providing heart-centered service to children and families in crisis. Our 2,400 caring professionals provide in-home family strengthening services, foster care, adoption, mental health treatment, and inpatient children’s psychiatric treatment across five states: Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, and West Virginia. KVC is accredited by The Joint Commission, considered the gold standard in healthcare. More about KVC here.
Join us in enriching and enhancing the lives of children and families by making a donation or exploring KVC careers. Or, read about our new inpatient pediatric and adult mental health hospital with Children’s Mercy Kansas City here.