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What It’s Really Like to Foster Teens (And Why You Should Do It)

Fostering Teens

Across the nation, outcomes for teens aging out of foster care are grim, and the need for loving families to foster teens continues to grow.

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First-Ever Mental Wellness Expo Shines a Light on Mental Health Challenges and Support Available

Mental Wellness Expo 2022 - KVC Health Systems Legacy Brokers Kansas City

A new survey shows that Americans are experiencing more stress than ever before. Join us for the first annual Mental Wellness Expo. A free event in-person or online.

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KVC Health Systems and Subsidiary Leaders Sign CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

KVC Health Systems CEO and Other Leaders Sign Pledge for Diversity and Inclusion

With this commitment, KVC Health Systems joins nearly 2,000 business and nonprofit organizations in committing to cultivate a trusting environment where all ideas are welcomed, and employees feel comfortable and empowered to have discussions about diversity and inclusion.

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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster Care in America

Over 400,000 children are in foster care in America. This community problem requires a community solution.

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KVC Health Systems and Emporia State University Launch Data Analytics Research to Benefit Children in Foster Care

Children in foster care - KVC Health Systems Emporia State predictive analytics

In this exciting new partnership, graduate students and a leading child welfare organization will explore the potential of predictive analytics to improve outcomes for children who need foster care.

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KVC’s 2022 Friday Night Live Gala Raises $370K for Children and Families in Crisis

Sponsors and attendees raised a record-breaking $370,000 at KVC’s 2022 Gala to ensure children are safe and connected to a strong family and healthy community.

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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

child wellbeing

The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes what factors affect a child’s overall wellbeing.

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10 Ways to Stay Optimistic During a Pandemic: Coping During COVID-19

Family bonding - how to stay optimistic

Tips to help you stay optimistic and positive during challenging times. Part of a series “Coping During COVID-19” offering helpful support from KVC experts.

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7 Questions to Ask Before Your First Foster Care Placement

Foster parent reading to first foster care placement

Becoming a foster parent is a big decision, and your first foster care placement sparks a lot of questions. Here are some answers!

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Find Out Why KVC Is a Great Place to Work and Read New Success Stories

KVC Health Systems Thriving Magazine - Fall 2021 Winter 2022 - Featuring Inside the Heart of KVC: Find Out Why KVC Is a Great Place to Work

This latest issue is packed full of stories about people finding the powerful human connection and help needed to break cycles; live happy, healthy lives; and create bright futures.

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