KVC is one of 15 nonprofit organization selected to participate in an initiative called, “Change in Mind: Applying Neurosciences to Revitalize Communities.”
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Funds will benefit children and families involved in the child welfare system, including thousands of youth who have experienced abuse and neglect and are in caring KVC foster families.
New science has found that a child’s brain develops most rapidly during the first 5 years of life. Adult-child relationships are vital to growing a strong brain and creating neural connections.
“Aging Out” follows the lives of 11 young people in Southern California who have recently or are in the process of aging out of the foster care system.
Ashley Rhodes-Courter details her journey in the Florida foster care system in her memoirs “Three Little Words” and “Three More Words”. She hopes her books inspire others.
MyLink is one of the first programs in the country to apply telehealth to a foster care setting and will soon serve more than 1,000 families nationwide.