Skip to main content

KVC Health Systems

People Matter
 

Child Welfare

2017 KVC Gala at the Station Raises Over $300K for Children and Families

2017 KVC Charity Gala

Funds raised will help children and families KVC serves with in-home family support, behavioral health, foster care, adoption and children’s psychiatric hospitals.

Read More

National Adoption Month: KVC Health Systems Celebrates 4,000 Children’s Adoptions

national adoption day national adoption month kvc health systems kansas city

More than 110,000 U.S. children in foster care are waiting for loving adoptive families. KVC Health Systems will facilitate nearly 100 children’s adoptions this November.

Read More

KVC Opening Short-Term Children’s Shelters to Replace Lost Capacity in Kansas

The short-term care options in Kansas City, Hays and Wichita will provide a safe place for children waiting to be matched with a relative or foster family.

Read More

How the Opioid Epidemic is Literally Changing Kids’ Brains

Nadine Burke Harris - opioid epidemic

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was recently interviewed by Mother Jones, a nonprofit news organization, to discuss the developmental and physiological effects that the opioid epidemic is having on children.

Read More

Sierra’s Story of Hope, Healing and Resilience [VIDEO]

Sierra's story of resilience

Growing up, Sierra was abused, neglected and never felt safe in her own home. Her foster parents have been instrumental in helping her heal and experience the love and support she deserves.

Read More

What Does KVC Stand For?

what does kvc stand for - kvc health systems olathe ks foster care adoption behavioral health therapy children's psychiatric hospitals jason hooper kansas city missouri

Answering this question gives us a chance to tell you both about our history and our future… where we’ve been, and where we’re going.

Read More

First Ever Study of Trauma-Informed Foster Care Shows Stunning Results

KVC Institute trauma-informed study

A five-year child trauma study conducted with KVC Kansas shows how to help children in foster care.

Read More

Leaders in Reducing Out-of-Home and Congregate Care for Children Join Together

Building Bridges Initiative

Building Bridges Initiative joins forces with the Provider Exchange, a network of child welfare providers bringing additional expertise to improve lives.

Read More

KVC Celebrates Staff Nationwide During Social Work Month

KVC celebrates social work month

We are honored to have 363 licensed social workers on our team along with hundreds more professionals who do supportive work with children and families.

Read More

KVC Health Systems Developing a College for Youth Emerging from Foster Care

KVC creating college for foster care youth - montgomery, wv - kvc health systems

What makes KVC’s college concept unique is the combination of vocational training in high-demand fields along with specialized behavioral healthcare support and career readiness training.

Read More