The number of U.S. children entering foster care is rising while resources decline. This community problem requires a community solution.
The repeated stress of abuse, neglect or other family challenges can impact the developing brains and bodies of children, creating life-long effects.
Funds raised will help children and families KVC serves with in-home family support, behavioral health, foster care, adoption and children’s psychiatric hospitals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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A five-year child trauma study conducted with KVC Kansas shows how to help children in foster care.
Building Bridges Initiative joins forces with the Provider Exchange, a network of child welfare providers bringing additional expertise to improve lives.