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

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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.

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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.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Foster Care

5 things to know about foster care

The U.S. foster care system is complex and can be confusing to understand. Here are five things you need to know, plus ideas for getting involved.

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

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

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Foster Families from Four States Gather for KVC Resource Family Conference

2017 KVC RFC

Nearly 2,000 children and foster parents will gather for two days to learn about helping youth feel safe and connected, healthy brain development, resilience and more.

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KU Coach Bill Self Partners with KVC Health Systems to Help Children

KU coach Bill Self partners with KVC Health systems to recruit foster parents

During the March Madness NCAA tournament, KU Coach Bill Self is partnering with KVC to recruit new foster parents to care for children and teens.

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

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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.

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Holiday Heroes Bring Cheer to Children and Teens in the Child Welfare System

2016 Holiday Heroes recap

Generous individuals and organizations donated gifts for thousands of vulnerable children and youth to help make their holiday special.

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Woman Who Aged Out of Foster Care Defied the Odds, Found Success

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Despite the dim statistics, Danya found success after aging out of foster care and is now helping hundreds of youth create a future as bright as hers.

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FREE Resources to Find Out if Foster Parenting is Right for You

Foster parent resource library

New, free resource guides contain tips, answers to FAQs and inspiring stories about current foster parents.

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