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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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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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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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What Does Adoption Cost?

Interested in growing your family through adoption? You may have heard that it can be very expensive. However, one option is basically free!

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At 2021 Celebration, KVC Health Systems Will Honor Heroes, Thank Supporters and Share Its Impact

KVC 2021 Annual Celebration

The event, live-streamed on YouTube this year, will include an update from KVC President and CEO Jason Hooper, stories of people whose lives have been changed by KVC services, and awards for heroes and partners.

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Mental Health Support and Strong Family Help Simone Biles Thrive

Gymnast Simone Biles opens up about her mental health and the strong family support that helps her to stay motivated and thriving.

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Reunification: How Foster Parents and Birth Parents Can Work Together

Family working towards reunification

Learn how experienced foster parents promote safe family reunification and support birth parents.

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What’s the Main Goal of Foster Care?

Goal of Foster Care

Discover the main goal of foster care and why keeping children safe and connected is vital for their wellbeing.

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Children’s Mental Health as the Pandemic Continues & More

KVC Health Systems Thriving magazine, Spring/Summer 2021 issue - Children's mental health as the pandemic continues and more stories

Check out stories on how kindness is changing lives, the new 988 suicide prevention hotline, our newest team KVC Missouri, and much more.

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