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First College for Youth Emerging from Foster Care Gets Name, Opening Date

Riverbend Center Supporting Higher Education

Riverbend Center Supporting Higher Education, located in Montgomery, West Virginia, will be the nation’s first college campus designed specifically to support youth transitioning from foster care.

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KVC Health Systems Releases Moving Stories of Families Who Overcame Adversity

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Read these poignant stories of how nonprofit KVC Health Systems helped children and families who overcame adversity including child abuse or neglect, mental health challenges, or family struggles.

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The 6 Common Types of Foster Care

Types of foster care

When parents become unable to care for their children, different types of foster care exist to meet the unique needs of each child and family.

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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster care in America

The number of U.S. children entering foster care is rising while resources decline. This community problem requires a community solution.

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Give the Gift of Family to a Child or Youth in Foster Care

Give the gift of family

Everyone can do something to help a child or teen in foster care, and there are several different ways you can get involved.

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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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Ready to Foster? Find the Right Agency to Support Your Journey

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When choosing a foster care agency, be sure to ask questions about the support and training they provide and more.

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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

KVC Institute trauma-informed study

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

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