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Can I Be a Single Foster Parent?

Can I foster as a single parent

Unmarried adults can become foster parents! Read firsthand accounts from single foster parents and learn if this choice is right for you.

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What No One Told Me About Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster Parents with kids - Becoming a Foster Parent

If you’re curious what becoming a foster parent really means — behind-the-scenes stories you may not have heard — read on to learn from these families.

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How You Can Help Families Working Toward Reunification

Mother hugging daughter after family reunification

June is Family Reunification Month. Learn how you can help families working to bring their children safely home from foster care.

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20 Inspiring Stories of Overcoming Childhood Adversity & Getting Mental Health Support

KVC Story Contest 2019 Winners - Share your story - Inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity

In our annual Story Contest, we received 55 inspiring stories of overcoming childhood adversity, mental health needs, loneliness and hopelessness.

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Bullying Led My Daughter to a Mental Health Crisis & More Stories

The newest issue of KVC Health Systems’ print magazine, Thriving, offers inspiring, helpful stories on creating healthy childhoods and healthy communities.

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Employee Spotlight: Kristen Tebow Locates Missing or Runaway Youth in Foster Care

Employee Spotlight: Kristen Tebow Locates Missing or Runaway Youth in Foster Care

As a Missing Youth Specialist, Kristen Tebow has reframed the years she spent as a victim of human trafficking into a positive force for helping others.

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Want Joy and Purpose in Life? You Can’t Imagine the Reward of Adopting a Teen

Adopting a teen from foster care KVC Health Systems and local subsidiaries in Kansas Nebraska Kentucky West Virginia

Over 123,000 children and teens in foster care are waiting to be adopted. New videos from AdoptUSKids.org show the rewards of adopting a teen.

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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Tough Topics & More

New KVC Health Systems Thriving Magazine: Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Foster Care and Parental Addiction and More

In the latest issue of Thriving, you’ll read stories about healthy child brain development, strengthening families, creating new families through adoption, and much more!

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Bring Home to Children and Youth in Need for the Holidays

Give the gift of family

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

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2019 KVC Gala at the Abbott Raises Nearly $300K for Children and Families in Crisis

Patrons raise money for children and families at KVC's Gala at the Abbott

Havana and Kansas City intersected for one sold out night to benefit children and families in crisis for KVC’s Gala at The Abbott.

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