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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

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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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Authenticity and Compassion: A Conversation with Erin Stucky of KVC Health Systems

Erin Stucky of KVC Health Systems

In this interview, Chief Operations Officer Erin Stucky of KVC Health Systems gives insight into leading the behavioral health and child welfare organization.

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KVC Health Systems Shares Update on College Campus in Montgomery, WV

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KVC remains deeply committed to addressing the national crisis of 20,000 youth who age out of foster care each year without a permanent family or home.

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To Evolve, We Must Involve: A Conversation with Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems

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In this interview, President/CEO Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems gives insight into leading the behavioral health and child welfare organization.

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What Does KVC Stand For?

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Answering this question gives us a chance to tell you both about our history and our future… where we’ve been, and where we’re going.

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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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The White House Hosts First-Ever Technology Hackathon to Improve Foster Care

White House hosts foster care and technology hackathon

Non-profit organizations, child welfare leaders, philanthropists, engineers and leaders from the technology sector attended a two-day event to discuss ways to improve the foster care system through technology-focused solutions.

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Actors, Athletes Raise Awareness of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Hollywood actors and professional athletes share what it felt like to be 18 in a new video to raise awareness of youth aging out of foster care.

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