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Sesame Workshop Selects KVC to Partner for Early Childhood Initiative

Sesame Street in Communities Selects KVC

Kansas City, Kansas joins Kansas City, Missouri as a Sesame Street in Communities city through partnerships with the Family Conservancy, KVC Health Systems, and Project Eagle.

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Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect

Child abuse is a growing epidemic that can happen anywhere and to anyone. Make sure you know the signs of child abuse and neglect and report it.

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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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Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles Adopted From Foster Care by Grandparents

simone biles adopted from foster care

Ron and Nellie Biles adopted their granddaughters Simone and Adria from foster care in 2001.

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Single Mom Adopts 6 Sisters From Foster Care

Single mom adopts 6 sisters from foster care

Lacey Dunkin had a strong desire to be a mother, so in 2011, she became a licensed foster parent in California.

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Spring 2016 “KVC Matters” Newsletter Now Available

2016 KVC Spring Newsletter online now

Read the latest stories of how KVC is helping children and families across the U.S.

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Documentary Series Reframes Child Health and Development in America

The Raising of America is a new five-part documentary series that explores how conditions faced by children and their families during infancy and the early years can literally alter the developing brain and affect a child’s future success—in school and in life.

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Holiday Heroes Donate Gifts for Over 6,000 Children and Teens in Need

KVC Holiday Heroes gift giving program for youth in foster care child welfare mental behavioral healthcare

Individuals and organizations gave holiday gifts to more than 6,000 children and teens involved in the child welfare system or receiving behavioral healthcare from KVC.

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5 Reasons to Pursue a Career in Social Work

Social work is a helping profession and a very diverse field encompassing many different kinds of professionals who all serve people in need.

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