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4 Ways Foster Parents Can Support Children in Foster Care Through the Holidays

Support Children in foster care at the holidays

Children in foster care may need extra support around the holidays. In this blog, learn four ways you can encourage kids in your care. 

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KVC Health Systems Celebrates National Adoption Month and Spotlights Need for Adoptive Families

National Adoption Day 2022

November is National Adoption Month, and KVC’s local teams have facilitated 5,783 children’s adoptions. Yet over 117,000 children nationally are still waiting for adoptive families.

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4 State-Specific Factors That Affect a Child’s Wellbeing

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The new KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes what factors affect a child’s overall wellbeing.

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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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Oprah Winfrey Examines Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

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*Photo credit: 60 Minutes In the United States, an epidemic has been sweeping across the nation, being passed down from generation to generation and contributing to some of the worst […]

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How to Support Children’s Mental Health During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic can be an immense source of stress and fear in children and teens, just like with adults. While you can’t change COVID-19, you can create a positive […]

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Foster Parent Training Resources that Help Families Flourish

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KVC provides foster parent training, resources and ongoing support to ensure success for foster parents and the children in their care.

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2020 KVC Gala Goes Virtual and Raises Over $410k for Children and Families in Crisis

KVC 2020 Gala

KVC Health Systems celebrated 50 years of heart-centered service to children and families with a lively virtual Gala fundraiser.

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How to Actively Communicate with Your Child

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Active communication is a critical parenting skill. Learn what to avoid – like interrupting and jumping to conclusions – and which strategies to try.

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What No One Told Me About Becoming a Foster Parent

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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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