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How You Can Help Families Working Toward Reunification

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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

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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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During National Adoption Month, KVC Health Systems Facilitates Over 60 Children’s Adoptions & Highlights Waiting Children

National Adoption Month 2019 - National Adoption Day - KVC Health Systems KVC Kansas KVC West Virginia KVC Adoptions Foster Care

Over 123,000 children and teens in foster care urgently need loving adoptive families. Learn more about the children who are waiting and read stories about families who chose to adopt a child.

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Hennepin County, Minnesota Partners with KVC Health Systems to Transform Its Child Welfare Approach

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With help from KVC Health Systems, Minnesota’s most populous county is flipping its child protection system from reactive to proactive — to improve outcomes for children and families, address the system’s disparities and transform the workplace culture.

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KU Jayhawks Alumni Selden & Traylor to Headline KVC Hero Luncheon

2019 KVC Hero Luncheon featuring Wayne Selden, Jr. and Jamari Traylor

Wayne Selden, Jr. and Jamari Traylor, two former University of Kansas men’s basketball players turned pro, will headline the fundraising event on June 19.

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Sesame Street Introduces Karli, a Young Muppet in Foster Care, During National Foster Care Month

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Our friends at Sesame Street in Communities have launched a new foster care initiative with free resources for children, parents and providers.

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