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Posts Tagged ‘foster family’

Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

foster care and human trafficking connection

The sad reality is that there is a link between the foster care system and human trafficking. Any advocate of children, especially foster parents, need to be aware of the ways children in foster care are more susceptible to being trafficked.

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Foster Parent Training Resources that Help Families Flourish

foster parent training

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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How Long Does it Take to Become a Foster Parent?

How long does it take to become a foster parent

Interested in fostering children? Learn how long it typically takes to become a foster parent and what you can do to speed up the process.

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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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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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9 Things in “Instant Family” That Are Totally Accurate

instant family

Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne star in the heartwarming movie “Instant Family.” See 9 aspects of the movie that accurately depict foster care and adoption.

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Planning Underway for the 2016 KVC Gala on Fire, Benefiting Children and Families

2016 KVC Gala on Fire

This year’s Gala on Fire will take place on Friday, November 18 at the Historic Firestone Building in Kansas City, Mo.

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Incredible Fun and Fundraising at the 5th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon

5th Annual Hero Luncheon ft. Coach Bill Self and Rob Riggle

More than 550 business professionals from all over the Kansas City metro filled the Olathe Conference Center at the Embassy Suites for the 5th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon on Thursday, June 16.

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Jayhawks’ Bill Self, Actor/Comedian Rob Riggle Headline KVC Hero Luncheon for Charity

Coach Bill Self and Rob Riggle Headline the Fifth Annual KVC Hero Luncheon

The fifth annual KVC Hero Luncheon will take place June 16 at the Olathe Conference Center at the Embassy Suites in Olathe, Kan. The event raises funds for children who have experienced abuse or neglect and need heroes in the form of foster parents, financial supporters and mentors.

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KVC Unveils Impact, Recognizes Heroes During 2015 Annual Celebration

On October 30, over 200 donors, community partners and employees gathered to celebrate KVC Health Systems’ impact in the lives of children and families over the past year

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