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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

Foster parent reading to first foster care placement

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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New KVC Thriving Magazine: Find Out Why KVC Is a Great Place to Work and Read New Success Stories

KVC Health Systems Thriving Magazine - Fall 2021 Winter 2022 - Featuring Inside the Heart of KVC: Find Out Why KVC Is a Great Place to Work

This latest issue is packed full of stories about people finding the powerful human connection and help needed to break cycles; live happy, healthy lives; and create bright futures.

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What’s the Main Goal of Foster Care?

Goal of Foster Care

Discover the main goal of foster care and why keeping children safe and connected is vital for their wellbeing.

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Families Share Why They Love to Foster Teens

teens in foster care

Meet two families who are making a difference for teens in foster care, and learn why the need to foster teens is so great.

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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

self care for foster parents

Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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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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