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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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During National Adoption Month, KVC Health Systems Highlights the 122,000 Children and Teens In Need of Families

KVC Health Systems’ local teams have facilitated 5,539 children’s adoptions. Yet over 122,000 children nationally are still waiting for adoptive families.

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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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What No One Told Me About Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster Parents with kids - Becoming a Foster Parent

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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How to Find the Meaning of Life Through Helping Children

Meaning of Life - KVC Health Systems Foster Parents

People search every day for the meaning of life. What is it? For our foster parents, they have found their purpose through helping kids.

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2018 KVC Hero Luncheon Inspires Caring for Children in Crisis

2018 KVC Hero Luncheon

Over 600 people from across Kansas City filled the Overland Park Convention Center ballroom for the 7th annual KVC Hero Luncheon on Wednesday, May 30.

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KVC Health Systems Leaders Share Tips in New Children’s Book on Foster Care

foster care book

“Foster Care: One Dog’s Story of Change” is a great new book written by Julia Cook that helps adults explain foster care to children.

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The 6 Common Types of Foster Care

Types of foster care

When parents become unable to care for their children, different types of foster care exist to meet the unique needs of each child and family.

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