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Kinship Placement for Children in Foster Care | How Does It Work?

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When a child enter foster care, child welfare agencies immediately seek out relatives or people the child already knows since they deserve to be be in the least restrictive environment with people they are familiar with. Learn more about how the kinship process works.

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What You Can Do To Prevent Suicide

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To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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Foster Parents Share the Heartbreaking Reasons They Choose to Foster Teens [Videos]

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Find out what inspired these foster parents to foster teens with higher needs and how you can get involved, too!

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Which Foster Care Agency Should I Choose?

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If you’re interested in fostering, choosing the right agency to support you is important. This post shows what to focus on when making this decision.

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Who Can Be a Foster Parent in Missouri?

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Wondering who can be a foster parent? Or what does a foster parent do? Read this blog and download our free FAQs resource to answer those questions.

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KVC Missouri’s Lindsey Stephenson Named a 2022 NextGen Leader by KC Business Journal

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The KC Business Journal honored KVC Missouri President Lindsey Stephenson as one of 25 rising stars through the 2022 NextGen Leaders Awards.

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What Is Foster Care?

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What is foster care? Foster care provides a temporary arrangement for a child when they are not able to live with their biological parents. Learn more.

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4 Ways You Can Help Children and Families During National Foster Care Month

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May is dedicated to raising awareness and support for the more than 400,000 children and youth in the foster care system. Learn how you can help!

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A 12-Year-Old Boy Experienced a Lifetime of Grief and Loss. His Therapist Helped Him Heal

Amanda Myer KVC Missouri KVC Niles Clinical Manager

After experiencing the loss of his home, pets and his parents’ divorce, this 12-year-old boy needed a caring person to help him process grief.

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How This Teacher Helped a Student Overcome Massive Challenges to Graduate High School

KVC Niles teacher Ryan Ratlaff in his classroom in Kansas City, Missouri - KVC Missouri

Jay was a junior struggling in school. But once he transitioned to Niles Prep, a therapeutic alternative school, he got the help to achieve his dream of high school graduation.

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