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7 Questions to Ask Before Your First Foster Care Placement

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

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Parents and caregivers should be aware of the realities of human trafficking and reasons children in foster care may be more susceptible to it.

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Ways You Can Help a Child or Teen in Need During the Holidays

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Everyone can do something to help a child or teen in need, and there are several different ways you can get involved.

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Treatment Foster Care vs. Traditional Foster Care | What’s the Difference?

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Have you heard of treatment foster care? It’s similar to traditional foster care but differs in several ways. Learn how in this post.

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What Is Treatment Foster Care?

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Treatment foster care is a form of specialized foster care for youth with elevated mental, behavioral or medical needs. It’s designed to provide youth with a more structured environment than that of general foster care. Learn more.

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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in Missouri?

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More than 13,800 youth are in foster care in Missouri, and the need for foster parents is greater than ever. Find out how you can help.

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Learn About Our Staff’s Amazing Impact on Children and Families & Join Our Team!

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Our staff works tirelessly to improve the lives of Missouri children and families each day. Check out the impact they’ve made and how you can join our team!

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How Youth in Foster Care Can Achieve School Success

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Statistically, youth who have experienced foster care face greater academic challenges than those who have not. In this post, learn strategies to help them get on the path to academic success.

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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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How Much Does Adoption Cost?

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Interested in growing your family through adoption? You may have heard that it can be very expensive. However, one option is basically free!

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