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Creating Lasting Impact: The Urgent Need for Foster Parents in Missouri

Being placed in foster care is difficult for both the child and the family, but compassionate foster parents can make a lasting impact on the child’s wellbeing and support the reunification of the biological family.

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The Importance of Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Foster Care

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Cultivating cultural awareness within foster care can help children and teens build stronger connections and feel a sense of belonging.

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First Week of a New Foster Placement: What to Expect

Learn how to prepare for a child’s foster placement into your home to provide a nurturing environment that encourages hope.

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KVC Missouri Has Grown to Provide a Broader Continuum of Care & Serve Children and Families Statewide

KVC Missouri has expanded to provide dozens of new services including family strengthening programs, foster care, children’s mental health, education and residential treatment at over 20 locations.

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How Social Workers Break Barriers

Learn how KVC Missouri social workers continue to break barriers and strengthen youth, families and communities.

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How to Communicate with Children in Foster Care About Their Birth Family

Reunification can occur when foster families and birth families work together to strengthen relationships with good communication.

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How Respite Care Can Help Empower Foster Parents

Respite care is a essential service for foster parents. It provides short-term relief for foster parents while empowering the child.

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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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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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