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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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Deciding to Foster? How to Check a Foster Care Agency’s Reputation

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It’s important to find a foster care agency you can trust. Here are 3 things to look for when assessing an agency’s reputation.

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Q&A with Kelli Jo Anderson, Foster Care Specialist

KVC Nebraska Foster Care Specialist Kelli Jo Anderson

Foster Care Specialists support the licensed foster and kinship families while they care for youth in foster care. Learn why FCS Kelli Jo has a passion for working with youth and families in Nebraska.

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6 Questions Foster Parents Have About Their First Placement

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Becoming a foster parent is a big decision and it’s no surprise that families have a lot of questions along the way. We have identified some of the most common questions that are asked.

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Q&A with Kristi Quattrochi, Intensive In-Home Services Clinician

KVC Nebraska's In-Home Services Clinician Kristi Quattrochi

Meet Intensive In-Home Services Clinician Kristi Quattrochi who shares how her role helps to strengthen families and what inspires her to help children and families in Nebraska.

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Walking the Walk: KVC In-Home Specialist Adopts from Foster Care

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Every day KVC Nebraska social workers help children and teens in foster care. Hear how one In-Home Specialist was inspired to open her heart and home to a child needing a forever family.

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Steps for Becoming an Extended Family Home in Nebraska

Become an Extended Family Home with KVC Nebraska

Becoming an extended family home offers individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities intensive social and independent living skills training in a family setting. Recruitment Coordinator Monica Miller shares the process of becoming a certified EFH and answers some common questions.

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Steps to Become a Foster Parent in Nebraska

Steps to Become a Foster Parent in Nebraska

Becoming a foster parent is a big decision and it’s no surprise that families have a lot of questions along the way. Recruitment Coordinator Makayla Schippert shares answers to some of the most common questions that she’s asked about the process to become a foster parent.

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Foster Care in Nebraska: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster Care in Nebraska

The number of Nebraska children entering foster care is rising while resources decline. This community problem requires a community solution.

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Generous Holiday Heroes Make The Season Merry for Youth in Foster Care

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The holidays can be an unsure time for youth in the child welfare system. Thanks to the generous donors through the 2017 Holiday Heroes program, the season was full of cheer & joy!

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