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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 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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Family Adopts Again, Keeps Siblings Together

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After fostering several children and adopting from foster care, Crystal and Paul welcomed two more into their family. They adopted two sisters on National Adoption Day in 2017.

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Foster Care Specialist’s Connection with Youth Builds Hope

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As a foster care specialist who helps support youth in foster care, you can build a special bond with each and every child or teen. Hear how one specialist reconnected with children she previously supported, and how she helped them once again.

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5th Annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament Raises Money for Nebraska Children and Teens

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the golf fundraising event with funds raised benefiting youth in foster care and foster families in Nebraska.

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Q&A with Ashley Hein, Foster Care Specialist

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Meet Foster Care Specialist Ashley Hein who discusses her role in helping children and teens find safe and loving homes while in foster care.

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Generous Donors Craft for a Cause Benefitting Children and Teens

KVC Crop for Kids Scrapbooking Fundraiser

Over 41 scrapbookers and crafters from all over Nebraska gathered to support children and families at the 2nd Annual Crop for Kids Fundraiser on June 9 – 11.

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Q&A with Eric Johnson, Licensing Specialist

Licensing Specialist Eric Johnson

Who helps foster parents become licensed? Enter licensing specialist, Eric Johnson who helps foster parents, adoptive parents and extended family homes with the licensing process. He shares some advice for his clients and the rewards of his role.

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