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How to Support Young People Aging Out of Foster Care

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Without a safe home and compassionate care, teens who age out of foster care can struggle. What makes the difference might be your support. See how you can support youth aging out of foster here now!

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How Foster and Birth Parents Can Work Together Toward Reunification

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Maintaining relationships with birth family members during foster care and reunification helps youth maintain a sense of identity and belonging. Get tips on how you can work with birth parents toward reunification in this article.

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The Power of Love: Siblings Thrive After Traumatic Early Childhood 

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Siblings Malachi and Nevaeh Coleman experienced more than their fair share of heartbreak before being adopted by Craig and Miranda Coleman. Read their powerful story.

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15 Empowering Books About Mental Health, Trauma & Diversity for Kids and Adults

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Books can help caregivers and kids gain the tools they need to overcome life’s challenges. Get 15 empowering book recommendations on mental health, trauma, foster care and more.

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Why More Nebraska Foster Parents Are Needed

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See why Nebraska children and teens need more foster parents to temporarily care for them while birth families work toward reunification.

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I Identify as LGBTQIA+, Can I Be a Foster Parent?

Prospective foster parents who identify as LGBTQ can face difficulties in their process to become foster parents, and similarly, LGBTQ youth in the foster care system have a tougher time than other kids. This article discusses if LGBTQIA+ parents can be foster parents and the facts about the LGBTQ community and the foster care system. 

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4 Ways Foster Parents Can Support Children in Foster Care Through the Holidays

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Children in foster care may need extra support around the holidays. In this blog, read four ways you can encourage kids in your care. 

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Teen Brother and Sister Follow Different Paths After Foster Care

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For many youth experiencing foster care, their siblings are the only constant presence in their lives. Read this story of a brother and sister following different paths but supporting each other through thick and thin.

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KVC Careers Offer Professional, Personal Growth & So Much More

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Four team members share their KVC career experiences and stories of personal and professional growth and support. Learn more about KVC career opportunities and apply today!

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How Youth in Foster Care Can Achieve School Success

Youth who have experienced foster care face greater academic challenges compared to their peers who have not. KVC’s Fostering Educational Success program helps these youth and their families achieve school success.

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