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

Adopt from foster care KVC Nebraska

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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Extended Family Home Helps Teen Achieve Healthy, Independent Life

Extended Family Homes Services

Hear how a young woman who was struggling to communicate with her family found the right place for her with the help of KVC’s Extended Family Homes Services.

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3 Ways You Can Help End the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

mental health

All across our community, people are struggling with mental health issues. One way we can help ensure everyone who needs help finds the support they need, is by working to reduce the stigma around mental health. Here’s how you can help.

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Customized Services Help Student Learn Healthy Skills

KVC Nebraska's Intensive Family Preservation team helps youth

After answering a school principal’s call for help with a student, KVC Nebraska’s team’s unwavering commitment to enriching the lives of children was called upon.

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Enter KVC’s Summer Story Contest!

KVC's Summer Story Contest

Do you have an incredible story you would like to share with others? KVC wants to hear from you! We are seeking real stories from our staff nationwide, as well as children, youth and families who have received services from KVC. Send us your story about keeping families together (preservation or reunification), foster care, adoption, mental/behavioral healthcare including substance abuse treatment, […]

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KVC Clinician Helps At-Risk Youth Find Success

Erin Curran is an Intensive Family Preservation Clinician with a wonderful gift for working with at-risk youth in the community.

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Duffels 4 Dignity

Duffels 4 Dignity

KVC Nebraska is proud to partner with Nebraska Families Collaborative (NFC) in their Duffels 4 Dignity program. NFC launched the program in July 2013 in response to the concern that youth in foster care were transporting their personal belongings in nothing more than a trash bag. Trash bags are for trash; not for children’s belongings. All children […]

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Share Your Story With Us!

Do you have a success story you would like to share with others? KVC wants to hear from you! We are seeking real stories from children, youth, families and staff nationwide about reunification, foster care, adoption, in-home family services, behavioral/mental healthcare, residential psychiatric hospital care, and other services KVC provides. Submit your amazing story to KVC’s […]

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KVC’s Erin Curran Receives Service Award!

Please join us in congratulating our very own Erin Curran.  Erin has just received the Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association’s Evelyn E. Labode Service to Youth Award.  This award embodies Evelyn’s passion. Along with NJJA’s goals of recognizing a professional in the field that demonstrates commitment, initiative, and advocates on behalf of the youth and families they serve. Nominations for this award […]

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Adoptive Parents Celebrate First Christmas as Family of Seven

Adam and Andrea Walter were once a family of two living in Lincoln, Nebraska. Now, their family has grown to seven and KETV 7 Omaha covered their story as they celebrated their first Christmas together.

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