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Creating a Safe Haven: How to Support LGBTQIA+ Teens in Foster Care

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LGBTQIA+ youth face unique challenges in foster care, often compounded by prejudice and lack of acceptance. As a foster parent, you can make a life-changing difference by creating a supportive, inclusive home. Learn strategies to foster a welcoming environment for LGBTQIA+ children and teens.

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How to Navigate the Holidays as a Foster Caregiver

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with close family and friends. But for children in foster care, this time may emphasize their feelings and separation. Whether the season […]

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Financial Planning Tips for First-Time Foster Parents

Discover useful financial planning tips and advice for managing your finances when starting out on your foster parent journey.

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Foster Parent Appreciation

May is National Foster Care Month — And we’re taking time to shower foster parents with the love and appreciation they most certainly deserve. KVC Nebraska is reflecting on the […]

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

Prospective foster parents who identify as LGBTQIA+ can face difficulties in their process to become foster parents, and similarly, LGBTQIA+ 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 LGBTQIA+ community and the foster care system. 

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Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

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Child abuse is a growing epidemic that can happen anywhere and to anyone. Make sure you know the signs of child abuse and neglect and report it.

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During National Adoption Month, KVC Health Systems Facilitates Over 60 Children’s Adoptions & Highlights Waiting Children

It's National Adoption Month and these are Nebraska children searching for loving adoptive families.

There are over 123,000 children waiting for adoptive families in the U.S. This National Adoption Month, learn more about Nebraska’s foster-to-adopt process.

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We Can Safely Reduce the Number of Nebraska Children in Foster Care by Half ⁠— Here’s How

Removing children from their homes introduces new, unnecessary trauma into their lives. Read this article to learn more about how intensive in-home services help reduce the number of Nebraska children in foster care.

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KVC Nebraska Expands Foster Care Services to Scottsbluff Area

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In collaboration with the Juvenile Services Division of the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation, KVC expands foster care services in Nebraska.

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Want to Foster or Adopt? Take the First Step with This Training – Omaha, NE

More than 3,000 Nebraska children and teens need foster families to open their hearts and homes. It only takes ONE caring adult to change a child’s life. How about you? […]

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