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Why Are Children in Foster Care?

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Have you ever wondered why children are in foster care? Though many factors can cause youth to enter foster care, these are the most common reasons.

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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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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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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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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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15 Free Summer Activities for Kids

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Are you ready for summer vacation? It’s here! Here is a list of ideas for some fun, free summer activities to enjoy as a family.

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Creating a Lifebook Is Creating Lasting Memories!

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Searching for a way to bond with the child in your care? Try creating a lifebook with them! Read more here to learn how it can help both you and them.

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