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KVC West Virginia Hosts Resource Family Conference for 150 Foster and Adoptive Families

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In early April, KVC West Virginia hosted nearly 150 families at our Resource Family Conference at the Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, WV. Learn more about this unique event!

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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in West Virginia?

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More than 7,200 youth are in foster care in West Virginia, and the need for foster parents is greater than ever. Find out how you can help.

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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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KVC Celebrates 65 West Virginia Adoptions in Past Year

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KVC is celebrating 65 West Virginia adoptions over the past year and highlighting the need for families to adopt. Learn more!

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What Is Foster Care?

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What is foster care? Foster care provides a temporary arrangement for a child when they are not able to live with their biological parents. Learn more.

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5 Ways To Help Youth in Foster Care (Without Being a Foster Parent)

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Fostering is just one of many ways to help children in crisis, so here are five other ways you can help a child in foster care.

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What’s the Main Goal of Foster Care?

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Many myths exist about the goal of foster care. Read this article to understand what the first goal is when a child enters foster care.

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Can I Be a Single Foster Parent?

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Unmarried adults can become foster parents! Read firsthand accounts from single foster parents and learn if this choice is right for you.

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How You Can Help a Child or Teen in Need During the Holidays

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Everyone can do something to help a child or teen in foster care, and there are several different ways you can get involved.

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Why Foster Care Makes a Positive Impact for Older Teens

Growing pains are a part of life, but teens don’t outgrow the need for a loving family. Read this blog to learn how foster care makes an impact for teens!

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