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Where Foster Parents Can Find Resources and Support in West Virginia

Explore valuable foster parent resources in West Virginia, where the need for loving caregivers and homes continues to grow. Learn about foster care, how to become a foster parent, why KVC is the right agency for you, self-care tips and more.

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How Many Children Are in Foster Care in West Virginia?

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With more than 6,000 youth in foster care in West Virginia, the need for foster parents is greater than ever. Find out how you can help.

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KVC West Virginia and Big Brothers Big Sisters Form New Partnership to Connect Children in Foster Care with Adult Mentors

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KVC West Virginia and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State announce a new, innovative partnership to connect children and teens in foster care with dedicated mentors, expanding their support networks and fostering a stronger sense of belonging. 

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What Is Kinship Care?

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“Kinship caregivers give a hopeless child, hope.” Kinship care is a placement option in which relatives or close family connections care for a child who is in foster care.

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What Every Parent or Caregiver Needs to Know About Teenage Brain Development

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The teen years are a unique time of brain development. In this article, parents will discover how to better understand their teen and promote healthy behavior.

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Want to Foster or Adopt? Learn More with this Free Virtual Open House

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Attend KVC’s free virtual open house to learn about the requirements you must meet and the training classes you’ll need to complete to become a foster parent. Plus get info about the 24/7 support KVC provides once you’re licensed.

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Want to Foster or Adopt? Learn More with this Free Virtual Open House

Attend KVC’s free virtual open house to learn about the requirements you must meet and the training classes you’ll need to complete to become a foster parent. Plus get info about the 24/7 support KVC provides once you’re licensed.

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PRIDE Session 4: Meeting Developmental Needs: Loss

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In this training, participants will learn about the types of loss, their influence on behavior, and help children cope with separation to minimize the trauma of placement. 

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KVC West Virginia Positively Impacts Over 1,000 Children, Families and Adults in 2022

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See how KVC West Virginia positively impacted families and built family strength and resilience through preservation, reunification, mental health services and more in 2022.

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How Much Does Adoption Cost?

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Interested in growing your family through adoption? You may have heard that it can be very expensive. However, one option is basically free!

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