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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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During June, KVC West Virginia Celebrates Families That Safely Reunited After Foster Care

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During National Family Reunification Month, KVC celebrates families that have worked hard to bring their children safely home from foster care.

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What’s the Connection Between Child Abuse and Depression?

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Child abuse threatens at least 1 in 7 children in the United States every year, and the victims are not only in pain as the abuse is occurring but also long after with lasting psychological impacts. Learn more about the connection between child abuse and depression.

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KVC West Virginia Expands Services to Children and Families in Eastern & Northern Regions

KVC West Virginia is expanding its Safe at Home, Children with Serious Emotional Disorder Waiver (CSEDW), and foster care programs in the Eastern and Northern Panhandle regions of West Virginia. Read more about the expansion in this article.

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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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How Family Preservation Services Keep Families Together

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Family preservation services are designed to help families going through crisis and prevent children from having to enter foster care.

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Grieving Boy Finds Hope & Support for His Dreams with Help from KVC’s First Star Academy

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As young teen Jack struggled under the crushing grief of the loss of his mother, his grades dropped. KVC West Virginia’s First Star Academy stepped in to help him succeed academically and dream about his future.

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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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