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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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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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During National Adoption Month, KVC West Virginia Celebrates 150+ Children’s Adoptions

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KVC West Virginia facilitated over 150 children’s adoptions this past year. Read more about National Adoption Month and meet some of the adoptive families we helped in this blog!

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Why Are Children in Foster Care?

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

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How Long Is the Training to Become a Licensed Foster Parent?

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If you’d like to become a licensed foster parent in West Virginia, here is a general timeframe of how long it takes to become a licensed foster parent.

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How You Can Help Youth in Need Get the Best Start to the School Year

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Children and teens in foster care often don’t have access to essential school supplies that are key to academic success, but here’s how you can help!

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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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Who Can Be a Foster Parent in West Virginia?

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Wondering who can be a foster parent? Or what does a foster parent do? Read this blog and download our free FAQs resource to answer those questions.

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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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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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