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

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When Jack’s mom suddenly passed away, he entered into relative kinship foster care. As he struggled under the crushing weight of his grief, he started experiencing challenges in school. As Jack learned to cope, KVC West Virginia’s First Star Academy program stepped in to help him succeed academically and dream about his future.

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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 You Can Help Children 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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Case Manager Helps Mom Safely Reunify with Baby Girl

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In this heartwarming story, see how a KVC case manager gives a struggling West Virginia mom hope and a chance to reunify with her baby girl.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Life-Changing Impact of Social Work

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Social workers help families and individuals overcome difficult situations. Read this blog for 10 unexpected things you didn’t know about social workers!

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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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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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