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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

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Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents and caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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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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Why Is Self-Care Especially Important For Foster Parents?

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Foster parenting is as hard as it is rewarding. While you’re caring for the kids in your home, it’s important to take care of yourself too. Read this blog to learn more about self-care!

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What You Can Do to Prevent Suicide

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To help protect you and those close to you from suicide, it’s important to learn the warning signs and how you can help prevent it.

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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 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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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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