Johnson County Library

Johnson County Library got its start in the 1950s in the homes of neighborhood families. Before they had funding, dedicated community members ran volunteer libraries out of their basements, schoolhouses and local businesses. Their hard work and passion soon led to an official Johnson County Library system, which now serves over two million people annually […]

All For Moms Foundation

All For Moms Foundation has various programs that support mental health through home transformation. Our goal is to provide families with improved, needs-based, tidy living conditions. Our Mama Mission Program helps families living in extreme clutter – we reset the home with a new environment and educate the family on new dynamics for healthy & sustainable […]

Growing Futures Early Education Center

Growing Futures Early Education Center, a Head Start for children and families, is a non-profit organization, providing quality early learning opportunities and family support services for children in Johnson County, Kansas. Our Early Head Start and Head Start programs are for children 0-5 and their families. Enrolled families also have access to a variety of […]

Johnson County Mental Health

An example of one of the many programs building positive adult-child relationships offered by Johnson County Mental Health is the Strengthening Families Program (SFP).  SFP is an evidence-based prevention program for parents and children ages 3-5, 6-11 and 12-16 who would benefit from additional support to promote positive behavior change. SFP consists of parenting skills, […]

The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City

The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum mission is to spark a lifelong love of learning through the universal and uniting power of play! Like RaisingKC, Wonderscope aims to strengthen families and help prepare children for a lifetime of success by promoting the healthy physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development of our youngest community members.

University of Kansas Pediatrics

We provide a complete range of primary care services for children from birth to age 21. Our medical staff includes board-certified pediatricians experienced in providing care for common conditions, serious illnesses and chronic diseases. We partner with Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City for several pediatric services to accommodate children with special needs.

Blue Valley Parents as Teachers

Monthly home visits, group connections, resource connection and screening for any family with a child in the Blue Valley School District prenatal-three years of age and 3-5 years of age if they have 2 or more risk factors.  We provide bi/monthly home visits, screenings including ASQ SE, provide parent child interaction based weekly playgroups and […]

Raised with Love and Limits Foundation

Our foundation supports the new public health movement of preventing toxic stress in children’s lives to improve their health, learning and behavior. From dealing with food, fussing, following directions or freaking out over rules to focusing on communicating with family members and respecting everyone’s feelings, raising a child with “Love and Limits” means putting into […]

Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition

The Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition collaborates across KC agencies to support, engage and provide essential human services for people facing challenges in everyday life or times of crisis-regardless of faith, age, culture or lifestyle.