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 […]

Northland Coalition

Through community involvement, leadership, and the sharing of resources, the Northland Coalition promotes and encourages the positive, healthy, and safe lifestyle decisions of our youth. When we are intentional, and work together, we can ensure that ALL kids have the opportunity to thrive.  The Northland Coalition, through our Roots of Resilience program, has launched three […]

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, […]

Beacon Mental Health Services

Beacon Mental Health Services began in 1990, to provide safety-net services to Clay, Platte and Ray Counties in Missouri in the areas of mental and behavioral health, and substance use disorders.  Our mission is to provide prevention and recovery-oriented mental health and substance use services which are quality assured and person-centered, with increased attention to […]

University Health

University Health provides complete behavioral health services. If you are struggling, we want you to know that you are not alone. We are here to help you live to your full potential. Our caring staff provides the support people need to: Regain their quality of life and independence. Function in their daily lives, at work […]

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.

Missouri First Steps

First Steps is Missouri’s Early Intervention system that provides services to families with children, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or developmental delays. The program is designed to meet the needs of families related to enhancing their child’s development, learning, and participation in family and community life.  Our providers go into the home […]

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 […]

Jewish Family Services

 JFS provides counseling, workshops, and parent education on topics including parenting concerns, positive discipline, peer pressure, bullying, and interfaith parenting. Family Life Education will tailor programs to meet the needs of groups such as educators, pre-school parents or Baby Boomers. JFS’ YouBeYou program and accompanying website youbeyou.us connects youth, parents and educators to mental health, […]

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.