The Family Conservancy - Kansas City Children & Families
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Serving Kansas City Families

Helping Children and Strengthening Families Since 1880

Our approach is a comprehensive one, focusing on three areas to ensure success: quality early child care and education, mental health counseling, anti-poverty and quality parenting initiatives which help families break the cycle of poverty and raise successful and healthy children.

Early Childhood Fall Symposium

Child Wellbeing in MO & KS

The 2016 KIDS COUNT Data book — an annual report focusing on key trends in child well-being — has been released, and we’d like to share some important findings related to the work you make possible.

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Early Childhood Fall Symposium

Early Education Training

The Early Childhood Fall Symposium is an annual training event specifically designed for early childhood professionals. Participants will receive 5.5 clock hours of training, new classroom ideas, and much more.

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Serving Kansas City Families

Parenting Resources

Search the library of parenting resources developed by our early education and mental health experts. You'll find a variety of helpful tips for overcoming the challenges of raising infants, toddlers and teens.

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Talk, Read, Play

Our Talk, Read, Play initiative takes brain development studies and simplifies it to a message every parent and caregiver can use to help support a child’s early development. Learn how your organization can share this message. Learn about Talk, Read, Play!


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Support the mission of The Family Conservancy by providing a online donation. Support Children and Families!

  • Brew for Books

    Blue Carpet

    The Blue Carpet Event will feature cocktails, live music, dinner, the Betsy Vander Velde Award presentation, and live and silent auctions, all in benefit of the Student Assistance Program. VIEW
    Early Childhood Education

    Early Education Study

    Early education leaders, we are inviting you to participate in an important survey of early learning programs in the KC Metro area. VIEW

  • Head Start Training

    Head Start Conference

    The Head Start Pre-Service Conference will provide a free opportunity for Head Start and Early Head Start staff to increase their knowledge and skills. Don’t miss this opportunity. VIEW
    Early Childhood Education

    Fall Symposium

    The Fall Symposium is an annual training event specifically designed for early childhood professionals. VIEW


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