Early Head Start in Kansas
Head Start in Kansas

Early Head Start in Kansas

The Family Conservancy is a grantee Early Head Start agency for families living in Wyandotte and Johnson counties. We provide Early Head Start services to more than 116 children. We provide quality early childhood education for children zero to three years of age, with two options: Family Child Care and Center-Based.

Early Head Start is a free childcare program also providing diapers and formulas while in care. Families are asked to apply for DCF childcare subsidy before enrolling in the program.

Early Head Start offers a quality environment for your child and family in addition to:Early Head Start Kansas

  • A focus on school readiness
  • Developmentally appropriate educational curriculum
  • Developmental screenings
  • Health services
  • Parent involvement opportunities
  • Disability services
  • Nutritious meals

Enroll Your Child

Applications are accepted year long. To set-up an application appointment, please call 913.742.4183 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The following will be needed at an application appointment:

Proof of Income or SSI or TANF benefits

Apply for Kansas Department of Children and Families Child Care Subsidy

Most recent: Immunizations, Well-Baby Exam, Dental Exam (if available)

Insurance Card (if available)

IFSP (if applicable)

Who Is Eligible

  • Residents of Wyandotte or Johnson counties in Kansas.
  • Must have an income that is at or below 100% of the federal poverty guidelines, receive SSI or TANF, or be in foster care or homeless.
  • Parents must be working, in school, or in a training program.
  • All programs are inclusive to children with disabilities.

Contact The Family Conservancy

Early Head Start Partners

Centers (serves children up to age 3)
Berry Sweet Daycare
5441 Roberts Street
Shawnee, KS 66226
(913) 422-6966

Exploring Minds Academy
3112 S 51st Street
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 262-8460

Genesis Childcare –Bilingual Spanish/English
941 Scott Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 232 8315

Johnson County Community College
(Serves children 12 months to 30 months)
12345 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS  66210
(913) 469-8500

KidZone Learning Center
15320 S. Ridgeview Road
Olathe, KS 66062
(913) 780-6365

Parkwood Day School
2915 W 95th Street
Leawood, KS 66206
(913) 648-2683

Project Eagle
444 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 281-2648

The Rock at Stony Point
800 N. 78th Street
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 808 -5363

Tender Hearts Lenexa
11740 W 77th Street
Lenexa, KS 66214
(913) 962-2200

Tender Hearts Kansas City
2035 N. 82nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 788-2273

Family Childcare (serves children up to age 4)


Early Head Start Options

  • Family Child Care services are received in a licensed family child care provider's home
  • Center-Based services are received in one of our 8 licensed child care facilities

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