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

Helping Children and Strengthening Families Since 1880

We're empowering Kansas City to raise happy, healthy, educated children. We’re focused on supporting families, caregivers and teachers who prepare children for success in school and life.
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Mental Health Awareness

Mental health affects how we think, feel, and act. It determines how we cope with stress, relate to others, and make choices. Good mental health is a principle of a happy, healthy life, and is equally as important as physical health.

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child care provider celebration

Provider Appreciation

On May 5, we'll be showing our appreciation to child care providers and early educators for the important work they do to improve the lives of young children in our community.

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Child Development

Mother of all Happy Hours

Join the Mother of All Happy Hours movement. Your support helps parents meet the basic needs of their young children while they focus on improving their lives.

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To help you learn more about Head Start, we asked local parents, teachers and administrators to share their passion for the program.

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!


Support Our Mission

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


    Brew for Books

    Blue Carpet

    Join us for the sixth annual Blue Carpet Event. Your support will help homeless high school students graduate. VIEW

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    Early Childhood Education

    Training Opportunities

    We provide early education training and professional development opportunities in the community, at program sites, and at special events. VIEW

  • Brew for Books

    Early Education Support

    TFC will receive $163,525 from The Early Education Funders Collaborative to promote kindergarten-readiness.VIEW
    Early Childhood Education

    Mental Health Support

    The Jackson County Community Mental Health Fund  has awarded The Family Conservancy $130,000 to provide mental health services in 2017.VIEW