Young children rely on their family for basic needs like safety, shelter, clothing and food, to less concrete, but equally important, necessities like social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. For that reason, in order to prepare children for success, we have to provide families with the tools to meet their needs.
Early Education for Low-Income Children
Head Start provides scholarships for high-quality early education to young children from low-income families. Head Start services are available on a limited basis for expecting mothers and children ages birth to five.
The Family Conservancy’s Start Young project is a public-private collaborative designed to improve child care in Wyandotte County, increasing access to high-quality, full-day, full-year child care for working families. This innovative three-year pilot program will impact 1,200 children in the first year.
When you’re expecting a child, you are planning for many upcoming changes. One of the most important might be who will care for your child when you return to work. Select the button of your state to find childcare.
Whether your problem is large or small, involves the entire family or just one person, we can help you find the direction that is right for you. We provide counseling support and education for children, families, couples, individuals and groups in Spanish and English.
Class activities focus on helping parents learn to manage their own health and stress, learn appropriate parenting strategies, form connections with other families with children, and gain trusted resources for information and services.