The Family Conservancy
Family Conservancy was founded in 1880 and its mission is helping families and children achieve a lifetime of success. The Family Conservancy has a great resource page for parents and caregivers on behavior, child care, education, general parenting, health, infants, preschoolers, safety, school-aged resources, social and emotional development resources or special education and care resources. Sign up for monthly parenting tips and resources from the Family Conservancy
Caps4Kids – The Children’s Advocacy Project of Kansas City (Caps4Kids) website lists hundreds of resources that support anyone providing support for children. Information about child care, early intervention and development, after school care, mentoring, foster care, adoption, pregnancy resources, infant care, teen resources, and more can be found on their website. Also listed on Caps4Kids are hundreds of local organizations and social service agencies that can help families in many ways–use the search function to find the service you need. Please view the large grouping of resources and the helpful links to learn more about Kansas City resources. There are also some great parent handouts on a variety of subjects.
- Educational Development
- Economic Development
- Community and International Involvement
- Housing and Urban Development
- Physical and Mental Health
3100 East 31st Street Kansas City, MO 64128
Benefits.Gov will allow you to apply for Government Assistance (TANF cash assistance, SNAP food assistance, Child Care Subsidy, Low Income Energy Assistance Program, etc.) The website reviews Federal and State benefits and sorts benefits by category and agency. To understand what state and federal benefits you may be eligible for, please start at the BENEFIT FINDER.
Both the State of Missouri and Kansas have 12 benefits programs that might assist your family. Contact Benefits.gov representatives here.