Help for Families

Apr 1, 2020

Help for Families

Support in times of need

Everyone needs help sometimes–in these times especially. And it’s ok to ask. These resources are meant to help families know where to turn for help with food, shelter, care, and other basic needs.


United Way 2-1-1

Search for Child Care

Unemployment Benefits

Help with wifi costs

Parenting when life is tough

These resources offer guidance for nurturing and interacting with your children while being responsive to their questions and sensitive to their heightened emotional needs.

Parenting Resources for Ages 0-5 Years 

COVID & Kids’ Mental Health

How to Support Student Learning at Home

Simple Activity Guide

Virtual Parenting Support Group

Taking care of yourself

Many of us are adjusting to new routines and new realities. We are becoming work-from-home employees, part-time home school teachers, and full-time caregivers. It’s easy to let self-care slide, but now it’s a public service to make sure we stay healthy and able to take care of our kids and each other.

Self-Care in the Time of Coronavirus

Mental Health Resource Guide



Join us virtually this Friday, December 3, for our Children's Cabinet and Early Childhood Stakeholder Group meetings.
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1-800-CHILDREN is here to provide 24/7 support without judgment. No question is too big or too small when it comes to parenting. Free, confidential support in English, Spanish and multiple other languages. For more information, visit @KCSL KCCTF photo
Application closes 12/20. @ksdehq and @KCCTF announce the release of funding opportunities to provide early childhood services for Kansas children and families ages birth to kindergarten entry, as well as services for prenatal and family supports.
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