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KCSL puts knowledge in your hands

Discover targeted, timely information that answers your questions, offers guidance, and builds know-how! KCSL puts practical resources in the hands of parents, caregivers, and professionals. At KCSL, we believe that knowledge is power. That’s why our team of professionals created parent tip cards and a Community Resource Library full of valuable materials to help families and professionals successfully manage challenges and build safer, happier homes. Many of our resources are offered in English and Spanish.

Quick Links to Services

Crisis Nursery

Short-term care services for children in Sedgwick County when parents are experiencing crisis or extreme stress.

Healthy Families

Free, home-based services and parent support to qualifying pregnant mothers and parents of children ages 0-3.

Circle of Parents

Parent and caregiver support services to encourage involvement and development of critical parent leadership skills.


Free programs and resources that encourage dads to get involved with their families and improve their parenting skills.

Head Start

Comprehensive childcare and early childhood education for qualifying children ages three to four years old.

Early Head Start

Our home visitors also help new mothers adjust to life with a newborn by providing support and guidance.


In-home services for pregnant women and families with children under 1 and are using or have recently used substances.


Free and confidential support to grandparents, family members, or friends raising someone else’s children.

From Heart to Home

Support for individuals facing unplanned or crisis pregnancy who are considering adoption and supporting couples hoping to adopt.

Outpatient Mental Health

Mental health services for children and families to help  build upon their strengths and cope with diverse problems that can occur in their lives.


Call (877) 530-5275 for more information.

Helpful Resources

1800CHILDREN Kansas


Through KCSL’s 1-800-CHILDREN, parents, caregivers, relatives, youth, and professionals can access resources, information, and help via phone call, text, email, mobile app, and on our online database. Support is available 24/7. Call 1-800-CHILDREN.

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Community Resources

The Community Resource Library  offers a wide variety of child and family-related information including videos, parent tip cards, and materials. To view and order available resources, fill out our online form

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Parent Tip Cards

KCSL’s Parent Tip Cards provide straightforward information free of charge on a range of topics for parents, caregivers, and professionals. Categories include child abuse prevention, adoption & foster care, behavioral support, bullying behavior, and much more.

Many of the Tip Cards are offered in both English and Spanish. You can download and print Parent Tip Cards yourself whenever you need them.

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Guide to Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect

The first step in helping abused children is learning to recognize the symptoms of child abuse. This booklet is intended to help both concerned citizens and individuals who are required by law to know how and when to report child abuse and neglect. Click HERE to download the guide. To receive a printed copy, email us here.

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We Offer Parent and Caregiver Support!

Seeking to enrich your parenting experience and connect with a supportive network? Learn more about KCSL’s FREE parent support groups! Whether you’re facing parenting challenges, looking for community resources or eager to enhance your parent leadership skills, we have a group tailored to your needs. Join us and grow your circle of support today!

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