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About The Family Conservancy

Our approach is a comprehensive one, focusing on three areas to ensure success: quality early child care and education, mental health counseling, anti-poverty and quality parenting initiatives which help families break the cycle of poverty and raise successful and healthy children.

Serving Kansas City Families

Parenting Resources

Search the library of parenting resources developed by our early education and mental health experts. You'll find a variety of helpful tips for overcoming the challenges of raising infants, toddlers and teens.

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Early Childhood Fall Symposium

Early Education Training

The Early Childhood Fall Symposium is an annual training event specifically designed for early childhood professionals. Participants will receive 5.5 clock hours of training, new classroom ideas, and much more.

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Early Childhood Fall Symposium

Growing Healthy Kids

Growing Healthy Kids creates partnerships with local child care programs to address community health concerns by training providers to model healthy lifestyles and giving children access to hands-on learning.

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Counseling Provides Confidence

Arturo hesitantly visited TFC’s office, reportedly being “very embarrassed” and skeptical about counseling. It was finally after his wife of 15 years had a child from an extramarital affair, that he sheepishly turned to TFC for help. Continue Reading


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!


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

  • Brew for Books

    Blue Carpet

    The Blue Carpet Event will feature cocktails, live music, dinner, the Betsy Vander Velde Award presentation, and live and silent auctions, all in benefit of the Student Assistance Program. VIEW
    Early Childhood Education

    Early Education Study

    Early education leaders, we are inviting you to participate in an important survey of early learning programs in the KC Metro area. VIEW