KCSL’s free, anonymous Parent Helpline offering an empathetic ear and trained listener who can help navigate any situation they may be struggling with. They can also refer callers to Wichita agencies for assistance with specific issues.
Healthy Babies is an educational program for families, with no out of pocket expense to the participant. Registered nurses and community liaisons provide education & family support through home & office visits.
Short-term care services for children when parents are experiencing an unexpected crisis, such as parental or sibling illness or death, lack of utilities/food/shelter, domestic violence, drug/alcohol treatment, etc.
A nutrition assistance program which provides a Kansas Benefit card (plastic debit card) to eligible persons to purchase food. Monthly benefits are provided on a Kansas Benefit card (Vision card), which looks and functions like a debit card.
KanCare is the name for the State of Kansas’ Medicaid program. KanCare is managed care that combines health care (like doctor visits) with community long-term services and supports (like help in your home).
The Treehouse provides moms with parenting education, one-time free distribution of basic infant necessities (for eligible mothers), a thrift store (newborn to 8 youth clothing & basic supplies) and extra assistance (up to 3 times a year for diapers or formula).