Building a Better Foundation for Our Youth Starts Here

Every community is unique with its special strengths and its own unique challenges. Just like we invest in roads, utilities, and broadband to fuel our economy and provide a good quality of life for Kansas residents, we must also invest in a more effective early care and education system for our state.

Together, we can unlock the unique strategies to help your community ensure our youngest Kansans and their families can thrive.

How to Get Involved

Want to help, but don’t know how to get started? Check out the following opportunities to see how you can help strengthen your community!

  • How to Get Started (Coming Soon!)
  • Child Care 101 (Coming Soon!)

The Community Engagement & Outreach Team is ready to provide technical expertise, walk you through resources and different funding opportunities available, facilitate community conversations and planning efforts, troubleshoot challenges, or just offer words of encouragement and support.

Reach out to the Community Engagement and Outreach Team to set up a call.

Community Development Tools

Get a closer look at our tools and resources that might help you strengthen your community connections and growth.

  • Community Data Dashboard
    • This tool provides ready-to-share, community-specific data on topics ranging from poverty and employment rates to birth rate trends for every community across Kansas. Here, any zip code or county in Kansas can find charts, graphs, and other visuals to help showcase the full picture of who lives in your area and what their needs might be.
  • Point-in-Time data tool
    • Child Care Aware of Kansas’ Point-in-Time data tool provides real-time information about the type, cost, and availability of child care in your county.

Interested in connecting to another community?

Reach out to Child Care Aware of Kansas to set up a call.

Key Resources

Learn more about how you can help the children in our communities by leveraging the key information and resources below.