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Agency of the Month Highlight – June  2024

GREAT JOBS KC is an innovative and transformative program that provides FULLY PAID training opportunities for those in the community who qualify.  Qualifications are minimal and Great Jobs KC will help with the whole process.  Fully funded credential programs in high-demand careers including Construction, Health Care, Information Technology, Logistics/Warehouse, Manufacturing and Service Careers. These are short-term trainings instead of a college degree. Training completed in 1 year or less. There are also resources available for connections to wrap-around services to eliminate possible barriers including: GED Services, Child Care and more.

Open to residents of the following counties: Cass (MO), Clay (MO), Jackson (MO), Johnson (KS), Platte (MO), Wyandotte (KS).  Qualifications:
  • Those age 17 and above.

  • Those with a current income of $45,000/year or less.

  • Individuals not currently utilizing other KC Scholar Scholarships.

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June 12, 2024

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host "Communication Part 3 Wherever You Are " on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from  12:00 pm to 2:00 pm online.  Register Online

June 10, 2024

Diagnostic Imaging Mobile Mammography Coach will be on
Monday, July 1, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Health Partnership Clinic's Olathe Location (407 South Clairborne Road, Olathe, KS).  Registration is required, to schedule an appointment call (913) 276-7098.  English Flyer  Spanish Flyer

June 7, 2024

K-State Research Extension Master Naturalists  are hosting a free, family-friendly Pollinator Event, in conjunction with the National Pollinators Week! The event will take place on Friday, June 21 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Pollinator Prairie (320 South Blake Street, Olathe, KS).     More info...

June 5, 2024

Free summer lunch programs are available at various locations this Summer.  Visit the various sites for times, dates, locations, and eligibility.  

June 03, 2024

Harvesters Community Food Network distributes food intended for families in need of emergency food assistance at multiple locations and times.  Days, times, and locations of Harvesters Partner Agencies in the Kansas and Missouri service areas can be found at its Food Locator and Meals for Kids webpages.  

June 03, 2024

Senior Farmers Market Coupon Distribution at The Salvation Army (420 E Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS) will be Thursday, June 20, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  This is a drive up event, staff will come to your vehicle to verify eligibility.  More info...

June 01, 2024

June 2024 Commodity Food Distribution at The Salvation Army (420 E Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS) will be Friday, June 28, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  This is a drive up event, staff will come to your vehicle to verify eligibility.  More info...

May 31, 2024

Expectant moms, new moms, and childcare providers are invited to Johnson County's Community Baby Shower on Saturday June 29, 2024 at Sunset Drive Office Building (11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe, Kansas 66061). Families can observe a safe sleep demonstration, ask questions about the different risk factors for safe sleep and learn car seat basics,. We will have many community partner booths for families in need of community resources and chance drawings for pack and plays and other baby gear items. English flier. Spanish flier.

May 30, 2024

Jewish Family Services (JFS) Join JFS and our partners at K-State Research and Extension for a free webinar series! To receive the login link please contact
[email protected] and specify the date(s) of the webinars you’d like to attend. See you online! June 6, 2024, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Food & Your Mood.  June 20, 2024, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Cooking Delicious & Nutritious Meals.   More info...

May 29, 2024

Sunflower Health Plan Medicaid members are welcome to attend any quarterly Member Advisory Committee (MAC) meetings. Attendees can learn how to get the most out of your health plan benefits; find out the latest news about the programs and services; share your feedback and ideas;  and meet some of the Sunflower team. Members earn $15 for each MAC meeting attended. The next meetings will be held on Jun 26, Sep 18, and Dec 11, 2024 starting at 5:30 pm. Please RSVP online. More info...

May 22, 2024

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host a 3-week program entitled
Three Pillars to Success beginning Tuesday, June 4, held Tuesday-Thursday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at WEN (4328 Madison Avenue, Kansas City, MO).  To help you refocus on yourself, recommit to your goals, and renew your passion.  More info...

May 20, 2024

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Need a
little help feeding your kids when school is out for summer? The Summer EBT will be added to an existing household Kansas Benefits Card (also known as an EBT Card). The Summer EBT is a convenient way to help your children thrive.   More info...

May 02, 2024

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is providing six walk-in vaccination clinics for incoming 7th and 11th graders only in June, July and August in Olathe and Mission. These clinics will help older students get caught up on required school immunizations before school starts. No appointment needed! English flyer. Spanish flyer.

These clinics are only for students who will be entering 7th or 11th grade in August 2024. All other ages can visit our walk-in immunization clinics in Olathe and Mission during regular business hours.

March 15, 2024

Kansas Children's Service League has several child abuse prevention and strengthening families training topics scheduled for March, April and June 2024. These trainings are free and open for anyone to attend. Trainings listed above are all KDHE approved for child care licensing hours, and all participants will receive certificates of attendance (which can be submitted for BSRB and KDHE licensing).   Registration is required.  More info...

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