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January 13, 2022

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, Johnson County Mental Health Center will host a FREE virtual Parent Connect meeting.  Darla Nelson Metzger from Families Together will discuss how the needs of children with challenging behaviors can be prevented or reduced using de-escalation interventions, positive behavioral supports and simple prevention strategies for home. The Parent Connect Group is open to any parent/guardian living in Johnson County, Kansas. You do not have to be a client of Johnson County Mental Health Center to attend. More info...

January 11, 2022

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host a Virtual KC Job Fair 2022 on Wednesday, January 26, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.   Register Online

January 11, 2022

Center for Change will host a FREE educational webinar titled "'Advanced Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Guide for Practitioners" on Wednesday, January, 26from 1:00 to 2:00 pm CST.  More info...

January 10, 2022

The 2022 LIEAP application period is open now through Thursday, March 31, 2022.  Applications must be received prior to 5:00 PM, May 31, 2022.  Additional information may be obtained by calling 1-800-432-0043.  More info...

January 05, 2022

Johnson County Multi-Service Centers has utility assistance available.  If you have any questions about eligibility or would like to be screened for eligibility call (913) 715-6653.  English Flyer  Spanish Flyer

January 05, 2022

On Wednesday January 26, 2022, Kansas Racial Equity Collaborative will host a virtual lecture, titled Debunking Myths Around Racial Inequities in Child Welfare. More info...

January 04, 2022

The City of Shawnee has launched a new pilot program designed to help low income residents.  The
Property Tax Rebate Program will pay back homeowners who qualify, 100% (up to $500) of what they paid for their City Property tax in 2021 (excluding special assessments).  Applications will be accepted through Saturday, April 30.  More info...

January 03, 2022

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host "Creating Vision Boards That Work" on Monday, January 24, 2022, from 10:00 to 11:30 am.  Register Online

Jaunary 01, 2022

Union Station is hosting the Auschwitz exhibit through January 2022 and EBT Cardholders can purchase up to 4 tickets at a reduced price of $3.50 per ticket.  More info...

January 01, 2022

Daughters of the American Revolution has multiple Scholarships available, application period will run from November 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022.  To view all scholarships and apply visit their website.  More info...

January 01, 2022

Church of the Resurrection Leawood hosts monthly Food Mobile in various metro locations.  The Food Mobile provides hungry people in the Kansas City area with fresh, nutritious food and a dignified shopping experience. When you click More info... scroll down to the "Food Mobile Locations" section and expand your County for details on where the Food Mobile will be throughout the month.  

January 01, 2022

The Whole Person is seeking artists for its 12th Annual Expressions Art Exhibition. This is an opportunity for artists with disabilities to exhibit their work in a professional setting while making connections with the Kansas City arts community. Applications will be accepted until Monday January 17, 2022. More info...

January 01, 2022

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation has a forth coming initiative the Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund established by the American Rescue Plan Act which will aim to prevent mortgage delinquencies and defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacement of homeowners experiencing financial hardship associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.   Join their mailing list, for the latest program news and announcements, visit their website and then scroll down to click "Subscribe Now".  

January 01, 2022

The Emergency Water Assistance Program (EWAP) is a federally funded program that is being administered for Kansas residence by the Kansas Department for Children and Families.  Kansans may apply for this one-time benefit.  More info...  FAQ sheet Press Release

January 01, 2022

The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund (HDF) is currently accepting applications for the HDF Scholarship Program.  Scholarships available to area Latino Students accepted or enrolled in a fully accredited college or university and working towards an associate, bachelor, or graduate degree.  Select trade programs are eligible for HDF Scholarship, for more information, contact Alejandra Perez (816) 589-0442 or via email.  Applications close February 1, 2022 full details and eligibility can be for on their website here.  More info...  Spanish Flyer  English Flyer

December 29, 2021

Mental Health America of the Heartland is hosting a webinar Refuel Your Mission: Skills to Revitalize Caring Professionals” via Zoom Webinar on Wednesday, January 19, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm $25 registration fee.  Contact Stacy Davis with questions at (913) 222-5933More info...

December 28, 2021

The
December newsletter from Center of Grace recaps their impact through COVID Vaccination Events, distribution of clothing and hygiene products, and new space for the Boys and Girls Club.  More info...

December 27, 2021

KU Edwards Campus hosts 
Link & Learns a free one-hour Professional Development Webinar the 3rd Thursday of the month from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  The next one is entitled "New Year, New You: Strategies for Setting Boundaries & Avoiding Burnout" it will take place on Thursday, January 20, 2022.  More info...



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