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Agency of the Month Highlight – April 2024

Hillcrest Transitional Housing  An organization that supports families experiencing homelessness in the Kanas City area will open it's new Overland Park thrift store (12202 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210)  on Saturday April 15 with a grand opening event for Saturday April 20. Once open it will operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The store will accept donations up until one hour before closing. The store is operated by Hillcrest volunteers — and proceeds from the store, fund 40% of Hillcrest’s housing programs. More info...  Also check our Facebook page.

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April 11, 2024

Diagnostic Imaging Mobile Mammography Coach will be on
Thursday, May 2, 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

April 09, 2024

Johnson County Area Agency on Aging -  will be hosting
"The Next Effort in End-of-Life Support" an informational session on how to help older adults and their families through their end of life moments. Tuesday, April 23, 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Sunset Office Drive Office Building, Room 1070/1075  (11811 S Sunset Drive, Olathe, KS 66061). In person space is limited, call 913-715-8860 or email to RSVP for in person attendance.  More info... 

April 05, 2024

Come enjoy the Johnson County Museum (8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212) and KidScape in a comfortable, low-sensory environment. This limited-occupancy session is designed specifically for children with sensory processing differences and Autism Spectrum Disorders, and their families. Sensory friendly Mondays are offered monthly on the first Monday of the month (unless closed for a holiday), from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. More info...

April 05, 2024

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host
Silencing your Inner Critic (Online) on Friday, April 19, 12:00 - 1:00 pm  This workshop is designed to help you silence your inner critic and overcome self-doubt. You'll learn techniques for identifying and challenging negative self-talk, such as reframing negative thoughts in a positive light.  More info...

April 04, 2024

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host
Conflict Management (Online) on Thursday, April 18, 12:00 - 1:00 pm   Learn strategies for handling conflicts in personal and professional settings by identifying root causes, using active listening, communicating, negotiating, and resolving techniques.  More info...

April 01, 2024

Help us build Johnson County’s 2025-2029 Community Health Improvement Plan! The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) will hold multiple meetings with community members in the week of April 22, 2024 at different times of day throughout the county. JCDHE will share information collected in the past year's Community Health Assessment and gather community members’ perspectives on top priorities for future action. More info...

April 01, 2024

April 2024 Commodity Food Distribution at The Salvation Army (420 E Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS) will be Friday, April 26, 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...

April 01, 2024

Kansas Gas Services - Share The Warmth is designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. You may utilize the website to download a copy of the application or for a paper copy of the application call 816-756-5392 Option 2. More info...

March 27, 2024

The Salvation Army of Olathe is seeking camp counselors for Olathe Day Camp 2024.   For more information about this opportunity please contact Lori Gjovig at [email protected] (420 E Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS). More info...

March 16, 2023

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during January 17 - April 25, 2024 at 3:30 pm - 5 pm, Central Resource Library (9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212) offers Homework Help specifically focused on literacy support for grades 2-5. Students are encouraged to bring specific homework assignments from school, such as book reports, writing projects, vocabulary, spelling, science or social studies.  More info...

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...

March 01, 2024

On second Tuesdays of every month (10 am - 12 pm), Johnson County Department of Corrections and Library host a Community Resource Fair at Central Resource Library (9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212). The Fair serves Justice-Involved Adults (some Juvenile services available). It provides an opportunity for relationship building across agencies and with our clients, while offering a central gathering place for a variety of community-based resources to reduce known barriers for our population/community members.

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