Birth to Three Resources

Parent Information and Support
Please use this page for quick access to some of the birth to three resources in the state of Kansas.

Child Care Aware:  The administrator of the statewide Child Care Resource and Referral network in the state of Kansas. Families can search for child care in their area and learn more about what to look for in a quality child care program.  

Early Head Start/HeadStart: Use this website to find out eligibility requirements and to locate an Early Head Start/Head Start programs in your area.

Families Together:  Families Together is an organization that helps families with children with disabilities by providing education through one-on-one telephone calls, conferences for families, and resource materials that help families how best to help their child/ren with a disability.  

Kansas KidLink: This program provides information, education, referrals and resources on mental health in young children.

Kansas Parent Information Resource Center: KPIRC provides information, resources, and technical assistance to any Kansan who is involved with the educational success of children in the state of Kansas.

Kansas Resource Guide: The Kansas Resource Guide is a website that provides a single point of entry for Kansas resources for people of all ages with disabilities.

Support Groups in Kansas: This website provides comprehensive resources, both state and national, for those searching for support groups of any kind.

Financial Assistance
KanCare:  KanCare is the Medicaid program for the state of Kansas. The KanCare website provides information and an online application for qualifying families.

Kansas Special Health Care Needs:  This program provides medical services to children birth to age 21 with eligible medical needs. 

Kansas Women, Infants and Children Program/WIC: WIC provides health and nutrition information and education for eligible families.

Programs for Children
Kansas Early Childhood Developmental Services: This program provides services for children under the age of three who are showing signs of developmental delay in one or more areas.  This link to the Families section of the website describes the program and shows you how to find the program in your area.

Kansas Parents As Teachers: Parents As Teachers provides in home and community programs for families with young children.  This website can be used to find out more information about the program in general, or to find a program in your area.