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The Red Stocking Breakfasts fund Kansas Children’s Service League’s prevention and early education services in the communities, which host the events. This year, FOX 4's Matt Stewart will emcee the event.

Saturday, Dec. 6 from 7:30-10:30 a.m.
Jack Stack
9520 Metcalf, Overland Park
$15 in advance, $20 at door
www.KCSL.org

The services provided by the Kansas Children's Service League receive government and other grants, as well as support from local United Ways, but rely on monies raised by the Red Stocking Breakfasts to fully provide services.

By attending a Red Stocking Breakfast, you help support the following programs:

Community Resource Library – A free service which provides a wide variety of child and family information to parents, professionals, and child abuse and neglect prevention affiliates across the state.

Counseling Services – Short-term services that help families build upon their strengths and discover alternative ways to manage family living.

Early Head Start – A home visitation program for low-income families with children and toddlers, and pregnant women promoting healthy babies, enhanced child development, and strong family functioning.

Head Start – A comprehensive school readiness program providing education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.

Healthy Families – A child abuse and neglect prevention program providing intensive, in-home support for parents of infants or pregnant women overburdened by stressors such as unemployment, lack of parenting skills, and family history of abuse and neglect.

Kinship Navigator – Assists grandparents or relatives raising children in navigating and overcoming the issues and barriers they may face when parenting the second time around.

Parent Education – Classes and workshops which teach parents different parenting methods, refine skills, and share parenting concerns.

Parent Helpline – An Anonymous, statewide, free, information, referral and phone counseling service available anytime, any day to parents, relatives, caregivers, and professionals.

Support Groups – Connects parents, grandparents, foster and adoptive families, and others that care for children with peer support and the resources the need to help their families succeed.