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Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas is a regional Child Care Resource and Referral agency. Families can get referred to local child care programs that meet their needs. Providers can find local and regional training, profession development, and networking opportunities. Visit Website - Hilltop Child Development Center is an inclusive community where children learn in a nurturing and academically rich environment and is the only NAEYC Accredited Early Childhood Center in Douglas County. Hilltop provides year-round care for children between the ages of 1 and 5 and after-school care for school age children. Visit Website - The Lawrence Public Library is a community space to learn, connect and grow. The Library has resources and programs for families with young children including early literacy, online resources, book recommendations, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and story times for all ages. Visit Website - LDCPH's mission is to advance policies, practices and programs that promote health for all, prevent disease and protect the environment. Services of particular interest to families with young children include a medical clinic, breast feeding support, family planning, immunizations, parent education, WIC, and child care licensing. Visit Website - Googols of Learning Child Development Center is a full-service child care facility in Lawrence, Kansas, serving children between 1 year and school age. Googols of Learning offers a full range of services including quality, hands-on, and developmentally-appropriate educational programming designed to meet the needs of your child. Visit Website - Positive Bright Start provides integrated, trauma sensitive practices to foster success. PBS provides early childhood education, therapy services for children six and under and their families, tuition assistance, and Federal Child & Adult Care Food Program, meal cost reimbursement for licensed in-home care providers. Visit Website - Clayton Wealth Partners offers unbiased financial advice to plan for your financial future. They see themselves as life consultants and seek to be the advisors you turn to whenever you have a financial question, no matter how big or small, through all of life’s transitions. Visit Website - Kansas is working to ensure every child thrives. The Children’s Cabinet and state agency leaders have secured federal funding and developed pathways for working collaboratively across sectors to shape our state’s future direction for early childhood. This effort invites the voices of all Kansans. Visit Website - Sunflower State Dance is a local dance studio providing children's dance classes with classes starting at age 3 with preschool dance classes, school aged dance classes, and performing company classes. Visit Website - Doulas of Douglas County is a collective of community-based Doulas located in Lawrence, KS. We believe that anyone who wants a doula should have access to one without cost as a barrier. As a collective, we primarily focus on providing holistic and culturally-affirming care to birthing bodies in our community. Visit Website - Dr. Hoffman (a.k.a. Mel) has dedicated her career to promoting maternal and child health and wellness. She earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Kansas and is certified as a Perinatal Mental Health provider. Through more than 17 years of volunteer work for PSI KS, she has provided peer support to help-seekers across the Visit Website - We offer both Lactation and Feeding Therapy to provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary infant feeding services to our clients. Visit Website -
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