Sharing a Difference Radio Interview with Life 88.5

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Mental health is health! KidsTLC’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. GeorgeThompson MD, sat down with MindyHart of Life 88.5 to discuss a little about our agency and DDP as it relates to helping KidsTLC transform lives. The radio show, Life Changers, airs Sunday mornings and we were thrilled to be featured in a segment in May…. Read more »

KidsTLC Open

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June 7 & 11, 2018 PLAY IT FORWARD Every dollar raised helps Kids TLC provide life-changing programs for children and families, including psychiatric residential treatment, outpatient behavioral health, autism, street outreach for homeless youth and parent support services.

KidsTLC Benefit17

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Every day, children and families served by KidsTLC are transformed by our commitment to help them move forward from a past filled with trauma to a future where they can SHINE!. This year our traditional gala is also undergoing a transformative redesign.  You will not want to miss this!

Our Everyday Superheroes From UPS

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We don’t typically spend a lot of time in the bathroom with our co-workers, right??  Well if you are the community  minded volunteer group from UPS you sure do!  UPS team members came together with supplies and a passion for our kids!  Thanks to their generosity, the bathroom walls of  our youngest residents’ unit were… Read more »

Thank You Ascension Middle School Students

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As our nation looks toward the future, it is shining bright in the generosity of our youth! This week students from Ascension Middle School shared their time with our kids and campus projects! Thanks to their time and commitment to the community, our basketballs and footballs are fully aired up, we have new games on… Read more »

Shout Out to the Olathe Fire Department

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This week I want to give a shout to the Olathe Fire Department! With all the tragedies and challenges facing those in public service right now, generous and passionate members of the Olathe Fire Department showed our kids the true meaning of public service. Unfortunately, for some of our kids, involvement of police and fire… Read more »

Learning Matters

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How often do we think about the skills required to ENJOY dining out? Or do we just come in, order our food, have a conversation (or play on our phone), pay our bill, and head home? Our kids can struggle with what might seem like basic skills but with a little practice, amazing adult and… Read more »

Planning a Meal

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For our kids, many of them having spent years bouncing between placements and shelters, this is a skill that has not been regularly nurtured. Thanks to our KidsTLC Venturing Crew Leaders, our kids had a chance to practice these skills at our local HyVee. Kids, with the support of staff, were given a budget and… Read more »

Community Visitor Program

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As kids arrive on our campus, they are often eagerly hoping to return to their families – whether foster, adoptive or birth. For some kids, there is no one that they can return to, no one waiting for them. When this happens, in comes KidsTLC’s Community Visitor Program to provide support! This program matches individual… Read more »