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Lacey Helmig
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Girl on swing

Magical Moment: Writing Her Name

Every day we get the chance to witness the most magical moments in the children we serve. One of the 5-year-olds in our Day Treatment program has been struggling with letters and numbers. One day, her teacher Ms. Stephanie decided

Party for The Place: Studio 45

Tickets on Sale for Party for The Place

Kansas City, Mo. – Tickets are now on sale for Party for The Place: Studio 45, The Children’s Place’s annual fundraising gala on Saturday, April 1, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Muehlebach Tower. This glamorous night is presented by

Children’s Trust Fund Awards The Children’s Place with $418,052 Grant

Local nonprofit The Children’s Place has received a grant of $418,052 from the Children’s Trust Fund. The agency was one of 59 community-based organizations to receive funding specifically for facility improvement and infrastructure from the Children’s Trust Fund, which is Missouri’s foundation for child abuse prevention.

Rudy Bear Giving Tuesday

The happiest of birthdays!

Wow, what a day! Rudy Bear had the most amazing 2nd birthday, raising nearly $20,000 to build a new playground for our youngest friends. Thank you to the Curry Family Foundation for matching the first $7,000 of gifts and to

Looking up at the zoo

Lion and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

We took advantage of a perfect fall day for a field trip to the Kansas City Zoo last week. The children in our Day Treatment program had such a blast watching the penguins swim, riding the train, standing tall next to the elephants and so much more.

This is a place for you - The Children's Place

This is a Place for You

When you walk through our front doors, the first thing you’ll see is large letters printed across the entry wall: “This is a Place for you.” All are welcome here, and all will be respected and valued. Regardless of your

The Children's Place Bus

Ready for the Day

The bus rolls in and one by one, the children bounce off, heading to another day in our Day Treatment program. One little boy stops to rub Rudy Bear’s nose. Even when things at home are tumultuous, he knows that

The Children's Place Drone Photo

Welcome to our Website!

It’s a new era for The Children’s Place, as we launch a reimagined website into the world to make it easier to learn about our mission and programs. Coming off the move to our new building in late 2020, the