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SINCE 1978, THE CHILDREN’S PLACE HAS BEEN COMMITTED TO MEETING THE DEVELOPMENTAL AND MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS OF THE VERY YOUNGEST SURVIVORS OF ABUSE, NEGLECT AND OTHER TRAUMA. Within the Kansas City community and beyond, the agency’s specialized expertise in working with traumatized young children has made The Children’s Place a recognized leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.

Mission Statement:

The Children’s Place: where children and families heal from life’s deepest hurts.


Childhood restored. We tirelessly pursue, find and celebrate healing for young children in our community who have faced trauma, enabling children to lead happy, healthy, hopeful lives.

Our definition of Cultural Competency and Diversity:

Cultural Competency is the genuine sensitivity, acceptance and respect given to all people with the ongoing awareness and development of skills that foster effective and open communication.  The Children’s Place will create a safe and caring environment honoring all individuals.

Diversity at The Children’s Place means the recognition of each individual’s potential and uniqueness for the fulfillment of the mission and the advancement/vision of the organization.

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