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Advocacy

Child Care Aware® of America

Child Care Aware® of America is the nation’s leading voice for child care. They promote national policies and partnerships to advance the development and learning of all children and provide vision, leadership and support to community child care resource and referral (CCR&R) agencies.


Child Care Aware® of Kansas

Child Care Aware® of Kansas is a non-profit organization that strives to ensure that families have access to affordable, high-quality child care. They lead projects, support trainings and advocate for positive changes that impact the lives of children and families.


Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Professional crisis counselors, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service and support resources. All calls are anonymous and confidential. The Kansas 24 hour reporting hotline is 800-922-5330.


Children’s Defense Fund

Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a private, non-profit organization that seeks to provide a strong, effective voice for all children. They champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education and a moral and spiritual foundation.


Children’s Partnership

Children's Partnership is a national, non-profit organization with a mission to inform leaders and the public about the needs of America’s children. They are advocates committed to improving the health and well-being of all children. They promote sound policies and programs to benefit children, particularly those in underserved communities.


Child Trends, Inc.

Child Trends, Inc. is the nation’s leading nonprofit research organization focused exclusively on improving the lives and prospects of children, youth and their families. They use research, unbiased analyses and clear communications to improve public policies and interventions that serve children and families.


Child Welfare League of America

The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) leads and engages its network of public and private agencies and partners to advance policies, best practices and collaborative strategies that result in better outcomes for children, youth and families that are vulnerable.


Children’s Advocacy Centers of Kansas

The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Kansas, Inc. is the statewide membership association representing all children’s advocacy centers in the Sunflower State. Their mission is to promote excellence in child abuse response and prevention through training, program development, advocacy and leadership.


Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization working to make children, youth and families a national political priority.


Kansas Action for Children

Kansas Action for Children is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to improving the lives of Kansas children and families by providing comprehensive data, advocating for sound public policy and collaborating with lawmakers.


Kansas Children’s Service League

Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL) is dedicated to providing services and advocacy efforts that focus on preventing child abuse, strengthening families and empowering parents and youth.


National Women’s Law Center

The National Women’s Law Center is working to improve the quality, affordability and accessibility of child care, with a special emphasis on ways to expand public and private financing of the changes needed to achieve these goals.

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