The Children's Place

The Children's Place


Youth ServicesBoard of DirectorsHuman ServicesNonprofit Member

About Us

The Children’s Place is Kansas City’s leading trauma-informed early childhood education program and counseling center. With dedication, love, and the highest level of research-based care, we walk hand-in-hand with the youngest children in our community and their families as they heal from life’s deepest hurts. Here, families overcome trauma. Healing is tirelessly pursued, found, and celebrated together. Childhood is restored. Welcome to The Children’s Place: where hurts find hope.

Mission Statement:
The Children's Place: where children and families heal from life's deepest hurts.

Our Vision:
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.


Release Date: September 27, 2022


Individual Giving Manager
Category: Development & Fundraising
Organizational Summary: The Children’s Place is Kansas City’s specialized trauma treatment agency, partnering with children birth to eight years old and those in their lives as they heal from life’s deepest hurts. For more than 40 years, The Children’s Place has been a leader in the children’s mental health field both locally and nationally. The Children’s Place recently moved into a more
Phone:(816) 363-1898
Fax:(816) 363-0706
Child and Family Therapist
Category: Health Care (Behavioral, Psychiatric)
 Title of Position:   Child and Family Therapist  Program:   Outpatient Treatment Services  Position Summary:   Provide effective mental health treatment for young children (eight and under) and their families so as to strengthen relationships, improve regulation and positive behavioral responses and provide appropriate coping mechanisms to heal from traumatic events.  Certification(s) / Degree(s) more
Contact: DJ Barnes
Phone:(816) 363-1898
Fax:(816) 363-0706