Our Partners

Q: Who are the CASS partners?
A: The collaborative consists of the following eight partnering agencies.

ERC Resource & Referral, Inc., dba Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas, reaches at-risk children being cared for in community-based child care and preschool programs. Learn more.

The United Way of Greater Topeka is the grantee and fiscal agent. United Way’s Successful Connections program provides assessment and early identification services for pregnant moms and new families, screening for risk factors and referring families to area home visitation programs as appropriate. Learn more.

Kansas Children’s Service League offers a Healthy Families home visitation program and the Circle of Parents Parent Leadership model. Learn more.

USD 501 Topeka Public Schools Parents as Teachers Program serves families who meet the Cabinet’s at-risk criteria and supports services at Avondale East NET Center in Hi-Crest. Learn more.

Shawnee County Health Agency's Nurse-Family Partnership a nurse home visitation program that targets at-risk, first-time pregnant and parenting mothers. Learn more.

TARC provides intensive and individualized interventions with home visitation services for parents who have a child with a developmental delay. Learn more.

Family Service & Guidance Center offers preschool consultation services for children with significant social/emotional needs and challenges. Learn more.

Community Action, Inc., have Head Start and Early Head Start classrooms at the Susan M. Wheatley Center for Early Childhood Education. Learn more.