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The Family Conservancy


Counseling, financial support and education, head start, child care resources, resources and links, parenting class calendar, parenting links and schools out guide

Families Together Inc.

(888) 815-6364

Assists parents and their sons and daughters with disabilities via parent training and information center, family-to-family health information center, parent-to-parent, education advocate

Center for Effective Parenting

(501) 364-7580

Classes, handouts, web links and Parenting in Arkansas magazine.

Northwest Arkansas Community Parent Resource Center

(479) 927-4100

Advocacy, activities, online training, videos and podcasts for parents of children with disabilities ages birth through 26.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment Parents Support


This organization provides special resources for hearing screening for newborns. There are also links to resources in Kansas for parents and families with children who are deaf. One can also find help here for early intervention for newborns with other delays or disorders.

Infant Toddler Services of Johnson Conty


One can find a list of community partners for children with developmental delays and lists of locations that provide fun learning opportunities for children. The website also lists community based playgroups and upcoming child-friendly events.

Little Apple Mommies

We are a group of local parents in the Manhattan, JC, and Wamego area. Our group is filled with a diverse population of people including working parents, stay at home parents, military, students, permanent residents, etc. Little Apple Mommies values acceptance of all parenting styles in an open and non-judgmental environment; $10 annual fee

Johnson County Moms and More

Chapter meeting, local activities, personal and community networks for moms; single or married- all welcome; $45 annual fees;

Northwest Arkansas Community Parent Resource Center

Funded by Arkansas Support Network's Family Support Program, serves families of children with disabilities ages birth through 26. It serves four counties: Benton, Carroll, Madison, and Washington. CPRC advocates for children in special education and emphasizes training and information for all families, including foster families, parents working to reunite with their children, and the parents of young people in the juvenile justice system. They have a resource library, trainings, parent resources, and a newsletter. Some of their web pages are in Spanish.

NWA Child Care, Child Care Aware


Child Care Aware of NWA is a non-profit organization that provides child care referrals in 14 counties in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. Other services include parenting classes, child care provider education, training and professional development opportunities. We also host the Healthy Families America Home Visiting Program. All services are free to you and the community.

NWA Hip Mamas

The Hip Mamas aim to focus on the woman as a whole! They are real moms with great kids who love to hang out, learn, share and grow together; free; weekend and weekday events

Single and Parenting

Structured parent support group for solo parents; no cost; childcare provided

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