Resources for Women
The following is a list of some of the resources available to women and children in Kansas. If you need assistance, reach out to one of the following organizations for information and support. Find additional information in the Resource Directory.
Child Care Aware of Kansas: Child Care Aware of Kansas strives to ensure that families have access to affordable, high-quality child care.
Kansas Birth Certificate Information:
- View the Birth Certificate page for more information
- Phone: 785-296-1400
Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition: A detailed database of information regarding breastfeeding support and breastfeeding rates by Kansas county.
Kansas Children's Service League: Protects and promotes the well-being of children.
Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network (safe sleep information as well as bereavement): The Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network, Inc. serves those individuals who have been touched by the tragedy of infant death or SIDS and those individuals or organizations who strive to reduce the risk of infant deaths.
Kansas Tobacco Quit Line - KANQUIT: The KANQUIT program helps you create an easy-to-follow quitting plan that will show you how to get ready, take action and live the rest of your life tobacco-free.
Kansas Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Program: WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food, and other services to Kansas families who qualify. View the Nutrition and WIC Services page for more information.
- View the Breastfeeding page for more information
- View Breastfeeding Statistics in Kansas 2017-2019 (PDF)
Poison Control Center Hotline: A poison is anything that can cause sickness or death if it gets into or on the body. If you have a question about any type of poison, call the Poison Control Center.
Safe Kids Kansas: Group of partners from across Kansas dedicated to preventing childhood injury. Their mission is: we work to keep all kids safe from preventable injuries.
Text4Baby: The free Text4baby app makes it even easier for you to get critical health and safety information!
The Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence:
- Phone: 888-Rx-Abuse or 888-792-2873
The Pregnancy and Postpartum Resource Center: Works to improve the emotional well-being of families before and after the birth of a child.
Kansas PRAMS staff can be reached by email or call 844-353-9249.