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KidsCARE: A collaboration between MARC Head Start and Swope Health Services

MARC Head Start collaborates with Swope Health Services KidsCARE to support the health, well-being and school readiness of children enrolled in Head Start. Together we provide preventative, early intervention and treatment services at schools and early learning centers. Read about the latest developments.

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Federal health grant benefits Excelsior Springs Head Start students

Federal health grant benefits Excelsior Springs Head Start students

HRSA Awards Grant to MARC Head Start, Swope Health Services, Excelsior Springs School District MARC Head Start, Swope Health Services and the Excelsior Springs School District were awarded $11,100 in Phase 1 of the Building Bridges to Better Health: A Primary Health...

Parade of Hearts lives on through MARC early learning programs

Parade of Hearts lives on through MARC early learning programs

The regional Parade of Hearts display may be over. Still, organizations, including MARC early learning programs, will benefit from the more than $2.5 million raised from the heart auction, merchandise and its 75 sponsors. “We are proud to be a recipient of funds from...

Excessive Heat Hits Kansas City

Excessive Heat Hits Kansas City

Warmer temperatures are hitting the Kansas City region this week. That means it’s time to be thinking about the “silent killer” heat waves. We can take steps to minimize the consequences of extreme heat, especially when it comes to vehicles and our children. May 1 was...

Early Learning Providers Build Strong Connections

Early Learning Providers Build Strong Connections

MARC Head Start direct service providers met in person on April 11 to conduct the annual self-assessment culminating event. This was the first time they have met as a large group since the pandemic began. “The Head Start Program Performance Standards require that we...