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Celebrating 45 Years of Service

On April 16th, CAPA will host a 45th Anniversary Celebration of Heroes Luncheon at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Kansas City. This event will honor a special group of individuals, businesses, and organizations that have been beside us through the years. Together, we have helped thousands of children heal from the trauma of abuse, while…


Upcoming Parenting Classes

Parenthood isn’t always easy and CAPA understands that sometimes parents need a helping hand. Check out our upcoming, no-cost parenting classes. Download a flyer for details. Parenting Skills Training Class Sessions – Independence Parenting Skills Training Class Sessions – Raytown CAPA offers a variety of educational classes and training opportunities to strengthen families and help community…


We’re Hiring!

CAPA is seeking qualified candidates for Family Support Specialist. The Family Support Specialist will provide home-visiting services to families including case management, needs assessments, education, crisis support, and information and referrals as needed. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or closely related field required; bilingual/fluency in both English and Spanish preferred. CAPA is also seeking qualified candidates…

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Parenting Skills Opportunity

Parenthood isn’t always easy and CAPA understands that sometimes parents need a helping hand. Check out our no-cost Parenting Skills Training sessions coming up on October 16th, 23rd, and 30th.   Download the flyer for details on how to attend or call us at (816) 252-8388.


Join us at CAPA Kansas City!

Join us Friday, September 27th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate our expansion and beautiful, new Kansas City location in Blue Ridge Tower (4240 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Ste. 515, Kansas City, MO 64133). Light refreshments will be served. Want to join us in helping prevent and…

CAPA is Growing!

 CAPA has been serving Independence and the surrounding Jackson County area since 1975. Over the past few years, we have completed several capital improvement projects at our Independence location to ensure CAPA is a safe and comfortable place to help children heal. Those improvements are critical, but what we need now is more room! More room to…

Supply Run?

It’s almost Back to School time and many of us will be headed out with our school supply lists to get ready for a new school year. At CAPA, we provide play, art, and sand tray therapy for hundreds of children during the year – and supplies go fast. While you’re out picking up those…

Healthy Families Jackson County

Being a new parent can be hard. CAPA’s Healthy Families Jackson County Program can help. Call us at (816) 252-8388 to learn more.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

All children deserve to be safe, yet millions of children experience the trauma of child abuse and neglect each year. In Missouri alone, the Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline received over 68,000 reported incidents of child abuse in FY2017. As a community, individuals, businesses, civic groups and government can work together to build strong…