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  • COVID-19 Update
    COVID-19 Update
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    For the safety of our staff, interns and clients, and in conjunction with local government guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19, our Independence and Kansas City office locations will be closed through April 25th. Our 45th Anniversary Celebration of Heroes Luncheon scheduled for April 16th and other community events for Child Abuse Awareness Month…

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  • 2019 Annual Report
    2019 Annual Report
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    CAPA is committed to preventing and treating all forms of child abuse and neglect by creating changes in individuals, families and society that strengthen relationships and promote healing.   Last year, 596 individuals received over 8,700 hours of counseling and crisis support at CAPA and 92 parents and children benefited from home-visiting services. Further, over 1,400 people participated in our prevention education and outreach…

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  • Celebrating 45 Years of Service
    Celebrating 45 Years of Service
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    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…

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  • Upcoming Parenting Classes
    Upcoming Parenting Classes
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    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…

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  • We’re Hiring!
    We’re Hiring!
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    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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  • Join us at CAPA Kansas City!
    Join us at CAPA Kansas City!
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    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…

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  • CAPA is Growing!
    CAPA is Growing!
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     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…

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  • Supply Run?
    Supply Run?
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    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…

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Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: (816) 252-8388

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