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Growing Futures Early Education Center

Growing Futures Early Education Center, formerly Head Start of Shawnee Mission, is a not-for-profit organization providing quality early education opportunities and family support services for children in Johnson County, Kansas.  Today we serve over 250 low-income children and their families with Early Head Start and Head Start programs. In addition, we offer opportunities for any family to benefit from our quality early education program with competitive rates and no income eligibility requirements.

We need our community. 

Growing Futures is funded, in part, through federal and state grants. We are currently required to raise more than $333,000 in private/community dollars each year to meet matching requirements for federal grant funding. Beyond that, significant additional funds are required to operate our program and fully serve enrolled families in our community who rely on us to provide comprehensive family services that support their children’s success.

To find out more, select Make a Donation or Become Involved.

8155 Santa Fe Drive

Hours of Operation

  • Monday:
  • 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday:
  • 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday:
  • 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday:
  • 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday:
  • 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday:
  • Closed
  • Sunday:
  • Closed