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Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County
7001 W. 21st Street N.
Wichita, KS  67205
Map & Location

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Home and Family Life

Family Life is a research-based program offered to all Kansas families. It focuses on healthy family functioning and provides a primarily preventive approach. The goal of Family Life workshops is to teach and foster knowledge and skills to enable individuals and families to function optimally. Strong, stable, and resilient families are crucial to the health and well being of individuals, communities, and society.

Family Life education offers many different workshops:

  • Better Brains for Babies - Expectant parents and parents/caregivers with children 0-5 years old
  • Responsive Discipline - Parents with children 3-16 years old
  • Stepping Stones for Step-Families - Understanding the New Family
  • Internet Safety for Parents - Keep Your Child Safe
  • Budgeting Basics
  • Bonding Thru Board Games - Family Game Night Program Click here for 2023 Schedule/Flier
  • Childcare Provider Training

When families remarry, did you know that...

  • Children, ages 9 to 15, may have the hardest time adapting to a new family situation.
  • It can take 4 years or more for a step-family to develop into what feels like a family.
  • It can take 18 to 24 months for children to be friendly to a new step-parent.


Getting Kids Back-to-School Ready


Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke Death

Children are more likely to have heatstroke in hot cars. 
Learn more about vehicular heat stroke, please be aware. 




Contact Information

Have Questions? Contact:

Sedgwick County
Home and Family
7001 W. 21st St. North
Wichita KS 67205-1759
Fax: (316) 660-0166

Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena
Home and Family Agent
(316) 660-0114

Jennifer Exline
FCS Office Professional          (316) 660-0143            exline@ksu.edu