Connect Johnson County

Welcome to Connect Johnson County!

Connect Johnson County is our new event registration and subscriber portal. In the coming months, we'll use this website to post classroom and online training opportunities. Many Johnson County departments and agencies provide training and informative classes for our citizens. Connect Johnson County will be your headquarters, and registration point, for many of these classes. 

In addition to event registration, we'll bring you subscriber access to many county related newsletters, reports, and announcements. The best part about Connect Johnson County is that you'll have access to these features using a single user account.

Online or in the classroom is a great way to connect with Johnson County government, but did you know we also provide a library of informative and helpful videos? Johnson County has a YouTube channel with videos on County Projects, BOCC Board Meetings, Facebook Live, Environmental tips and tricks, Emergency Preparedness, and much more. We've even added a couple of the latest videos to this website for your enjoyment.

Providing you access to these resources takes time and planning, so please 'pardon our dust' as we tweak and massage the website in our attempt to Connect Johnson County with you. Please return often to see what new things we might have added since your last visit.

Opportunities to Connect

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Mental Health: Family Education

Johnson County Mental Health Center offers family education programs with strategies to help caregivers create a positive home environment for their children and information about community services/supports available..

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Licensing Classes

The first step to starting a child care facility is to attend an orientation meeting. To start a home day care - register for Child Care Classes and sign up for Information Meeting (orientation). To start a child care center - call Eldonna Chesnut at (913) 477-8366 to set up your individual orientation. 

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment's Child Care Licensing division works with all child care facilities in Johnson County. According to Kansas Child Care Licensing Law, anyone providing care for children other than those related by blood, marriage, or adoption, must be licensed with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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Corrections Volunteer Program

Volunteers support juvenile and adult clients who are experiencing life’s challenges while also working to keep the community healthy and safe. Volunteers must be at least 21 and pass a criminal background check. Get involved in one of many programs today, including mentoring, skill building, job readiness or serve as a faith-based study or 12-step group facilitator.

>> Learn more about the program
>> Application Process

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Mental Health Classes

Johnson County Mental Health Center provides a variety of community education courses that help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health conditions, substance use disorders and suicide prevention.

For more information about our training and development services, contact Prevention and Community Relations at 913-715-7880 or [email protected].