The LIGHT House

Community Outreach Program

For 24-hour assistance, call or text our Hope Line at 816-916-4434

Outreach Programming Offered through The Light House

TUESDAY NIGHT OUTREACH GROUP- 5:30-8pm

The Outreach Program is offered to aid young mothers who do not need residential services but can benefit from practical, physical, and spiritual needs to support them in their decision to choose life for their babies. The Outreach Program serves young mothers who are either going through pregnancy or already have young children. Young mothers may join the Outreach program before their youngest child turns 2 years old. By being involved in the Outreach Program, mothers are expected to learn parenting, life, and personal development skills to exceed self-sufficiently. Each year a number of topics are covered through Outreach programming.

Parenting

Choosing Quality Daycare, Infant CPR, Car Seat Safety, Nurturing Parenting, Infant Massage, Child Development, Library Resources, Read from the Start, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Child Abuse Prevention

Nutrition/Health Care

Drug Abuse Prevention, Process of Labor/Preparation for Childbirth, Immunizations, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Infant Baby Feeding, Food Safety, Nutrition During Pregnancy, Healthy Food Choices on a Budget

Life Skills/Personal Development

Healthy Self-Esteem, Leadership in the Home (Budgeting, Finance, Education), Car Safety, Job Readiness (Resume Writing, Interview Skills), Basic Self-Defense, Finding Safe Housing, Anger Management, Healthy Relationships, Personal Testimonies

Bible Study

Bible Study topics are relevant to young adults and topics covered include: developing an identity in Christ, Godly parenting, prayer, God's love, healing from painful relationships, and Godly relationships.

Schedule

An evening at Outreach lasts approximately two hours.

A sample evening timeline is as follows:

5:30-6:15pm Outreach Participants are able to shop in the Baby Boutique and eat snacks/visit before class begins

6:15-6:25pm Announcements & Prayer

6:25-7:30pm Class on Parenting/Life Skills or Bible Study

The Baby Boutique is also open after class is over to ensure all participants are able to shop.

Call 816-361-2233 or text 913-433-6272 before attending your first session.

Father’s Break Out Group

A bi-monthly father’s group meets Tuesday from 6:15 to 7:15pm for support and parenting education. Father’s and supportive partners are encouraged to attend.

The Baby Boutique

All individuals who attend our Outreach Program are able to earn points for participation, which they can use to purchase items in our Baby Boutique. They can purchase items like diapers, wipes, bottles, car seats, clothes, and more. Visit our Baby Boutique to learn more.

Court Mandated and Voluntary Parenting Education- Thursday 11a-1p or Thursday 5:30-7:30pm               

Call 816-361-2233 or email davidb.lighthouse@mbch.org before attending your first session.

  • For those parenting children ages 0-18
  • Voluntary or Court Mandated Clients
  • 7– (60-90 Minute) Sessions
  • Pre-Test and Post-Test
  • Home Safety Check Offered
  • Participation Report Provided

Tech Savvy Parenting- scheduled upon request.

Call 816-361-2233 x 233 or email us at lighthouse@mbch.org to schedule a free training session for your group.

Our trained/professional staff will bring all materials to your location and offer a hands on presentation where parents will learn to:

  • Foster open communication
  • Create a media contract
  • Ensure online safety
  • Apply parental controls
  • Know what their kids are doing online and so much more!

 

 

 

All Outreach Services are located at:

400 West Meyer Boulevard

KCMO 64113

(Wornall Road Baptist Church)