In April, the Family Conservancy’s Talk, Read, Play initiative partnered with the United Community Services of Johnson County and Johnson County Government to engage resident to create healthy interactions with young children. Some Johnson County... more
The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment’s WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program has added a second WIC Community Garden at its Northeast office located at 6000 Lamar Ave., Mission, Kan.
Celebrate spring at the Lanesfield Historic Site's May Day Celebration. You can dance around the Maypole, enjoy live music, make a May Basket and May Day Crowns and enjoy free refreshments. More information... more
At its regular meeting on May 5, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved authorization of funding for the second phase of the Tomahawk Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility expansion and upgrade. The project has... more
To celebrate the Grand Opening of the RideKC Downtown Streetcar, all RideKC transit partners in the Kansas City region are offering free bus fares this Friday, May 6. Johnson County Transit is a part of the RideKC transit brand, along with the... more
Congratulations to JCDS employee Cary Odell for being named Kansas’ 2016 Direct Support Professional of the Year by the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR). DSPs are integral in supporting people with disabilities to... more
Today Chairman Ed Eilert got to see an award-winning invention in action. The Gardner Edgerton High School Engineering Team recently designed and built CAPS, a device to help make work easier for employees at JCDS. The students competed in the... more
This week Johnson County is recognizing National Correctional Officers and Employees Week. Johnson County’s Department of Corrections has approximately 300 employees who are responsible for the custody, care, and rehabilitation of thousands of... more