LINC provides affordable high quality before and after-school care for elementary school age students in a safe, fun and caring environment that supports children's social, emotional and physical development. The program encourages children’s growth through recreational and academic activities including homework help and a healthy snack.

    • LINC before and after-school programs are fully-licensed and directed by LINC staff which are state-approved to operate the program.
    • All LINC staff at school sites pass health and annual legal background checks and are trained in CPR.
    • The program focuses on youth development, academic achievement and parental engagement.

    LINC Hours -

    Monday - Friday

    6:30 a.m. to 7:25 a.m., and 2:40 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    NO AFTERNOON LINC on half-day early dismissals.  Morning LINC will still be available.

    What You Will Need to Enroll

    • Immunization record
    • Individualized care plan signed by a physician for any medical condition
    • Any required medications accompanied by a completed medication administration form
    • Individualized Education Plan for students diagnosed with a behavioral or learning disability
    • PRE SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY: child medical examination report signed by a physician
    • $25 per semester per child program fee (check or money order only, payable to LINC)
    • Contact information (full address and phone) for: emergency contacts, authorized pick up persons, and child's doctor
    • 5-10 minutes for a parent interview

    Weather-Related Closings

    When schools or school districts are closed due to inclement weather, there will be no LINC Before & After School programs.


    All families must pay the $25 per semester per child program fee.  Family maximum is $75 per semester (three or more children).

    LINC Contact Information 

    Bryan Geddes, Caring Communities Site Coordinator
    Office #816-316-8296
    Mobile #816-665-5883
    E-mail bgeddes@kclinc.org