Success By 6 Parents/Primary Caregivers


Parents, Grandparents & Other Primary Caregivers

The United Way Success By 6 team works to support parents in their role as a child’s first teachers.


United Way KinderClub is a kindergarten readiness program designed to help children who will be in kindergarten next fall and their parent or primary caregiver. Through the program parents and primary caregivers learn academic and social information to help prepare their children who will be starting kindergarten next fall.

  • United Way KinderClub is being offered at ALL St. Joseph School District Elementary schools this winter.

Click here for the complete St. Joseph School District schedule and registration form. {English} 

Ready to register? Click here!

Click here for the complete St. Joseph School District schedule and registration form. {Spanish}

Click here for the complete St. Joseph School District schedule and registration form. {Chuukese}

  • United Way KinderClub is being offered at North Andrew Elementary school this winter.

Click here for details.

Ready to register? Click here!

  • United Way KinderClub at home is a kit for parents and caregivers to use with their children at home and at their own pace.


United Way Success By 6 Raising Children With Conscious Discipline Series
Join us for free monthly sessions for parents, grandparents and other primary caregivers and professionals who work with children ages birth to six. Learn about the core principles of Conscious Discipline and how to move ourselves and our children from surviving to thriving. New and returning learners are welcome!

Click here to register for United Way Success By 6 Conscious Discipline Series in 2024 


Success By 6 Play Paths provide activity stations for families of young children at Bartlett and Hyde parks and at the park north of the Family Campus YMCA. Click here to learn more. 


  • Parent Resource Kits are compiled by United Way Success By 6 and distributed to parents of babies and incoming kindergartners each year. The kits contain important local resource information for parents of young children and materials to help parents learn about the developmental milestones their children should be reaching that year.
  • Child Care Directory: Click here for a list to connect families needing care to licensed, license-exempt and registered home providers in Andrew and Buchanan Counties.
  • Child Care Checklist: Click here for a checklist of what to look for in a childcare facility. 
  • Child Development Worksheet: these sheets give you a rundown of your child's development at different stages of early childhood: 

*Si desea estos documentos en español, haga clic aquí.*

  • Fun Learning Activities you can with your child at home. We hope you and your child have an awesome time of fun and learning at all of our events, but we don't want the fun to stop there.
    • Click here for a list of activities and resources. The activities are suggestions for helping your child’s development and growth. Each child develops at his/her own speed and may do more or fewer of the activities identified for a particular age.
    • Click here for a sheet of activities for you and your child to try around St. Joseph.


  • Click here for the 5 Key Ideas for New Parents flyer
  • Click here for some of the most loved rhymes and songs to sing with your child to help with their development. 
  • Stream the Heartstrings Album on Spotify.

For additional information or resources, contact Bobbie Cronk at 816.364.2381.

Contact Bobbie Cronk