Synergy Services Children’s Center

Providing a safe place to grow and stay

This project began with a donation of land and a house from its previous owner, Judge Stephen Pratt. When Synergy decided to expand, the Pratt Property was the perfect location. The nearly 100-year-old farmhouse was repurposed to function as counseling rooms, a therapeutic art room, and a living room space. The Children’s Center provides advocacy programs, mentoring, educational services, and group and play therapies. The addition to the house added a dining room, bathrooms, bedrooms and a large open multi-purpose great room. Additionally, the 6-acre site was preserved as much as possible and includes an exterior playground and room for a future sustainable garden that the children and staff will use to grow fresh fruits and vegetables.

Location: Kansas City, MO
Size: 10,000 SF

At the Children’s Center, our goal is to create a state of safety and trust that invites children to explore, heal, play, and engage in an environment that builds resilience.”

Dennis Meier
Associate Executive Director
Synergy Services

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