Breaking the Cycle

      Job training and support that helps struggling parents 

lift their children out of poverty. 

What’s Happening at The Grooming Project

We have now implemented curbside check-in/pick-up in order to maximize safety. Call today to make your pet’s appointment!


Online Booking Now Available

Forget to schedule your pet’s groom during business hours? We’ve got you covered! We are now offering clients of our grooming school on Troost the ability to book their pets’ appointments online. Click here to get started! 

Now Offering Curbside Drop-Off/Pick-Up

In order to maximize safety for our clients and staff, we are currently utilizing curbside drop-off and pick-up. When calling to book your appointment, out staff will explain the procedures. When arriving at The Grooming Project, you will follow the instructional signs and wait for a staff member to greet you at your car! 

“To ensure that kids thrive and succeed from birth onward, we must simultaneously address the obstacles facing their parents.”

                                                                                – Annie E. Casey Foundation

Empowering the Parent to Empower the Child (EPEC) is a 501c3 organization dedicated to reducing generational poverty in Kansas City.

Through our state-certified grooming school and our Lee's Summit grooming salon, we train struggling parents to be pet groomers and salon managers, both in-demand, living-wage trades.

The School

5829 Troost Ave, Suite B.

Kansas City, MO 64110


Open Tuesday - Friday

8 am to 4 pm


The Salon

1650 SE Blue Parkway

Lee's Summit, MO 64063


Open Tuesday - Saturday

8 am to 5 pm