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Community Resources

Below are additional community-based resources to assist our students with food insecurity, family care, transportation and more.

Community Food Assistance

Rosedale Development Association

Rosedale Development Association works hard to make Rosedale a great place to call home by developing programs, partnerships and advocacy efforts that build a strong and healthy community and improve the quality of life for all those who live, work and play in Rosedale. 

Check out their Emergency Assistance Resources page for information on community assistance for utilities, housing and medical needs. 

Kansas Department for Children and Families Food Assistance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides food benefits to qualifying households. The affiliated Kansas program is called the Food Assistance Program. Check eligibility or apply for benefits.

Kansas Women, Infant and Children Program

The Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC) is a nutrition program with a goal to keep eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, new moms and kids under age 5 healthy. They also offer immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, and nutrition and health classes. Learn more and apply for benefits.


The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is responsible for overseeing and managing public transportation in the Kansas City area, including routes in both Kansas and Missouri. Find schedules and bus trackers at Find schedules and bus trackers.

Office of Student Life
1006 Orr Major
Mail Stop 4018
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160