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Community Assistance Resources

Checkout our Community assistance resources below. Please contact ASDFASDF for any updates or corrections. 

Kansas Department for Children and Families

Offers cash assistance, food assistance, child care services, energy assistance, child support services, and rehabilitation services to those who qualify.

Go to the Kansas Department for Children and Families website and click the “Check to see if you may be eligible for benefits and services” link. Create a user name and password to apply for Cash Assistance or call 1-888-369-4777.

Note: This is a somewhat lengthy process


MO HealthNet

Missouri’s health insurance program. There are programs for kids, pregnant women, and low-income families.

There are a number of different ways to apply for MO HealthNet:

  1. You can now complete and submit an English MHK application online.
  2. You can call your local Family Support Division office and ask them to mail you an application. You can find your local office here.
  3. You can go to your local Family Support Division office to apply for MHK. You can find your local office here.

The Family Conservancy

This organization provides resources for child care, offers parenting classes, and helps parents enroll their children in Head Start Programs, in addition to offering other resources.

444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 200
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 342-1110
www.thefamilyconservancy.org


Family Preservation

Provides intensive in-home services to families who are in danger of having their child removed from their home.

DCCCA Family Preservation
155 S. 18th St.
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 281-4932
http://www.dccca.org/famservices.html


KVC Health Systems (formerly Kaw Valley Center)

Provides an integrated array of programs for children, adolescent and their families who are at risk in crisis.

759 Vermont
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 621-4641
http://www.kvc.org


Connections/Project Eagle (TUKHS)

Screening and community navigation for multiple risks in families with children up to 5 years of age.

444 Minnesota Avenue,
Suite 100 Kansas City
KS 66101
913-281-2648 ex. 142

http://www.projecteagle.org/programs/connections.html


Safe Families for Children

Temporary hosting for children in families in crisis. Support for whole family. Child Welfare deflection. Prevention and protection services

P.O. Box 3732
Olathe, KS 66062
913-933-3375

http://kansas.safe-families.org


Families Together

Families Together assists parents and their sons and daughters with disabilities. Their mission is to encourage, educate, and empower families to be effective advocates for their own children. All of their services are provided at no cost to parents of infants, toddlers, children and youth with all types of disabilities and special health care needs.

10563 Lackman Road
Lenexa, KS 66215
(877) 499-5369 (KS parents)
(913) 287-1970
kansascity@familiestogetherinc.org

http://familiestogetherinc.org/


Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas

To promote empowerment and independence for adults with developmental disabilities.

2518 Ridge Court, #263
Lawrence, KS 66046
(785) 749-5588
1-888-354-7225 (toll free)
www.sackonline.org


Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Disabilities (ACED)

Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ACED) offers adults the opportunity to attend non-credit classes in an educational and social environment. The ACED program is designed to teach independent living skills and provide life-enhancing experiences.

UMKC Institute for Human Development
2220 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 235‐1754

http://www.ihd.umkc.edu/aced/


Wyandotte County Human Services Department

Divisions include the Community Developmental Disabilities Organization (CDDO) and the Office of Disabled.

City Hall
701 N 7th St, Suite 346
Kansas City, KS
66101
(913) 573-5460

https://www.wycokck.org/Departments/Human-Services/Divisions


The Whole Person (KS + MO)

Connecting people with disabilities to the resources they need.

3710 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-392-2493

https://thewholeperson.org

Kansas City Metro Domestic Violence Hotline

(816) 468-5463


Child Abuse Hotline

When calling from inside Missouri: (800) 392-3738
When calling outside of Missouri: (573) 751-3448


MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault)

Advocacy for rape victims, adult survivors of child sexual abuse, and support groups.

24 Hour Crisis Lines
MO: (816) 531-0233
KS: (913) 642-0233

3100 Broadway, Suite 400
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-4527
www.mocsa.org


Rose Brooks Center

Shelter that provides immediate and safe housing to families escaping violent homes, as well as ongoing support for survivors. They also offer therapy for children living in shelter or through the innovative violence prevention program Project Safe.

P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132
Offices (816) 523-5550
Crisis Line: (816) 861-6100

www.rosebrooks.org


New House

Newhouse provides access, admittance and residence in temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children 24-hours a day, every day of the year. Newhouse takes a comprehensive approach in meeting the needs of the women and children who turn to Newhouse for emergency shelter and for relief from the crushing distress of domestic violence. Newhouse offers:

  • Residential Shelter and Therapy:
  • Children’s Services
  • Community Education
  • Legal Advocacy
  • 24-Hour Hotline: (816) 471-5800

P.O. Box 240019
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 474-6446
Hotline: (816) 471-5800

www.newhouseshelter.org


Safe Home

SAFEHOME is an accredited provider of shelter and comprehensive support services for victims of domestic violence in Johnson and Miami Counties, Kansas. At the shelter, SAFEHOME offers counseling and services to victims of domestic violence and their children. Outreach Counseling offers support to individuals and families not living at the shelter and to those who are participating in SAFEHOME Transitional Living Program. Other services include community education and prevention, legal services provided by an on-site, licensed attorney and on-site advocacy at the Johnson County District Court and all local hospitals.

24 Hour Crisis Line: (913) 262-2868
Administrative Phone: (913) 432-9300

www.safehome-ks.org


Synergy

Synergy helps families in crisis—by serving clients of all ages including young children, adolescents and women in unsafe living environments. They also provide supportive services to struggling families in an effort to prevent violence.

Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 491-1114
24 Hour Youth Crisis Hotline: (816) 741-8700

400 E. 6th Street
Parkville, MO 64152
816) 587-4100

www.synergyservices.org


Hope House

Hope House provides shelter and comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence in the Kansas City metro area.

Hotline: (816) 461-HOPE (4673)
Metro Area Hotline: (816) HOTLINE (468-5463)
Main Phone: (816) 461-4188

www.hopehouse.net


Abuse Lawsuit

AbuseLawsuit.com provides resources and legal support for the victims and survivors of institutional sexual abuse. They believe survivors deserve compensation for the physical and emotional damages wrought by abuse of power.

Contact: 1 (844) 446-7241

www.abuselawsuit.com

Bethel-Riverview Coordination and Development

Emergency financial assistance for utilities, food pantry.

947 Osage
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 321-7418


Catholic Charities

Emergency Assistance Centers:

South Johnson County
333 East Poplar
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 782-4077

North Johnson County
9806 West 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 384-6608

Wyandotte County
2220 Central Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 621-1504

Leavenworth
716 North 5th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
(913) 651-8060

https://catholiccharitiesks.org/family-support-centers/


Crosslines Cooperative Council, Inc.

Emergency Assistance for individuals and families with opportunities to receive basic necessities such as:

  • Clothing Closet — free clean clothing
  • Rent and Utility Assistance
  • Shower facilities
  • Laundry services
  • Medicine Cabinet

736 Shawnee Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 281-3388

www.cross-lines.org/programs/emergency-assistance


Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.

Emergency assistance to help families obtain needed supports such as utility and rent assistance, and mortgage default counseling, and to address emergency situations.

1542 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 371-7800

www.eofkck.org


Salvation Army

The Emergency Assistance Program is an integral part of The Salvation Army, providing services to families on an emergency basis. Services include: cooling shelters, fan club, and housing & feeding.

See website to find a location nearest you.

centralusa.salvationarmy.org/mokan/equip-families/


Christ the King Church

Church emergency assistance program

8510 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 997-9710


Father Hix Social Services Center

Program provides emergency financial assistance for utilities, rent, mortgage, prescriptions, durable medical equipment, food, and other needs depending on the funding criteria and availability of funds. Information and referral for other services available. Call for appointment.

309 Benton Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 241-9886


Metro Lutheran Ministry – Community Care

MLM’s three Community Care locations – in Wyandotte, Jackson and Clay Counties – feed hungry people, provide articles of clothing, blankets for the cold weather and fans during the summer’s heat. Community Care assistance also helps families with utility bills and housing bills (rent, deposits, mortgages, etc.) Beyond emergency assistance, Community Care helps families move into services and programs that address the underlying problems of poverty.

Midtown
3031 Holmes
Kansas City, MO
(816) 931-0027

Northland
1104 NE Vivion Rd
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 454-5295

Wyandotte
722 Reynolds
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 342-8333


Redemptorist Utility Assistance

Provides life-sustaining assists at critical times with rent, utility and medical payments; food, clothing and transportation.

207 West Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-9942


Seton Center

Must make appointment on the last working day of the month at 8:00 am for emergency assistance.

2816 E. 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 231-3955


The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

1112 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 842-0416 x132

For Emergency Utilities Assistance, call Tuesday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception website


Della Lamb – Community Services

Della Lamb serves thousands of Kansas City people annually through Rent, Utility, Food, Back-to-School Supplies and Holiday assistance. Residency restrictions apply.

500 Woodland Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 842-8040
Ask for Social Services Department

Della Lamb

Truman Medical Center Financial Counseling Center

For those who do not have healthcare coverage, TMC Financial Counseling Center will assist you with determining potential eligibility for commercial medical insurance.

Hours & Locations:

TMC Hospital Hill (No appointment necessary)
Fourth floor, off the clinic elevators (former patient registration)
2301 Holmes Street
Kansas City, Mo 64108
Monday/Wednesday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

TMC Lakewood (By appointment) 
First floor, inside the clinic entrance
7900 Lee's Summit Road
Kansas City, Mo 64139
Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

http://www.trumed.org/patients-visitors/financial-services/financial-counseling

For more information call (816) 404-3040


University of Kansas Health System Financial Assistance

For patients and patient guarantors with limited financial resources, the health system has established a financial assistance program to help those who qualify in paying for their medical care.

913-588-7850

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

1112 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 842-0416 x132

For Emergency Utilities Assistance, call Tuesday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
http://www.kcgolddome.org/page.php?ID=59


Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City

Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City (CAAGKC) targets individuals who are homeless or in immediate danger of being homeless. Besides financial assistance, they use a case management approach to help the client to become more self-sufficient. Please contact one of their offices to speak to a case manager about eligibility and to schedule an appointment. View Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City locations that serve residents of Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties in Missouri.

Information and locations for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Eligible clients must be residents of Jackson, Clay, or Platte County, Missouri.

Call agency for more information: (816) 358-6868


Guadalupe Center

Various programs/resources for Latino communities

1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-1015
http://www.guadalupecenters.org/


Bethel-Riverview Coordination and Development

Emergency financial assistance for utilities; Food pantry

947 Osage
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 321-7418


Crosslines Cooperative Council, Inc.

Emergency Assistance for individuals and families with opportunities to receive basic necessities such as:

  • Clothing Closet — free clean clothing
  • Rent and Utility Assistance
  • Shower facilities
  • Laundry services
  • Medicine Cabinet

736 Shawnee Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 281-3388
www.cross-lines.org/programs/emergency-assistance


Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.

Emergency assistance to help families obtain needed supports such as utility and rent assistance, and mortgage default counseling, and to address emergency situations.

1542 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 371-7800
www.eofkck.org


Salvation Army

Midwest Customer Cares Program – designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. To qualify, you must be a Midwest Energy customer, and you must have a household income less than 200% of the federal poverty level. Assistance is available from November 1st through the end of April, or when the funding is exhausted, whichever comes first. Applicants may receive no more than $200 per heating season.

For more information or to receive an application, please call the Share the Warmth toll free hotline at 1.877.566.2769 x401.

Share The Warmth – designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. To qualify, you must reside in one of the 81 counties served by Kansas Gas Service, but applicants are not required to be a Kansas Gas Service customer. You must be the person responsible for paying the primary heating bill in that residence. You must provide sufficient proof of need. Your gross family income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level.

For more information or to receive an application, please call the Share the Warmth toll free hotline at 1.877.566.2769 x402.

Sharing the Warmth – designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. To qualify you must reside in one of the 33 counties served by ATMOS Energy, Inc., and be seeking assistance with an ATMOS Energy bill. Applicants must reside in home and be the person responsible for paying the bill. Gross family income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level guideline. Funding is distributed on a first come, first served basis. The program runs year round and applicants may receive assistance three times per program period for no more than $200 each time.

For more information or to receive an application, please call the Sharing the Warmth toll free hotline at 1.877.566.2769 x403.

KCP&L Economic Relief Program – provides assistance to Missouri families needing assistance in paying their electric bill. To qualify, applicant must reside in Missouri and reside in home and be the person responsible for paying the bill. Gross family income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level guideline. Applicant must be current on bill. Funding is limited and distributed on a first come, first served bases. Available spots fill up quickly, and become open only when someone else drops off the plan. Approved applicants may receive up to $50 towards electric bill for 12 months.

For more information or to receive an application, please call the Economic Relief Program hotline at 1-877-566-2769 x. 416. You may also contact your local Salvation Army community center for an application.


Bishop Sullivan Center

6435 Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64126
(816) 231-0984
www.bishopsullivan.org


City Union Mission Community Assistance

City Union Mission provides compassionate service to low-income and homeless community members. Relief efforts include distribution of food, clothing, school supplies, household items, utility assistance, case management, affordable housing referrals, Life Skills classes, and services for homebound elderly and disabled people..

1310 Wabash Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 329-1444
https://cityunionmission.org/community assistance/


Community Assistance Council

Offers direct assistance programs to families in need residing in South Kansas City area. Services include: utility/housing assistance, clothes closet, food pantry, home-delivered meals, medical/dental/optical assistance

10901 Blue Ridge
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 763-3277

Call for appointment. Will need proof of income; proof of residence via current utility bill; picture ID; Social Security cards for household.
http://cackc.org/


Della Lamb –Social Services

Della Lamb serves thousands of Kansas City people annually through rent, utility, food, back-to-school supplies and holiday assistance. Residency restrictions apply.

500 Woodland Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 842-8040
Ask for Social Services Department
https://www.dellalamb.org/services/social-services/


Vaughn-Trent Community Services

Fresh food pantry and bill payment assistance. Employment assistance programs. LIEAP and SNAP application assistance.

300 Oak St., Suite B Bonner Springs, KS 66012, 913-441-0461

http://www.vaughntrent.org/

Harvesters Community Food Network

(877) 353-6639 (toll-free)

Visit the Harvesters Food Assistance Locator to find a food bank near you, or find out more about SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), formerly known as Food Stamps.


Kansas SNAP (Food Stamps)

The Food Assistance Program provides qualifying low-income households in Kansas with food benefits, access to a healthy diet and education on food preparation and nutrition. It provides crucial support to elderly households, to low-income working households, to other low income households that include the unemployed or disabled and to households transitioning from welfare to work. Food assistance customers can spend their benefits to buy eligible nutritious food and plants and seeds to grow food for their household to eat. For information on eligibility requirements, see the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) Economic & Employment Services Food Assistance website.

To apply, go to the Kansas DCF Self-Service Portal (best viewed in Internet Explorer), and click the "Apply for assistance" link and create a user name and password to apply for Food Assistance or call 1-888-369-4777.


Missouri SNAP (Food Stamps)

The Food Stamp Program is designed to promote the general welfare and safeguard the health and well-being of the Missouri’s population by raising the levels of nutrition among low-income households. The benefits may be used to purchase any food or food products prepared for human consumption except alcoholic beverages and tobacco, hot foods, or foods prepared for immediate consumption. Use the Missouri Pre-Eligibility Tool & Application to find out if you are eligible for the Missouri Food Stamp Program.

Visit the Missouri Department of Social Services Family Support Division website to find out options for applying.


Guadalupe Centers

Food pantry/USDA commodities

1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-1015
Guadalupe Centers Family Support Services website


Salvation Army

Provides food assistance at multiple locations.

Visit the Kansas and Western Missouri Salvation Army website to find a location and contact information.


Catholic Charities

Support and housing services, emergency food, education, transportation, workforce development, health, disability and D(d)eaf services, adoptions and veterans services.

20 W. 9th
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
(816) 221-4377
Catholic Charities Kansas City Services website


Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries

Food pantry & assistance with utilities. Elderly, disabled, & emergency assistance. Call for more information.

3031 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 931-0027
Metro Lutheran Ministry website

City Union Mission

City Union Mission provides warm beds, nutritious food and a place of safety for thousands of poverty-stricken and homeless men, women, and children.

1100 E 11th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-474-9380
cityunionmission.org/


Community Linc Transitional Housing

Supportive housing program

4012-14 Troost Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64110
816-531-3727
www.communitylinc.org/


Homeless Hotline

24-hour shelter referral
816-474-4599


Shelter KC - A Kansas City Rescue Mission

Shelter KC offers its services at no charge (with very rare exceptions) to homeless individuals. Its services and programs are available to any individual, 18 or older, regardless of race, religion, gender, lifestyle or creed.

1520 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-421-7643
https://www.shelterkc.org/


Footprints, Inc. – Heroes Home Gate

Transitional housing for homeless veterans.

2015 E 35th Street
Kansas City MO 64109
816-863-8224
http://www.kcfootprints.org/heroes-homegate/


Guadalupe Centers - McKinney-Vento (Homeless) Program

The McKinney-Vento Homeless and Foster Care Programs at Guadalupe Centers Schools proudly serves students and their families by connecting them to community resources and agencies providing food, clothing, employment, emergency services, housing and utility assistance.

1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-421-1015
http://guadalupecenters.org/


reStart Inc.

reStart offers various shelter options. Call one of the numbers below or visit the website to find out more information.

24 hour access line to reStart Inc.: 816-472-5664
24 hour youth hotline: 816-309-9048

918 East Ninth Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
www.restartinc.org


Salvation Army

Provides shelters and transitional housing at multiple locations.

Visit the Salvation Army Kansas & Western Missouri website to find a location and contact information.


Sheffield Place

Transitional living program for homeless mothers and their children, which includes integrated supportive services.

6604 E. 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64126
816-483-9927
www.sheffieldplace.org/

Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri

Public Housing Agencies were established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities. Anyone seeking housing assistance in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area is eligible to apply for housing assistance. The Housing Authority of Kansas City, Mo determines initial eligibility based on four factors: (1) annual gross income, (2) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status (3) local federal preference,  and (4) criminal record.

920 Main Street, Suite 701
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Phone: 816-968-4100
hakc@hakc.org
http://www.hakc.org/home.aspx

Visit this Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri webpage for information on how to apply for housing assistance, hours that applications are accepted and required documents.


Johnson County Housing Authority

The Housing Authority administers Section 8  Housing (HCV) for the cities of De Soto, Edgerton, Gardner, Lenexa, Merriam, Mission, Overland Park, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Shawnee, Springhill and Westwood areas, Leawood, Fairway, and Stillwell.

12425 W. 87th Street Parkway, Suite 200
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 715-6600
http://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-services/housing/housing-authority


Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas Community Development

Coordinates programs funded through federal and state grants.

City Hall 
701 N 7th St, Suite 823 
Kansas City, KS 
66101
913-573-5100
https://www.wycokck.org/Departments/Community-Development/Programs

Visit the Community Development Programs web page to obtain information about services, programs and contact information.


Kansas City, Kansas Housing Authority

The Kansas City, Kansas Housing Authority (KCKHA) helps families and individuals with low and moderate incomes achieve greater stability and self reliance by providing safe, affordable, quality housing and partnering with community services and agencies and promoting economic opportunity in a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

Administrative offices
1124 N 9th St.
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-281-3300
http://www.kckha.org


Mid-American Assistance Coalition (MAAC)

Network of agencies that can assist with food, utilities, housing, clothing, medications, medical assistance, and mental health services.

1 West Armour Boulevard
Suite 301
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-561-2727
info@maaclink.org
https://maaclink.org/

Bethel-Riverview Coordination and Development

Emergency financial assistance for utilities, food pantry.

947 Osage
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 321-7418


Catholic Charities

Emergency Assistance Centers:

South Johnson County
333 East Poplar
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 782-4077

North Johnson County
9806 West 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 384-6608

Wyandotte County
2220 Central Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 621-1504

Leavenworth
716 North 5th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
(913) 651-8060

https://catholiccharitiesks.org/family-support-centers/


Crosslines Cooperative Council, Inc.

Emergency Assistance for individuals and families with opportunities to receive basic necessities such as:

  • Clothing Closet — free clean clothing
  • Rent and Utility Assistance
  • Shower facilities
  • Laundry services
  • Medicine Cabinet

736 Shawnee Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 281-3388

www.cross-lines.org/programs/emergency-assistance


Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.

Emergency assistance to help families obtain needed supports such as utility and rent assistance, and mortgage default counseling, and to address emergency situations.

1542 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 371-7800

www.eofkck.org


Salvation Army

The Emergency Assistance Program is an integral part of The Salvation Army, providing services to families on an emergency basis. Services include: cooling shelters, fan club, and housing & feeding.

See website to find a location nearest you.

salarmymokan.org/services/emergency-assistance


Christ the King Church

Church emergency assistance program

8510 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 997-9710


Father Hix Social Services Center

Program provides emergency financial assistance for utilities, rent, mortgage, prescriptions, durable medical equipment, food, and other needs depending on the funding criteria and availability of funds. Information and referral for other services available. Call for appointment.

309 Benton Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 241-9886


Metro Lutheran Ministry – Community Care

MLM’s three Community Care locations – in Wyandotte, Jackson and Clay Counties – feed hungry people, provide articles of clothing, blankets for the cold weather and fans during the summer’s heat. Community Care assistance also helps families with utility bills and housing bills (rent, deposits, mortgages, etc.) Beyond emergency assistance, Community Care helps families move into services and programs that address the underlying problems of poverty.

Midtown
3031 Holmes
Kansas City, MO
(816) 931-0027

Northland
1104 NE Vivion Rd
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 454-5295

Wyandotte
722 Reynolds
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 342-8333


Redemptorist Utility Assistance

Provides life-sustaining assists at critical times with rent, utility and medical payments; food, clothing and transportation.

207 West Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-9942


Seton Center

Must make appointment on the last working day of the month at 8:00 am for emergency assistance.

2816 E. 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 231-3955


The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

1112 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 842-0416 x132

For Emergency Utilities Assistance, call Tuesday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception website


Della Lamb – Community Services

Della Lamb serves thousands of Kansas City people annually through Rent, Utility, Food, Back-to-School Supplies and Holiday assistance. Residency restrictions apply.

500 Woodland Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 842-8040
Ask for Social Services Department


Midland Care Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

Providing all medically necessary services including primary care, medications, transportation, therapies (physical, occupational and mental) etc. Serving the frail elderly population who want to stay in their home and community longer, rather than moving to a nursing facility.

818 Ann Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101
785-554-9882

https://www.midlandcareconnection.org/


Kansas Legal Services

We provide civil legal services to people who have Kansas legal issues and are experiencing barriers to obtain legal assistance.

400 State Ave. Suite 1015
Kansas City, KS 66101
9136210200

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Central Office
1125 Grand Blvd #1900
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-474-6750

West Office
920 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-478-9868

https://lawmo.org/

AARP

Visit website or call number to find information on work for 50+ year olds and/or retirement planning.

9200 Ward Parkway, Suite 350
Kansas City, MO  64114
866-389-5627
aarpmo@aarp.org

AARP Kansas
6220 SW 29th Street, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66614
866-448-3619
ksaarp@aarp.org

https://www.aarp.org/


Aging & Disability Resource Center

Aging & Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are visible and trusted places where people can turn for information, assistance, and a single point of entry to public long-term support programs and benefits.

Kansas Commission on Aging, Aging and Disability Resource Center
https://www.kdads.ks.gov/commissions/commission-on-aging/aging-and-disability-resource-centers

The statewide comprehensive call center can be reached at 1-855-200-2372 to initiate assistance anywhere in the state of Kansas.


Area Agency on Aging

Provides services targeted to promote the independence of senior adults.

Johnson County Area Agency on Aging
Aging Information Line: 913-715-8861
https://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-services/area-agency-aging/aging-overview

Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties 
849-C North 47th St 
Kansas City, KS  66102
https://www.wycokck.org/Departments/Area-Agency-on-Aging
60plus@wycokck.org


Don Bosco Centers

Helps seniors age 60 and over and adults with disabilities maintain independent living by providing meals, transportation, fellowship and activities that promote health, education, and recreation

580 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-691-2900
https://www.donbosco.org/


Elder Abuse and Neglect

KANSAS

Domestic/Community Abuse
800-922-5330

Nursing home, hospital, home health agency, etc. abuse or neglect
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
800-842-0078

MISSOURI

Department of Health and Human Services Adult Abuse & Neglect Hotline
1-800-392-0210


Metro Lutheran Ministry

Assists senior citizens and people with mental and physical disabilities providing advocacy, reassurance, food assistance, and in-home visits

3031 Holmes 
Kansas City, MO  64109 
816-931-0027
https://www.mlmkc.org/


Mid-America Regional Counsel, Aging and Adult Services

Committed to the needs of seniors in Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties.

600 Broadway, Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64105-1659
816-421-4980 or
800-593-7948
http://www.marc.org/Community/Aging.html

Call for more information, or view the Services and Programs page of the Mid-America Regional Counsel, Aging and Adult Services website.


Salvation Army

Assistance Provided: food, utilities, eye glasses, medications for senior citizens

Kansas City, KS Harbor Light Village Corps
6723 State Ave.
Kansas City KS 66101
913-232-5400
https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/mokan


Additional Resources

How Addiction is Becoming a Risk to Seniors 

https://www.seniorliving.org/research/substance-abuse-seniors/

Kansas Retirement Communities

https://www.retirementliving.com/kansas#assisted

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Dial 1-800-273-8255 for the free 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

  • If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
  • The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free, and confidential.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website for addtional resources.

See Mental Health resources page for resources in the Kansas City metro that can offer further assistance.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) - Kansas City Area

Provides individual support & local meeting information 24-hours a day.

24-hour Hotline: 816-471-7229
Visit www.kc-aa.org for meeting information.


Cocaine Anonymous Groups

Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.

Greater Missouri Area Cocaine Anonymous
Kansas City: 866-822-0007
http://www.camissouri.org/

Kansas Area Cocaine Anonymous
Help-Line: 316-302-9401
https://cakansas.org/


Drug Rehab Connections

Drug Rehab Connections is an online resource to help individuals understand addiction, addiction treament options, addiction recovery, rehab education and support.

Visit https://www.drugrehabconnections.com/ to explore resources.


Footprints, Inc.

Footprints brings help and healing to those in recovery from substance use disorders, and shelter and hope for homeless veterans.

Wayne D. White
Recovery Community Center

Outpatient Treatment/Drop-in Center
4501 Troost Avenue
Kansas City MO 64110
816-561-0567

Heroes Home Gate
Transitional Housing for Homeless Veterans
2015 E 35th Street
Kansas City MO 64109
816-863-8224

M.A.M.A.’s House
Women’s Recovery Residence
816-832-8776

https://www.kcfootprints.org/


Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

Kansas and Kansas City Hotline Number: 855-222-5542

Visit the Gamblers Anonymous Meeting Locator to find a meeting near you.


Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem.

24-hour Phoneline: 1-800-561-2250
Visit http://www.kansascityna.org/ for meeting information.

We provide free physician visits and labs for underinsured patients wishing to undergo hormone replacement therapy, with the understanding that they will finance their own hormone replacement medication ($40-$70/month). We offer both masculinizing and feminizing transition therapies. It is important to note that we are not able to provide primary health services or treat any other conditions apart from Hormone Replacement Therapy (diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.). If interested in participating, send an email to Jaydocfreeclinic@kumc.edu with your basic information (Name, age, service you are seeking). We will email you back with additional information as well as a short application. Ideal candidates are English-speaking, 18 years of age or older, and able to afford hormone replacement medications.


Download List of Transgender Area Resources

The Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri Youthbuild Ventures

Job placement, training, file for unemployment & youth programs.

299 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 777-2901
Youthbuild Ventures website


KidZone Learning Center of Wyandotte County

Childcare and Preschool/PreK for children 6 weeks through elementary school age

SOCI Scholars Scholarships for children from low income families

Academic Support Services for K-12 Remote Education

5100 Leavenworth Rd
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-780-6365

https://www.olathewesleyan.org

JayDoc Free Clinic

Email:
jaydocfreeclinic@kumc.edu

Phone:
913-387-1202

Mailing address:
300 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City, KS, 66103
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