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Area of Aging
849-C North 47th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66102
Phone: 913-573-8531
Fax: 913-573-8577
Toll Free: 1-888-661-1444
TDDKS Relay: 1-800-766-3777
Provides services targeted to promote independence of senior adults.

American Red Cross (emergency assistance)
1600 Washington Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 321-6314
Free smoke detectors, fire safety education, first aid, CPR, lifeguard training, health screening, emergency first aid stations, HIV/Aid prevention education.
Bethel-Riverview Coordination and Development
947 Osage
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 321-7418
(Emergency assistance) emergency financial assistance for utilities, food pantry.
Bethel Neighborhood Center
14 South 7th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 371-8218
(Emergency assistance) Clothing closet
Catholic Charities
2220 Central Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102-4759
(913) 621-1504
Fax: 913-371-6951
Provide assistance with food, rent, prescriptions, utilities, substance abuse counseling. Child care under 7, adoption and pregnancy counseling.
Catholic Community Services-Emergency Center
Kansas City Area
632 Tauromee
Kansas City, KS 66101
Assistance Provided: Call first to set up an appointment - utilities, food, housing, medications, transportation

Cerebral Palsy Guide
3208 E. Colonial Dr. #241
Orlando, FL 32803
National organization that helps families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy. Sharing information about therapies and treatment, the causes of CP and support for those with this disorder.
Community Development
701 N 7th, 8th floor
Kansas City, KS 66101
House enhancement, program help loan, community Housing Investment Program.
Crosslines Cooperative Council, Inc.
736 Shawnee Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 281-3388
Emergency financial assistance for utilities, emergency financial assistance for prescriptions, financial assistance for rent and mortgage. 
Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.
2940 N 17th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 621-5437
Emergency financial assistance for utilities, rent, and mortgage.
The Family Conservancy
444 Minnesota Ave. Suite 200
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 342-1110
Mission Statement: Helping children and families achieve a lifetime of success.
Families Together, Inc.
5611 Barrington Ct. South # 120
Topeka KS, 66614
(785) 233-4777

Parenting training, information on advocacy for Kansas parents and their children with disabilities.

Family Preservation
DCCCA Family Preservation
155 S. 18th St., KCKS 66102
(913) 281-4932
Provides intensive in-home services to families who are in danger of having their child removed from their home.
Friends of Yates Inc.
1418 Garfield Ave
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 321-1566
(Emergency Assistance) Clothing closet, commodity food program, transitional housing.
Heart of America Family Services
5421 State Avenue
KCKS 66102
(913) 287- 1300 
Provide resource to families on individual and family counseling, early childhood care, education, community based family supports.
Housing Authority
1124 N 9th St.
KCKS 66101
(913) 281-3300
Helps families and individuals with low and moderate income obtain safe, affordable, quality, housing through public housing and section 8 voucher programs, list of shelters.
Kansas Department for Children and Families Kansas City
402 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913) 279-7000
TDD: 1 (913) 279-7501
Fax: (913) 279-7393

Food Stamps, Emergency Food Services, Commodity, Adult protective Services, Funeral assistance, Kansas Weatherization, LIEAP program, Child Care.

KCK Huggers/Special Olympics
5033 State Ave.
Kansas City, KS. 66102
(913) 573-8331
Mission Statement: To inspire and encourage intellectually and physically challenged individuals to lead a rewarding and healthy lifestyle through education, sports, and activities.
KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc.
4300 Brenner Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 322-4900
Mission Statement: It is the mission of KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital to enrich and enhance the quality of life of individuals, families and communities by providing comprehensive and compassionate trauma-focused behavioral and mental healthcare, education and medical services.
Provides an integrated array of programs for children, adolescent and their families who are at risk in crisis. 

Mental Health America of the Heartland
739 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 281-2221
Mission Statement: Mental Health America of the Heartland is dedicated to promoting the mental health of the community, and improving the quality of life of persons with mental illness, through advocacy, education, and support.
Midamerica Alliance For Access
Independent Living and Assistive Technology Center
626 Minnesota Ave. Suite 200
Kansas City, KS. 66101
(913) 378-2280 Voice
(913) 321-5182 Fax
Provide information, referral, advocacy, peer support, independent living skills training, and de-institutionalization as well as a newly remodeled Assistive Technology Center and Financial Management Services.
The Salvation Army
6723 State Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 232-5400
Emergency assistance, homeless services and prevention, substance abuse treatment, social programs for all ages and spiritual and emotional care to the community. Addiction recovery services including diagnosis, referral, social detox, intermediate and reintegration.

Mt. Carmel Community Outreach Ministries
(913) 621-4111
Kansas City, KS 66102

Joyce Williams Shelter
(913) 321-1566
Kansas City, KS 66102

Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas
2518 Ridge Court, #263
Lawrence, KS 66046
(785) 749-5588
1-888-354-7225 (toll free)
FAX: (785) 843-3728 <>
To promote empowerment and independence for adults with developmental disabilities.

Shalom House
2100 N. 13th, KCKS
(913) 321-2206
Assistance Provided: temporary shelter, evening & morning meals, laundry, showers, and limited hrs.
Special Olympics Wyandotte County
5033 State Avenue
KCKS 66102
(913) 573-8331
Kansas City Social Security Office
850 Nebraska Avenue
Kansas City KS 66101
Social Security Phone (Nat'l): 1 (800) 772-1213
TTY: 1 (800) 325-0778
Social security card and SSI, SSDI.

Kansas City Shelter
Kansas City, KS
(913) 321-1566
SOS Shield of Service
Half-Way House
1200 N. 7th St., KCKS
(913) 342-5500
Assistance Provided: Register with SRS, fees, other additional requirements; call for details
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