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Wyandotte /Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging & Disability Resource Center
849-C North 47th St
Kansas City, KS 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 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.

Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Alex Diaz-Granados Chief Editor Email | Website
We provide vital guidance and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. We cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles.

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

Free food banks and pantries  

  • Central Avenue Center Of Hope
    11 N 15th St,
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    Call (913) 233-2511

  • Vaughn - Trent Community Services, Inc.
    205 Oak St,
    Bonner Springs, KS 66012
    (913) 441-0461

  • Pleasant Green Baptist Church
    340 David L Gray Dr
    Kansas City, KS 66101
    Call (913) 371-5393

  • Mount Carmel Community Outreach
    1220 Troup Ave
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913) 621-4111


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
Kansas City, KS 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.
Kansas City, KS 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.

Kansas Legal Services
Phone: (913) 621-0200
To speak to an attorney. The lawyers at Kansas Legal Services help low income clients with civil legal cases. The firm is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to help low income, elderly and disabled Kansas residents meet their basic needs through the provision of essential legal, mediation, consultations and employment training services.

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.

Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry
Emergency Assistance for Families in Crisis - Community Care
722 Reynolds
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 342-8333
They help people keep their lights on, their houses warm and roofs over their heads, helping families with utility bills and housing bills (rent, deposits, mortgages, etc.).

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
Kansas City, KS
(913) 321-2206
Assistance Provided: temporary shelter, evening & morning meals, laundry, showers, and limited hrs.

Special Olympics Wyandotte County
5033 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 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.

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