Here are local organizations and groups that provide support and resources to the community. Visit their websites to review their services, or call them to see how they can help you.
Catholic Charities of Kansas City /St. Joseph – Offers assistance in Mom’s Empowerment, Housing, Employment Services, Financial Literacy and Economic Security, Parenting, Food Pantry, Emergency and Disaster Assistance, and Housing. They have offices in Kansas City, St.Joseph and Warrensburg. For more information call : 816-221-4377 or go to the website at https://catholiccharities-kcsj.org/
Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City – Provides low-income residents of Jackson and Platte counties services that help them become self-sufficient. They offer Food & Toiletry Pantries, Healthy Homes Program, Supportive Services, Weatherization and Youth Services and more. You can call the Jackson county office at 816-358-6868 or the Platte county office at (816) 858-5153. You may also see the website for more information at them at https://caagkc.org/
Community Services League – Assist communities in reaching their potential by providing immediate relief to people in need, assessing their situations, and providing solutions that lead to economic stability. They have programs to help with Nutrition, Shelter,Personal Care, Medical Support, Employment Services, Financial Education and Coaching, Family Stability, Career Services, and more. Call them at : 816-254-4100 or see the website at : https://www.cslcares.org/
KC Metro Crime Stoppers – Encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies. Citizens can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward. For more information click HERE or to submit a tip call 816-474-TIPS
KC Mothers In Charge – Offers support to the families and friends of homicide victims with Homicide Scene Support, Home Visit Support, Funeral Home Visits, Vigils, Family Support Calls, Criminal Justice System Navigation, Individual or Family Counseling, Monthly Support Groups, and Quarterly Meet & Greets. If you have loss someone to homicide you can call them at : 816-912-2601 or see them on the web at : https://www.kcmothersincharge.org/
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center – At locations around the Metro, they offer primary medical care for patients of all ages. They provide Adult , Senior, Adolescent, Children and Infant Health, Imaging and Labs, Podiatry, Dental, Mental Health and much more. Call them at 816-474-4920 or see the website at https://samrodgers.org/
United Way of Greater Kansas City – Maintains a database of resources including Housing & Utilities Assistance, Health & Dental Care, Employment & Public Assistance, Food, Clothing & Household Items, Pregnancy, Parenting & Family Health, Consumer, Legal, Safety, Transportation, Mental Health & Addiction, Education, Military & Veterans, and Disability Support and much more. Call them for referrals at : 211 or go to the website at : https://www.unitedwaygkc.org/
The Urban League of Kansas City – Works to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for the underserved in America. They have many programs for adults and children. For more information about the programs call them at : 816 -471-0550 or you may visit the website at : https://www.ulkc.org/
Who Dunnit Sisters – Kansas City True Crime Podcast on unsolved murders and missing person cases. They produce quality and insightful stories of the victims, and outline the circumstances around the crime.
Click HERE to view information for the Who Dunnit Sisters
There are many other resources available in the Metro area.
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