Kansas City Area


Assistance in Kansas City Kansas

If you live in Kansas City Kansas and need help, there are some organizations that offer assistance in Kansas City Kansas all year round as well as over the holidays. Below is a list of organizations that will help anyone in need with their phone numbers, addresses and what they do.

Assistance centers in Kansas City Kansas

Area of Aging
1300 N. 78th St., Suite #100
Kansas City, Kansas 66112
Phone: 913-573-8531
Fax: 913-573-8577
TDDKS Relay: 1-800-766-3777
Email: 60plus@wycokck.org
Provides services targeted to promote independence of senior adults.

American Red Cross (emergency assistance)
1600 Washington Blvd.
KCKS 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
KCKS 66105
(913) 321-7418
(Emergency assistance) emergency financial assistance for utilities, food pantry.

Bethel Neighborhood Center
14 South 7th Street
KCKS 66101
(913) 371-8218
(Emergency assistance) Clothing closet top

Catholic Charities
2220 Central Avenue
KCKS 66102-4759
(913) 621-5255
Fax: 913-621-4507
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
KCKS 66101
Assistance Provided: Call first to set up an appointment - utilities, food, housing, medications, transportation

Coalition for Independence
3738 State Avenue
KCKS 66104
(913) 321-5140
Provide information, referral, advocacy, peer support, independent living skills training, and de-institutionalization.

Community Development
701 N 7th, 8th floor
KCKS 66101
House enhancement, program help loan, community Housing Investment Program.

Crosslines Cooperative Council, Inc.
736 Shawnee Avenue
KCKS 66105
(913) 281-3388
Emergency financial assistance for utilities, emergency financial assistance for prescriptions, financial assistance for rent and mortgage. top

Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.
1542 Minnesota Avenue
KCKS 66102
(913) 371-7800
Emergency financial assistance for utilities, rent, and mortgage.

Friends of Yates Inc.
1219 North 13th Street
KCKS 66102
(913) 321-1566
(Emergency Assistance) Clothing closet, commodity food program, transitional housing. top

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) 281-300
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.

Northeast Coordination and Development
950 Quindaro
KCKS 66101
(913) 371-0848
(Emergency Assistance) Commodity food program, Financial assistance for utilities.

Salvation Army
701 Washington
KCKS 66101
Emergency assistance
(913) 321-6958
Emergency financial assistance for utilities, prescriptions, rent and mortgage.

Salvation Army
500 N. 7th St., KCKS
(913) 321-6958
Assistance Provided: food, utilities, eye glasses, medications for senior citizens

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

Social Rehabilitation Services
400 State Avenue
Kansas City Kansas
(913) 279-7000
Food Stamps, Emergency Food Services, Commodity, Adult protective Services, Funeral assistance, Kansas Weatherization, LIEAP program, Child Care.

Social Security
850 Nebraska Avenue
Kansas City Kansas 66101
Social security card and SSI, SSDI.