Community Resource Guide

We maintain this list of resources for informational purposes to assist our community members in finding affordable health care, educational opportunities, food security, housing and employment assistance. If you find any inaccuracies in this list that need updating, please contact David Remley.

Dental Care

Cabot Westside Health CenterEveryone accepted, sliding scale816-471-0900
Clay County Public Health Center, Liberty816-595-4200
Kansas City Free Health Clinic – EastsideRoutine exams, cleanings, fillings, extractions, partials, crowns, Medicaid816-753-5144
Kansas City’s Medicine CabinetEmergency Dental Care816-276-7517
Rodgers-Independence Dental CareSliding scale, Medicaid816-254-4920
Samuel U Rodgers Community Health CenterNo insurance, Medicaid816-474-4920
Samuel U Rodgers Dental ClinicMcCoy Elementary School816-418-3670
Seton Center Family & Health ServicesNo insurance, sliding scale816-231-3955
Swope Health ServicesAll insurance accepted, sliding scale816-923-5800
Truman Medical Center LakewoodDental, insurance, medicaid, cash816-404-6885
UMKC School of DentistryDental clinic, Emergency Dental Care, no insurance required, reduced cost services816-235-2145

Health Care Clinics

Cabot Westside Health CenterEveryone accepted, sliding scale816-471-0900
Children’s Mercy Hospital – Teen ClinicSees patients as young as 9 y/o816-234-3050
Clay County Public Health CenterUninsured, Medicaid, Clay County residents only for some services, dental, WIC, immunizations, mental health816-595-4200
Kansas City Free Health Clinic – EastsideSliding scale, Medicaid816-254-4920
Nurture KC (formerly Mother & Child Health Coalition)Pediatric/infant immunizations, safe sleep strategies, home safety for infants816-283-6242
Samuel U Rodgers Community Health CenterNo insurance, Medicaid816-474-4920
Sojourner ClinicFree for homeless,
Swope Health ServicesAll insurance accepted, sliding scale816-923-5800
Truman Medical CenterHealthcare services, insurance, Medicaid, cash816-404-1000

Public Health Resources

Clay County Public Health Center, LibertyUninsured, Medicaid, Clay County residents only for some services, dental, WIC, immunizations, mental health816-595-4200
Jackson County Public Health, IndependenceLow cost immunizations and screenings, cash discount816-404-6415
Kansas City, Missouri Health DepartmentLow cost immunizations, screenings, HIV services816-513-6008
Missouri HealthNet DivisionApply for Medicaid/Medicare1-888-275-5908

Mental (Behavioral) Health Services

American Red Cross, Greater Kansas Cityemergency, health & safety
Benilse HallTreatment for substance
Comprehensive Mental Health Services (Independence and KCMO)Substance abuse treatment, crisis support, outpatient, walk-in, in-home mental health services 816-254-3652
Carenet Psychiatric Services816-373-6400
Catholic CharitiesSubstance abuse treatment for adults816-221-4377
Child Abuse Prevention AssociationCounseling & family support services816-252-8388
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & ClinicsInpatient & outpatient
The Children’s PlaceAbuse treatment &
Comprehensive Mental Health ServicesSubstance Abuse Treatment816-254-7755
Counseling SolutionsFamily & parenting services816-452-7775
Crittenton Children’s CenterSubstance abuse treatment, outpatient, inpatient, residential, and in-home services – Adolescents816-765-6600
Family ConservancyCounseling and therapy, early childhood mental health, eating disorder assistance913-342-1110
Heartland DNA Paternity TestingDNA Paternity Testing816-795-5599
Kansas City Psychiatric & Psychological Services, LLCOutpatient, adult and adolescent mental health care816-373-6433
Lifework, Susan L. Peach, LCSW (Independence, MO)Family counseling816-836-2920
Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)Crisis line, counseling for victims of sexual assault816-531-0233
Midwest Psychiatric Consultants816-523-0103
KCV Niles Children’s Psychiatric TreatmentResidential treatment816-241-3448
First Call (formerly National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence)Alcohol/drug prevention and recovery816-361-5900
ReDiscoverCrisis, mental health, substance abuse services844-994-4325
Research Psychiatric CenterAdolescent and adult behavioral health, outpatient treatment, senior mental health816-444-8161
Samuel U Rodgers South Therapeutic Intervention CenterCounseling for adults, children, families, and groups816-474-4920
Tri-County Mental Health ServicesYouth and adult services, substance abuse treatment, suicide prevention816-468-0400
University Health Behavioral Health (formerly TMC Behavioral Health)Youth and adult services, homeless outreach services, substance abuse services, flat fee schedule816-404-5709 (Kansas City Location)
816-404-6170 (Lee’s Summit Location)

Prescription Assistance

Bishop Sullivan CenterPartners with Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet816-231-0984
Community Assistance CouncilPartners with Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet816-763-3277
Community Services LeaguePartners with Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet816-254-4100
Kansas City’s Medicine CabinetPrescription assistance, durable medical equipment, diabetic supplies816-276-7517
Northland Assistance Center816-421-2243


Cabot Westside Health CenterEveryone accepted, sliding scale816-983-5947
Children’s Mercy Clinics816-404-3659
Clay County Public Health816-595-4358
State of Missouri WIC Program Information/Support Line800-392-8209
Samuel U Rodgers Health Center WIC Clinics816-889-1881 (Downtown KCMO)
816-983-5947 (Westside KCMO)
816-499-8106 (North Kansas City)
St. Luke’s Hospital WIC Clinic816-932-5156
Swope Health Services816-922-1080
University Health WIC816-404-0650


Bishop Sullivan Center816-231-0984
Catholic Charities816-221-4377
City Union Mission816-483-7685
Grace United Community Ministries – Food Distribution Center816-231-5745
Harvesters – The Community Food Network816-929-3000
Kansas City Community Kitchen (Nourish KC)816-561-8920
Kingsway Ministry Lighthouse – Food Distribution Program816-921-7016
Mid America Assistance Coalition – Food Distribution Center816-561-2727
Northland Assistance Center816-421-2243
Redemptorist Social Services Center816-931-9942
Salvation Army – Food Distribution Center816-483-8484
Seton Center816-231-3955


Alternative HS/Seton CenterAlternative school/life skills816-581-4755
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas CityYouth mentoring program816-561-5269
Boy Scouts of AmericaScouting, life skills816-942-9333
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas CityYouth development skills816-241-5252
Bridging the GapEnvironmental sustainability education816-561-1087
Caring Community Sites LINCBefore and after-school programs for youth816-889-5050
Children’s TLCtherapeutic and educational services for children with disabilities816-756-0780
DeLaSalle Education CenterAlternative school/life skills816-561-4445
Della Lamb Community ServicesAdult Education, GED, ESL, early education816-842-8040
Cultural Crossroads, IncMulticultural education816-737-5979
Don Bosco Community Center, ESL Programself-sufficiency and empowerment, English as a second language816-691-2958 (community center)
816-691-2822 (ESL)
Girl ScoutsScouting, life skills816-759-3025
Global & Multicultural Education CenterIntercultural awareness816-753-2372
Green Works in Kansas Cityenvironmental justice education816-304-8400
Guadalupe Center, IncEarly Childhood through High school, workforce development programs816-421-1015
Heartland All Species ProjectEnvironmental Civic Education816-361-1230
Kansas City Public LibraryRefugee & immigrant services and empowerment, career online highscholl, services for educators816-701-3400
KCMSD Based Linked ServicesKCMO School District services
Literacy KCAmericore, Career Online Highschool, Math, Adult Reading Programs816-333-9332
Mattie Rhodes CenterYouth development programs816-221-2349
MARC Headstart/Metropolitan Council on Early LearningHead Start and Early Head Start Programming816-474-4240
KCV MissouriK-12 Alternative School816-241-3448
Operation BreakthroughEarly childhood and after-school programming, parent programming816-756-3511
PeaceWorks Kansas CityPeace education for youth816-561-1181
People to People Internationalstudent travel programs844-359-2020
Synergy ServicesEmpowerment and training816-587-4100
Urban Rangers CorpsYouth programs: Life skills, mentoring, workshops, career planning, work experience816-333-6455
Whatsoever Community CenterEarly Chldhood, After-school, GED Classes, ESL, Spanish Classes, Career Services, College Prep816-231-0227
YMCA of Greater Kansas CityHead Start programs, certification/training, group exercise classes, youth enrichment and leadership, swim lessons, youth sports816-842-9622


Bishop Sullivan CenterJob placement816-231-0984
Community LINCEmployment services and financial coaching816-531-3727
Dress for SuccessProvides women workplace clothing816-561-5115
Job Corps – Excelsior SpringsLearn a trade800-733-5627
Job Corps – Kansas CityLearn a trade800-733-5627
Family Support DivisionWelfare to Work816-889-2000
Full Employment Council/Missouri Career CenterEmployment assistance training816-471-2330
Helping Hand of Goodwill IndustriesEmployment support for the disadvantaged816-842-7425
Hispanic Economic Development CorporationEconomic development initiatives for the Latino community816-221-3442
Interfaith Worker Justice of Greater KCWorker rights advocacy816-924-1800
Jewish Vocational ServiceEmployment services816-471-2808
Missouri Jobs with Justice KC ChapterEconomic justice group816-805-2385
Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas CityWorkshops and occupational skills training816-358-6868
Women’s Employment NetworkJob readiness training816-822-8083
Workforce Development DivisionEmployment resource access816-437-3635

Public Safety

Ad Hoc Group Against Crimeanti-crime group816-881-5500
Kansas City Police Departmentpublic safety816-234-5530 (East Patrol Non-Emergency)
911 (Emergency)
Kansas City Anti-Violence ProjectLGBTQIA+ centered anti-violence group, 24-7 support hotline816-349-9371
Newhouse24 hour domestic violence services816-474-6446


Catholic CharitiesSenior and disabled housing, veteran housing, community housing, utility assistance816-221-4377
Christmas in Octoberhome repair for low-income elderly816-531-6443
Community LINCLife skills & transitional housing816-561-5862
Emergency Home Repair ProgramsCity-sponsored home repair programs for low-income individuals816-513-3025
Greater Kansas City Housing Information CenterHome ownership, housing and credit counseling services816-931-0443
Habitat for Humanity Kansas CityHome repairs and affordable home ownership programs for low-income individuals816-924-1096
Habitat for Humanity ReStoreLow-cost home improvement materials816-231-6889 (East Bottoms
816-886-7374 (Independence)
Housing Authority of Kansas CityAffordable housing, voucher programs, Section 8, and elderly/disability programs816-968-4100
Life UnlimitedCommunity living for adults with developmental disabilities816-474-3026
Mid-America Assistance CoalitionUtility assistance816-561-2727
Rebuilding Together Kansas CityHome repair and accessibility for low income, elderly, veterans, seniors and people with disabilities816-781-8985
reStartemergency shelter, transitional living and permanent housing816-472-5664
The Whole PersonIndependent living skills training, transitional services913-871-4188

Community Support Agencies

Amnesty International Local Group #115Human rights worldwide, 3rd Monday monthly913-321-5867
Communities Creating OpportunityRacial and social justice group
Center for Conflict ResolutionConflict resolution training and mediation services816-461-8255
Consolidated Social Work Services, Inc.Social service advocacy group
Cross Border NetworkHuman rights and economic justice organization816-379-6692
Greater Kansas City Coalition to End HomelessnessHomelessness prevention/advocacy group816-924-7997
Heart of America Indian CenterEncourage social, educational, and economic advancement of the American Indian community816-421-7608
Heart to Heart InternationalHealthcare access advocacy group913-764-5200
Holy Family Catholic Worker HouseAnti-racist, anti-classist, anti-sexist Catholic Faith-based community816-753-2677
Human Rights CommissionCivil/human rights issues in Kansas City
Immigrant Justice Advocacy MovementImmigration justice advocacy
Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights
International Relations CouncilInternational relations816-897-6474
Islamic Society of Kansas CityIslamic faith organization816-763-2267
Jackson County CASAAdvocacy for children who are victims of abuse/neglect816-842-2272
Kansas City Diversity CoalitionEmpowerment of LGBTQIA+ individualskcdc@kcdiversity.org
Kansas City HarmonyRace relations improvement
Legal Aid of Western MissouriFree civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low income individuals816-474-6750
MoveOn.Org – Kansas CityPetitions for social justice
NAACPBlack empowerment and advocacy group816-421-1191
National Black United Front- Kansas CityBlack empowerment and advocacy group816-866-3025
Outreach InternationalCommunity-led development to sustainably address poverty-related issues worldwide816-833-0883
OzanamTreatment center for children with behavioral and emotional problems and learning disabilities816-508-3600
Salvation ArmyServices for struggling families, at-risk children, vulnerable adults, emergency and disaster relief816-483-8484
Trinity CounselingDomestic violence counseling, workshops816-200-2532
United Nations AssociationUN advocacy group
Urban League of Greater Kansas CityAdvocacy for African Americans and other disadvantaged persons to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights816-471-0550
United Inner City ServicesEarly childhood development816-994-5400
Youth Volunteer Corps of Greater KCYouth programming: team-based service experiences that build life and work skills816-384-3822  ​
United Way of Greater Kansas CityHealth, education, financial stability programming for underserved communities816-472-4289