Independence MO is the fourth largest city in Missouri and it is in Jackson County. Every year
there is a large number of people living in Independence MO needing help. There are lots of organizations with
resources to help people in the Independence MO area. Some are local but there are others that are located in
Kansas City that can also help people living in Independence.
Please browse below to see if there is an organization here that can help you. Give them a call
and see if they have the funding to help you right now. Don't give up contacting them. If you know of other places
in the Independence MO area that will help people in need, please share with us.
Community Services League of Independence
14500 E. 39th Street, Independence, MO
Community Services League provides a broad spectrum of services to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the
community. Services include Emergency Assistance, Housing Counseling, and Work Express. They help with bills, rent,
bus passes, food, clothes and have a Christmas store
Lunch Partners, Center Branch Remnant Church
709 W. Maple, Independence, MO
Lunch Partners is part soup kitchen and clothes pantry and helps with food to take home. Free, hot lunches
available for the hungry. A lot of poor and homeless folks use the facility. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:30 AM
-1:00 PM. No questions asked. They also have a great huge clothes pantry.
14700 E Truman Rd, Independence, MO
The Salvation Army helps with food and bills, also bread and sometimes clothes. They also help with baby food,
formula, diapers and toiletries.
St. Joseph the Worker Parish
2200 N. Blue Mill Rd., Independence, MO 64058
Rent & Utility Assistance
Call for appointment M-F 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Income guidelines, must show proof on income and residence
Services Zip Code 64058
St Mary's Church
600 N Liberty St, Independence, MO
The Center is open to the public who need assistance with Bills, Food, and Clothes on Wednesday and Thursday of
each week, from 9am - 12noon, and from 12:30 - 3:30pm. They prefer to take clients by appointment.
United Services Comm Actn Agency
3675 S Noland Rd # 100, Independence, MO
They help with bills.
Van Horn Caring Community Center
1109 S. Arlington, Independence, MO 64053
M-Tues-Thurs-Fri 9:00 a.m. -1:00
Weds 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Must be in Van Horn School District