Kansas City Help

Kansas City MO

Kansas City is the largest municipality in Missouri and it is the central city of the KC Metro area. Being the largest city, Kansas City has its share of homeless people and people needing help of various kinds. There are efforts to reduce the number of homeless people in Kansas City and there are grants and organizations that are dedicated to helping people in need in Kansas City.

You will be able to find help whether you need food, shelter, healthcare, legal or financial help. There are also lots of help available for people looking for employment.

The largest employer in the Kansas City area is the US Government with more than 146 federal agencies. State, county and city government also employ many people living in Kansas City. There are many major employers in Kansas City making getting jobs not impossible.

There are lots of organizations with resources to help people in the Kansas City MO area. 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 Kansas City MO area that will help people in need, please share with us.

Bishop Sullivan Center
6435 Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64126
Phone: 816-231-0984

Don Bosco Family Support Center
Main Administrative Office
531 Garfield, Kansas City, MO 64124
816-691-2900 (Main Line)

Energy Assistance
6323 Manchester Ave, Kansas City, MO.
Phone: 816-743-8323

Grace and Holy Trinity Outreach Program
13th & Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64105
Services Provided: Rent Assistance, Mortgage Assistance, Utility Referrals. Open first and Third Thursdays of every month 9:30 - 11:30 am. Services Greater KC area both MO & KS
Must have a valid Picture ID, Income verification, copy of lease, current utility bill.

HEATSHARE Kansas and Western Missouri
Divisional Headquarters
3637 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Call 1-800-336-4547assistance may be provided one time per heating and one time per cooling season.

Holy Family House
A Catholic Worker Community
912 E. 31st St., Kansas City, Missouri 64109

For further information, e-mail maacacct@maaclink.org or call (816) 561-2727

Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry
Emergency Assistance for Families in Crisis - Community Care
3031 Holmes, Kansas City MO

Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries
Northland 1104 NE Vivion Rd.  KC,MO 64118
(816) 454-5295
Residents of Clay or Platte Counties
Checklist: ID, Proof of income, SS Card for all household members
Other Locations: Jackson County (816) 931-0027 Wyandotte County (913) 341-8333

Mid America Assistance Coalition
One West Armour Blvd. - Suite 20, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 561-2727 / (877) 962-6222
General Email: maacinfo@maaclink.org

Redemptorist Center
207 W. Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs. 10:00 - 12:00
Services Provided: Clothing, Food Pantry, Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance, Transportation
Service Area - 9th St. to 36th St.; State Line to Tracy, Westport Rd. to Union Station.
Limit to once a week assistance for food and clothing

United Services Community Action Agency
6323 Manchester Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 358-6868
Located across from old 63rd street Drive In/Swap-n-shop
You must have Id, social security cards for all members in the home, proof of residence and copies of current gas AND electric bills if you have both services (they will pay on both) You do not need an appointment, you walk in fill out an application and you can see a case worker immediately. The also serve the entire KC METRO Area. For more information on getting help from United Services, follow the link.