Kansas City Help


There are shelters dotted all over the Kansas City Metro area. Some shelters are well known and publish their addresses whereas others keep their locations confidential especially if they have residents that are seeking refuge there.

Below are some shelters in the Kansas City Metro area. If you know of others, please share with us.

City Union Mission
1100 E. 11th St., Kansas City, MO 64106
City Union Mission is the only shelter in Kansas City with infirmary beds for those who are ill or injured.

Holy Family House
A Catholic Worker Community
912 E. 31st St., Kansas City, Missouri 64109
Very small shelter, hosting 3 families

Kansas City Rescue Mission (KCRM)
1520 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-7643 ,  E-mail: info@kcrm.org
Good food, safe shelter, comfortable beds, clean facilities

SAFEHOME's services have grown tremendously over the last 10 years. Services focus on education, prevention, crisis-intervention and long-term community support, including:

  • 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
  • Shelter Program
  • Timitri Transitional Housing Program
  • Women and Children's Counseling
  • Community Outreach Counseling Housing, Court and Economic Advocacy
  • Johnson County Domestic Violence Court Advocacy
  • Substance Abuse Assessment
  • Rape Prevention Education
  • Healthcare Education & Advocacy
  • Community Education
  • Jewish Community Outreach
  • Legal Representation
  • Outreach Advocacy

SAFEHOME is one of six metro domestic violence shelters, and is the only program of services for victims of domestic violence in Johnson County.

Sheffield Place
6604 East 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64126-2208
(816) 483-9927, info@sheffieldplace.org
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sheffield Place is a shelter for homeless women and their children. They provide long-term shelter and comprehensive services to fifteen families. Their purpose is to help families increase their income and educational levels, obtain and retain permanent housing, and ultimately achieve greater self-determination, respect and happiness.