Local Agencies

Emergency Hotlines

Emergency Hotlines

Adult and Child Protection
KC Metro - 866-215-9077 (to report abuse)
after hours - 800-922-5330 
TDDY - 800-766-3777
Metro Hotline for all battered women's shelters
For all battered women's shelters & domestic violence; answered 24/7.
816-HOTLINE or 816-468-5463
Website
Child Abuse Hotline
Missouri - 800-392-3738
Website
Kansas - 800-922-5330
Website
Metro Organization to Counter Sexual Assault
Crisis line for rape and sexual abuse
Missouri Crisis Line - 816-531-0233
Kansas Crisis Line - 913-642-0233
Website
El Centro, Inc--Victim Assistance Program
Kansas - 913-281-1186
(In Spanish, service also provided for children)
Website
Suicide Prevention Hotline
Missouri - 1-800-SUICIDE (Answered 24/7)
Kansas - 913-831-1773 (Answered 24/7)
Website

Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Agencies

Alcoholics Anonymous
Missouri - 816-471-7229 (answered 24/7)
Kansas - 913-384-2770 (answered 24/7)
Website
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency
Assessments, testing, information and referrals: 24/7
Missouri - 816-361-5900
Website
Al-Anon & Alateen
Missouri - 816-373-8566
Website
Kansas - 913-384-4653
Website
National Substance Abuse Help Line
Help finding local substance abuse treatment programs 
800-622-HELP or 800-622-4357
Website
Kansas City Community Center
Alcohol & drug treatment & rehabilitation services
1730 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127
816-842-1805 or 816-421-6670
Website
Truman Lakewood Addiction Recovery Program
Medical in-patient "detox" and stabilization--requires pre-authorization/approval
7900 Lee's Summit Road, Kansas City, MO 64139
816-404-8047
Website
Narcotics Anonymous Help Line
800-955-3454 (answered 24/7)
 

Emergency Assistance (Represents major multi-service agencies)

American Red Cross
Disaster relief services, AIDS info and training classes
211 W. Armour, Kansas City, MO
KC Metro - 816-931-8400
Website
El Centro
Johnson County Family Center
500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS
Kansas - 913-829-7800
www.elcentroinc.com
Catholic Community Services
Emergency and family services
9220 W. 87th, Overland Park, KS
Kansas - 913-433-2100
www.catholiccharitiesks.org 
Housing Urban Development
301 E. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111
816-968-4100
Community Services League
300 W. Maple, Independence, MO 
MO--main office - 816-254-4100
www.communityserv.org
Mid America Assistance Coalition
Referral hotline for food, clothing, utility and rent
1 W. Armor, Suite 301, Kansas City, MO
KC Metro - 816-561-3339
www.maaclink.org/maac.htm
Don Bosco Centers
531 & 520 Garfield, Kansas City, MO
MO--main office - 816-691-2900
www.donbosco.org
United Service Community Action Agency
Serves low income families in MO. counties of Platte, Clay, and Jackson 
6323 Manchester Ave., Kansas City, MO 64133
Office - 816-358-6868
www.choose-hope.org
Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry
Emergency assistance, education, case management 
3031 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64019
Midtown - 816-931-0027
Northland - 816-454-5295
Wyandotte - 913-342-8333 
www.mlmkc.org
United Way
1080 Washington St., Kansas City, MO 64105
Missouri - 816-474-5112
www.kcunitedway.org 
434 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66117
Kansas - 913-371-3674
www.unitedway-wyco.org
Salvation Army
Emergency services
3013 E. 9th St., Kansas City, MO 64124
KC Metro - 816-483-8484
www.salvationarmy.org
 

Hot Meals/Homeless Care 

 
Argentine Food Kitchen
Meals provided from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
646 Shawnee Ave, Kansas City, KS
Kansas - 913-262-1040
www.oldmission.org
Kansas City Community Kitchen
Hot lunch served Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
415 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-474-6524 
www.episcopalcommunity.org
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Sack lunches 1:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; emergency clothing and financial aid 
416 W. 12th St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-824-0416
Kansas City Rescue Mission
Dinner served every night, 7:00-8:15 p.m. 
1520 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-421-7643
www.kcrm.org 
City Union Mission Day Room
men only: lunch, dinner, showers, clothing, counseling 
1108 E. 10th St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-474-9380
www.cityunionmission.org 
Pro Deo
For young adults offering encouragement, character development & a positive influence. They offer after-school tutoring & homework help, food and clothing pantry, dinner night, peer groups and much more.
P.O. Box 6742, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64064
Missouri - 816-226-6806
prodeo@gmail.com
www.prodeoyouthcenter.org
City Union Mission Hospitality Center
Women and families, lunch , clothing, TV, playroom, personal counseling 
1310 Wabash, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-483-7685
www.cityunionmission.org 
St. James Place / Bishop Sullivan Center
Soup kitchen open M-F, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.; food pantry 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
3936 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-561-8515
www.bishopsullivan.org
Homeless Services Center
Employment referral, substance abuse and mental health support
1444 E. 8th St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-483-1199 
Salvation Army Team Table
Meals provided from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
3013 E. 9th St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-483-8484
www.salvationarmy.org
Homeless Services Coalition
3200 Wayne, Suite 209, Kansas City, MO
KC Metro - 816-924-7997
www.hscgkc.org
Uplift Organization Incorporated
Outreach to homeless on the streets 
1516 Prospect Ave., Kansas City, MO
KC Metro - 816-241-0060
Hot Lunch Service
M-F, 6:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. 
645 Nebraska, Kansas City, KS
Kansas - 913-281-5638
www.kckpl.lib.ks.us/wycohelp/wycohelp.htm?id=68
Willa Gill Multi-Service Center
Hot lunch daily, 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Voice mail, phone bank, case management referrals 
645 Nebraska, Kansas City, KS
Kansas - 913-621-4690
www.therighttrackkc.org/willagillcenter.aspx
Holy Family House
Dinner served M-Th., Sat. & Sun 6-7:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. 
912 E. 31st, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-753-2677
www.holyfamilycwhouse.org
 

INFORMATION/HOTLINE AGENCIES 

CDC Aids / HIV Hotline
Transmission, testing, information & referrals 
National - 1-800-342-AIDS
1-800-227-8922
Johnson County Information Line 
Answered Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Kansas - 913-715-8999
TTY - 913-894-8822
http://hsa.jocogov.org/information/jocoinfo.shtml
Compassionate Ear Warm Line
Mental health peer support; 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. daily 
1-866-WARM EAR
http://www.mhah.org/Programs/CE.html
Metro Bus Information
KCMO, Johnson and Wyandotte Counties
KC Metro - 816-221-0660
www.kcata.org
Consumer Credit Counseling
KC Metro - 816-753-0535 
1-800-355-2227
www.apprisen.com
Migrant and Refugee Services
Catholic Charities
KC Metro - 913-621-5774
www.catholiccharitiesks.org/page.aspx?pid=412
Health & Senior Health Services
Missouri - 800-392-0210
www.dhss.mo.gov
Social Security Information
1-800-772-1213
www.socialsecurity.gov/pgm/services.htm
Indian Affairs 
KC Metro - 816-421-7608
www.haicindian.com
 

Senior Services 

 
Kansas Elder Care Hotline
Kansas - 888-353-5337 
Wyandotte / Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging
9400 State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66112
Kansas - 913-328-4531 

Shelter Providers 

 
Christ Temple Agency
Emergency shelter and substance abuse services 
4517 Troup, Kansas City, KS
Kansas - 913-461-1057 
City Union Mission Family Shelter
Emergency and transitional shelter for families and single women 
1310 Wabash, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-483-7685
www.cityunionmission.org 
City Union Mission Men's Shelter
1108 E. 10th St., Kansas City, MO 
Missouri - 816-474-9380
www.cityunionmission.org 
Community LINC
Transitional housing for families 
4015-14 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-531-3727
www.communitylinc.org
Dep't. of Mental Health / Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness and substance abuse disorders 
2600 E. 15th St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-482-5770
dmh.mo.gov/ada/facts/oxford.htm
Excelsior Springs Job Corps
Transitional housing program for youth, education and job training 
701 Louis Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO
Missouri - 816-630-5501
www.jobcorps.gov
Forest Avenue Shelter
Emergency shelter for families 
4300 Forest Ave., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-753-4753
www.forestavenuechurch.com
Guadalupe Center
Transitional shelter and sufficiency programs for families 
2641 Belleview, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-561-6885
www.guadalupecenters.org/directory.asp?prog=PROG3
Hillcrest Ministries
Transitional housing and self sufficiency programs for families
Clay County - 216 Jewell St., Liberty, MO - 816-781-8988
E. Jackson County - 401 N. Spring St., Independence, MO - 816-461-0468
Platte County - 5611 N. Northwood #2, Kansas City, MO - 816-587-9037
Wyandotte County - P.O. Box 171443, Kansas City, KS - 913-400-2573
www.hillcresttransitionalhousing.org
Holy House
Emergency and transitional shelter for families 
912 E. 31st St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-753-2677
www.holyfamilycwhouse.org
Homeless Hotline
Shelter referrals 24 / 7
KC Metro - 816-474-4599
Hope House
Barred women's shelter; transitional shelter
P.O. Box 577, Lee's Summit, MO
Missouri - 816-461-4673
www.hopehouse.net
Joyce Williams Center
Emergency shelter for domestic violence 
1219 N. 13th St., Kansas City, KS
Kansas - 913-321-1566
www.friendsofyates.org
Kansas City Rescue Mission
Emergency shelter for single men 
1520 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-421-7643
www.kcrm.org 
 Mother's Refuge
11004 E. 40 Hwy, #132, Independence, MO 
Missouri - 816-353-8070
www.mothersrefuge.org
 Mt. Carmel Community Outreach
Transitional housing and support services for homeless families 
1311 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS
Kansas - 913-621-4111
www.mtcarmelrc.org
Neutral Ground
Emergency shelter for youth in crisis 
4300 Brenner Dr., Kansas City, KS
Missouri & Kansas - 913-334-0294
www.kvc.org
New House
Emergency and transitional shelter as well as supportive services for battered women 
P.O. Box 2400019, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-474-6446
Hotline - 816-471-5800
www.newhouseshelter.org
Restart, Inc.
918 E. 9th St., Kansas City, MO
Overnight & family emergency shelter, transitional shelter for families 816-472-5664
Youth Shelter and Outreach - 816-309-9048 
A New Start Housing - 816-531-4191
Vocational Living Center - 816-923-7101
Homeless Services Center - 816-842-1199
www.restartinc.org
Rose Brooks
Domestic violence shelter 
P.O. Box 320599, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-523-5550
Crisis Line - 816-861-6100
www.rosebrooks.org
Safe Haven
Domestic violence shelter and supportive services for families 
3100 NE 83rd St., Kansas City, MO
Northland - 816-452-8535
www.synergyservices.org/?page=Main_Our_Services_Women_SafeHaven
Safe Home
P.O. Box 4563, Overland Park, KS 
Kansas - 913-432-9300
Hotline - 913-262-2868
www.safehome-ks.org
Salvation Army Access
Provides housing for severely mentally ill homeless adults 
101 W. Linwood, Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-756-2769
www.salvationarmy.org
Salvation Army Crossroads
Emergency shelter for families 
14704 E. Truman Rd., Independence, MO
Missouri - 816-461-1093
Salvation Army Johnson County
Emergency shelter and transitional living shelter for families 
402 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS
Kansas - 913-829-0578
Salvation Army Harbor Light Village
Emergency shelter for families and single women; transitional housing 
6723 State Ave., Kansas City, KS
Kansas - 913-232-5400
Salvation Army Northland
Emergency shelter and transitional housing for families and single women 
5935 NW Bell Rd., Parkville, MO
Northland - 816-587-4224
Sheffield Place
Transitional housing for single women and families 
6604 E. 12th St., Kansas City, MO
Missouri - 816-483-9927
www.sheffieldplace.org
Synergy Services
Emergency and transitional housing for youth ages 12-18
400 E. 6th St., Parkville, MO
Northland - 816-587-4100
www.synergyservices.org
 

Women, Children & Family Services

 
 Alphapointe Association for the Blind
Job training, low vision clinic, employment, youth and senior services 
7501 Prospect, Kansas City, MO
phone - 816-421-5848
fax - 816-237-2019
www.alphapointe.org
 Cross-Lines Community Outreach, Inc.
Provides people affected by poverty with basic services and opportunities that encourage self-confidence and self-sufficiency
736 Shawnee Avenue Kansas City, KS 66105
phone - 913-281-3388
www.cross-lines.org
 Boys Town USA
National - 800-448-3000
www.boystown.org/locations
 Community Assistance Council
Clothes Closet, food pantry, utility/housing assistance, home delivered meals, medical/dental/optical assistance 
Hickman Mills
10901 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, MO
phone - 816-763-3277
fax - 816-763-5785
 
Red Bridge
700 E 110th St, Kansas City, MO
(inside St. Peter's UCC)
phone - 816-942-1155
www.cackc.org