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Children and Family

Administration for Children & Families

601 E. 12th Street

Room 349

Kansas City, MO 64106-2808

816-426-2264

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  • Services to low- and moderate-income children and their families, head start services, funding for head start programs.

Big Brother/Big Sister

3908 Washington

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-561-5269

Website

  • Youth mentors for children (ages 8 - 14) of single parent/nontraditional family households.

Boy's and Girl's Club of Greater Kansas City

6301 Rockhill Road

Suite 303

Kansas City, MO 64131

816-361-3600

Website

  • Youth programs.

Catholic Charities

3100 Main, Suite 10

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-561-1835

Website

  • Counseling, adoption, mental health services, services for pregnant women, education/training, homeless prevention, foster care, and senior care services.

Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA)

503 E. 23rd Street

Independence, MO 64055

816-252-8388

Website

  • Counseling, education, support, and parenting classes, plus prevention classes for children and adults.

Child Support Enforcement Program

Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services

301 E. Armour Boulevard, #5

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-889-2000

Website

  • Services include locating parents, establishing paternity, establishing child/medical support orders, monitoring and enforcing compliance with child support orders, reviewing and initiating modification of support orders and distributing support collect.

Children's International

2000 E. Red Bridge Road

Kansas City, MO 64131

816-942-2000

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  • Sponsorship of children in Third World countries.

Children's Place Agency

2 E. 59th Street

Kansas City, MO 64113

816.363.1898

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  • Treatment center for abused children under 8 years of age.

Christian Foundation for Children and Aging

1 Elmwood Ave.

Kansas City, KS 66103

(913) 384-6500

(800) 875-6564 toll free

Website

  • Helping poor families in developing countries put food on the table, send their children to school, afford shelter, and access health care through sponsorship tailored to their specific needs.

Della C. Lamb Neighborhood House

500 Woodland Avenue

Kansas City, MO 64106

816-842-8040

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  • Early education child care, adult education, senior services, transportation, youth activities and emergency assistance.

El Centro

650 Minnesota Avenue

Kansas City, KS 66101

816-759-4400

913-677-0100 

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  • Education, career counseling, childcare, computer training, job placement, senior citizen services, migrating education, translation services, emergency services, housing, keyboards to success, etc.

The Family Conservancy

626 Minnesota Avenue

Kansas City, MO 66101

913-342-1110

Website

  • Individual/family counseling, early childhood care and education, and community-based family support.

Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri

8383 Blue Parkway

Kansas City, MO 64133

816-358-8750

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  • Youth programs for girls of all ages and volunteer opportunities.

Jackson County Prosecutor's Office, Family Support Division

324 E. 11th Street

Suite 1100

Kansas City, MO 64106

816-881-3171

Website

  • Child support enforcement for parents who have not received Medicaid or Tanf in the past 5 years, establish paternity, provide prosecutors.

The Lighthouse

7110 Wyandotte

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-346-9230

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  • Maternity ministry for unwed mothers.  Offers housing during pregnancy (for mothers up to 21 years of age), medical care, counseling, outreach programs, parenting classes, childbirth classes, Bible study, adoption agency, after care 2 years postpartum.

Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)

600 Broadway

Suite 300

Kansas City, MO 64105

816-474-4240

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  • Strives to foster better understanding and cooperation on issues that extend beyond the jurisdiction of a single city, county, or state.  These issues include transportation, child care, aging, emergency services, public safety and 9-1-1, environmental issues, etc.

Missouri Department of Social Services

4309 E. 50th Terrace

Kansas City, MO 64130

816-929-7800

Website

  • Provides resource numbers, child abuse/neglect reporting, youth program information, health care programs, services for low income families.

 

Move-Up

3013 East 9th Street

Kansas City, MO 64124

816.842.8515

816.753.1111 (secret witness hotline)

  • Community development - develops safe and healthy youth, safe neighborhoods, provides intervention programs against substance abuse, crime and violence for adults and youth.  Also, provides assistance for homeowners who are in default or foreclosure status.

Planned Parenthood

1001 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard

Kansas City, MO 64110

800-230-PLAN

Website

  • Sexual and reproductive health care, including family planning, gynecological care, STI/STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing and abortion services.

Safe Home

PO Box 4563

Overland Park, KS 66204

(913) 432-9300

(888) 432-4300 (Toll-free)

Website

  • Serves to educate the community about programs and services available for victims, and the need for domestic violence assistance programs in the community.

Sisters Helping Sisters

816-335-1414

Website

  • Support and resources for single moms, including Single Mom Empowerment Group meetings.

TIES Program

3101 Broadway

Suite 575

Kansas City, MO 66208

816-234-3021

  • Services for any drug-exposed children.

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