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Homeless Resources

Adult Homelessness
Youth Homelessness
Domestic Violence Shelters: Kansas and Missouri
Homeless Shelters: Kansas and Missouri

Metropolitan KC Resources

Homeless Hotline – Crisis Hotline-24 HRS (816) 474-4599

Youth Homeless Hotline – Crisis Hotline-24 HRS

Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline: Kansas and Missouri
816-861-6100 / 816-461-4673

Meal Program Partners & Churches – Artists Helping the Homeless

Veterans Homeless

Housing Authorities


Foreclosure Prevention (HUD Certified)


HUD Housing Counseling


HUD Resource Locator

HUD Resource Locator – Find housing authorities, affordable rental housing, homeless resources, affordable elderly and special needs housing and much more.

Individuals with Disabilities


Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can help you with your energy needs in two ways: the Energy Assistance/Primary Heating (EA) program and the Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP): EA helps you with a one-time payment of your primary heating bill, while the ECIP helps pay your fuel bill when your energy is shut off or is threatened to be shut off. The amount of help you receive is based on the amount of money needed to settle your crisis with the energy provider.

Catholic Charities
2220 Central Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66102
(913) 621-1504

Crosslines Cooperative
736 Shawnee Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66105
(913) 281-3388

El Centro
650 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
(913) 667-0100

Economic Opportunity Foundation (EOF)
Main Office
(913) 371-7800
EOF Northeast C & D Center
1542 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66102
(913) 371-0848

Johnson County Multi-Service Centers

(Food pantries, utility assistance,
Kansas City Medicine Cabinet etc.)

Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries (MLM)
722 Reynolds Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
(913) 342-8333

Salvation Army
6723 State Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66102
(913) 232-5400

United Way
434 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
(913) 371-6772

Veterans Services

Homeless Veterans
V.A. Loan

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas


Several of Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance Centers offer housing programs through HUD. These programs assist homeless families in finding long term, affordable housing and also provide wrap around support services.  Program eligibility is determined by HUD guidelines and assessments. Enrollment is based on eligibility and availability of funding..

Kansas City
2220 Central Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66102

716 North 5th St.
Leavenworth, KS 66048

333 East Poplar
Olathe, KS 66061

Overland Park
9806 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS 66212

502 Kansas Avenue
Atchison, KS 66002

1525 West 6th St
Lawrence, KS 66044

Shalom House-Men’s Shelter

2100 North 13th Street
Kansas City, KS 66104

Each day, Shalom House opens its doors to 24 men of all faiths in need of shelter, food and companionship. Services are provided at no charge and include a safe place to sleep, eat dinner and breakfast, shower (toiletries and other necessities provided), do laundry and get clothing. In addition, men get employment assistance as well as referrals for medical care. Resources and the encouragement help residents to develop a plan to successfully transition to permanent housing.

CHES, Inc. 

(Credit & Homeownership Empowerment Services, Inc.) is a HUD Approved, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, housing, financial and credit organization. Our entire team is committed to helping you achieve financial freedom. CHES, Inc., it’s your move…

Discover What CHES, Inc. Can Do For You!

  • CHES, Inc.:  Dedicated to empowering low to moderate income individuals and families with the knowledge and confidence necessary for long-term financial & homeownership success. 816-533-7417 /
  • Community Housing of Wyandotte County: CHWC exists to serve the families and neighborhoods of Kansas City, Kansas/Wyandotte County. 913-342-7580 /
  • Community Services League: To assist communities in reaching their potential by providing immediate relief to people in need, assessing their situations, and providing solutions that lead to economic stability. 816-254-4100 /
  • Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center: Providing counseling and financial resources for homelessness prevention, and utility assistance. 816-931-0443 /
  • Habitat for Humanity Kansas City: is the seventh oldest affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Mission Statement: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, community and hope. 816-924-1096 /
  • NHS of KCMO: NHS has three distinct departments: Real Estate Development, HomeOwnership Center, and Community Relations.  816-822-7703 /
  • Westside Housing: is the only CDC in Kansas City, Missouri that includes a significant focus on serving the Latino community, advocating on a range of social, political and housing issues. 816-421-8048 /
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
  • Understand your rights as a homeowner (Kansas and Missouri).
  • Community Builders of Kansas City (CBKC) is Kansas City’s largest urban core developer reclaiming neighborhoods by developing quality housing and related services in the neighborhoods it serves. A not-for-profit community development corporation, CBKC works with the neighborhoods it serves to build meaningful relationships, act as community convener, facilitator and resource for services. Since 1991, SCB has secured more than $225 million of investment in urban renewal, earning recognition and respect on the national community development stage.
  • Need to find utility assitance? Homeless resources? Help paying rent? A food pantry? Help getting your finances in order? Resources for your children? Find these resources and much more.United Way’s 2-1-1 is a great resource for everyday needs that aren’t quite 9-1-1 emergencies. United Way 2-1-1 spans a 23-county area, including 7 counties in Kansas and 16 in Missouri, and has access to thousands of resources. Call 2-1-1 and you’ll reach a trained, caring professional, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s free and confidential. Visit additional information about United Way’s 2-1-1 services: call (816) 474-5112 or toll free at (866) 320-5764.
  • 9 County Metropolitan RegionMy Resource Connection links individuals to resources that can help meet their needs: groceries, clothing, housing, health care, transportation, food pantries, rental payment assistance, employment, veteran’s services, utility assistance, mental health support, early childhood education and much more. Search for resources by zip code and/or county. Visit to Resource Connection and select the Jobs, Apartments or Services tabs for additional information.

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