Housing 2018-02-15T15:03:08+00:00

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Homeless Resources

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

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

Veterans Homeless

Home Ownership

Buying a Home – From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Foreclosure Prevention Missouri and Kansas
Housing Counseling Missouri and Kansas
Home Maintenance Repair and Remodeling
Know Your Rights/File a Complaint

Housing Authorities


Kansas City Housing Resources

Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center www.greaterkchousinginformationcenter.org

HUD Resource Locator

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

Foreclosure Prevention (HUD Certified)


HUD Housing Counseling


Individuals with Disabilities


Programs to subsidize Home Ownership

Ask an Expert

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.:  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 / www.chesinc.org
  • Community Housing of Wyandotte County: CHWC exists to serve the families and neighborhoods of Kansas City, Kansas/Wyandotte County. 913-342-7580 / www.chwckck.org
  • 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 / www.cslcares.org
  • 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 / www.habitatkc.org
  • NHS of KCMO: NHS has three distinct departments: Real Estate Development, HomeOwnership Center, and Community Relations.  816-822-7703 / www.nhsofkcmo.org
  • 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 / www.westsidehousing.org
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): www.hud.gov
  • Understand your rights as a homeowner (Kansas and Missouri).
  • 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 http://www.unitedwaygkc.org/find-support/united-way-2-1-1For 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 http://ims.jocogov.org/rc/default.aspx.Go to Resource Connection and select the Jobs, Apartments or Services tabs for additional information.

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