Employment Resources

Beyond the Conviction
1734 E. 63rd St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 842-4975


FYI:  offers mentorship, career development, employment resources and recovery support services for at risk job seekers, such as convicted felons.

Dress for Success KC
3120 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 561-5115

FYI:  provides interview attire for women by appointment

Goodwill Job Hunters Program
1817 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 842-7425

FYI:  provides job seekers with a list of local companies, coaches them on phone etiquette when calling to inquire about positions, provides daily bus passes to search and/or apply for open positions and once employment is secured, job seekers are provided with enough bus passes until they receive their first pay check.

Full Employment Council


Central Kansas City Location
1740 Paseo Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-2330

Clay County Locations
3100 NE 83rd St., Suite 2100
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 468-8767

South Kansas City Locations
6801-A Longview Rd.
Kansas City, Mo. 64134
(816) 966-0289

Platte County Resource Center
11724 NW Plaza Circle Ste. 500
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 464-4620 | 816-464-4612

Ray County Location
103 East North Main Street
Richmond, MO 64085
(816) 776-3920

Cass County Locations
West Central Missouri Community Action Agency
109 Congress, Belton, MO 64701
(816) 318-3922

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency
200 Oakland, Harrisonville, MO 64701
(816) 380-6690

FYI:  offers assistance such as building resumes & cover letters, internships, job training, career placement & services for people with special needs.

The TurnAround Program
20 West 9th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 561-1835

FYI:  Provides assistance with ID cards, clothes, employment and treatment referrals. 

Men's Only Shelter


Kansas City Rescue Mission (KCRM) 
1520 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 421-7643
FYI: Sign-up is a lottery system from 3:30 – 5pm; ID is not required 


Transitional & Supportive Housing Programs


Community Linc
4012 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO
(816) 531-3727


Hillcrest Transitional Housing
Clay County Locations


Liberty Housing Site
PO Box 17
Liberty, MO 64069
Phone: (816) 781-8988
Fax: (816) 415-8943


Avondale Housing Site
2901 NE Jaudon, #8
Avondale, MO 64117
Phone: (816) 452-8033
Fax: (816) 452-8063

Platte County Locations


South Platte Housing Site
5611 N. Northwood, #2
Kansas City, MO 64151
Phone: (816) 587-9037
Fax: (816) 442-8023 


Eastern Jackson County Locations


Independence Housing Site
401 North Spring
Independence, MO 64051
Phone: (816) 461-0468


Lee's Summit Housing Site
503-B SW Mission Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: (816) 600-2681
Fax: (816) 600-2683


Kansas Location


738 N 31st Street
Kansas City, KS 66102


Housing Resources


To locate a shelter immediately, clients can call 2-1-1 from their cell phone
Homeless Hotline (816) 474-4599


Emergency Family Shelters


City Union Mission Family Shelter
1310 Wabash Ave
Kansas City, MO 
(816) 483-7685


Cross Roads Family Shelter
14704 E. Truman Rd
Independence, MO
(816) 461-1093
FYI: must pass drug & alcohol test at entry; 60 day program


Forrest Ave Shelter 
4300 Forrest Ave
Kansas City, MO 
(816) 753-4753
FYI: No men


Johnson County Family Lodge
400 East Santa Fe
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 829-0578 or (913) 782-3640


Domestic Violence Shelters


Battered Women’s Hotline – (816) 861-6100


Hope House
(816) 461-4773


Hope Haven 
(816) 380-4663 


Joyce Williams Shelter
(913) 321-1566


Rose Brooks
(816) 861-6100


Sheffield Place
(816) 483-9927


Salvation Army – Linwood Center
(816) 756-2769

United Community Services Action Agency 
Administrative Office
6323 Manchester Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone (816)358-6868 Ask for Tina (ext. 268) or Luna (ext. 278)
Fax (816) 356-0780 Bottom of Form

West Jackson County
299 Paseo
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 923-9400

Clay County Locations

Excelsior Springs
108 S Thompson
Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024
(816) 630-0037

Northland
1900 NE Englewood Rd
Kansas City, Missouri 64118
(816) 459-9615

Platte County Locations


Platte County Outreach
412 Aller
Tracy, Missouri 64079
(816) 858-5153

Housing Authorities in the KC Metro Area


Kansas City, Missouri
(816) 968-4100


Kansas City, Kansas
(913) 281-3300

 

Blue Springs Housing Authority
The Independence office serves this area

Excelsior Spring Housing Authority
(816) 630-7361

Independence Housing Authority
(816) 836-9200

Johnson County Housing Authority
(913) 432-2174

Liberty Housing Authority
(816) 781-7100

Lee’s Summit Housing Authority
(816) 524-1100

Olathe Housing Authority
(913) 782-2600

Overland Park Housing & Grant Administration
(913) 381-5252

Richmond Missouri Housing Authority
(816) 470-2708

Smithville Missouri Housing Authority
(816) 523-3744

Permanent Housing Options

 Income Based/Low Income Housing

Alexandria Apartments – (816) 931-8087
Avon Apartments – (816) 924-6215
East Village – (816) 221-0158
Bainbridge Apartments – (816) 960-2003
Brush Creek Village Townhomes – (816) 861-2200
Chelsea Plaza Homes – (913) 281-1399
Colonial Point – (816) 444-5552
MAC Property Management (816) 931-2108

Paradise Flats
Park Central
The Hamilton
Yankee Hill
Raleigh Arms

Phoenix Homes – (913) 406-0736 ( They have properties throughout KC & MO)
Riverside Townhouses II – (816) 741-7022
Royal Gardens Apartments & Townhomes – (913) 334-4942
Rycor Reality – (816) 237-1100 (They have properties throughout MO)
The Salvation Army Harbor Light Village – (913) 232-5478
Vine Street Lofts – (816) 421-4215
6224 Paseo – (816) 606-8782

Permanent Housing Options for the Elderly and/or Disabled

CrossLine Towers – (913) 342-8611 Ext. 2
Opportunities Pavilion – (816) 763-8234