Hillcrest provides a transitional housing program for the homeless in multiple communities around the Kansas City metro. Housing sites are located in Buchanan, Eastern Jackson, & Platte Counties in Missouri, and in Wyandotte & Johnson Counties in Kansas.

The basic program qualifications are:
1. Adults must be able to find & maintain 35-40 hours per week of employment
2. Adults & Youth program participants must be able to attend 4-5 weekly life-skills/case management/budgeting sessions, scheduled around their work/school schedules.
3. Youth program participants must have an educational goal (Diploma, GED, college, Vo-Tech, etc.) and be willing to find 10-15 hours per week of employment.

If you are a single adult, couple, or family with children, please select the
Application for Housing - Family Program.

If you are a Youth ages 16-20, please select the
Application for Housing - Youth Program.

After submitting your online application, please contact the Housing Site you selected as your first choice, by phone or email. If you do not call the Housing Site you picked as your First Choice on a daily basis, or as often as possible, your application will be placed at the bottom of the waiting list. Average waiting list time varies by housing site, but is typically between 2-4 weeks. Please make sure to contact the Housing Site daily to check the status of your application. Staff will schedule a personal interview with you when we have a shelter housing unit available for you.

Please call your local Housing Site with any questions.

Other Housing/Emergency Resources

The typical waiting list time for Hillcrest Transitional Housing is 2-4 weeks on average. If you are in need of emergency housing, rent/utility assistance, or want to get on the waiting list for another transitional housing facility, following is a list of local resources. We also recommend contacting the United Way 2-1-1 telephone help line to assist you in locating the appropriate services you may need. Dial 2-1-1 from your telephone to connect with the help line.

 

Housing/Shelter
Hillcrest Hope (Clay County)

Transitional Housing & Support Services

www.hillcresthope.org

816.781.8988

 

Synergy (Clay County)

Emergency/Transitional Housing for Youth, Families & Domestic Violence

www.synergyservices.org

816.587.4100

 

Kansas City Rescue Mission (Jackson County)

Emergency Shelter/Transitional Housing

www.kcrm.org

816.348.3287

 

KCVA (Jackson County)

Emergency Shelter/Transitional Housing for Veterans

www.kansascity.va.gov

816.861.4700

 

Ozanam Pathways (Jackson County)

Transitional Housing for Youth

www.ozanam.org

816.508.6200

 

ReDiscover (Jackson County)

Transitional Living for Youth with mental illness

www.rediscovermh.org

816.743.0035

 

ReStart (Jackson County)

Emergency, Transitional & Permanent Supportive Housing

www.restartinc.org

816.472.5664

 

Rose Brooks (Jackson County)

Emergency/Transitional Housing for Domestic Violence

www.rosebrooks.org

816.523.5550

 

Salvation Army (Jackson, Clay, Platte, Wyandotte, Johnson Counties)

Emergency, Transitional & Permanent Supportive Housing

Veterans Housing Programs

Emergency rent/utility assistance

www.salarmy-mokan.org

816.756.2769

913.232.5400

 

Save, Inc. (Jackson County)

Transitional Housing for persons with HIV/AIDS

www.saveinckc.org

816.531.8340

 

Sheffield Place (Jackson County)

Transitional Housing for women/children with substance abuse issues

www.sheffieldplace.org

816.483.9927

 

Hope House (Jackson County)

Emergency/Transitional Housing for domestic violence

www.hopehouse.net

816.461.4188

 

Friends of Yates (Wyandotte County)

Emergency/Transitional Housing for domestic violence

913.321.1566

 

Mt. Carmel & Willa Gill Center (Wyandotte County)

Transitional Housing

Emergency Services & Assistance

www.mtcarmelrc.org

913.621.4111 (housing)

913.621.4690 (services)

 

Community Linc (Jackson County)

Transitional Housing

www.communitylinc.org

816.531.3727

 

Kim Wilson Housing (Wyandotte/Jackson County)

Permanent Supportive Housing

www.kimwilsonhousing.org

913.233.3356

 

MLM (Wyandotte/Jackson County)

Permanent Supportive Housing

Emergency Services & Assistance

www.mlmkc.org

816.931.0027

 

Rent/Utility/Food Assistance

 

In As Much Ministry (Clay County)

816.781.6357

 

Love, Inc. (Clay County)

www.loveincliberty.org

816.781.3200

 

Northland Assistance Center (Clay County)

www.northlandasst.org

816.421.2243

 

Johnson County Human Services

913.715.6653