The average wait time for Hillcrest Transitional Housing is 2-6 weeks. If you are in need of emergency housing or financial assistance, use this list of local resources. You can also use these resources to get on the waiting list for another transitional housing facility. Either way, we recommend contacting the United Way 211 telephone help line to assist you in locating other valuable services. Dial 2-1-1 from your telephone to connect with the help line.

 

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Emergency Shelters

City Union Mission

816-474-9380

Forest Avenue

816-753-4753

Homeless Hotline

816-474-4599

KC Rescue Mission

816-421-7643

Metropolitan Lutheran

816-842-1199

Mt. Carmel & Willa Gill Center

913-621-4111

ReStart

816-472-5664

Salvation Army – Linwood

816-756-2769

Salvation Army – Truman Road

816-252-3200

Veteran’s Assistance

816-861-4700

Transitional Living Programs

Buchanan County

816-689-1383

Community LINC

816-531-3727

Family Promise

816-888-7070

Hillcrest Hope (Clay County)

816-781-8988

Hillcrest Platte

816-587-9037

Mt. Carmel & Willa Gill Center

913-621-4111

ReStart

816-472-5664

Save, INC

816-531-8340

Sheffield Place

816-483-9927

Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Illness Recovery

Catherine’s Place

816-531-7788

Department of Mental Health

816-512-4900

Heartland Center

816-421-6670

ReDiscover

816-966-0900

Samuel Rogers

816-889-4610

Salvation Army

816-483-2281

Tri-County Mental

816-468-0400

Youth Shelters & Programs

Crittenton

816-765-6600

Mother’s Refuge

816-353-8070

Neutral Ground

816-342-5121

Ozanam Pathways

816-508-6200

ReDiscover (for youth with mental illness)

816-743-0035

Restart

816-472-5664

Steppingstone

816-356-0187

Synergy

816-741-8700

Temporary Lodging

816-764-2887

Domestic Violence Shelters

Friends of Yates

913-321-1566

Hope Haven

816-380-4663

Hope House

816-461-4673

New House

816-474-6446

Rose Brooks

816-861-6100

Safe Haven

816-452-8535

Synergy Services

816-587-4100

Pregnancy Assistance & Shelters

Birthright

816-444-7090

Highland Adoption & Maternity

816-924-6565

Holy Catholic Family

816-753-2677

Liberty Women’s Clinic

816-415-5111

Rachel House

816-224-5433

Mother’s Refuge

816-356-4797

Permanent Supportive Housing

Kim Wilson Housing

913-233-3356

MLM

816-931-0027

 

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Other Resources

Assistance League of Kansas City

School clothing & supplies, adult work clothing

816-453-6011 | www.alkc.org

 

Budget & Financial Management Assistance

Budgeting, bill payment plans, advocacy, rent rebate applications

816-474-2972 | bfmakc.org

 

Catholic Charities – Emergency Services

Food, rent & utility assistance, transitional housing

913-621-1504 | www.catholiccharitiesks.org

 

Good Samaritan Center (Clay & Ray Counties)

Food, shelter, utilities, transportation

816-630-2718 | goodsamaritancenter.com/

 

In As Much Ministry (Clay County)

Food pantry, holiday assistance

816-781-6357 | http://www.inasmuchministry.net/

 

Johnson County Human Services

Home repair, accessibility counseling, transportation

913-715-6653 | https://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-services/home

 

Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet

Short-term financial assistance for emergency medical needs

816-276-7517 | www.kcmedicinecabinet.org

 

KCPL – Delayed Due Date & Cold Weather Programs

Economic relief provides a monthly credit of up to $50 to qualified Missouri customers; administered by Salvation Army

877-566-2769 x416 | www.kcpl.com

 

Love Inc. of Clay County

Rent, utilities, diapers

816-781-3200 | loveincofclaycounty.org

 

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

816-630-0037 – Excelsior Springs | 816-459-9615 – North Kansas City | www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/liheap.htm

 

Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry

Food, clothing, utilities, fans, home repairs, employment & GED assistance

816-454-5295 | www.mlmkc.org

 

Northland Assistance

Financial assistance, food, utilities, support services

816-421-2243 | www.northlandassistancecenter.org

 

Salvation Army – Northland

Emergency assistance for zip codes 64117, 64118, 64119

816-452-5663 | www.salarmymokan.org

 

United Services Community Action Agency

Administers LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) and a Missouri low-income weatherization program

816-459-9615 – Kansas City North | 816-630-0037 – Excelsior Springs | www.caagkc.org/programs/utility-assistance/

 

United Way 2-1-1 of Greater Kansas City

Information and referrals, all services

211 | uwgkc.bowmansystems.com/

 

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