UMKC Empowerment Program

Address

615 E 52nd St, Suite 223
Kansas City, MO 64110

(816) 235-2484

education.umkc.edu/community-centers-and-programs/community-counseling-and-assessment-services/empowerment-program-english/

Description:

The UMKC School of Education's Empowerment Program supports refugee and immigrant women and their families in the areas of re-settlement, adjustment, mental health, and domestic violence referrals. Services include: (a) Community workshops on topics such as mental health, acculturation/adjustment, physical health, family and gender roles, parenting, loss and grief, legal issues, unemployment and career barriers, and stress/self care; (b) Counseling and psycho-educational home visits via staff at UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services; (c) Advocacy/case management, which address a variety of needs including housing, immigration services, social services, employment, language skills, health care, and family transitions (i.e., divorce). Advocacy and case management is provided by our staff of refugee or immigrant background. Interpretation and transportation are provided to individuals in need of these.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

March 18, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

615 E 52nd St, Suite 223
Kansas City, MO 64110

Contacts

Johanna Nilsson, PhD

Primary Contact

Director

nilssonj@umkc.edu

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(816) 235-2484

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Accessible

Description

The UMKC School of Education's Empowerment Program provides case managers with similar backgrounds to support women & immigrant families through housing, employment, social services, and more.

Hours

M-F 9am-3pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Women and families with refugee or immigrant status, serve undocumented persons

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call for appointment

Languages

Staff includes bilingual and bicultural paraprofessionals from national backgrounds including Somalia, Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador, Sudan, and Palestine.

Service Area

Jackson County, MO

Geography Served

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  • Missouri
    • Jackson County
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    Description

    The UMKC School of Education's Empowerment Program provides home counseling visits to refugee and immigrant women and families.

    Hours

    M-F 9am-3pm

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    Women and families with refugee or immigrant status, serve undocumented persons

    Fees

    None

    Intake Procedure

    Call for appointment

    Languages

    Staff includes bilingual and bicultural paraprofessionals from national backgrounds including Somalia, Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador, Sudan, and Palestine.

    Service Area

    Jackson County, MO

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • Missouri
      • Jackson County
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-167) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      The UMKC School of Education's Empowerment Program supports refugee and immigrant women and their families through counseling and psycho-educational home visits via staff at UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services.

      Hours

      M-F 9am-3pm

      Required Documents

      None

      Eligibility

      Women and families with refugee or immigrant status, serve undocumented persons

      Fees

      None

      Intake Procedure

      Call for appointment

      Languages

      Staff includes bilingual and bicultural paraprofessionals from national backgrounds including Somalia, Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador, Sudan, and Palestine.

      Service Area

      Jackson County, MO

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

      • Missouri
        • Jackson County
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RF-2000) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Assists immigrant women & families with finding housing.

        Hours

        M-F 9am-3pm

        Required Documents

        None

        Eligibility

        Women and families with refugee or immigrant status; serve undocumented persons

        Fees

        None

        Intake Procedure

        Call for appointment

        Languages

        Staff includes bilingual and bicultural paraprofessionals from national backgrounds including Somalia, Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador, Sudan, and Palestine.

        Service Area

        Jackson County, MO

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Missouri
          • Jackson County
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3900.3100) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          The UMKC School of Education's Empowerment Program provides home counseling visits to refugee and immigrant women and families.

          Hours

          M-F 9am-3pm

          Required Documents

          None

          Eligibility

          Women and families with refugee or immigrant status, serve undocumented persons

          Fees

          None

          Intake Procedure

          Call for appointment

          Languages

          Staff includes bilingual and bicultural paraprofessionals from national backgrounds including Somalia, Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador, Sudan, and Palestine.

          Service Area

          Jackson County, MO

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

          • Missouri
            • Jackson County
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RF-3300) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Supports refugee women and their families in resettlement.

            Hours

            M-F 9am-3pm

            Required Documents

            None

            Eligibility

            Women and families with refugee or immigrant status, serve undocumented persons

            Fees

            None

            Intake Procedure

            Call for appointment

            Languages

            Staff includes bilingual and bicultural paraprofessionals from national backgrounds including Somalia, Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador, Sudan, and Palestine.

            Service Area

            Jackson County, MO

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • Missouri
              • Jackson County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1450.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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