Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP)

Address

4050 Pennsylvania Ave, St. 135
Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 561-0550

www.kcavp.org

Description:

The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) provides services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth and adults throughout Missouri and Kansas who have experience trauma, violence, harassment or neglect. Through direct advocacy, professional training and community education, they work to prevent and respond to domestic, sexual, and hate violence.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

July 2, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

4050 Pennsylvania Ave, St. 135
Kansas City, MO 64111

Contacts

Main Email

Primary Contact

info@kcavp.org

Cayla DeChane

Advocacy Services Manager

Update Contact

cayla@kcavp.org

Melissa Brown

Executive Director

melissa@kcavp.org

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(816) 561-0550

Fax

(816) 561-0350

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Accessible

Description

KCAVP helps individuals (youth and adults) experiencing violence obtain orders of protection. KCAVP provides personal support and assistance during court proceedings as well as advocates for individuals experiencing violence in hospitals and with law enforcement. KCAVP can also serve as a primary case manager, or will coordinate with other case managers for individuals experiencing violence.

Hours

M-F 10am-6pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call, email, or visit location

Languages

Interpretation available for any language

Service Area

Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

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.

  • Kansas
    • Johnson County
      • Wyandotte County
      • Missouri
        • Cass County
          • Clay County
            • Jackson County
              • Johnson County
                • Lafayette County
                  • Platte County
                    • Ray County
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FP-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    KCAVP helps individuals (youth and adults) experiencing violence obtain orders of protection. KCAVP provides personal support and assistance during court proceedings as well as advocates for individuals experiencing violence in hospitals and with law enforcement. KCAVP can also serve as a primary case manager, or will coordinate with other case managers for a client.

                    Hours

                    M-F 10am-6pm

                    Required Documents

                    N/ANone

                    Eligibility

                    Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                    Fees

                    None

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call, email, or visit location

                    Languages

                    InterprInterpretation available for any language

                    Service Area

                    Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson, and Wyandotte, KS

                    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.

                    • Kansas
                      • Johnson County
                        • Wyandotte County
                        • Missouri
                          • Cass County
                            • Clay County
                              • Jackson County
                                • Johnson County
                                  • Lafayette County
                                    • Platte County
                                      • Ray County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Description

                                      Youth and adult support for individuals who experience(d) violence includes Emergency assistance (including emergency housing, clothing, food and transportation) to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals experiencing violence to regain their sense of self and their power.

                                      Hours

                                      M-F 10am-6pm, after hours calls go to an answering service

                                      Required Documents

                                      None

                                      Eligibility

                                      Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                                      Fees

                                      None

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Call, email, or visit location

                                      Languages

                                      Interpretation available for any language

                                      Service Area

                                      Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                      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.

                                      • Kansas
                                        • Johnson County
                                          • Wyandotte County
                                          • Missouri
                                            • Cass County
                                              • Clay County
                                                • Jackson County
                                                  • Johnson County
                                                    • Lafayette County
                                                      • Platte County
                                                        • Ray County
                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FN-1900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                        Description

                                                        KCAVP provides support groups for youth and adult lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals experiencing harassment, neglect, trauma and/or domestic, sexual, or hate violence.

                                                        Hours

                                                        Call for group times M-F 10am-6pm

                                                        Required Documents

                                                        None

                                                        Eligibility

                                                        Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                                                        Fees

                                                        None

                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                        Call, email, or visit location for group information

                                                        Languages

                                                        Interpretation available for any language

                                                        Service Area

                                                        Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                                        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.

                                                        • Kansas
                                                          • Johnson County
                                                            • Wyandotte County
                                                            • Missouri
                                                              • Cass County
                                                                • Clay County
                                                                  • Jackson County
                                                                    • Johnson County
                                                                      • Lafayette County
                                                                        • Platte County
                                                                          • Ray County
                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.0200-130) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                          Description

                                                                          24/7 crisis line answered by KCAVP by day and KCAVP Services after hours, to provide immediate crisis counseling and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals experiencing violence (i.e. trauma, harassment and/or neglect).

                                                                          Hours

                                                                          M-F 10am-6pm; after hours calls go to a KCAVP Answering Service

                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                          None

                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                          Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                                                                          Fees

                                                                          None

                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                          Call, email, or visit location

                                                                          Languages

                                                                          Interpretation available for any language

                                                                          Service Area

                                                                          Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                                                          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.

                                                                          • Kansas
                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1500.1400-200) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                              Description

                                                                              KCAVP has a public food pantry.

                                                                              Hours

                                                                              M-F 10am-6pm

                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                              None

                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                              Need; they generally serve people who identify as LGBTQ+ but this pantry is open to the community

                                                                              Fees

                                                                              None

                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                              Visit location

                                                                              Languages

                                                                              Interpretation available for any language

                                                                              Service Area

                                                                              Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                                                              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.

                                                                              • Kansas
                                                                                • Johnson County
                                                                                  • Wyandotte County
                                                                                  • Missouri
                                                                                    • Cass County
                                                                                      • Clay County
                                                                                        • Jackson County
                                                                                          • Johnson County
                                                                                            • Lafayette County
                                                                                              • Platte County
                                                                                                • Ray County
                                                                                                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BD-1800.2000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                KCAVP has a clothing closet.

                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                M-F 10am-6pm

                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                None

                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                People who identify as LGBTQ+

                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                None

                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                Visit location

                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                Interpretation available for any language

                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                • Kansas
                                                                                                  • Johnson County
                                                                                                    • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                    • Missouri
                                                                                                      • Cass County
                                                                                                        • Clay County
                                                                                                          • Jackson County
                                                                                                            • Johnson County
                                                                                                              • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                • Platte County
                                                                                                                  • Ray County
                                                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BM-6500.1500-250) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                                  Provides advocacy, education, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and hate crimes. KCAVP helps individuals (youth and adults) experiencing violence obtain orders of protection. KCAVP provides personal support and assistance during court proceedings as well as advocates for individuals experiencing violence in hospitals and with law enforcement. KCAVP can also serve as a primary case manager, or will coordinate with other case managers for individuals experiencing violence.

                                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                                  M-F 10am-6pm

                                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                                  Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                  Call, email, or visit location

                                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                                  Interpretation available for any language

                                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                                  Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                  • Kansas
                                                                                                                    • Johnson County
                                                                                                                      • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                      • Missouri
                                                                                                                        • Cass County
                                                                                                                          • Clay County
                                                                                                                            • Jackson County
                                                                                                                              • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                  • Platte County
                                                                                                                                    • Ray County
                                                                                                                                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FN-1500.2550) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                    Description

                                                                                                                                    KCAVP collects information given regarding incident. Caller can provide as little or as much information as they like. Even if victims do not report incidents to the police, they can report them to KCAVP to help them identify community problems and develop responses. KCAVP does not report crimes to law enforcement unless asked by the individual to do so.

                                                                                                                                    Hours

                                                                                                                                    M-F 10am-6pm

                                                                                                                                    Required Documents

                                                                                                                                    None

                                                                                                                                    Eligibility

                                                                                                                                    Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                                                                                                                                    Fees

                                                                                                                                    None

                                                                                                                                    Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                    Call, email, or visit location

                                                                                                                                    Languages

                                                                                                                                    Interpretation available for any language

                                                                                                                                    Service Area

                                                                                                                                    Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                                                                                                                    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.

                                                                                                                                    • Kansas
                                                                                                                                      • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                        • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                                                                                          • Cass County
                                                                                                                                            • Clay County
                                                                                                                                              • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                                • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                                  • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                    • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                      • Ray County
                                                                                                                                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FN-1700.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                      Description

                                                                                                                                                      We offer free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals.

                                                                                                                                                      Hours

                                                                                                                                                      M-F 10am-6pm, after hour calls go to our answering service

                                                                                                                                                      Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                      None

                                                                                                                                                      Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                      Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                                                                                                                                                      Fees

                                                                                                                                                      None

                                                                                                                                                      Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                      Call, email, or visit location

                                                                                                                                                      Languages

                                                                                                                                                      Interpretation available for any language

                                                                                                                                                      Service Area

                                                                                                                                                      Clay, Jackson, Johnson and Platte counties, MO; Cass, Johnson, Lafayette, Ray, and Wyandotte, KS

                                                                                                                                                      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.

                                                                                                                                                      • Kansas
                                                                                                                                                        • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                                          • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                            • Cass County
                                                                                                                                                              • Clay County
                                                                                                                                                                • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                                                  • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                                                    • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                                      • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                                        • Ray County
                                                                                                                                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RF-3300) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                        Description

                                                                                                                                                                        Passages weekly drop-in provides a safe and hate free space that offers resources to empower the next generation of LGBTQ community members. Passages delivers presentations and workshops on critical informative topics to youth not available in their traditional school environments in either Kansas or Missouri. Dinner is provided when an individual signs up with Passages, along with full access to all KCAVP services. Transportation to Passages is provided on a need basis.

                                                                                                                                                                        Hours

                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesdays 5:30pm-9pm, call or email if information or a ride is needed.

                                                                                                                                                                        Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                        None

                                                                                                                                                                        Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                        20 and under Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individuals and allies

                                                                                                                                                                        Fees

                                                                                                                                                                        None

                                                                                                                                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                        Visit location, may call or email ahead of time for information

                                                                                                                                                                        Languages

                                                                                                                                                                        Interpretation available for any language

                                                                                                                                                                        Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                        Kansas & Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Kansas
                                                                                                                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.4500-400) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                            Description

                                                                                                                                                                            24/7 crisis line answered by KCAVP by day and KCAVP Services after hours, to provide immediate crisis counseling and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals experiencing violence (i.e. trauma, harassment and/or neglect).

                                                                                                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                                                                                                            M-F 10am-6pm; after hours calls go to a KCAVP Answering Service

                                                                                                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                            None

                                                                                                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                            Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) individual experiencing harassment, neglect, or trauma

                                                                                                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                                                                                                            None

                                                                                                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                            Call, email, or visit location

                                                                                                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                                                                                                            Interpretation available for any language

                                                                                                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                            Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties, MO; Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, KS

                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kansas
                                                                                                                                                                              • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1500.1400-750) and related services within the Service Tree.

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