Alphapointe

Address

7501 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64132

(816) 421-5848

www.alphapointe.org

Description:

ALPHAPOINTE serves blind and visually impaired metro area residents. Clients may increase their independence through resources, training, education and employment. Services are provided at the ALPHAPOINTE campus or in a client!€™s residence or place of employment depending on circumstances. Low Vision Clinic provides comprehensive low vision exams used to determine how to best utilize remaining vision. The retail store, Connecting Pointe, which sells various optical devices, daily living aids and lighting/filters.

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

October 26, 2018

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

7501 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64132

Contacts

Manager of Inquiries

Primary Contact

Programs & Services

(816) 237-2020

info@alphapointe.org

Diana Castillo

Manager, Grants and Donor Development

Update Contact

(816) 237-2099

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(816) 421-5848

Fax

(816) 237-2019

Toll Free

(888) 433-5848

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Accessible

Description

An Occupational Therapist provides assessments to maximize independent living

Hours

M-F 8am-4:30pm

Required Documents

SS card & medical proof of blindness

Eligibility

Need

Fees

Medicare, Medicaid & private insurance

Intake Procedure

Call for appointment or have physician orders or state referral

Languages

American sign language (ASL)

Service Area

Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
    • Allen County
      • Johnson County
        • Wyandotte County
        • Missouri
          • Cass County
            • Clay County
              • Jackson County
                • Lafayette County
                  • Platte County
                    • Ray County
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LF-0100) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Provide visual aids and other assistive technologies to maximize independent living

                    Hours

                    M-F 8am-4:30pm

                    Required Documents

                    SS card & medical proof of blindness

                    Eligibility

                    Need

                    Fees

                    Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call for appointment or have physician orders or state referral

                    Languages

                    American Sign language (ASL)

                    Service Area

                    Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                      • Allen County
                        • Johnson County
                          • Wyandotte County
                          • Missouri
                            • Cass County
                              • Clay County
                                • Jackson County
                                  • Lafayette County
                                    • Platte County
                                      • Ray County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-2700.0600) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Description

                                      Alphapointe, Kansas City's largest employer of people who are blind provide different places where people can work in a supportive environment.

                                      Hours

                                      M-F 7am-3:30pm

                                      Required Documents

                                      SS card and medical proof of blindness

                                      Eligibility

                                      Need

                                      Fees

                                      None

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Call for appointment

                                      Languages

                                      American Sign Language (ASL)

                                      Service Area

                                      Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                        • Allen County
                                          • Johnson County
                                            • Wyandotte County
                                            • Missouri
                                              • Cass County
                                                • Clay County
                                                  • Jackson County
                                                    • Lafayette County
                                                      • Platte County
                                                        • Ray County
                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.1800) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                        Description

                                                        Job finding assistance is available via a youth employment program as well as serving all ages.

                                                        Hours

                                                        M-F 8am-4:30pm

                                                        Required Documents

                                                        SS card & medical proof of blindness

                                                        Eligibility

                                                        Need

                                                        Fees

                                                        Medicare, Medicaid & private insurance

                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                        Call for appointment

                                                        Languages

                                                        American sign language (ASL)

                                                        Service Area

                                                        Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                          • Allen County
                                                            • Johnson County
                                                              • Wyandotte County
                                                              • Missouri
                                                                • Cass County
                                                                  • Clay County
                                                                    • Jackson County
                                                                      • Lafayette County
                                                                        • Platte County
                                                                          • Ray County
                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-3500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                          Description

                                                                          Provide mock interviews and counseling on interviewing skills.

                                                                          Hours

                                                                          M-F 8am-4:30pm

                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                          SS card & medical proof of blindness

                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                          Need

                                                                          Fees

                                                                          Medicare, Medicaid & private insurance

                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                          Call for appointment

                                                                          Languages

                                                                          American sign language (ASL)

                                                                          Service Area

                                                                          Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                            • Allen County
                                                                              • Johnson County
                                                                                • Wyandotte County
                                                                                • Missouri
                                                                                  • Cass County
                                                                                    • Clay County
                                                                                      • Jackson County
                                                                                        • Lafayette County
                                                                                          • Platte County
                                                                                            • Ray County
                                                                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-2000.6500-340) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                            Description

                                                                                            Low Vision Occupational Therapy is available through large rehabilitation program (CRS) to assess and provide exercises to maximize independence. OTs, along with doctors, work with persons who are blind or have low vision in a Low Vision Clinic. OTs also assist those with diabetes-related vision challenges. Seniors can work with Senior Adult Specialist for in-home consults.

                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                            M-F 8am-4:30pm

                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                            SS card & medical proof of blindness

                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                            Need

                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                            Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance

                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                            Cal for appointment or have physician orders or state referral

                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                            American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                            Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                                              • Allen County
                                                                                                • Johnson County
                                                                                                  • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                  • Missouri
                                                                                                    • Cass County
                                                                                                      • Clay County
                                                                                                        • Jackson County
                                                                                                          • Lafayette County
                                                                                                            • Platte County
                                                                                                              • Ray County
                                                                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-6200) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                              Description

                                                                                                              Rehabilitation programs are available through a large comprehensive rehabilitation service (CRS) to help people who are blind or who have visual impairments develop the fundamental spatial concepts and skills necessary for mobility and independence. Includes utilization of public transportation.

                                                                                                              Hours

                                                                                                              M-F 8am-4:30pm

                                                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                                                              SS card & medical proof of blindness

                                                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                                                              Need

                                                                                                              Fees

                                                                                                              Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance

                                                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                                                              Call for appointment or have physician orders or state referral

                                                                                                              Languages

                                                                                                              American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                              Service Area

                                                                                                              Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                                                                • Allen County
                                                                                                                  • Johnson County
                                                                                                                    • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                    • Missouri
                                                                                                                      • Cass County
                                                                                                                        • Clay County
                                                                                                                          • Jackson County
                                                                                                                            • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                              • Platte County
                                                                                                                                • Ray County
                                                                                                                                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-6400) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                                                Provide expertise to help blind & visually impaired persons the opportunity to obtain help with resume writing.

                                                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                                                M-F 8am-4:30pm

                                                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                                                SS card & medical proof of blindness

                                                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                                                Need

                                                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                                                Medicare, Medicaid & private insurance

                                                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                Call for appointment

                                                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                                                American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                                                Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                                                                                  • Allen County
                                                                                                                                    • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                      • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                                      • Missouri
                                                                                                                                        • Cass County
                                                                                                                                          • Clay County
                                                                                                                                            • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                              • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                  • Ray County
                                                                                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-2000.6500-700) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                                                                  Alphapoint, Kansas City's largest employer of people who are blind provide different places in the community where people can work at other companies and be out in the workforce.

                                                                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                                                                  M-F 7am-3:30pm

                                                                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                  SS card and medical proof of blindness

                                                                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                  Need

                                                                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                  Call for appointment

                                                                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                                                                  American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                                                                  Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                                                                                                    • Allen County
                                                                                                                                                      • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                                        • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                                                        • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                          • Cass County
                                                                                                                                                            • Clay County
                                                                                                                                                              • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                                                • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                                  • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                                    • Ray County
                                                                                                                                                                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.8120) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                    Description

                                                                                                                                                                    Alphapointe has both an adventure and a technology camp for children and teens.

                                                                                                                                                                    Hours

                                                                                                                                                                    Call for times

                                                                                                                                                                    Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                    None

                                                                                                                                                                    Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                    Adventure camp - ages 8-14; Technology Camp - Ages 11-17

                                                                                                                                                                    Fees

                                                                                                                                                                    Call for information

                                                                                                                                                                    Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                    Call for appointment

                                                                                                                                                                    Languages

                                                                                                                                                                    American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                                                    Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                    Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                                                                                                                      • Allen County
                                                                                                                                                                        • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                                                          • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                            • Cass County
                                                                                                                                                                              • Clay County
                                                                                                                                                                                • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ray County
                                                                                                                                                                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PL-6400.1500-850) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Description

                                                                                                                                                                                      Evaluare a patient's functional vision to asses and prescribe optical devices to maximize someone's vision.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                      M-F 8am-4:30pm

                                                                                                                                                                                      Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                      SS card & medical proof of blindness

                                                                                                                                                                                      Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                      Need

                                                                                                                                                                                      Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                      Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance

                                                                                                                                                                                      Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                      Call for appointment or have physician orders or state referral

                                                                                                                                                                                      Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                      American Sign language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                                                                      Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                      Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Allen County
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Cass County
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Clay County
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ray County
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LF-4900.2000-900) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Description

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Assist blind, visually impaired persons of all ages by making available rehabilitation, employment, advocacy and support services. Also participates in the Greater Kansas City Deaf Blind Task Force, which creates a network of support and access for the deaf/blind community.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                        M-F 8am-4:30pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Required Documents

                                                                                                                                                                                                        SS card & medical proof of blindness

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eligibility

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Need

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fees

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Medicare, Medicaid & private insurances

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Call for appointment

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Languages

                                                                                                                                                                                                        American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Service Area

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cass, Clay Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray Counties in MO; Allen, Johnson, Wyandotte in 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Allen County
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Johnson County
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wyandotte County
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Cass County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Clay County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Platte County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ray County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TD-1200.6600-900) and related services within the Service Tree.

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