Catholic Charities KCSJ - Emergency Assistance

Address

4001 Blue Pkwy, Suite 250
Kansas City, MO 64130

(816) 221-4377

www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org

Description:

COVID-19 UPDATE:
!€¢Welcome Center client hours are M-Th 8am-3:30pm. Financial Assistance 8am-12pm, by appointment. Walk-In!€™s from 1pm-3:30pm for basic needs assistance (food, diapers, hygiene, resources). New clients in need of diapers can sign up for HappyBottoms on M&W 1pm-3:30pm. Existing HappyBottoms clients can receive their diapers M-Th 1pm-3:30pm.
!€¢The Welcome Center in KC has a limit of allowing 5 clients in the lobby at a time.
!€¢Once the Welcome Center reaches the capacity for the Welcome Center lobby, the clients waiting on services will have their cell number taken down and they are asked to wait in their vehicle, they will receive a telephone call when there is room to meet the client. For clients who have walked or used public transportation will be served as soon as possible, to maintain the lobby capacity.
!€¢Only one client per household will be allowed in the lobby and room at a time.
!€¢Staff will wear masks to protect themselves and the client.
!€¢Clients will be asked to wear a mask. Services will still be rendered if a client refuse. (6/8/2020 CK)

Catholic Charities provides emergency assistance, rent, utilities, clothing, and hygiene items.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

November 7, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

4001 Blue Pkwy, Suite 250
Kansas City, MO 64130

Contacts

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(816) 221-4377

Fax

(816) 472-5423

Toll Free

(800) 875-4377

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Accessible

Description

Services are provided as long as funding is available. Catholic Charities has dental care expense assistance for no more than $150 per household. Financial Assistance is granted based on funding.

Hours

Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment.

Required Documents

Government issued ID; proof of MO residency; proof of disability or homelessness (if applicable); proof of income, public benefits and/or disability for everyone 18+; SS cards for all household members

Eligibility

Income guidelines, must not have received the requested assistance in the last year

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call on Monday for financial assistance appointments, eligible clients will get an appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 8:30am-12pm that week to attend a Workforce Class. Currently can assist 5 households/week.

Languages

Basic Spanish, ASL

Service Area

Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

Geography Served

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

  • Missouri
    • Jackson County
      • Kansas City
Click here to see this service (LH-5100.1700) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Catholic Charities provides Happy Bottoms diapers.

Hours

M-Th 1pm-3:30pm for existing clients New clients are served M&W 1pm-3:30pm

Required Documents

Photo ID of the parent or guardian (of the child needing diapers), proof of date of birth (for each child needing diapers)(Medicaid card or birth certificate) and proof of address (of the parent or guardian).

Eligibility

Need. Client cannot receive Happy Bottoms diapers from any other agency.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Visit location M-Th 1pm-3:30pm for existing clients, New clients are served M&W 1pm-3:30pm

Languages

Basic Spanish, ASL

Service Area

Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in MO

Geography Served

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

  • Missouri
    • Bates County
      • Caldwell County
        • Cass County
          • Clay County
            • Clinton County
              • Jackson County
                • Lafayette County
                  • Platte County
                    • Ray County
                    Click here to see this service (BM-6500.1500-150) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Catholic Charities refers clients to KCP&L Connect to work with them on bill payment and whatever programs KCP&L has at the time. Assistance is available based on funding.

                    Hours

                    Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                    Required Documents

                    Utility statement, proof of address, photo ID for all household members 18 and older, proof of income for all household members, social security cards for all household members

                    Eligibility

                    Catholic Charities can only assist with rent or utilities, not both; current utility and arrears no more than 6 months old; does not assist with rental or utility deposits; will assist with up to the last $250.00 depending on funding at the time of request; prefers that client has not received assistance for the requesting service from another social service agency within the last 6 months; prefers that client has a sustainability plan to pay the requesting service the next month; remaining balance must be paid or has means of paying by visit date; must have tried other agencies first.

                    Fees

                    None

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call on Monday for financial assistance appointments, eligible clients will get an appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, orThursday 8:30am-12pm that week to attend a Workforce or Financial Literacy Class. Currently can assist 3 households/week.

                    Languages

                    Basic Spanish, ASL

                    Service Area

                    Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                    Geography Served

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

                    • Missouri
                      • Jackson County
                        • Kansas City
                    Click here to see this service (BV-8900.9300-180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    When funding is available, Catholic Charities has vision expense assistance for no more than $150 per household.

                    Hours

                    Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                    Required Documents

                    Government issued ID; proof of MO residency; proof of income, public benefits and/or disability for everyone 18+; SS cards for all household members

                    Eligibility

                    Must not have received the requested assistance in the last year

                    Fees

                    None

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call on Monday for financial assistance appointments, eligible clients will get an appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 8:30am-12pm that week to attend a Workforce or Financial Literacy Class. Currently can assist 3 households/week.

                    Languages

                    Basic Spanish, ASL

                    Service Area

                    Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                    Geography Served

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

                    • Missouri
                      • Jackson County
                        • Kansas City
                    Click here to see this service (LH-5100.1750) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Catholic Charities provides emergency food assistance. Client can receive food assistance once every 30 days. However, there is a limit and they will seek other options for those who come in monthly for this service.

                    Hours

                    M-Th 1pm-3:30pm

                    Required Documents

                    Photo ID, proof of address

                    Eligibility

                    Emergency Need

                    Fees

                    None

                    Intake Procedure

                    Visit location

                    Languages

                    Basic Spanish, ASL

                    Service Area

                    Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in MO

                    Geography Served

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

                    • Missouri
                      • Bates County
                        • Caldwell County
                          • Cass County
                            • Clay County
                              • Clinton County
                                • Jackson County
                                  • Lafayette County
                                    • Platte County
                                      • Ray County
                                      Click here to see this service (BD-1800.2000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                      Description

                                      Catholic Charities provides SNAP enrollment assistance. This service completes the SNAP (food stamp) application with client and delivers the paperwork to the local Missouri Department of Social Services for processing.

                                      Hours

                                      M-Th 1pm-3:30pm

                                      Required Documents

                                      Photo ID, proof of address, household income (earned and unearned) and medical expenses (if applicable)

                                      Eligibility

                                      Basic SNAP (food stamp) eligibility.

                                      Fees

                                      None

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Visit location

                                      Languages

                                      Basic Spanish, ASL

                                      Service Area

                                      Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in MO

                                      Geography Served

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

                                      • Missouri
                                        • Bates County
                                          • Caldwell County
                                            • Cass County
                                              • Clay County
                                                • Clinton County
                                                  • Jackson County
                                                    • Lafayette County
                                                      • Platte County
                                                        • Ray County
                                                        Click here to see this service (NL-6000.2000-220) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                        Description

                                                        Catholic Charities provides formula. Client can receive formula assistance once every 30 days. Assistance is based on availability of item. However, there is a limit and they will seek other options for those who come in monthly for this service.

                                                        Hours

                                                        M-Th 1pm-3:30pm

                                                        Required Documents

                                                        Photo ID, proof of address

                                                        Eligibility

                                                        Need

                                                        Fees

                                                        None

                                                        Intake Procedure

                                                        Visit location

                                                        Languages

                                                        Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                        Service Area

                                                        Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in MO

                                                        Geography Served

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

                                                        • Missouri
                                                          • Bates County
                                                            • Caldwell County
                                                              • Cass County
                                                                • Clay County
                                                                  • Clinton County
                                                                    • Jackson County
                                                                      • Lafayette County
                                                                        • Platte County
                                                                          • Ray County
                                                                          Click here to see this service (BD-1800.8200-250) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                          Description

                                                                          Catholic Charities provides gas bill assistance. Service depends on available funds.

                                                                          Hours

                                                                          Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                          Utility statement, proof of address, photo ID for all household members 18 and older, proof of income for all household members, social security cards for all household members

                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                          Catholic Charities can only assist with rent or utilities, not both; current utility and arrears no more than 6 months old; does not assist with rental or utility deposits; will assist with up to the last $250.00 depending on funding at the time of request; prefers that client has not received assistance for the requesting service from another social service agency within the last 6 months; prefers that client has a sustainability plan to pay the requesting service the next month; remaining balance must be paid or has means of paying by visit date; must have tried other agencies first.

                                                                          Fees

                                                                          None

                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                          Call on Monday for financial assistance appointments, eligible clients will get an appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 8:30am-12pm that week to attend a Workforce or Financial Literacy Class. Currently can assist 3 households/week.

                                                                          Languages

                                                                          Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                          Service Area

                                                                          Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                                                                          Geography Served

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

                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                            • Jackson County
                                                                              • Kansas City
                                                                          Click here to see this service (BV-8900.9300-250) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                          Description

                                                                          An attorney will be in the office providing legal advice on topics such as garnishments, child support, warrants, etc. The attorney will provide advice only, NOT legal representation.

                                                                          Hours

                                                                          Every 2nd Thursday of the month from 2:30pm-4:30pm

                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                          None

                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                          Low income (at or below 135% of the federal poverty level) or receiving government assistance.

                                                                          Fees

                                                                          None

                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                          Visit location

                                                                          Languages

                                                                          N/A

                                                                          Service Area

                                                                          Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in MO

                                                                          Geography Served

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

                                                                          • Missouri
                                                                            • Bates County
                                                                              • Caldwell County
                                                                                • Cass County
                                                                                  • Clay County
                                                                                    • Clinton County
                                                                                      • Jackson County
                                                                                        • Lafayette County
                                                                                          • Platte County
                                                                                            • Ray County
                                                                                            Click here to see this service (FP-4000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                            Description

                                                                                            Catholic Charities provides (2) one ride bus passes to clients every 30 days for clients receiving supportive services. Assistance is based on availability of item. However, there is a limit and they will seek other options for those who come in monthly for this service.

                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                            M-Th 1pm-3:30pm

                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                            Photo ID, proof of address, proof of need

                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                            Must be employed or have medical appointment

                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                            None

                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                            Visit location M-Th 1pm-3:30pm

                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                            Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                            Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                                                                                            Geography Served

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

                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                              • Jackson County
                                                                                                • Kansas City
                                                                                            Click here to see this service (BT-8500.1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                            Description

                                                                                            Catholic Charities offers emergency hygiene items. Client can receive hygiene item assistance once every 30 days. Assistance is based on availability of item. However, there is a limit and they will seek other options for those who come in monthly for this service.

                                                                                            Hours

                                                                                            M-Th 1pm-3:30pm

                                                                                            Required Documents

                                                                                            Photo ID, proof of address

                                                                                            Eligibility

                                                                                            Emergency Need

                                                                                            Fees

                                                                                            None

                                                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                                                            Visit location

                                                                                            Languages

                                                                                            Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                                            Service Area

                                                                                            Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in MO

                                                                                            Geography Served

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

                                                                                            • Missouri
                                                                                              • Bates County
                                                                                                • Caldwell County
                                                                                                  • Cass County
                                                                                                    • Clay County
                                                                                                      • Clinton County
                                                                                                        • Jackson County
                                                                                                          • Lafayette County
                                                                                                            • Platte County
                                                                                                              • Ray County
                                                                                                              Click here to see this service (BM-6500.6500-650) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                              Description

                                                                                                              When funding is available, Catholic Charities has prescription expense assistance for no more than $150 per household.

                                                                                                              Hours

                                                                                                              Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                                                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                                                              Government issued ID; proof of MO residency; proof of income, public benefits and/or disability for everyone 18+; SS cards for all household members

                                                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                                                              Must not have received the requested assistance in the last year

                                                                                                              Fees

                                                                                                              None

                                                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                                                              Call on Monday for financial assistance appointments, eligible clients will get an appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 8:30am-12pm that week to attend a Workforce or Financial Literacy Class. Currently can assist 3 households/week.

                                                                                                              Languages

                                                                                                              Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                                                              Service Area

                                                                                                              Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                                                                                                              Geography Served

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

                                                                                                              • Missouri
                                                                                                                • Jackson County
                                                                                                                  • Kansas City
                                                                                                              Click here to see this service (LH-5100.6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                              Description

                                                                                                              When available Catholic Charities provides free Bibles for those who would like one.

                                                                                                              Hours

                                                                                                              M-Th 1pm-3:30pm

                                                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                                                              None

                                                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                                                              Need

                                                                                                              Fees

                                                                                                              None

                                                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                                                              Visit location

                                                                                                              Languages

                                                                                                              Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                                                              Service Area

                                                                                                              Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray Counties in MO

                                                                                                              Geography Served

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

                                                                                                              • Missouri
                                                                                                                • Bates County
                                                                                                                  • Caldwell County
                                                                                                                    • Cass County
                                                                                                                      • Clay County
                                                                                                                        • Clinton County
                                                                                                                          • Jackson County
                                                                                                                            • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                              • Platte County
                                                                                                                                • Ray County
                                                                                                                                Click here to see this service (PV-7000.6300) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                                                Catholic Charities provides rent assistance depending on funding availability. Cannot assist with deposits, late fees, or payment plans are not provided.

                                                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                                                Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                                                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                                                Lease statement, proof of address, photo ID for all household members 18 and older, proof of income for all household members, social security cards for all household members

                                                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                                                Catholic Charities can only assist with rent or utilities, not both; current utility and arrears no more than 6 months old; does not assist with rental or utility deposits; will assist with up to the last $250.00 depending on funding at the time of request; prefers that client has not received assistance for the requesting service from another social service agency within the last 6 months; prefers that client has a sustainability plan to pay the requesting service the next month; remaining balance must be paid or has means of paying by visit date; must have tried other agencies first.

                                                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                                                None

                                                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                Call on Monday for financial assistance appointments, eligible clients will get an appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 8:30am-12pm that week to attend a Workforce or Financial Literacy Class. Currently can assist 3 households/week.

                                                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                                                Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                                                Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                                                                                                                                Geography Served

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

                                                                                                                                • Missouri
                                                                                                                                  • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                    • Kansas City
                                                                                                                                Click here to see this service (BH-3800.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                                                Catholic Charities provides water/sewer bill assistance. Services depend on available funding.

                                                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                                                Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                                                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                                                Utility statement, proof of address, photo ID for all household members 18 and older, proof of income for all household members, social security cards for all household members

                                                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                                                Catholic Charities can only assist with rent or utilities, not both; current utility and arrears no more than 6 months old; does not assist with rental or utility deposits; will assist with up to the last $250.00 depending on funding at the time of request; prefers that client has not received assistance for the requesting service from another social service agency within the last 6 months; prefers that client has a sustainability plan to pay the requesting service the next month; remaining balance must be paid or has means of paying by visit date; must have tried other agencies first.

                                                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                                                None

                                                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                Call on Monday for financial assistance appointments, eligible clients will get an appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 8:30am-12pm that week to attend a Workforce or Financial Literacy Class. Currently can assist 3 households/week.

                                                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                                                Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                                                Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                                                                                                                                Geography Served

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

                                                                                                                                • Missouri
                                                                                                                                  • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                    • Kansas City
                                                                                                                                Click here to see this service (BV-8900.9300-950) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                                                                                                Description

                                                                                                                                Catholic Charities can provide wheelchairs for those in need, when funding available.

                                                                                                                                Hours

                                                                                                                                Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                                                                                                                                Required Documents

                                                                                                                                Government issued ID; proof of MO residency; proof of income, public benefits and/or disability for everyone 18+ (if any); SS cards for all household members

                                                                                                                                Eligibility

                                                                                                                                Must not have received a wheelchair from Catholic Charities in the last year

                                                                                                                                Fees

                                                                                                                                None

                                                                                                                                Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                                Call Monday at 8:15 am for appointment

                                                                                                                                Languages

                                                                                                                                Basic Spanish, ASL

                                                                                                                                Service Area

                                                                                                                                Kansas City, MO (Jackson County)

                                                                                                                                Geography Served

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

                                                                                                                                • Missouri
                                                                                                                                  • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                    • Kansas City
                                                                                                                                Click here to see this service (LH-0600.5000-970) and related services within the Service Tree.

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