Agency Partners

All United Way of Wyandotte County agency partners are certified nonprofits that receive funding for one or more programs that provide services in the Wyandotte County community. All funded programs also work in one or more of the areas laid out in our 2014-2017 Community Impact PlanTo see specific allocation funding amounts for 2014 - 2017 click here.

Community Impact Plan Key:

MBN = Meeting basic needs (Income)

NCF= Nurturing children & families (Education)

HQL= Improving health & quality of life (Health)

 

American Red Cross of Greater Kansas City
1600 Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 321-6314
Mission Statement: Shelters, feeds and supports people affected by disaster; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; supports military families; provides international humanitarian aid.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Disaster Services (MBN)

 


Bethel Neighborhood Center
14 South Seventh St., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 371-8218
Mission Statement: To offer a renewed sense of hope to our multi-ethnic community by sharing material, educational, health, social, and spiritual resources that help people bridge ethnic and economic boundaries to achieve self-sufficiency.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Eat Right and Exercise for Life (HQL)
    Support, Educate, and Equip (MBN)
    Youth Enrichment Program (NCF)

 


Boy Scouts of America - Heart of America Council
10210 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 569-4900
Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Scouting (NCF)

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
1240 Troup Ave., Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 621-3260
Mission Statement: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City promotes the development of self-esteem, values, and skills for boys and girls, ages 5-18, with special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Youth Development Program- Wyandotte County (NCF)

 


Camp Fire
1100 Walnut St., Suite 1900, Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 285-2010
Mission Statement: Camp Fire’s mission, what we call Our Promise, is this:Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.  In Camp Fire, it begins now.  Light the fire within.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
   Camp Fire Heartland (NCF)

 


Cancer Action, Inc.
1600 Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 321-8880
Mission Statement: As a caring community of professionals and volunteers, Cancer Action is dedicated to reducing distress and improving the quality of life for those living with, through and beyond cancer; and promote education, prevention and early detection to reduce the impact of cancer in the greater Kansas City area.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Patient Services Program (HQL)

 


CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties, Inc.
5700 Broadmoor, Suite 201, Mission, KS 66202
(913) 715-4040
Mission Statement: Empowering abused and neglected children with a volunteer's voice in court  by seeking safe and permanent homes for each child.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    WYCO Children in Need of Care (MBN)

 

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, Inc.

9720 West 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 433-2100
Mission Statement: The vision of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is that its neighbors in need will find open the doors of the agency and be met with help, hospitality and hope.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Healthcare Coordination (HQL)
    Shalom House Shelter for Homeless Men (MBN)
    Emergency Assistance and Supportive Housing (MBN)

 

Cross-Lines Community Outreach, Inc.

736 Shawnee Ave., Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 281-3388
Provides people affected by poverty with basic services and opportunities that encourage self-confidence and self-sufficiency through emergency assistance, hunger relief, highlight programs, nutrition classes, job club, budget workshops and a thrift store.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Emergency Food & Shelter Program (MBN)
    Utility Assistance (MBN)

 

Cultivate Kansas City, Inc.

4223 Gibbs Rd., Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 831-2444
Mission Statement: Cultivate Kansas City grows food, farms, and community in support of a sustainable, healthy, and local food system in greater Kansas City.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Farmer Business Development Program (HQL)

 

Duchesne Clinic

636 Tauromee, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 321-2626
Mission Statement: We will reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Primary Medical Care (HQL)
    Diabetes Education and Disease Management(HQL)

 

Economic Opportunity Foundation, Inc.
1542 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 371-7800
Mission Statement: To mobilize necessary resources to address the causes and conditions of poverty in Wyandotte County. To assist low-income residents in moving towards self-sufficiency.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Emergency Food & Shelter Program (MBN)
    Utility Assistance (MBN) 


El Centro, Inc.
650 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 677-0100
Mission Statement: Strengthening communities and improving lives of Latinos and others through educational, social and economic opportunities.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Health without Barriers (HQL)
    Financial Literacy for the Future (MBN)
    Academy for Children (NCF)


The Family Conservancy
444 Minnesota Ave., Suite 200, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 342-1110
Mission Statement: Helping children and families achieve a lifetime of success.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Healthy Living (HQL)
    Family Asset Building (MBN)
    Positively Impacting Young Children through Quality Early Education (NCF)
    

Friends of Yates, Inc.
1418 Garfield Ave., Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 321-1566
Mission Statement: Friends of Yates, Inc. strives to continuously provide services and a sense of identity to children, youth, adults and senior citizens that facilitates safe and productive lives.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Emergency Food & Shelter Program (MBN)

 

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri
8383 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 358-8750
Mission Statement: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
   Girl Scouts (NCF)

 

Kansas City Community Gardens, Inc.
6917 Kensington, Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 931-3877
Mission Statement: The mission of Kansas City Community Gardens is to assist low-income households and community groups in the Kansas City metropolitan area to produce vegetables and fruit from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, and at community sites.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Self-Help Gardening for Low-Income Families (HQL)

 

Kansas Legal Services, Inc.
400 State Ave., Suite 1015, Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 621-0200
Mission Statement: Kansas Legal Services, a statewide non-profit corporation, is dedicated to helping low income Kansans meet their basic needs through the provision of essential legal, mediation and employment training services.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Domestic Violence Program (MBN)

 

KCK Huggers/Special Olympics
5033 State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 573-8331
Mission Statement: To inspire and encourage intellectually and physically challenged individuals to lead a rewarding and healthy lifestyle through education, sports, and activities.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Sports (HQL)

 

KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital
4300 Brenner Ave., Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 322-4900
Mission Statement: It is the mission of KVC Prairie Ridge Hospital to enrich and enhance the quality of life of individuals, families and communities by providing comprehensive and compassionate trauma-focused behavioral and mental healthcare, education and medical services.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    KVC Academy (MBN)

 

Mattie Rhodes Center
1740 Jefferson St., Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 471-2536
Mission Statement: Mattie Rhodes Center enriches the lives of individuals, families and communities in a respectful, multicultural environment.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Latino Mental Health/Kansas Access (HQL)
    EXPLORE (NCF)

 

Mental Health America of the Heartland
739 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 281-2221
Mission Statement: Mental Health America of the Heartland is dedicated to promoting the mental health of the community, and improving the quality of life of persons with mental illness, through advocacy, education, and support.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Advocacy and Recovery Services (HQL)
    Child & Youth Mental Health Initiative (HQL)
    Mental Health Promotion (HQL)

 


Metro Lutheran Ministry
3031 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 931-0027
Mission Statement: Metro Lutheran Ministry affirms the right of all people to food, clothing and shelter, while promoting self-sufficiency and hope through direct services and advocacy.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Community Care Services (MBN)

 


Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)
3100 Broadway, Suite 400, Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-4527
Mission Statement: MOCSA exists to improve the lives of those impacted by sexual abuse and sexual assault and prevent sexual violence in our community.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Wyandotte County Sexual Violence Prevention Education (MBN)
    Sexual Violence Intervention Services in Wyandotte County (NCF)

 

Mt. Carmel Redevelopment Corporation
1220 Troup Ave., Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 621-4111
Mission Statement: The mission of Mt. Carmel Redevelopment Corporation (MCRC) is to improve the quality of life for residents of Northeast Wyandotte County through community revitalization and economic development. MCRC envisions safe, revitalized neighborhoods with quality, affordable housing, access to basic human services and sustained economic development.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Case Management (MBN)

 

Ozanam
421 E. 137th St., Kansas City MO 64145
(816) 508-3600
Mission Statement: Ozanam responds to the behavioral, emotional, social and spiritual needs of children and their families with dignity and care, providing a continuum of innovative services of the highest quality. Ozanam provides a wide range of therapeutic and support services for approximately 600 adolescents annually who have been abused, abandoned or neglected.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Pathways Transitional Living Program (MBN)

 

Riverview Health Services, Inc.
722 Reynolds Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 371-7070
Mission Statement: Riverview’s Mission is to facilitate health care access and provide health literacy services for individuals who are indigent, uninsured or underinsured.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Medical Assistance Program (HQL)
    Diabetes Education & Disease Management (HQL)

 

The Salvation Army KCK Citadel and Harbor Light Village
6723 State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 232-5400
Emergency assistance, homeless services and prevention, substance abuse treatment, social programs for all ages and spiritual and emotional care to the community. Addiction recovery services including diagnosis, referral, social detox, intermediate and reintegration.

 

Shepherd's Center of Kansas City, Kansas
757 Armstrong Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 281-8909
Mission Statement: The Shepherd's Center of Kansas City, Kansas is an interfaith, multicultural non-profit organization that promotes and supports successful aging.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
   Friends for Seniors and Minor Home Repair (MBN)

 

Sunflower House, Inc.
15440 W. 65th St., Shawnee, KS 66217
(913) 631-5800
Mission Statement: The mission of Sunflower House is to protect children in our community from physical and sexual abuse through education, advocacy, forensic and medical services.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Child Assessment Program (HQL)
    Wyandotte County Abuse Prevention Education Program (NCF)

 


Turner House Children's Clinic
21 N. 12th St., Suite 300, Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 342-2552
Mission Statement: The mission of Turner House Children's Clinic is to provide access to quality health care for underserved children. Our goals are to increase access to health care for medically underserved children; improve the quality and continuity of health care; and contribute to reduced health system costs.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Health Care for Children (HQL)
    Weight Management (HQL)

 

Vaughn-Trent Community Services
246 Shadyside, PO Box 75, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
(913) 441-0461
Emergency assistance center for low-income residents of Kansas Unified School District #204. Provides food, clothing and utility assistance. Thrift Store: 205 Oak, Bonner Springs, KS 66012, (913) 441-2194

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Utility Assistance

 

YMCA of Greater Kansas City
8th Street Family YMCA- 900 N 8th St., Kansas  City, KS 66101
(913) 321-9622
Providence YMCA/Ball Family Center- 8601 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 378-9622
YMCA- 410 N. Bluegrass Drive, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
(913)422-9348
Mission Statement: The YMCA of Greater Kansas City, founded on Christian principles, is a charitable organization with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical well-being.

FUNDED PROGRAM(S):
    Youth Volunteer Corps Kansas City (NCF)

 

Other United Way certified agencies:

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City

Communities Creating Opportunity

Mirror, Inc.

Somali Bantu Foundation

St. Francis Community Services (formerly Associated Youth Services)

Swope Health Services

 

 

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