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Services:                                        Page Number:
Adult Day Care                                       3
Adaptive Equipment                                   5
Advocacy                                             6
Allergists                                           8
Assistive Technology                                 8
Audiology                                            10
Behavior Therapy                                     10
Birth Certificates                                   16
Child Abuse                                          16
Child Care                                           16
Complimentary and Alternative Medicine               20
Conservator                                          22
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing                             22
Dentists                                             23
Developmental Therapy                                25
Diagnostic Evaluations                               25
Dieticians and Nutritionists                         25
Drug Treatment                                       26
Early Childhood Services                             28
Educational Supports and Resources                   30
Estate Planning and Special Needs Trusts             33
Emergency Assistance                                 35
Employment                                           36
Food Pantry/Stamps                                   37
Funding Sources                                      40
Gastroenterology                                     44
Genetics                                             44
Hair Salons                                          45
Health Clinics                                       45
Homeless                                             49
Horseback Riding/Hippotherapy                        50
Home Repair Assistance                               51
Legal Resources                                      53
Legislative                                          55
Lending Libraries                                    56
Medicaid                                             57
Mental Health                                        57
Missouri Autism Centers of Excellence (MO-ACE)       60
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Music and Art Therapies                               61
Neurologists                                          61
Occupational Therapy                                  62
Optometrists and Ophthalmologists                     64
Parent Training and Support                           65
Pediatricians                                         69
Pharmacy                                              70
Physical Therapy                                      70
Placement                                             72
Psychiatric Care                                      72
Psychological Services                                73
Recreation                                            75
Refugee Centers                                       76
Religious Organizations with Special Needs Programs   76
Resource Agencies                                     77
Respite Providers                                     80
Schools – Private                                     81
Sheltered Workshops                                   81
Sleep Disorder Clinics                                83
Social Skills Intervention                            84
Software                                              85
Speech and Language Therapy                           85
Staff Training                                        88
Supported Employment                                  90
Support Groups                                        93
Transportation                                        97
Technology                                            101
Utility Support                                       102
Vocational Rehabilitation Offices                     102
Women’s Shelters                                      102




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                              Adult Day Care

 Adult Care Health Center of Greater Kansas City
Mikail Nagama
12127 Blue Ridge Blvd., Ste 1
Grandview MO 64030
Phone: 816-767-0925

ARK-First Church of God
4835 Shawnee Drive
Kansas City, Kansas 66106
Phone: 913-262-8048

Brookside Day Care Center
400 West 57th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-926-9400

Carousel, INC.
5910 East 40 Highway
Kansas City, Missouri 64129
Phone: 816-923-2557

Community of the Good Shepherd Adult Day Care
Betsy Waldman
7710 East 102nd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64149
Phone:816-767-8090
Fax:816-268-5849
E-mail: bwaldman@cgshepherd.org
Website: http://www.cgshepherd.org

Dayskills Program-Jackson County Parks & Rec.
John Curtis
12600 Old Raytown Road
Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Phone: 816-765-4326

Generations Day Care, INC.
15600 Woods Chapel Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64139
Phone: 816-478-8600

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Haske Child Academy & Adult Day Care
Rakiya Buhari
Bello Center 11301 Hickman Mills Drive
Kansas City MO 64134
Phone: 816-761-3969

Hearthstone Adult Day Care
808 South 15th
Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
Phone: 816-220-3343

Hope Health Care Center for Seniors and Special Needs Adults
7447 Holmes
Kansas City MO 64131
Phone: 913-217-8406

Inga's Home for Seniors and Special Need
Ifeoma Osuala
11601 Bennington Avenue
Kansas City MO 64134
Phone: 816-529-2718

Just Schooling
Palestine Senior Center
3325 Prospect
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-861-0070

      4918 Swope Parkway
      Kansas City, Missouri 64130
      Phone: 816-923-1114
      Younger Participants at this site

Seton Center
2816 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-231-3955

Selectra Health Adult Day Care
Tracy Crawford
11922 Foodlane

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Grandview Missouri 64030
Phone: 816-822-1000


The Evergreens Adult Day Care
905 South West Oldham Parkway
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64081
Phone: 816-246-7007

Tiffany’s Adult Day Care Center
16021 East 40 Highway
Kansas City, Missouri 64136
Phone: 816-373-1209

VILLAS, LLC
JUNE PORTER-LAMOTHE, DIRECTOR
11515 HICKMAN MILLS DR
KANSAS CITY 64134
TELEPHONE: 816-765-2273


                            Adaptive Equipment

Children’s Medical Services
1420 South Enterprise Ave. Suite H
Springfield, Missouri 65804
Phone: 417-882-9440
Toll free: 877-984-5050
Fax: 417-882-9441
E-mail: childmed@sbcglobal.net

Missouri Assistive Technology
1501 NW Jefferson Street
Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
Voice: (800) 647-8557 (in-state only) or (816) 655-6700
TTY: (800) 647-8558 (in-state only) or (816) 655-6711
FAX: (816) 655-6710
Website: http://www.at.mo.gov/loans.html
Show-Me Loans Program at the Missouri Assistive Technology Project (MATP).

Missouri Coalition for Independence



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3101 Broadway, Suite 101                       Kansas: 4911 State Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64111                                  Kansas City, KS 66102
Phone: 816-231-7166                             Phone: 913-321-5140
Toll-free: 866-201-3829                                Toll-free: 866-201-3829
Website: http://cfi-kc.com/




Silver Cross
Contact: Bill Koch
18851 W. 158th Street
Olathe Kansas, 66062
Phone: 913-393-2042
Toll free: 1-866-313-0265
Fax: 913-393-2046
E-mail: bkoch@silvercross.com
Website: http://www.silvercross.com/locations/KansasCity.html

                                    Advocacy
STATEWIDE:

MPACT: Missouri Parents Act
8301 Stateline Road Suite 204
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-531-7070
Toll-free: 800-743-7634
Website: www.ptimpact.com

Missouri Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Phone: 573-526-5205
Website: www.mcdhh.mo.gov
Provides information and referral, workshops, training and individual and systems
advocacy

Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services
925 South Country Club Drive
Jefferson City, MO. 65109
Toll-free: 800-392-8667
E-mail: mopasic@earthlink.net
Web Site: www.moadvocacy.org

STOMP (Specialized Training of Military Parents)
6316 South 12th Street
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Tacoma, WA. 98465
Toll-free: (800) sparent
Website: http://www.stompproject.org

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Phone: 312-427-0701
Website: www.maldef.org
Promotes equality and justice through litigation, advocacy, public policy, and community
education in the areas of employment, immigrants‟ rights, political access, voting rights,
education, and language rights, as well as education in community leadership

The Missouri Aging Information Network
Phone: 1-800-497-0822
Website: www.moaging.com
Provides information to assist senior adults and individuals with disabilities to maintain
an independent lifestyle

KANSAS CITY:

Arc of Clay & Platte County Inc
118 North Bridge Street,
Smithville, MO 64089-8176
Phone: 816-8 3-3324

Coalition for Independence
4911 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
Phone: 866-201-3829
Toll-Free: 913-321-5140
Website: http://www.cfi-kc.org/

Community Disability Network
8001 Conser, Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66204
Phone: 913- 648-2317
E-mail: shelveycdn@aol.com

Epilepsy Foundation of Kansas and Western Missouri
6700 Troost Ave. #316
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Phone: 816-444-2800
Toll free: 800-972-5136
Website: www.efha.org
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Provides services to persons with epilepsy/seizure disorder living in Kansas and 37 counties of
Western Missouri

Hodgson, Rand
R.W. Consultants
10204 South Outer Belt Rd
Oak Grove, MO. 64075
Phone: 816-690-3842

Families Together, INC.
1333 Meadowlark Lanes, Suite 103
Kansas City, KS. 66102
Phone: 913-287-1970
Toll-free: 877-499-5369
E-mail: kansascity@familiestogetherinc.org
Website: www.familiestogetherinc.org

Reach for Kids
Phone: 816-931-8687

United Way 2-1-1/United Way Helps
Phone: 1-866-320-5764
Website: www.unitedwaygkchelps.org

                                        Allergists
Baptist, Jeremy, MD, PhD
Allergy Link
6806 West 83rd Street
Overland Park, KS. 66204
Phone: 913-469-4043
E-mail: jebaptist@worldnet.att.net

Thomas, Tom, MD
110 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, MO. 64068
Phone: 816-781-6127

                               Assistive Technology
STATEWIDE:

Coalition for Independence Assistive Technology Center
Contact: Mary Ann Stiner

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3101 Broadway, Suite 101
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-231-7166
Website: www.cfi-kc.org

Missouri Assistive Technology Project
4731 South Cochise, Suite 114
Independence, MO 64055-6975
Phone: 816-373-5193
Toll-free: 8000-647-8557
Equipment Loan Program: 816-228-6595
E-mail: matpmo@swbell.net
Equipment Loan E-mail: etcdeviceloam@swbell.net
Website: www.at.mo.gov

Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services
Rhonda McMillan, Assistive Tech Advocate
925 South Country Club Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Toll-free: 800-392-8667
E-mail: mopasic@earthlink.net
Website: www.moadvocacy.org

KANSAS CITY:
Audio-Reader of Kansas
1120 West 11th Street
P.O. Box 847
Lawrence, KS. 66044
Phone: 785-864-4600
Toll-Free: 800-772-8898
Website: http://reader.ku.edu

Brown Bear Speech and Language Services
Grant, Lisa MS, CCC-SLP
2307 South Outer Road, Suite 201
P.O. Box 1178
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-213-6173
E-mail: brownbeartalk@prodigy.net

Talking Book Service of Kansas
Toll-free: 800-362-0699
Website: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/KSL/talking/ksl_bph.html
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Technology Resource Solutions for People
Website: http://www.occk.com

                                    Audiology

University of Kansas Medical Center Audiology Clinic
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-5730
E-mail: belrod@kumc.edu
Website: http://www.kumc.edu/audiology

Also see Deaf and Hard of hearing

                            Behavior Therapist
ALLEN, KAREN L., LPC
11004 E 40 HIGHWAY SUITE 139
INDEPENDENCE MO 64055
PHONE: 816-350-0200
Psychology - Professional Counselor

Autism and Behavior Consulting, INC.
Champlin, Nancy BCBA
4909 West 130th Street
Leawood, Kansas 66209
Phone: 913-579-3062
E-mail: nchamplin@kc.rr.com

BROZ COUNSELING SERVICES LLC
Broz, KRISTINA K., LPC
1917 NORTHEAST PETERS CIRCLE
LEES SUMMIT MO 64086
PHONE: 573-768-2413
Psychology - Professional Counselor

CHANGES COUNSELING AND ASSESSMENT
PREWETT, ANGELA A., LPC
373 NE ADAMS DAIRY PARKWAY
BLUE SPRINGS MO 64014
PHONE: 816-229-2760
Psychology - Professional Counselor

CHRYSALIS CENTER FOR FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
ME MIESSE, KELLI R., LPC
9500 EAST 63RD STREET SUITE 108
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RAYTOWN MO 64133
PHONE: 816-960-7111
Psychology - Professional Counselor

COGGINS, CINDY A., LPC
410 SOUTHEAST LANA STREET
LEES SUMMIT MO 64063
PHONE: 816-377-1241
Psychology - Professional Counselor

COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH
FELITSKY, CHRISTINE M., LPC
FLOWERS, LESLIE T., LPC
NEBEL, HELEN J., LPC
NOLLER, TAMMY A., LPC
SALVATO, JOSEPH A., PLPC
THORNTON, LAURA, PLPC
WARNER, LINDA K., LPC
WILBANKS, DAVALENE J., LPC
10901 WINNER RD BOX 520169
 INDEPENDENCE MO 64052
PHONE: 816-254-3652
Psychology - Professional Counselor

CREDITED COUNSELING LLC
JONES, RACHEL J., LPC
3720 SOUTH ARROWHEAD AVENUE SUITE 120
 INDEPENDENCE MO 64057
PHONE: 816-795-6280
Psychology - Professional Counselor

DEMETER, DEBORA A., LPC
206 EAST SEA AVENUE
INDEPENDENCE MO 64050
PHONE: 816-560-4623
Psychology - Professional Counselor


FRANKOVIGLIA-MOCK, CARLA R., LPC
410 C SE 3RD STREET
LEES SUMMIT MO 64063
PHONE: 816-260-6993
Psychology - Professional Counselor

GILBERT, NICOLE B., LPC
410 B SOUTHEAST THIRD STREET SUITE 101
 LEES SUMMIT MO 64063
PHONE: 816-525-5333
Psychology - Professional Counselor
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HALL & ASSOCIATES
MORRIS, KENNETH L., LPC
WILSON, JENNIE L., LPC
2818 SOUTHEAST RANSON ROAD
LEES SUMMIT MO 64082 PHONE (816) 935-9420
Psychology - Professional Counselor

HOLEMAN, STEVEN C., LPC
1000 S LOGAN ST
INDEPENDENCE MO 64050
PHONE: 816-461-3502
Psychology - Professional Counselor

INDEPENDENCE COUNSELING CENTER
HAWKINS, ROXANA G., LPC
16726 EAST US HIGHWAY 40 SUITE B
INDEPENDENCE MO 64055 PHONE (816) 373-1777
Psychology - Professional Counselor

Integrated Behavioral Technologies, Inc.
Heitzman-Powell, Linda PhD BCBA
304 West Street
P.O. Box 252
Tonganoxie, Kansas 66086
Phone: 913-417-7061
E-mail: ibtoffice@yahoo.com

Kansas City Autism Training Center
Jennifer L. Simon PhD, BCBA
7501 Belinder
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208
Phone: 913-787-3275
E-mail: dir.kcatc@yahoo.com
Website: www.kcatc.net

LANG, DONALD G., LPC
257 NORTHEAST EDGEWATER DRIVE
LEES SUMMIT MO 64064
PHONE: 816-520-8668
Psychology - Professional Counselor

LIBERATOR, MATTHEW A., LPC
9504 EAST 63RD STREET SUITE 213
RAYTOWN MO 64133
 PHONE: 913-894-3550
Psychology - Professional Counselor

LIFEWORKS LLP
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WILLIAMS, KEALEY A., LPC
2 1508 SOUTHWEST WHITERIDGE
LEES SUMMIT MO 64081 PHONE (816) 836-2920
Psychology - Professional Counselor

LONGWITH, JAMI D., LPC
3210 LEES SUMMIT ROAD
INDEPENDENCE MO 64055
PHONE: 816-304-4967
Psychology - Professional Counselor

MANN, CHERYL L., LCSW
11004 EAST 40 HIGHWAY SUITE 139
INDEPENDENCE MO 64055
 PHONE: 816-989-2149
Psychology - Professional Counselor

MASON, JAMIE L., LPC
1970 NORTHWEST COPPER OAKS CIRCLE
 BLUE SPRINGS MO 64105
PHONE: 816-228-2261
Psychology - Professional Counselor

MCCORMACK, ANDREA B., LPC
6220 BLUE RIDGE CUTOFF SUITE 201
RAYTOWN MO 64133
PHONE: 816-218-9184
Psychology - Professional Counselor

Morrison, Kenda PhD, BCBA
Phone: 913-645-4213
E-mail: kendamorrison@cox.net

ORENICK, LAWRENCE E., LPC
1004 SOUTH 22ND STREET
BLUE SPRINGS MO 64015
PHONE: 816-804-2839
Psychology - Professional Counselor

Ortiz-Ramos, Kristi M.A. MS.Ed, BCBA
Olathe, Kansas
E-mail: koramos@aol.com

Partners in Behavioral Milestones
10330 Hickman Mills Drive Building 2
Kansas City, Missouri 64137
Phone: 816-501-5138
Toll-free: 877-688-0271
E-mail: dmatthews@behavioralmilestones.com
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Website: www.behavioralmilestones.com

Pomeroy, Molly M.A. BCBA
Phone: 816-699-9920
E-mail: molly_ccbt@comcast.net
Bilingual

RAGON, ROBERT T., LPC
2 509 NORTHEAST ADAMS DRIVE
LEES SUMMIT MO 64086
PHONE: 816-524-4600
Psychology - Professional Counselor

REDISCOVER
BURROW, GILLIAN A., LPC
HADDOCK, BRANDY D., LPC
HENDRICKS, PAUL D., LPC
HOOD, DAWN L., LPC
OLSON, GWYNN R., LPC
PEERY, ALICIA E., LPC
RAND, DEANNA L., LPC
RUSSELL, SHARON M., LPC
901 NE INDEPENDENCE AVENUE
LEES SUMMIT MO 64086
PHONE: 816-246-8000
Psychology - Professional Counselor

RIVERS, BONNIE J., LPC
1501 HARDING
OAK GROVE MO 64075
 PHONE: 816-263-1119
Psychology - Professional Counselor

SANGSTER, LINDA
19401 EAST 40 HIGHWAY Suite 140
INDEPENDENCE MO 64055
PHONE: 816-373-6761
Psychology - Professional Counselor

Sanner, Amy, M.A. BCBA
Gardner, Kansas
E-mail: enedeliasanner@yahoo.com
Website: www.behavioralconsultant.5u.com

SCHAFERSMAN, APRIL L., LPC
901 NE INDEPENDENCE AVENUE
LEES SUMMIT MO 64086
PHONE: 816-246-8000
SPECIALTY Psychology - Professional Counselor
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SHERMAN, RICHARD L., LPC
618 SE 4TH STREET
LEES SUMMIT MO 64063
PHONE: 816-524-7373
Psychology - Professional Counselor

SHIRK, KIMBERLY J., LPC
410B SOUTHEAST THRID SUITE 101
LEES SUMMIT MO 64063
PHONE: 816-525-5333
Psychology - Professional Counselor

SMITH, MARK L., LPC
11004 EAST 40 HIGHWAY SUITE 100
INDEPENDENCE MO 64055
PHONE: 816-520-2041
Psychology - Professional Counselor

Teen Challenge
Rev. Jerry Crist
Phone: 816-746-2554 or 816-796-6201
For individuals who have not been successful in other placement settings

THIBAULT, YVONNE G., LPC
19401 EAST 40 HWY SUITE140
INDEPENDENCE MO 64055
PHONE: 816-373-6761
Psychology - Professional Counselor

TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER EAST
BIGHAM, GENE A., LPC
CASTILLO-JOLLY, CAROLINE A., LPC
NASH, DEBRA K., LPC
7900 LEES SUMMIT ROAD
KANSAS CITY MO 64139
PHONE: 816-404-6905
Psychology - Professional Counselor

TROWBRIDGE, MELINDA R., LPC
3000 SOUTHWEST 4TH STREET
BLUE SPRINGS MO 64014
PHONE: 816-228-9176
Psychology - Professional Counselor

Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital
5121 Raytown Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-382-6300
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Toll-free: 1-800-225-8577
Fax: 816-358-7230
Website: http://www.tworivershospital.com/index.html

VOGT-BANKSTON, SANDRA, LPC
638 SOUTHWEST TISHA LANE
GRAIN VALLEY MO 64029
 PHONE: 816-877-7956
Psychology - Professional Counselor

                                 Birth Certificates
Jackson County Health Department
313 South Liberty
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 861-881-4424
Call for checklist of items required, there is a $10 coping fee

Kansas City, MO Health Department Vital Records
2400 Troost Avenue Suite 1200
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-513-6309
Call for checklist of items required, there is a $10 coping fee


                                     Child Abuse
Child Protection Center
3100 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64109
Phone: 816-881-1800

Children’s Place
2 East 59th Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-363-1898
Children birth to 7 year old

Division of Family Services
815 East 13th Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-889-2000

MOCSA
3217 Broadway
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-931-4527
                                      Child Care
STATEWIDE:

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Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network
4236 Lindell Boulevard, Suite 202
St. Louis, MO. 63108
Phone: 314-535-1458
Toll-free: 1-800-200-9017
Website: www.moccrn.org

Project CHILD; Web Resources
Website: http://www.ric.edu/projectchild/parentreferral.htm

CLAY COUNTY:

Clay-Platte YMCA Child Care Center
2700 Buchanan
North Kansas City, Missouri 64116
Phone: 816-221-2767

KANSAS CITY:

Bellefontaine Corps
3013 East 9th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64124
Phone: 816-483-8484

Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Mary Beth Rohlf, Volunteer Director
3908 Washington
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-561-5269
E-mail: Marybeth@bbbs-kc.org

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City
Main Office:
6301 Rockhill Road Suite *305
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Phone: 816-361-3600
Fax: 816-3675
Website: http://www.bgca-gkc.org/

      Thornberry Boys & Girls Club
      KANSAS CITY, MO 64130
      Telephone: 816.861.6300
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       A unit of: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
       Website: http://www.bgc-gkc.org

       Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City - East Side Unit
       Kansas City, MO 64127
       Telephone: 816.241.5252
       A unit of: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
       Website: http://www.bgc-gkc.org

       Leslie Unit
       Independence, MO 64050
       Telephone: 816.461.1422
       A unit of: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
       Website: http://www.bgc-gkc.org

       Wyandotte County Boys & Girls Club
       Kansas City, MO 66104
       Telephone: 913.621.3260
       A unit of: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
       Website: http://www.bgc-gkc.org

       Hawthorne Unit
       INDEPENDENCE, MO 64056
       Telephone: 816.461.1422
       A unit of: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
       Website: http://www.bgc-gkc.org

Division of Family Services
615 East 13th Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-889-2000
Fax: 816-889-2258
Call for eligibility, application, and checklist of documentation required.

Heart of America Family Services
626 Minnesota
Kansas City Kansas
Phone: 913-573-2273
Referral for child care providers in MO & KS

Guadalupe Center Youth Program
814 West 26th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
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Phone: 816-421-1015
Fax: 816-421-1001
E-mail:
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Website: http://www.guadalupecenters.org/

Independence Corps-Salvation Army
14700 East Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-252-3200

Kansas City Autism Training Center
Simon, Jennifer L., PhD, BCBA
7501 Belinder
Prairie Village, KS. 66208
Phone: 913-787-3275
E-mail: dir.kcatc@yahoo.com
Website: www.kcatc.net

Northland Early Education Center
8630 North Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO. 64155
Phone 816-420-9005
Website: www.neeckids.org

St. Vincent's Family Service Center
Steve Callahan, Operation Breakthrough
3039 Troost Kansas City, MO, 64109
Phone: (816) 756-3511
Fax: (816) 756-0393
E-mail: steve@operationbreakthrough.org
Website: http://www.operationbreakthrough.org/

Sunshine Center
Grubb, Beth PhD, Executive Director
18400 East Salisbury Road
Independence, MO. 64056
Phone: 816-461-0893

The Arc of Clay-Platte Counties
7400 C North Oak Trafficway
Gladstone, Missouri 64118
Phone: 816-436-3004

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The Family Conservancy
3217 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: 913-342-1110
Toll-free: 800-755-0838
Websites: www.thefamilyconservancy.org
            http://www.childcaresource.org

Triality, INC.
6600 A Royal Street, Suite 107
Pleasant Valley, MO 64068
Phone: 816-781-0177
Early Intervention Center: 816-476-4011
Website: http://www.trialityinc.org

Youth Friends Mentoring Program
1800 Baltimore, Suite 400
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-842-7082
Website: http://www.youthfriends.org/index.html
Youth Friends volunteers are caring adult role models for the community who volunteer
with your people in school, grades K-12. The goal is to help students achieve success,
both academically and socially. Youth Friends will meet for one hour, once a week,
either one-on-one or in a small group

              Complementary and Alternative Medicine

STATEWIDE:

BADASDT-Biomed/Alternative Discussion ASD Treatment
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/BADASDT

Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) Practitioner List
Website: www.autism.com/dan/danusdis.htm

GFCF and Biomedical Support Listserve
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com

KANSAS CITY:

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Baptist, Jeremy, MD, PhD
Allergy Link
6806 West 83rd Street
Overland Park, Kansas. 66204
Phone: 913-469-4043
E-mail: jebaptist@worldnet.att.net

Brown, Michael NMD
Physician’s Choice
11240 Strangline
Lenexa, Kansas 66215
Phone 913-498-0005
E-mail: info@physicianschoiceks.biz
Website: www.physicianschoiceks.biz

Klug, Bethany, D.O.
Kansas City Holistic Center
5453 West 61ST Place
Mission, Kansas 66205
Phone: 913-322-0023
Website: http://www.obrienrx.com/kc_holistic_ctr

Marian Hope Center
Nutritional Management Support Group
14820 East 42nd Street
Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail: heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

Shelton, Ryan N.D.
Whole Body Health
11791 West 112th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66224
Phone: 913-961-6308
E-mail: drshelton@wholebodyhealth.com
Website: www.wholebodyhealth.com

Smith, James DC, CCN, DACBN
Gower Chiropractic
211 South Highway169
Gower, Missouri 64454
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Phone: 816-424-3858
Fax: 816-424-3878
Website: www.ehealthassessment.com

Willoughby, James D.O.
24 South Main Street
Liberty, Missouri 64068
Phone: 816-781-0903

                                Conservator

For Safe Keeping
Hetti Pous or Jennifer Creed
P.O. Box 2700643
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 913-338-4646
Fax: 913-661-0733
E-mail: hettipous@aol.com

Budget and Financial Management Assistance
Jennifer Ham
P.O. Box 414711
Kansas City, Missouri 64141
Phone: 816-474-2972
Fax: 816-474-1673


                          Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
HEAR Now Program
6700 Washington Ave
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 800-648-4327

Lions Club International
Phone: 503-827-6952
Toll free: 800-635-4667
Website: www.lionsclubs.org

Miracle-Ear Children’s Foundation
P.O. Box 59261
Minneapolis, MN 55459
Toll free: 800-234-5422

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Scottish Rite’s R.G. Combs Childhood Language Disorders Clinic
33 Masonic Drive
Columbia, Missouri 65202
Phone: 573-886-0687
Website: scotrite@socket.net

Sertoma International
1912 East Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City Missouri 64132
Phone: 816-333-8300
Fax: 816-333-4320
E-mail: infosertoma@sertoma.org

Show-Me Loans
Toll free: 866-850-3379
Website: mexline@swbell.net
Low 0-4% loans for families w/ incomes less than $60,000

Starkey Hearing Foundation
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.
6700 Washington Ave.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Toll free: 800-328-8602
Website: www.hearinfo.com

                                    Dentists
STATEWIDE:
Feldhaus, Gerald, DDS PC
Claycomo Plaza
415 East 69 Highway
Claycomo, Missouri 64119
Phone: 816-454-0377

Elks Mobile Dental Program
Phone: 816-404-6904
Toll-free: 1-800-876-1486
Website:
www.trumed.org/trumedweb/lw/lw_medical_care/lw_health_services.asp#Elks_Mobile_
Dental_Van_

KANSAS CITY:


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Cabot Westside Clinic
1810 Summit Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-471-0900
Accepts Medicaid Uses laughing gas to claim patients but does not fully sedate accepting
new patients

Dane, John, DDS
Truman Medical Center Lakewood
 900 Lee’s Summit Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64139
Phone: 816-404-6892

Hemberger, Glenn, DDS
8575 West 110th Suite 300
Overland Park, Kansas 66210-2774
Phone: 913-345-0331
Takes about all insurance (but is out network). He has a lot of special needs patients. Is
accepting new patients

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
825 Euclid Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-474-4920
Accepts Medicaid, will use sliding pay scale, self pay w/ minimum fee

Seaton Center
2816 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-581-4700

Tinsley, William, DDS
Seaport Family Dentistry
2 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, Missouri 64068
Phone: 816-781-1430
Workers with Down‟s syndrome and accepts most insurance

UMKC School of Dentistry
620 East 25th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-235-2111
Does not work with special needs
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Zona Rosa Dental
Dr. Buzard
7200 NW 86th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64153
Phone: 816-741-6200
E-mail: LHOLLAND@zonarosadental.com
Website: http://www.zonarosadental.com/
Has experience with patients who have limited communication skills.

                        Developmental Therapists
Marian Hope Center
14820 East 42nd Street
Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail: heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

Therapeutic Living Solutions
10800 Farley, Suite 180
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Phone: 913-897-5554
Fax: 913-851-8125
Website: www.therapeuticlivingsolutions.com

                          Diagnostic Evaluations

University of Kansas Center for Child Health and Development
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66460
Phone: 913-588-5900
Website: www.kumc.edu/cchd/services.html

                        Dieticians and Nutritionists

Brown, Michael, NMD
Physician’s Choice
11240 Strangline
Lenexa, Kansas 66215
Phone: 913-498-0005
E-mail: info@physicianschoiceks.biz
Website: www.physicianschoiceks.biz

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Brooks, Lisa
Customer Service
New Beginnings Nutritionals
7797 Quivira Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66216
Phone: 913-754-0458
E-mail: lbrooks@nbnus.com
Website: http://www.nbnus.com

University of Kansas Center for Child Health and Development
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66460
Phone: 913-588-5900
Website: www.kumc.edu/cchd/services.html

                                Drug Treatment
Genesis Treatment Center
9229 Ward Parkway suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64114
Phone: 816-333-4664
For adolescents

Marillac
2826 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-508-3300
For adolescents

Niles Home for Children
1911 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-241-3448
Substance abuse program for adolescents; prep school for behavior management;
residential treatment

FOR ADULTS:

Baptist Medical Center
6601 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-276-7818

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Ages 11 & up for Eating disorders only, and ages 17 & up for chemical dependency

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc.
10901 Winner Road
Independence, Missouri 64052
Phone: 816-254-3652

Crittenton
10910 Elm
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-765-6600

Genesis Treatment Center
9229 Ward Parkway suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64114
Phone: 816-333-4664

Independence Regional Health Center
1509 West Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-836-6980

North Star Recovery Services
2801 Wyandotte, Trinity Lutheran North
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-751-5151

Renaissance West Inc.
5840 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, Missouri 64130
Phone: 816-822-8633

Research Recovery Services
2801 Wyandotte
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-751-5151
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
825 Euclid Ave
Kansas City Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-474-4920

Swope Parkway Health Center Imani House
3950 East 51st Street
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Kansas City, Missouri 64130
Phone: 816-923-5800

Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital
5121 Raytown Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-382-6300
Toll-free: 1-800-225-8577
Fax: 816-358-7230
Website: http://www.tworivershospital.com/index.html

Western Missouri Mental Health Center
1000 East 24th Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-512-7200

                          Early Childhood Services

ABC’nD Autism Center
Nancy Michael, Director
3930 Washington Street
Kansas City, MO. 64111
Phone: 816-931-8300
E-mail: nancy.michael@gmail.com

Autism and Behavior Consulting, INC.
Champlin, Nancy BCBA
Rose Estates, Room 80
12700 Antioch
Overland Park, Kansas
Phone: 913-579-3062
E-mail: nchamplin@kc.rr.com

Children's Center for the Visually Impaired
3101 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-841-2284
E-mail: info@ccvi.org
Website: http://www.ccvi.org
Infancy-Preschool & Kidergarten. Braille, deafblind services, assistive technology, low
vision training, speech, occupational, physical and aquatic therapies.

Children’s TLC (Therapeutic Learning Center)
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3101 Main
Kansas City, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-756-0780
Website: www.childrenstlc.org
Early intervention for infants and toddlers who are identified as language impaired and
who are potentially at-risk for difficulties in literacy development during the school years.
Offers a deaf classroom.

Early Childhood Autism Program (ECAP)
6900 West 80th                   2113 Delaware Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66204      Lawrence, Kansas 66046
Phone: 913-341-9416 x 109         Phone: 785-865-5520 x 320

Kansas City Autism Training Center
Jennifer L. Simon, Ph.D., BCBA
7501 Belinder
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208
Phone: 913-787-3275
E-mail: dir.kcatc@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.kcatc.net

Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Life Dynamics Building
9120 West 75th Street
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66204
Phone: 913-676-2253
Website: https://www.shawneemission.org/content/view/337/648

Marian Hope Center
14820 East 42nd Street
Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail: heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network
Phone: 1-800-200-9017
Website: www.moccrn.org

Missouri Head Start
Phone: 573-884-3080
Website: www.moheadstart.org
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Phone: 573-526-9587
Website: www.dss.mo.gov/cd/early/hscc.htm
Phone: 707-287-8931
Website: www.specialquest.org

Northland Early Education Center
8630 North Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, Missouri 64155
Phone: 816-420-9005
Website: www.neeckids.org

          EDUCATIONAL SUPPORTS AND RESOURCES

STATEWIDE:

Community Connection
Website: www.communityconection.org

Home Schooling Information
http://dese.mo.gov/schoollaw/HomeSch?

Missouri Association on Higher Education and Disabilities (MO-AHEAD)
E-mail: smatthews@stlcc.edu
Website: http://www.stlcc.cc.mo.us/fv/moahead/

Missouri Autism Consultants
http://education.missouristate.edu/access/FactSheet19.htm

Missouri Connections
Website: www.missouriconnections.org

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)-Division of
Special Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
Phone: 573-751-5739
E-mail: webreplyspedc@dese.mo.gov
Website: http://dese.mo.gov/divspeced

Missouri Head Start
Phone: 573-884-3080
Website: www.moheadstart.org

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Phone: 573-526-9587
Website: www.dss.mo.gov/cd/early/hscc.htm
Phone: 707-287-8931
Website: www.specialquest.org

Missouri Virtual Instruction Program
Website: http://dese.mo.gov/movip

MPACT: Missouri Parents Act
8301 Stateline Road Suite 204
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-531-7070
Toll-free: 800-743-7634
Website: www.ptimpact.com

Parent Resource Page
Website: http://dese.mo.gov/divspeced/parentresources.html#Top

Project ACCESS
Missouri State University (Springfield)
Contact: Tina Neal-Wait
Toll-free: 1-866-481-3841
E-mail: tina333@missouristate.edu
Website: http://education.missouristate.edu/access/

Wrightslaw Special Education Law
Website: www.wrightslaw.com

CLAY COUNTY

North Kansas City Adult Basic Education
Northland Human Services Center
3100 NE 83rh Street #2450
Kansas City, Missouri 64119
Phone: 816-413-5480
No fees for GED. Provides basic skills training to adults and out-of-school youth age 16
& older. Basic reading, writing & math; GED preparation; literacy; & English as a
Second Language

KANSAS CITY:

Alternative High School, Seaton Center
2816 East 23rd Street
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Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-231-3955

Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ACED)
Website: www.ihd.umkc.edu/ACED/default.html

Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City
6405 Metcalf Ave, Suite 302
Overland Park, Kansas 66202
Phone: 913-754-8883
Toll free: 800-444-6443
E-mail: info@biaks.org
Website: http://www.biaks.org/index.htm
Our Mission continues to be to improve the quality of life for people with brain injuries
and their families, and to create a better future through prevention, research, education
and advocacy.

Caring Community Sites (LINC-supported schools)
Elementary Schools:
Blenheim: 816-418-1573                         James: 816-418-3221
Ladd 816-418-2886                              McCoy: 816-418-3650
Woodland: 816-418-8400
High Schools:
Central: 816-418-2000                          Van Horn: 816-418-4035
Before and after school programs & others call for information

CLEAR Program: College Learning Experiences, Activities and Resources
Johnson County Community College
Phone: 913-469-8500 x 3247

Families for Home Education (FHE)
P.O. Box 742
Grandview, Missouri 64030
Phone: 877-MY MO FHE (877-696-6343)
E-mail: 1983@fhe-mo.org

Homeschooling Kids Who Can
Coordinator: Kim Bowlin
182 NW 1121 Road
Holden, Missouri 64040
Phone: 816-850-3992
E-mail: akbowlin88@yahoo.com
Website: www.fhe-mo.org
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Literacy Kansas City
211 W. Armour Blvd., 3rd Floor
Kansas City Missouri 64111
Phone: 816.333.9332
Fax: 816.444.6628
Website: http://www.literacykc.org/
Students must be 16 years of age. Tutoring is in 90 minutes sessions twice a week.
Students must call to be enrolled.

NAMI-National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
406 W. 34th Street, Suite 506
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816- 931-0030
Fax: 816-931-0053
E-mail: KCAMI@aol.com
Website: http://www.kcnami.org/index.htm

Neurologic Disabilities Support Project
University of Kansas Medical Center
Developmental Disabilities Center (DDC)
Autism Coordinator: Jane Goetz
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Mailstop 3055
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
Phone: 913-588-5943
E-mail: jgoetz2@kumc.edu
Website: www.ksndsp.org

Restored Hope Remedial Services
2425 South Crysler
Independence, Missouri 64052
Phone: 816-254-9785
E-mail: solutions@restored-hope.org


       ESTATE PLANNING AND SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS

STATEWIDE:

Missouri Family Trust
Website: www.missourifamilytrust.org

KANSAS CITY:
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ALLEN, MIKE
Financial Representative/Special Needs Planning Specialist
New England Financial-Wealth Strategies Group
9401 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 900
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Phone: 913-754-2412
Toll-free:888-290-7207 x 1704
E-mail: mallen@kansascity.nef.com

ARCare, Inc.
8417 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 107
Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Phone: 913-648-0233
E-mail: arcare@crn.org
Website: www.arcare.org

Life Care Planning
4400 Madison
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-931-1313
Toll-free: 877-931-1313
E-mail: lifecare@swbell.net
Website: www.lifecareplanning.org

Reaves, Craig, Esq.
4400 Madison Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-756-2100
Website: elderlaw@kc.net

The Special Needs Planning Center
Contacts: Scott Adams and Heath Burch
1251 NW Briarcliff Pkwy, Suite 110
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
Phone: 816-741-1100
E-mail: hburch@specialneeds.kc.com
Website: http://www.specialneedskc.com/index.html




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                            Emergency Assistance

American Red Cross

MIDTOWN:                                                INDEPENDENCE:
211 West Armour Boulevard                               47501 East 40 Highway
Kansas City, Missouri 64111                             Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: 816-931-8400                                     Phone: 816-373-4500

NORTHLAND:                                           CASS COUNTY:
406 NW Englewood Road                                2377 Cantrell Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64118                          Harrisonville, Missouri 64701
Phone: 816-453-1688                                  Phone: 816-380-4271
Disaster and emergency relief and health/safety education & screenings

Bishop Sullivan Center
6435 Truman Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64126
Phone: 816-231-0984
Must live in 64126 zip code. Food pantry and emergency assistance

City Union Mission
1100 E. 11th St.
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-474-9380
Fax: 816-471-3811
E-mail: info@cumission.org
Website: http://www.cumission.org/

Della Lamb Community Services
500 Woodland Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
Phone: 816-842-8040
Financial aid for housing needs, utilities, food pantry, clothing closet, financial
management counseling, child day care based on income call for documentation
checklist.

Don Bosco Community Center
531 Garfield
Kansas City Missouri 64124
Phone: 816-691-2900


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Friendship House/Catherine’s Place
3720 & 3728 Gillham Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-531-7788
Services for women w/ or w/o children who have been through a detoxification program

Good Shepherd Lutheran Mission
715 Caeser Chavez Avenue                      1755 Jefferson
Kansas City Missouri 64108                    Kansas City, Missouri 64108
For clothing                                  For food pantry
Phone (recording): 816-474-9049
Supplies three days of food once per month per client clothing available at low or no
cost with vocher.
                                   Employment

Missouri Americorps Inclusion Project
Phone: 1-800-773-8652
Website: www.moddrc.org
Support the inclusion of people with disabilities in the AmeriCorps national service
program and offers technical assistance to individuals with disabilities, AmeriCorps
programs and disability organizations

Missouri State Chapter of APSE-The Network on Employment
Website: www.apsemo.gov
Focuses on improving and expanding integrated employment opportunities, services,
and outcomes for people with disabilities and provides training and advocacy in these
areas.

MO Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: 1-877-222-8963
Phone: 573-751-0881-TDD
Website: www.dese.mo.gov/vr
Provides services to individuals with disabilities to help them achieve employment &
independence
      Ticket to Work
      Program designed for people who receive Social Security Disability Insurance
      (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, but want to go to work.
      The program goal is to remove barriers that keep people with disabilities from
      choosing to work for fear of health care coverage.
      Phone: 1-877-222-8963
      Phone: 573-751-0881 TDD
      Website: www.dese.mo.gov.vr/tickettowork.htm

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                              Food Pantry/Stamps

Beacon Hill Church
2814 Troost
Phone: 816-561-5307

Bishop Sullivan Center
6435 Truman Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64126
Phone: 816-231-0984
Must live in 64126 zip code. Food pantry and emergency assistance

City Union Mission
1100 E. 11th St.
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-474-9380
Fax: 816-471-3811
E-mail: info@cumission.org
Website: http://www.cumission.org/

Community Christian Church
Phone: 816-561-6531

Day Star Outreach Ministries
15605 East 24 Highway
Independence, Missouri
Phone: 816-836-0578

Don Boscoe
Phone: 816-691-2900

Della Lamb
Phone: 816-842-8040.

Division of Family Services
DOWNTOWN:                                    SOUTH KANSAS CITY:
615 East 13th Street                         6801 Longview Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64106                  Kansas City, Missouri 64134
Phone: 816-889-2000                          Phone: 816-325-1012

INDEPENDENCE:                                MIDTOWN:

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201 Partridge                                   4900 Swope Parkway
Independence, Missouri 64050                    Kansas City, Missouri 64130
Phone: 816-325-5800                             Phone: 816-929-7100

Grandview Assistance
Phone: 816-761-1919

Guadalupe Center
Phone: 816-561-6885

Harvesters
Website: www.harvesters.org

Heart of America Indian Center
Phone: 816-421-7608

Heartland Food Center of Kansas City
Quill Plaza Suite A 6329 Blue Ridge Boulevard
Raytown, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-796-6273
Food assistance program for homebound, low income families, persons living w/
HIV/AIDS, and persons w/ disabilities provided to the client for a co-payment of $3 per
delivery

Mid America Assistance Coalition
Phone: 816-474-5112

Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries
3031 Holmes
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-931-0027
E-mail: info@mlmkc.org
Website: http://www.mlmkc.org/

Redemptorist
Phone: 816-931-9942

Salvation Army
Phone: 816-756-2769

Seton Center
2816 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
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Phone: 816-231-3955

Share some Care
Phone: 816-561-9650

St. James Place
(Bishop Sullivan’s soup kitchen and second food pantry)
3934 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: 816-561-8515
E-mail: stjames@bishopsullivan.org
Website: http://www.bishopsullivan.org

St Marks United Intercity
Phone: 816-842-5454

St Paul’s Episcopal Church
Phone: 816- 931-2850

True light Family Center
Phone: 816-561-1700

United Services Community Action Agency
6323 Manchester Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-358-6868 or 816-833-4333
Website: http://www.hauw.org/uscaa.htm

University of Missouri Extension
2700 East 18th Street Suite 240
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-482-5854
Classes for people w/ food stamps on how to prepare health meals & make income &
food stamps go further.

WIC
Lyn Konstant, Ph.D., R.D.
Chief, WIC & Nutrition Services
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood, P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
toll-free for participants searching for clinics/services :
1-800-TEL-LINK (800-835-5465)
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toll-free State office: 1-800-392-8209
voice: 573-751-6204
fax: 573-526-1470
email: lyn.konstant@dhss.mo.gov
website: http://www.dhss.mo.gov/wic/

                            FUNDING SOURCES
STATEWIDE:

A list of companies that provide varies funding
http://www.ncatp.org/Funding/Funding%20to%20Individuals.html

Autism Speaks
Rebecca Fehlig or Susan Bushnell
1121 Olivette Executive PKWY Suite 220
Phone: 314-9891003 or 1-866-500-6227
E-mail: Missouri@autismspeaks.org; kansascity@autismspeaks.org
Website: www.autismspeaks.org

Children’s Medical Services
Contacts: Jim and Robin Bland
Phone: 1-877-984-5050
E-mail: childned@sbcglobal.net

Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities Services (MACDDS)
Website: http://www.macdds.org

Missouri Cattleman’s Association
Phone: 816-271-7200

Missouri Medicaid-Missouri Health Net Division
615 Howerton Court
P.O. Box 6500
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
Phone: 573-751-3425
Website: www.dss.mo.gov/mhd/

      Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services:
      Bureau of Special Health Care Needs
      Phone: 1-800-451-0669
      Website: www.dss.mo.gov/SHCN


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      Missouri Health Net Service Center
      Phone: 1-888-275-5908

      Missouri Health Net for Kids
      Toll-free: 1-888-275-5908
      Website: www.dss.mo.gov/mhk/index.htm

      Missouri Health Net for People with Disabilities
      Phone: 1-800-735-2466
      Website: www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/massist.htm

      Missouri Health Net Participant Handbook
      Website: www.dss.mo.gov/mhd/participants/pdf/handbk_ffs.pdf

Midwest Special Needs Trust
1500 Vandiver, Suite 100
Columbia, Missouri 65202
Phone: 573-882-3388
Toll-free: 888-671-1069
E-mail: mftbt@aol.com
Website: www.midwestspecialneedstrust.org

Modest Needs
Website: www.modestneeds.org
Short term, emergency funding based on need.

Project Linus
Volunteer organization that sews weighted and sensory need blankets
Website: www.projectlinus.org or www.projectlinus.org/chapter.php?StateKey=MO#tgt

Little Wigglers’ Weighted Wearables LLC
1826 N. Concord Road
Independence, Missouri 64058
Phone: 816-820-2987 (ask for Jean)
E-mail: BassBW@aol.com
Weighted vests, and lap worms

Social Security Administration-Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Toll-free: 800-722-1213
Website: www.ssa.gov/disability

      Social Security Administration Disability Starter Kits
      Website: http://www.ssa.gov/disability/disability_starter_kits.htm
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      SSA Information for Individuals Who Want to Work
      Website: http://www.ssa.gov/work/receivingbenefits.html

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation
Website: www.uhccf.org

KANSAS CITY:

Autism Alliance of Greater Kansas City
P.O. Box 45664
Kansas City, Missouri 64171
Phone: 816-842-2452 or 816-460-2502
E-mail: infor@autismalliancekc.org
Website: www.autismalliancekc.org

Caring Program for Children/Blue Cross Blue Shield
2301 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-395-2222
Website: http://www.thinkkc.com/2_partners/2d_corporate/profiles/bluecross.htm

Cass County Board of Services
Peggy Kutchback
1800 Vine
Harrisonville, Missouri 64701
Phone: 816-380-7359
E-mail: casco-aw@earthlink.net
Website: www.macdds.org

Clay County Developmental Disabilities Resources
Director: Sharon Fields
920 South Kent Street, Suite B
Liberty, Missouri 64068
Phone: 816-792-5255
E-mail: ddrbcc@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://www.macdds.org/Counties/clay.html

First Hand Foundation
Phone: 816-201-1580 or 816-201-1653
Website: http://www.cerner.com/firsthand/firsthand_1a.aspx?id=28729

Fox 4 Love Fund
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Foundation Case Manager: Mary Nelson
Phone: 816-201-1569
E-mail: firsthandfoundation@cerner.com
Website: http://www.cerner.com/firsthand

Helping Hand Foundation
P.O. Box 6861
Leawood, Kansas 66206
Phone: 913-385-0604
E-mail: info@helpingfoundation.org
Website: www.helpingfoundation.org

Jackson County Board of Services
Executive Director: Jake Jacobs
8508 Hillcrest Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64138
Phone: 816-363-2000
E-mail: jakej@jcbsdd.com
Website: http://www.macdds.org/Counties/jackson.html

Metropolitan Council on DD-The Audrey Newkirk Memorial Scholarship Fund
821 East Admiral Boulevard
Kansas City, Missouri 64141
Phone: 816-889-3422
Website: http://www.mcddregion4.org/content/location

Ray County Board of Services
200 N. College
 Richmond Missouri 64085
Phone: 816-470-7140.

UCP of Greater Kansas City
Jean Bailey-Smith
1044 Main, Suite 600
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Phone: 816-531-4454
Website: www.upc.org

United Services Community Action Agency
6323 Manchester Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-358-6868 or 816-833-4333
Website: http://www.hauw.org/uscaa.htm
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                           GASTROENTEROLOGY

Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 816-234-3016
Website: www.childrens-mercy.org

Midwest Gastroenterology Center
3601 NE Ralph Powell Road
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64064
Phone: 816-836-2200

                                  GENETICS

Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Judith Miles, MD, Geneticist
University of Missouri-Columbia
300 Portland Street, Suite 110
Columbia, Missouri 65211
Phone: 573-882-6081
Toll-free: 1-888-720-0015
E-mail: thompsoncenter@missouri.edu
Website: http://thompsoncenter.missouri.edu

Grange, Kathy, MD
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
Phone: 314-454-6093

Metropolitan Community College ACCESS Program
3200 Broadway
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-759-1000
Website: http://mock.edu/home.asp?glinks=Disability+Services

Partners in Behavioral Milestones (PBM)
6412 e 87TH Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64138
Phone: 816-501-5138
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Toll-free: 877-688-0271
E-mail: dmatthews@behavioralmilestones.com
Website: www.behavioralmilestones.com

Rainbow Center
900 NW Woods Chapel Road
Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
Phone: 816-229-3869
E-mail: peggy.britton@rainbow-center.org


                                   Hair Salons

Shear Madness Haircuts for Kids
6311 W. 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Phone: 913-338-4747

8510 NW Prairie View Road
Kansas City, MO. 64153
Phone: 816-587-5600

Nall Valley shops
151st and Nall
Phone: 913-685-4333

Web site: http://www.shearmadnesskids.com


                                 Health Clinics

CLAY COUNTY
Clay County Health Department
1940 West 152 HWY
Liberty, Missouri 64068
Phone: 816-781-1600
Health programs for residents of Clay county that include primary care, preventative
health, dental health, speech & hearing services, health education, WIC, immunizations,
blood pressure, HIV/AIDS, TB, speech, language & diabetes screening, birth & death
certificates, family planning.

JACKSON COUNTY
Birthright Emergency Pregnancy Service

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6309 Walnut
Kansas City, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-444-7090
Must be pregnant and need help, offers free pregnancy test, clothing, adoption, legal
advice counseling, and emergency assistance.

Cabot Westside Clinic
1810 Summit Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-471-0900
Bilingual, Medicaid, Sliding Scale, Dental-most insurances transportation provided for
pregnant women

Children’s Mercy Hospital-Adolescent Clinic & Pediatric Care Center
Penn Park Medical Building
2928 Main Street, first floor
Kansas City Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-234-3050
Adolescent 12-18 yrs old Medicaid, insurance, sliding scale Spanish-call in advance
Pediatric Newborn to 12 yrs

Family Project-KC Free Health Clinic
3515 Broadway
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Phone: 816-753-5144 ext. 243
Spanish by appointment. HIV positive pregnant women, men or children

Jackson County Health Department
313 South Liberty
Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: 816-881-4424
Must be a Missouri resident, Medicaid, no fee

Kansas City Free Health Clinic
3515 Broadway                                   5119 East 24th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111                     Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-753-5144
Fax: 816-753-0804
Website: http://www.kcfree.org/

Kansas City, Missouri Health Department
2400 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
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Phone: 816-513-6008
Must be a Missouri resident and meet financial guidelines, Medicaid, no fee

Minute Circle Friendly House
2405 Elmwood
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-231-0143

Mother’s Refuge
3721 Delridge
Independence, Missouri 64052
Phone: 816-353-8070
Must be between the ages of 11 and 19 and pregnant

Neighborhood Family Care
4601 Independence Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64124
Phone: 816-241-6334
Medicaid, Insurance (except BlueAdvantage)

Planned Parenthood
MIDTOWN:                                        INDEPENDENCE:
1001 East 47th Street                           815 North Noland Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110                     Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-756-2277                             Phone: 816-252-3800

SOUTH KANSAS CITY:                              NORTH KANSAS CITY:
11902 Blue Ridge Blvd                           4112 Northeast Vivion Road
Grandview, Missouri 64030                       Kansas City, Missouri 64119
Phone: 816-763-2125                             Phone: 816-453-6000
Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield, private pay

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
825 Euclid Ave,
Kansas City, MO 64124
Phone: 816-474-4920
Fax: 816-474-4914
Website: http://www.rodgershealth.org/

Seaton Center
2816 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-231-3955
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St. Luke’s Family Care
4400 Broadway Suite 409
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-960-0300

St. Luke’s Hospital
4400 Wornall Road
Kansas City 64111
Phone: 816-932-2511
Website: www.saint-lukes.org
Breastfeeding consultation, parent/family education, medical education clinics

Swope Health Services
3801 Blue Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130
Phone: 816-923-5800
Fax: 816-922-7616
Website: http://www.swopehealth.org/default.aspx

Trinity Family Practice
2900 Baltimore Ave Suite 400
Kansas City Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-751-5000

Truman Medical Center
HOSPITAL HILL                                  LAKEWOOD
2301 Holmes Street                              900 Lee’s Summit Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64108                    Kansas City, Missouri 64139
Phone: 816-556-3000                            Phone: 816-373-4415

THE JACKSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
313 S. Liberty
Independence, MO 64050
Phone: 816.404-6416
FAX: 816.404-6418

Teen Clinic at Children’s Mercy Hospital
4605 Paseo
Kansas City Missouri
Phone: 816-234-3050
Fax: 816-234-3836
Website: http://www.childrensmercy.org/Content/view.aspx?id=110
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                                    Homeless
Homeless Hotline
Phone: 816-474-4599

Access House
101 West Linwood
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-756-2769

City Union Mission
Family shelter                          Men’s Shelter
1310 Wabash                             10th and Troost
Phone: 816-483-7685                     Phone: 816-474-9380

Community Linc Transitional Housing Program
4012 Troost Avenue
Kansas City Missouri 64110
Phone: 816-531-3727
Must be homeless and have at least one child under the age of 18

Crossroads Shelter
14704 East Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64051
Phone: 816-252-3200

Kansas City Rescue Mission
1520 Cherry Street
Phone: 816-421-7643
Overnight for men only. Women welcome at chapel & meal time starts at 7pm.

ReStart
918 East 9th Street
Phone: 816-472-5664 ex: 223

Sheffield Place
6604 East 12th Street
Kansas City Missouri 64126
Phone: 816-483-9927
Homeless mothers & their children participate in a 3 month program of counseling and
job search or training, at some point clients are responsible for paying one-third of
income for food and rent


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Steppingstone
5100 Noland Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-356-0187
Website: http://www.steppingstonekc.org
For people ages 16-21 who are homeless or at-risk.

Synergy House
Platte County
Short-term, emergency shelter for your in crisis ages 12 to 18.

Transitional Living Program
Synergy‟s Transitional Living Program for youth 16 to 21
Youth Crisis Hotline: 816-741-8700
Toll free: 888-233-1639
400 East 6th Street
Parkville, Missouri 64152
Website: http://www.synergyservices.org

                     Horseback Riding-Hippotherapy

Beyond Therapy
10060 NW Prairie View Road
Kansas City, MO. 64153
Phone (Bus): 816-801-7878
Toll free: 866-804-7878
E-mail: info@HHI-KC.com
Website: www.HHI-KC.com

Heartland Therapeutic Riding
19655 Antioch Road (P.O. Box 391)
Stilwell, KS. 66085
Phone (Bus): 913-897-3939
Website: www.ekaha.org/ekaha_heartland.htm

Helping Hands Therapeutic Riding
30509A East Colbern Road
Grain Valley, MO. 64029
Phone (Bus): 816-697-5400
E-mail: jcappo@hhtrc.org
Website: www.hhtrc.org


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H.O.R.S.E. (Helping Others Reach Success and Excellence)
P.O. Box 642
Belton, MO. 64012
Phone (Bus): 816-318-1881 or 660-909-5381
E-mail: Stacie@horsehelpspeople.org
E-mail: Brenda@horsehelpspeople.org
Website: www.HORSEhelpspeople.org

J.A.K.E.S. CLUB –
CATHIE PERRY, CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
SOUTH OF OAK GROVE, MO
Phone: 816- 682-9830,
Website: www.jakesclub.org
FREE CHILDREN’S THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING (MILD, MODERATE
DISABILITIES)

Sugar Creek Equinapy
Contact: Melissa
21407 East 58 Highway
Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080
Phone: 816-824-4968
E-mail: Melissa@sugarcreekequinapy.org
Website: sugarcreekequinap.org

                          Home Repair/Assistance

CLAY COUNTY
Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries-Northland
1104 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64118
Phone: 816-454-5295
For the residents of Clay or Platte Counties to provide emergency assistance, including
food, rent, utility, and miscellaneous assistance for low-income families

Fuller Center for Housing of Greater Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-659-4815
E-mail: FCHKCinfo@kc.rr.com
Website: http://fullercenter.org

Hillcrest Ministries
A transitional housing program providing a Christian environment that helps homeless
families become self-supportive, self reliant contributors to society.
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Clay County                                         Eastern Jackson County

Liberty Housing Site                                Independence Housing Site
216 S. Jewell Street                                401 North Spring
PO Box 17                                           Independence, Missouri 64051
Liberty, MO 64069                                   Phone: 816-461-0468
Phone: 816-781-8988                                 Fax: 816-461-0472
Fax: 816-415-8943

Avondale Housing Site                               Lee’s Summit Housing Site
2901 NE Jaudon, #8                                  503-B SE Mission Road
Avondale, MO 64117                                  Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063
Phone: 816-452-8033                                 Phone: 816-600-2681
Fax: 816- 452-8063                                  Fax: 816-600-2683

 Mid America Office                                 Thrift Shop
Executive Offices, Non-Housing Site                 6520 NW Prairie View Road
PO Box 901924                                       Kansas City, Missouri 64151
Kansas City, MO 64190                               Phone: 816-505-0200
Phone: (816) 694-7849                               Fax: 816-505-0212
Fax: (816) 994-6946                                 Hours: Monday-Saturday 10a-6p
Scott Cooper, Executive Director                    Cindy Hoffecker
coopers@crn.org                                     choffecker@hillcrestkc.org
Becky Poitras, Resource Coordinator
bpoitras@hillcrestkc.org

JACKSON COUTNY
Acorn Housing Corporation
3931 Main Street
Kansas City Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-931-3326
Assistance with credit problems and home purchase

Housing Authority of Kansas City
301 East Armour Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-968-4100
Fax: 816-968-4111
Waitlist: 816-968-4150
Website: http://www.hakc.org
We take applications every Thursday 8:30am to 11:30am at 1301 Vine St. KCMO.

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You must bring a valid state issued picture ID, and social security numbers for everyone
who will be listed on the application. Estimated wait time for both Public Housing &
Section 8 is 1-3 years from the date of application.
We do not offer any emergency assistance.
We do not mail out applications, and we do not have a way to apply online.

Seton Center Family and Health Services
2816 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-231-3955
Fax: 816-231-7455
Website: http://www.setonkc.org/
Zip codes: 64109, 64127, 64128, 64130 for food pantry, clothing, utility, and rent
assistance.

Supportive Housing
United Services Community Action Agency
Administrative Office/Central Jackson County Outreach
6323 Manchester Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-358-6868
                                Legal Resources

STATEWIDE

Home School Legal Defense-Missouri
Website: http://www.hslda.org/laws/default.asp?State=MO

Missouri Bar and Lawyer Referral Service
Phone (Bus): 513-636-3635
Kansas City: 816-221-9472
St. Louis: 314-621-6681
Springfield: 417-831-2783
Website: www.mobar.org/pamphlet/referral.htm

Missouri Juvenile Justice Association
Phone: 573-636-6101
Website: www.mjja.org
A statewide, not-for-profit organization whose mission is promoting justice for children,
youth and families within Missouri MJJA also offers Bar Association approved trainings

Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services

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925 South Country Club Drive
Jefferson City, MO. 65109
Toll-free: 800-392-8667
E-mail: mopasic@earthlink.net
Website: www.moadvocacy.org

Wrightslaw Special Education Law
Pam and Pete Wright
P.O. Box 1008
Deltaville, VA 23043
E-mail: webmaster@wrightslaw.com
Website: www.wrightslaw.com




KANSAS CITY
Burgess, Kara
McCormick & Fracassa
1508 NE 96th Street Suit D
Liberty, MO. 64068
Phone: 816-505-1999

Community Action Neighborhood (CAN) Centers
WESTSIDE:                                      URBAN HILLS:
2431 Summit                                    2735 Troost
Kansas City Missouri                           Kansas City Missouri
Phone: 816-842-1298                            Phone: 816-471-4638

49/63:                                         EASTSIDE:
6505 Troost Suite 109                          3449 Indiana
Kansas City Missouri                           Kansas City Missouri
Phone: 816-333-4963                            Phone: 816-842-7928
Must be a resident of Jackson County

Huerta, Nancy, Esq.
Equal Chance Educational Consulting
2205 W. 66th Street, Suite 186
Shawnee, KS. 66226
Phone: 913-422-9630
E-mail: EqualChance@gmail.com
Website: http://www.equalchanceeducation.com

Jackson County Family Court
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625 East 26th Street
Kansas City Missouri 64108
Prevention & Diversion Office: 816-881-6570
Detention: 816-435-4700
Screening: 816-435-4801 or 816-435-4807

Johnson, Deborah S., Attorney
9923 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-943-0100
E-mail: debjohnson@kc.rr.com
Specializing in special education advocacy and legal services.


Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Central Office                                 West Office
1125 Grand Avenue, 19th Floor                  920 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64106                          Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-474-6750                            Phone: 816-474-9868

Warrensburg Office                             St. Joseph
120 Hout Street                                106 South 7th Street 4th floor
Warrensburg, Missouri 64093                    St. Joseph, Missouri 64502
Phone: 800-892-2943                            Phone: 816-364-2325
Website: www.lawmo.org

Wasserman, Scott, Attorney
Scott Wasserman and Associates, LLC
8889 Bourgade Street
Lenexa, KS. 66219
Phone: 913-438-4636
E-mail: Scott@yourchildfirst.com
Website: http://www.yourchild1st.com
Website for questions on IEPs and Special Education Issues:
www.yourchild1st.com/special_education.shtml



                                  LEGISLATIVE
AUTISM
Autism Votes
Website: www.autismvotes.org


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Missouri Autism Coalition
P.O. Box 1431
Jefferson City, MO 65102
E-mail: missouriautism@gmail.com
Website: www.missouriautismcoalition.com

Governor’s Council on Disability
Truman State Office Building
301 West High Street, Room 250-A
P.O. Box 1668
Jefferson City, MO. 65102
Phone: 573-751-2600
Info Hotline: 800-877-8249
Fax: 573-526-4109
E-mail: gcd@mail.mo.gov
Website: http://disabilityinfo.mo.gov/gcd/

                                Lending Libraries

STATEWIDE
Missouri Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (MODDRC)
UMKC-Institute for Human Development
2220 Holmes, 3rd Floor
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Toll-free: 800-444-0821
E-mail: moddrc@umkc.edu
Website: www.moddrc.org

*MO-FEAT: Missouri Families for Effective Autism Treatment
2388 Schuetz Road, Suite A49
St. Louis, MO. 63146
Phone: 314-993-0806
Toll-free: 1-877-275-8989
E-mail: info@mofeat.org
Website: www.mofeat.org

Parent Link
1205 University Avenue, Suite 1100
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-7321
Toll-free: 800-552-8522
E-mail: mertensmeyer@missouri.edu

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Website: www.outreach.missouri.edu/parentlink

Wolfner Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
P.O. Box 387
Jefferson City, MO. 65102
Phone: 573-751-8720
Toll-free: 800-392-2614
E-mail: wolfner@sos.mo.gov
Website: www.sos.com.gov/wolfner

KANSAS CITY
Children’s Mercy Hospital Kraemer family Resource Center
Phone: 816-234-3900
Website: www.childrensmercy.org

Community Disability Network
8001 Conser, Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66204
Phone: 913-648-2317
Toy lending library

The Arc of Clay-Platte Counties
7400 C North Oak Trafficway
Gladstone, Missouri 64118
Phone: 816-436-3004
                                      Medicaid

Healthy Children and Youth
Phone: 816-350-5424 Barb Kelly
Phone: 816-350-5429 Linda Sheilds
Website: (basic info on program)
http://www.dss.mo.gov/mhd/general/pages/about.htm#hcy
Can assist with services provided to youth & children that are currently on Medicaid.


                                  Mental Health

Crittenton
10910 Elm
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-765-6600
Ages 5 & older. Patients are screened at Crittenton for possible admission

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Baptist Medical Center
6601 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-276-7818
Ages 11 & up for Eating disorders only, and ages 17 & up for chemical dependency

Guadalupe Center, Inc.
2641 Belleview
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-561-6885
Alcoholism and drug counseling Medicaid and sliding scale

Independence Regional Health Center
1509 West Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-361-2233

Joshua Center and Family Development Center
7611 State Line Road Suite 142
Kansas City, Missouri 64114
Phone: 816-763-7605
Website: http://www.joshuacenter.com
Children & adults affected by Tourette Syndrome, Aspergers, OCD, ADD, & ADHD

L.I.G.H.T. HOUSE
1409 East Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Phone: 816-361-2233
Pregnant and age 12 or older teens Medicaid or free

Marillac
8000 West 127th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66213-2714
Phone: 913-681-5437 (913-681-KIDS)
Website: http://www.marillac.org
Children‟s Psychiatric Hospital 816-508-3300

Mattie Rhodes Center
1740 Jefferson Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-471-2536
Website: www.matterhodes.org
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Individual, group & family counseling, abuse program bilingual therapists & counselors

MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault)
3217 Broadway Suite 500
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-931-4527
Crisis intervention/support, child abuse/neglect education, parenting/family education;
sexuality education to persons with developmental disabilities, crime prevention,
advocacy, counseling, outreach program

Midwest Christian Counseling Center
4520 Madison Avenue Suite 301
Kansas City Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-561-3726
Insurance or $100-$110 per session

Nova Center
12604 South 3rd
Grandview, Missouri 64030
Phone: 816-761-8614
Services for children/adolescents w/ developmental disability. Group homes,
supplemented living situations, school services, treatments, parental training & in-home
behavior therapy.

Research Hospital
2322 East 63rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-444-8161
Ages 5 & up no direct admissions, ask for „Compass‟ when calling.

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
825 Euclid Ave,
Kansas City, MO 64124
Phone: 816-474-4920
Fax: 816-474-4914
Website: http://www.rodgershealth.org/

St. Luke’s Northland Hospital-Smithville Campus
601 South 169 Highway
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-532-7202 Adolescent Psychiatric Unit (ages 12 to 18 if in school)
Phone: 816-532-7160 If not in school: refer to adult psychiatric unit

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Swope Health Services
3801 Blue Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130
Phone: 816-923-5800
Fax: 816-922-7616
Website: http://www.swopehealth.org/default.aspx

Truman Behavioral Health Services
2211 Charlotte
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-467-1400

Tri-County Mental Health Services
3100 North East 83rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64119
Phone: 816-468-0400
Fax: 816-468-6635

Two Rivers
5121 Raytown Road
Raytown, Missouri
Phone: 816-356-5688
Ages 5 & up (ages 10 & under need additional review) will accept direct admissions,
and has an eating disorders unit.

University of Missouri-KC Community Counseling Center Services
52nd and Holmes, School of Education Suite 212
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-235-2725
Individual, marriage & family counseling, sliding scale

Western Missouri Mental Health Center
1000 East 24th Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-512-7200
Ages 5 & up, no direct admissions

        Missouri Autism Centers of Excellence (MO-ACE)
Children’s Mercy Hospital: Dept of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
7401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-234-3674

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Website: www.childrens-mercy.org

                         Music and Art Therapies

Accessible Arts, Inc.
1100 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS. 66102
Phone: 913-281-1133 (Voice and TTY)
E-mail: accarts@accessiblearts.org
Website: www.accessiblearts.org

Chappell, Jane Jolly, ATR, LPC, CASAC
Kansas City, MO
Phone: 816-765-7646
E-mail jollyj@earthlink.net

Musica
Kathy Troia Morehouse
7900 East 67thStreet
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-353-6523

Successful Sounds
Blackwell, Tiffany, NMT
6800 W. 80th Street
Overland Park, KS. 66204
Phone: 913-383-8465
E-mail: SuccessfulSounds@hotmail.com



                                   Neurologists

Children’s Mercy Department of Neurology
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 816-234-3490
Website: http://www.childrensmercy.org/MSO/dept/default.asp

Murphy, Jerome, M.D.
3599 Rainbow Boulevard, Mailstop 2012
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6970
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Torkelson, Richard D., M.D.
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO.64108
Phone: 816-234-3490

University of Kansas Medical Center: Department of Neurology
3599 Rainbow Boulevard, Mailstop 2012
Kansas City, KS. 66160
Phone 913-588-6970
Website: http://www2.kumc.edu/neurology/

                           Occupational Therapy
STATEWIDE:

Ability Network
Leslie Elpers, contact person
284 Merchant St.
Genevieve, MO. 63670
Phone: 573-883-8181
Toll-free: 866-483-3555
E-mail: infor@abilitynetwork.org
Website: www.abilitynetwork.org
KANSAS CITY

       AUTISM:
The Children’s SPOT
4333 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO. 64111
Phone: 816-932-3832
E-mail: jworthington@saint-lukes.org
Website: www.saint-lukeshealthsystem.org

21ST Century Therapy
8951 E. 60th Street
Raytown, MO. 64133
Phone: 816-353-8585
Website: www.21stcenturytherapypc.com

Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics O.T. Department
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO. 64108

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Phone: 816-234-3380
Website: http://www.childrensmercy.org/MSO/dept/default.asp

Children’s Therapy Group
7620 Metcalf, Suite M
Overland Park, KS. 66204
Phone: 913-383-9014

Lawrence Therapy Services
2200 Harvard Road, Suite 101
Lawrence, KS. 66049
Phone: 785-842-0656
E-mail: infor@lawrencetherapyservices.com

Marian Hope Center
14820 E. 42nd Street
Independence, MO. 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City
3011 Baltimore
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 816-751-7900
       South Location:
7301 W. 133rd Street, Suite 102
Overland Park, KS. 66223
Phone: 913-402-4100
E-mail: webmaster@rehabkc.org
Website: http://www.rehabkc.org/aboutus.asp

Therapeutic Living Solutions
10800 Farley Suite 180
Overland Park, KS. 66210
Phone: 913-897-5554
Website: www.therapeuticlivingsolutions.com

University of Kansas Medical Center-Developmental Disabilities Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS. 66160
Phone: 913-588-5000
Website: www.kumc.edu/ddc
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                  Optometrists and Ophthalmologists

Metzger, John O.D.
Vision Therapy K.C.
1248 Strangline Road
Lenexa, KS. 66215
Phone: 913-469-8686
Website: www.visiontherapykc.com/drmetzger.html
Experience with non-verbal does not do general care. Works with Developmental care,
functional vision, and vision therapy.

Silverstein Eye Centers
4240 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Suite 1000
Kansas City, MO, 64133
Phone: 816-358-3600
Website: http://www.silversteineyecenters.com/
Does have some patients with limited communication but not a lot. Will take Medicaid
for office exams but not eye glass

Turley & Turley
218 West 75th Street
Kansas City, MO, 64114
Phone: 816-444-1810
Website: http://drjohnturley.com/
Does have some experience with special needs patience at all ages. Takes Medicare
and other insurances

Vision Development Associates, Inc.
Basin, Beth, FCOVD
1441 E. 104th Street, Building 3 Suite 103
Kansas City, MO. 64131
Phone: 816-333-1500
E-mail: bbazin@visiondevelop.com
Website: http://www.visiondevelop.com
Does have a few patients w/ limited communication, general check-ups, primary care
and is accepting new patients




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                         Parent Training and Support

STATEWIDE:

Autism Education and Support Services
Amy Buie, M.ed., BCBA, Missouri Autism Consultant
P.O. Box 275
O’Fallon, MO. 63366
Phone: 636-978-4951
E-mail: aess@teachautism.org
Website: www.aessconsult.com

Behavior Solutions, Inc.
Phone: 636-265-0407
E-mail: info@mofeat.org
Website: www.mofeat.org

Family Voices of Missouri
Phone: 1-417-619-2609
Website: www.fvmo.org
Advocacy to design and improve efficient policies, programs, services, and systems that
affect them & the community they live in.

Independent Living Centers
Phone: 1-888-667-2117
Website: www.mosilc.org
Federally mandated centers provide information, advocacy and access to supports and
services based on the principles of consumer choice and control. There are 22 ILCs in
Missouri, administered by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Missouri’s Five Autism Projects
Phone: 1-573-526-3848
Website: www.dmh.mo.gov/mrdd/progs/autism/AutismProjects.htm
Provides services and support to individuals and families with a member with autism
and are funded through the Department of Mental Health Division on Developmental
Disabilities

Missouri Governor’s Council on Disability
Phone: 1-800-877-8249 (V&TTY)
Website: www.disabilityinfor.mo.gov
Provides a “disability portal” to connect individuals with local, state, and national
disability resources

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MO-FEAT: Missouri Families for Effective Autism Treatment
2388 Schuetz Road A49
St. Louis, MO. 63146
Phone: 314-993-0806
Toll-free: 1-877-275-8988
E-mail: info@mofeat.org
Website: www.mofeat.org

MPACT: Missouri Parents Act
8301 Stateline Road Suite 204
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-531-7070
Toll-free: 800-743-7634
Website: www.ptimpact.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Missouri
1001 Southwest Boulevard, Suite E
Jefferson City, MO. 65109
Phone: 573-634-7727
Toll-free: 1-800-374-2138
E-mail: sonyabaumgartner@yahoo.com

Parents as Teachers-PAT
2228 Ball Drive
St. Louis, MO. 63146
Phone: 314-432-4330
Toll-free: 866-PAT4YOU
E-mail: info@parentsasteachers.org
Website: www.parentsasteachers.org

Partners in Policymaking
Vicky Davidson, Missouri Planning Council of DD
Jefferson City, MO
Phone: 573-751-8611
Toll-free: 800-500-7878
E-mail: vdavidson@mpcdd.com
Website: www.mpcdd.com

STOMP (Specialized Training of Military Parents)
6316 South 12th Street
Tacoma, WA. 98465
Phone/Toll-free: 800-5PARENT
The Arc of Missouri
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Phone: 1-877-632-7664
Website: www.arcusmo.com
Works to ensure that individuals with intellectual and development disabilities have
access to the supports and services they need to live successfully in their communities.

The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO)
Phone: 1-800-377-6442
Website: www.biamo.org/HomePage.asp
A community based organization serving person with brain injury, their families,
caregivers, physicians, therapists, case managers and others throughout the state of
Missouri. BIA-MO works through regional chapters and support groups throughout the
state.

KANSAS CITY:

ABC’nD Autism Center
Nancy Michael, Director
3930 Washington Street
Kansas City, MO. 64111
Phone: 816-931-8300
E-mail: nancy.michael@gmail.com

Birthright
6309 Walnut
Kansas City, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-444-7090
Website: www.birthright.org
Assistance w/ unplanned pregnancy

Caper Foundation (Now Coalition for Independence)
211 West Armour
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-231-7166
Website: www.capperkc.org

EFECT (Encouraging Families with Exceptional Children Together)
P.O. Box 2345
Lee’s Summit, MO. 64063
Phone: 816-537-5951
E-mail: infor@efect.org
Website: www.efect.org

Jackson County Moms Play Group
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Independence Regional Health Center
1509 West Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-836-8100 ext. 4144

The Family Conservancy
Main Office:
626 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
Phone: 913-342-1110

      3737 South Elizabeth Street
      Independence, Missouri
      Phone: 816-373-7577

      3100 North East 83rd Street
      Kansas City, Missouri (Northland)
      Phone: 816-436-0486

      3217 Broadway
      Kansas City, Missouri
      Phone: 816-753-5280
Website: www.thefamilyconservancy.org

National Center for Fathering
10200 West 75th Street Suite 267
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66204
Phone: 800-593-3237
Website: www.fathers.com

Parents and Children Together (PACT)
Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA)
503 East 23rd Street
Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: 816-252-8388

Project Eagle
Allison Lundquist
Special Projects Coordinator
Tower II, Suite 900
400 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS. 66101
Phone: 913-281-2648
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Fax: 913-281-2680
E-mail: alundquist@kumc.edu
Website: http://www.projecteagle.org
Early childhood and parenting education, family planning, family/personal counseling,
child care, employment/career development, education, transportation, health/dental
care

Spin Spectrum Parents Intervention Network
Robin
Phone: 913-888-4456
E-mail: Springroup@yahoo.com

Visions with Hope
Phone: 816-241-3780
Website: www.visionswithhope.org
Based at the Mattie Rhodes Center and provides information/support for Latino families
with a child with a developmental disability.

                                  Pediatricians
Birthways
15 West 57th Terrace
Kansas City, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-444-5330
Childbirth, labor and postpartum support for pregnant or postpartum women

Children’s Mercy Hospital Developmental Behavioral Health Clinic
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 816-234-3674
Website: www.childrens-mercy.org
Recommended Pediatricians:
      Daniel, Carol, M.D.
      Garrison, Carol, M.D.
      Kilo, Michelle, M.D.
      Kruger, Tarah, M.D.
      Soden, Sarah, M.D.

Kubart, Ermalyn, M.D.
Pediatric Care North
8781 N. Platte Purchase Drive
Kansas City, MO. 61155
Phone: 816-587-3200

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University of Kansas Medical Center: Developmental Disabilities Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS. 66160
Phone: 913-588-6900
Website: www.kumc.edu/ddc
Recommended Pediatricians:
      Ellerbeck, Kathryn, M.D.
      Johnson, Chet, M.D.

Winburn, Deborah, M.D.
Johnson County Pediatrics
8800 W. 75th Street Suite 220 (corner of 75th & Antioch; Antioch Hills Building)
Shawnee Mission, KS. 66204
Phone: 913-384-5500

                                       Pharmacy

O’Brien Pharmacy
Kansas City Holistic Center
5453 W. 61st Place
Mission, KS. 66205
Phone: 913-322-0023
Website: http://www.obrienrx.com/kc_holistic_ctr/index.html

Stark Apothecary
Quivira Medical Plaza
10600 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS. 66215

Medical Plaza West
12200 West 106th Street
Overland Park, KS. 66215

                                Physical Therapy

AUTISM:
The Children’s SPOT
4333 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO. 64111
Phone: 816-932-3832
E-mail: jworthington@saint-lukes.org
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Website: www.saint-lukeshealthsystem.org


21ST Century Therapy
8951 E. 60th Street
Raytown, MO. 64133
Phone: 816-353-8585
Website: www.21stcenturytherapypc.com

Beyond Therapy
10060 NW Prairie View Road
Kansas City, MO. 64153
Phone: 816-801-7878
Toll-free: 866-801-7878
E-mail: Info@HHI-CC.com
Website: http://www.hhi-kc.com/suittherapy.htm

Children’s Therapy Group
7620 Metcalfe, Suite M
Overland Park, KS. 66204
Phone: 913-383-9014
E-mail: ctg@childrenstherapygroup.org
Website www.childrenstherapygroup.org

Lawrence Therapy Services
2200 Harvard Road, Suite 101
Lawrence, KS. 66049
Phone: 785-842-0656
E-mail: infor@lawrencetherapyservices.com

Marian Hope Center
14820 E. 42nd Street
Independence, MO. 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

PossAbilities Pediatric Occupational Therapy
2737 S. 42nd Street
Kansas City, KS. 66106
Phone: Jean-913-620-1007 or Denise-913-406-6059

Therapeutic Living Solutions
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10800 Farley, Suite 180
Overland Park, KS. 66210
Phone: 913-897-5554
Website: www.therapeuticlivingsolutions.com


                                      Placement
http://www.dhss.mo.gov/showmelongtermcare/


                               Psychiatric Care

Arms, Mary Beth, M.D.
Joshua Child & Family Development Care
7611 State Line Road, Suite 142
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-763-7605
E-mail: beckyjc@kc.rr.com
Website: www.joshuacenter.com

Children’s Mercy Behavioral Health Clinic
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 816-234-3674
Website: www.childrens-mercy.org

Geenans, Douglas, M.D.
4707 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS. 66211
Phone: 913-906-9030

Hellings, Jessica, M.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas city, KS. 66160
Phone: 913-588-3012

Huck, Stephen, M.D. and Sonnenschein, Kenneth, M.D.
Kansas City Psychiatric Group
Phone: 913-338-0400

      4500 College Boulevard
      Overland Park, KS. 66211

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      4770 N. Belleview, Suite 207
      Gladstone, MO. 64116

Niles Home for Children, Inc
1911 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816- 241-3448
Fax: 816-231-9368
Website: http://www.nhc-kc.org/

                          Psychological Services

AUTISM:
Sanchez, Selina, Psy.D.
Associates in Family Psychology
113 Blue Jay Drive, Suite #104
Liberty, MO. 64058
Phone: 816-781-2110
E-mail: kiddoc@kc.rr.com

Wallingford, Priscilla Ph.D., LP.
11011 King Street Suite 235
Overland Park, KS. 66210
Phone: 913-345-1905
E-mail: Priscilla@PriscillaWallingFordPHD.com

Children’s Mercy Behavioral Health Clinic
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 816-234-3674
Website: www.childrens-mercy.org

Joshua Child & Family Development Care
7611 State Line Road, Suite 142
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-763-7605
E-mail: beckyjc@kc.rr.com
Website: www.joshuacenter.com

Macrorie, Michelle R., PsyD
Pediatric Psychologist

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6811 Shawnee Mission PKWY Suite 100
Overland Park, KS. 66202
Phone: 913-262-5700
E-mail: hidrmichelle@yahoo.com

Midtown Psychological Services, Inc.
Helen Weiser, Ed. Program Director
3914 Washington Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-561-9494
Fax: 816-564-8199
E-mail: hweiser@kc.rr.com

Reece, Matt, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center-Developmental Disabilities Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS. 66160
Phone: 913-588-5900
Website: www.kumc.edu/cchd/services.html

Solace House
8012 State Line Road #202
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66208
Phone: 913-341-0318
Fax: 913-341-0319
E-mail: shmail@solacehouse.org
Website: http://www.solacehouse.org/

Taylor, Tish Holub, Ph.D.
11100 Ash, Suite 202
Leawood, KS. 66211
Phone: 913-738-4177
Website: www.tishtaylor.com

      1012 Massachusetts Suite 204
      Lawrence, KS. 66044
      Phone: 785-727-2345

Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing
8900 State Line Road, Suite 240
Shawnee Mission, KS 66206
Phone: 913-383-8700
Fax: 913-383-2882
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Website: http://www.turningpointkc.org/

University of Kansas Medical Center: Developmental Disabilities Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS. 66160
Phone: 913-588-6900
Website: www.kumc.edu/ddc

                                    Recreation
STATEWIDE:

AMC Theaters
Website: www.amctheatres.com

Camp Barnabus
901 Private Road 2060
Purdy, MO. 65734
Phone: 417-476-2565 (Camp office)
Phone: 417-886-9800 (Springfield office)
E-mail: info@campbarnabas.org
Website: www.campbarnabas.org

Camp Encourage
P.O. Box 10433
Kansas City, MO. 64171
Phone: 816-830-7171
E-mail: camp.encourage@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.campencourage.com

Missouri Access Recreation Online
www.moaccessrec.com

Special Olympics of Missouri
Website: www.somo.org

Special Olympics of Missouri-Kansas City
Jeremie Ballinger, KC Metro Area Director
9001 West 67th Street
Merriam, KS. 66202
Phone: 913-789-0330
E-mail: ballinger@somo.org
Website: www.somo.org/area/index.php?area=KC%20Metro

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Sunnyhill Adventures
6555 Sunlit Way
Dittmer, MO. 63023
Phone: 636-274-9044
E-mail: dropin4fun@aol.com
Website: www.sunnyhilladventures.org

Xtreme Cheer Allstars
624 NW Valley Ridge Circle
Grain Valley, MO. 64029
Phone: 816-529-3930 or 816-847-BEST
E-mail: Coachxtremecheer@aol.com
Website: www.xtremecheerallstars.com

YMCA of Greater Kansas City
Reagan Schurr Challenger Director
3100 Broadway Street, Suite 1020
Kansas City, MO. 64111
Phone: 913-642-6800
E-mail: reaganschurr@kansascityymca.org
Website: http://www.kansascityymca.org

                              Refugee Centers
Center for New Americans
Steve Whitecamp, Director of Refugee Program
1608 Baltimore
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-471-2808
Website: www.jvskc.org
Services include: refugee employment, immigration counseling, language and culture
services.

     Religious Organizations with Special Needs Programs

F.I.R.E. (Foundation for Inclusive Religious Education)
P.O. Box 22515
Kansas City, MO. 64113
Phone: 816-756-1850
E-mail: fire@diocesekcsj.org
Website: http://www.fire-program.org


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Lakeland Community Church
Lee’s Summit, MO.
Website: www.lakelandcommunitychurch.org

Lenexa Baptist Church
15320 West 87th Street Parkway
Shawnee Mission, KS. 66219
Phone: 913-599-6447

Seasone
Andria Stokes
Phone: 913-206-8152
E-mail: andriastokes@hotmail.com
Website: www.jewishkansascity.org

United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
13720 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS. 66224
Phone: 913-897-0120
Website: www.cor.org

                           Resource Agencies

STATEWIDE:

Autism Speaks
Rebecca Fehlig or Susan Bushnell
1121 Olivette Executive PKWY Suite 220
Phone:314-9891003 or 1-866-500-6227
E-mail: Missouri@autismspeaks.org; kansascity@autismspeaks.org
Website: www.autismspeaks.org

Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities Services (MACDDS)
Website: http://www.macdds.org

Missouri Governor’s Council on Disability
Truman State Office Building
301 West High Street, Room 250A
P.O. Box 1668
Jefferson City, MO. 65102
Phone: 573-751-2600
Information Hotline: 800-877-8249

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E-mail: gcd@mail.mo.gov
Website: http://disabilityinfo.mo.gov

Missouri’s Office of Autism Services
Missouri Department of Mental Health
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Julia Kaufmann, Director, Julia.Kaufmann@dmh.mo.gov
Kit Glover, Coordinator, Kit.Glover@dmh.mo.gov
Phone: 573-751-8213
(TT): 573-526-1201
Toll-free: 800-207-9329
P.O. Box 687
Jefferson City, MO. 65102
Website: www.somo.org/area/index.php?area=KC%20Metro

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Resource Center
UMKC-Institute for Human Development
215 West Pershing Road, 6th Floor
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 1-800-444-0821
E-mail: moddrc@umkc.edu
Website: www.moddrc.org

 MPACT: Missouri Parents Act
8301 Stateline Road, Suite 204
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-531-7070
Toll-free: 800-743-7634
Website: www.ptimpact.com

Missouri Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities
1706 East Elm
P.O. Box 687
Jefferson City, MO. 65101
Toll-free: 800-500-7878
Phone: 573-751-8611 (voice or TT)
Fax: 573-526-2755
E-mail: shanks@mail.state.mo.us
Website: http://www.mpcdd.com

Network of Care
Website: http://missouri.networkofcare.org

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GREATER KANSAS CITY:

Autism Alliance of Greater Kansas City
P.O. Box 45664
Kansas City, MO. 64171
Phone: 816-8422452 or 816-460-2502
E-mail: info@autismalliancekc.org; robin@autismalliancekc.org
Website: www.autismalliancekc.org

Autism Society of America-Heartland
Bill Robinson, President
Serving Greater Kansas City
P.O. Box 860984
Shawnee, KS. 66286
Cell: 913-488-7670
E-mail: Bill@autismsocietyoftheheartland.org
Website: www.autismsocietyoftheheartland.org

Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County-EITAS
Michael Haseltine, Deputy Director
8508 Hillcrest Road
Kansas City, MO. 64138
Phone: 816-363-2000

EFECT (Encouraging Families with Exceptional Children Together)
P.O. Box 2345
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063
Phone: 816-537-5951
E-mail: infor@efect.org
Website: www.efect.org

Families Together, Inc.
1333 Meadowlark Lane, Suite 103
Kansas City, KS. 66102
Phone: 913-287-1970 (voice and TTY)
Toll-free: 877-499-5369
E-mail: kansascity@familiestogetherinc.org
Website: www.familiestogetherinc.org

Joshua Child & Family Development Care
7611 State Line Road, Suite 142
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-763-7605
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E-mail: beckyjc@kc.rr.com
Website: www.joshuacenter.com

Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS)
10501 Lackman Road
Lenexa, KS. 66219
Phone: 913-826-2626
E-mail: info@jocogov.org
Website: http://www.jcds.org

KC Spectrum Newsletter
406 NE Point Dr.
Lee’s Summit, MO. 64064
E-mail: info@kcspectrum.com

NAMI of Greater Kansas City
406 West 34th Street, Suite 506
Kansas City, MO. 6411
Phone: 816-931-0030
E-mail: KCAMI@aol.com
Website: www.kcami.org

Neurologic Disabilities Support Project
University of Kansas Medical Center
Developmental Disabilities Center (DDC)
Jane Goetz, Autism Coordinator
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Mailstop 3055
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone 913-588-5943
E-mail: jgoetz2@kumc.edu
Website: www.ksndsp.org

                           RESPITE PROVIDERS

Another Day
11802 West 77th Street
Lenexa, KS. 66214
Phone: 913-599-2221
E-mail: anotherdayinc@aol.com

Helpers, Inc.
12980 Metcalf Avenue, Suite 200
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Overland Park, KS. 66221
Phone: 913-322-7212
E-mail: stacy.jones@helpsinc.org

                                SCHOOLS-PRIVATE

Milestones Academy-Partners in Behavioral Milestones
10330 Hickman Mills Dr. Building 2
Kansas City, MO. 64137
Phone: 816-501-5138
Toll-free: 877-688-0271
E-mail: dmatthews@behavioralmilestones.com
Website: www.behavioralmilestones.com/MilestonesAcademy.php

Rainbow Center Day School
Peggy Britton, Director
900 NW Woods Chapel Road
Blue Springs, MO. 64015
Phone: 816-229-3869
Website: http://www.rainbow-center.org

Sunshine Center
607 West Lexington
Independence, MO. 64050
Phone: 816-833-2088

                        SHELTERED WORKSHOPS

Bates County Industries
Contact: Pamela Martin
P.O. Box 535
Butler, Missouri 64730
Phone: 660-679-3667
Fax: 660-679-3408
E-mail: batescountyindustries@gmail.com

Casco Area Workshop
1800 Vine
P.O. Box 506
Harrisonville, Missouri 64701
Phone: 816-380-7359


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Foundation Workshop
12600 3rd Street
Grandview, Missouri 64039
Phone: 816-763-7822

FWI COMMUNITY RECYCLING
4280 Main Street
Grandview, Missouri 64030
Phone: 816-765-0089

Helping Hand Of Goodwill
Contact: Dennis Weaver
1817 Campbell Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-842-7425
Fax: 816-842-7616
E-mail: dweaver@mokangoodwill.org

I.B.S.
1085 S. Yuma                        900 Meadow Ridge Drive
Independence, Missouri 64056        Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
Phone: 816-796-7070                 Phone: 816-229-2200

IDEAL INDUSTRIES INC
601 N Thornton Street
Richmond, Missouri 64085
Phone: 816-470-7137

Jeffco Subcontracting
Contact: Lorraine Schroeder
2065 Pomme Road
Arnold, Missouri 63010
Phone: 636-296-6211
Fax: 636-296-6212
E-mail: lschroeder@jsi.org
Web: http://www.JSI.org

JVS Workshop
1608 Baltimore
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-471-2808
Fax: 816-471-2930
E-mail: workshop@jvskc.org
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Web: http://www.jvskc.org

Kingdom Projects, Inc.
Contact: Lon Little
2611 N. Bluff
Fulton, Missouri 65251
Phone: 573-642-7333
Phone: 573-642-6699
E-mail: little@kingdomprojects.org

QUALITY PRODUCTS INC
3100 Industrial Pkwy
Nevada, Missouri 64772
Phone: 417-667-8944

SHELTERED WORKSHOPS INC
1600 W Main Street
Washington, Missouri 63090
Phone: 636-239-2744

Southeast Workshop
6701 Booth
Raytown, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-353-2704

V.S.I.
905 South Kent                   101 West 18th Avenue
Liberty, Missouri 64039          North Kansas City, Missouri 64116
Phone: 816-781-9300              Phone: 816-421-7440

WARREN COUNTY SHELTERED WORKSHOP
Warrenton, Missouri 63383
Phone: 636-456-4800

                          SLEEP DISORDER CLINICS

Children’s Mercy Behavioral Health Clinic
2401 Gilham Road
Kansas City, MO. 64108
Phone: 816-234-3674
Website: www.childrens-mercy.org


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                   SOCIAL SKILLS INTERVENTION

ABC’nD Autism Center
Nancy Michael, Director
3930 Washington Street
Kansas City, MO. 64111
Phone: 816-931-8300
E-mail: nancy.michael@gmail.com

Autism and Behavior Consulting, Inc.
Champlin, Nancy, BCBA
Rose Estates, Room 80
12700 Antioch
Overland Park, KS.
Phone: 913-579-3062
E-mail: nchamplin@kc.rr.com

Communication Counts Therapy Services
Michelle Hass, M.A., CCC-SLP, M.Ed.
Jennifer Eckert, M.A., CCC-SLP
15860 West 157th Terrace
Olathe, KS. 66062
Phone: 913-709-7485
E-mail: michellehass@hotmail.com ; jawjyhwk@hotmail.com

Don Bosco Community Center
Renalda Aragon
529 Campbell
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
Phone: 816-421-0546

Gymboree of Lee’s Summit
Brandy Hermosillo
Phone: 816-525-PLAY
Website: www.gymboreeclasses.com

Joshua Child & Family Development Care
7611 State Line Road, Suite 142
Kansas City, MO. 64114
Phone: 816-763-7605
E-mail: beckyjc@kc.rr.com
Website: www.joshuacenter.com

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Marian Hope Center
14820 East 42nd Street
Independence, MO 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail: heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

SLIDE Kids
Peggy Johnson
E-mail: pegannjohnson@yahoo.com

Teen Club
Diane Chrisman, Contact
Phone: 816-229-2034
E-mail: dianesingsforloy@comcast.net

University of Kansas Medical Center-Center for Child Health and Development
Rene Jamison, PhD., Psychology., Contact
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS. 66160
Phone: 913-588-5590
E-mail: 2533rjamison@kumc.edu
Website: www.kumc.edu/ddc

                                    Software
Laureate Learning Systems
110 East Spring Street
Winooski, Vermont 05404
Toll-free: 1-800-562-6801
Website: www.LaureateLearning.com

                     Speech and Language Therapy
STATEWIDE:

Ability Network:
Leslie Elpers, contact person
284 Merchant Street
Genevieve, Missouri 63670
Phone: 573-883-8181
Toll-free: 866-483-3555
E-mail: infor@abilitynetwork.org
Website: www.abilitynetwork.org
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KANSAS CITY:

21st Century Therapy
8951 East 60th Street
Raytown, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-353-8585
Website: www.21stcenturytherapy.com

Aspire Therapy Solutions
Stephanie Becker, MA, MS.Ed, L/CCC-SLP
Autism Consultant, Speech Pathologist
10580 Barkley, Suite 450
Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Phone: 913-579-1809
E-mail: sbecker@aspire-therapy.com
Website: www.aspire-therapy.com

Billings Speech Pathology Services
Mary Billings, MS, CCC, OM
320 NW Woods Chapel Rd.
Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
Phone: 816-228-8393
E-mail: billingsspeech@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.billingsspeech.com

Brown Bear Speech and Language Services
Lisa Grant, MS, CCC-SLP
P.O. Box 1178
2307 South Outer Road, Suite 201
Blue Springs, MO. 64015
Phone: 816-213-6173
E-mail: brownbeartalk@prodigy.net

Children’s Therapy Group
7620 Metcalfe, Suite M
Overland Park, Kansas 66204
Phone: 913-383-9014
E-mail: ctg@childrenstherapygroup.org
Website: www.childrenstherapygroup.org

Communication Counts Therapy Services
Michelle Hass, M.A., CCC-SLP, M.Ed.
Jennifer Eckert, M.A. CCC-SLP
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15860 West 157th Terrace
Olathe, Kansas 66062
Phone: 913-709-7485
E-mail: michellehass@hotmail.com or jawjywk@hotmail.com

Communication for Kids
11440 West 104th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66224
Phone: 913-706-7112
E-mail: communicationaa@yahoo.com
Website: www.communicationforkids.com

Marian Hope Center
14820 East 42nd Street
Independence, MO 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail: heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

Outreach Therapies & Consulting, Inc.
129 North East Parks View Court
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64064
Phone: 816-588-3782

Sensory Learning Center of Blue Springs
Patti Cruce MS, CCC-SLP, Director
1500 C NW Mock Ave.
Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
Phone: 816-988-7728

Therapeutic Living Solutions
10800 Farley, Suite 180
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Phone: 913-897-5554
Website: www.therapeuticlivingsolutions.com

The Children’s SPOT
4333 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-932-3832
E-mail: jworthington@saint-lukes.org
Website: www.saint-lukeshealthsystem.org

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The Whole Family Project
Website: http://www.thewholeperson.org/

Kansas City Missouri                         Independence Missouri
3420 Broadway, Ste 105                       11015 East 39th Street Suite 25
Kansas City, Mo 64111                        Independence, Missouri 64052
Phone: 816-561-0304                          Phone: 816-358-5310
Fax: 816-753-8163                            Fax: 816-358-2036
TTY: 816-627-2202                            TTY: 816-358-2731
Toll Free: 800-878-3037

Gladstone Missouri
310 NW Englewood Rd, Suite 410
Gladstone, Mo 64118
Main 816-561-0304
Fax: 816-413-8707

E-Mail Contacts:
For General Information or Questions - Info@Thewholeperson.org
Deaf Services - Deafservices@Thewholeperson.org
Missouri Payroll - Mopayroll@Thewholeperson.org
Kansas Payroll - KSDirector@Thewholeperson.org
Director of The Whole Person, Inc. - Director@Thewholeperson.org
Kansas Director - Ksdirector@Thewholeperson.org
Missouri Director - Modirector@Thewholeperson.org


Waldron, Brooke, M.A. CCC/SLP Premier Therapy Services, Inc.
6301 Rockhill Road, Suite 100
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Phone: 816-363-2052
E-mail: contact@premiertherapy.org
Website: http://www.premiertherapy.org

Zimmer, Beverly Jean M.S., CCC-SLP
Communication Family Resources
Phone: 816-517-2946

                                STAFF TRAINING
STATEWIDE:

Ability Network:
Leslie Elpers, contact person
284 Merchant Street
Genevieve, Missouri 63670

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Phone: 573-883-8181
Toll-free: 866-483-3555
E-mail: infor@abilitynetwork.org
Website: www.abilitynetwork.org

Autism Education and Support Services
Amy Buie, M.ed., BCBA, Missouri Autism Consultant
P.O. Box 275
O’Fallon, MO. 63366
Phone: 636-978-4951
E-mail: aess@teachautism.org
Website: www.aessconsult.com

KANSAS CITY

Kansas City Regional Professional Development Center
Phone: 816-235-5627
Toll-free: 800-555-9048
E-mail: whitedk@umkc.edu
Website: http://education.umkc.edu/kcrpdc/

Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support
University of Kansas
Dole Human Development Center
1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Room 1028
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
Phone: 785-864-4096
E-mail: kipbs@ku.edu
Website: www.kipbs.org

Marian Hope Center
14820 East 42nd Street
Independence, MO 64055
Phone: 816-695-1255
E-mail: heather@marianhopecenter.org
Website: www.marianhopecenter.org

Neurologic Disabilities Support Project
University of Kansas Medical Center
Developmental Disabilities Center (DDC)
Jane Goetz, Autism Coordinator
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Mailstop 3055
Kansas City, KS 66160
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Phone 913-588-5943
E-mail: jgoetz2@kumc.edu
Website: www.ksndsp.org

Partners in Behavioral Milestones
10330 Hickman Mills Drive, Building 2
Kansas City, Missouri 64137
Phone: 816-501-5138
Toll-free: 877-688-0271
E-mail: dmatthews@behavioralmilestones.com
Website: www.behavioralmilestones.com

                     SUPPORTED EMPLOYEEMENT
CLAY COUNTY

Full Employment Council
3100 NE 83rd Street #2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64119
Phone: 816-468-8767
Offers employment and training programs JOBS for youth-provides 16-21 year olds with
work part-time or full-time, year-round; GED and alternative education programs.

Missouri Division of Employment Security
3100 NE 83rd Street #2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64119
Phone: 816-889-3000
Business development, employment referral, resource center, internet services, resume
maker, typing test, Job Corps, veterans services, copy & fax machine

JACKSON COUNTY

ARC of Clay and Platte Counties
7400 North Oak Trafficway
Gladstone, Missouri 64118
Phone: 816-436-1704

Bishop Sullivan Center
6435 Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64126
Phone: 816-231-0984
Fax: 816-231-3096
E-mail: info@bishopsullivan.org

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Website: http://www.bishopsullivan.org
Pre-employment counseling services

Blue Valley Industries
1608 Prospect
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-483-1620

Casco Area Workshop
1800 Vine
P.O. Box 506
Harrisonville, Missouri 64701
Phone: 816-380-7359

Community Assessment and Referral Service (CARS)
4012 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Phone: 816-531-3727

Community Linc
4012-14 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: 816.531.3727
FAX: 816.531.4416
Email: info@communitylinc.org
Website: http://www.communitylinc.org
Provides job-related assistance to non-resident homeless and at-risk families.
Education &/or technical training, job placement, transportation assistance.

Division of Family Services
DOWNTOWN:                                      SOUTH KANSAS CITY:
615 East 13th Street                           6801 Longview Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64106                    Kansas City, Missouri 64134
Phone: 816-889-2000                            Phone: 816-325-1012

INDEPENDENCE:
201 Partridge
Independence, Missouri 64050
Phone: 816-325-5800
Welfare to work system person needs to be receiving TANF & food stamps




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Foundation Workshop
12600 3rd Street                        2020 Washington
Grandview, Missouri 64039               Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-763-7822                     Phone: 816-471-4547

Full Employment Council
Website: http://www.feckc.org
Obtaining employment for underemployed and unemployed by collaborating with
business, local units of government, educational institutions labor and community-based
organizations.

Central Kansas City:                                 Independence:
Andrea Robins: Manager                               Becky Poffenbaugh: Manager
1740 Paseo                                           15301 East 23rd Street
 Kansas City, MO 64108                               Independence, Missouri 64055
Phone: 816-471-2330                                  Phone: 816-325-5890
FAX: 816-691-2202                                    Fax: 816-254-1903
E-mail: arobins@feckc.org                            E-mail: bpoffenbaugh@feckc.org

General Questions:                                   South Kansas City:
Judith Simmons: Marketing & Communications           Gary Enyard: Manager
1740 Paseo                                           6801 East Longview Road
Kansas City, MO 64108                                Kansas City, Missouri 64134
Phone: 816-471-2330                                  Phone: 816-966-0289
FAX: 816-471-0132                                    E-mail: genyard@feckc.org
E-mail: jsimmons@feckc.org

I.B.S.
1085 S. Yuma                          900 Meadow Ridge Drive
Independence, Missouri 64056          Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
Phone: 816-796-7070                   Phone: 816-229-2200

Jewish Vocational Services
1608 Baltimore
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-471-2808
Fax: 816-471-2930
TTY: 816-471-7461
Website: www.jvskc.org

Missouri Job Corps
2402 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, Missouri 64130
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Phone: 816-921-3366

The Helping Hand of Goodwill
1817 Campbell
Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-842-7425

The Rehabilitation Institute
3011 Baltimore
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-751-7700

Southeast Workshop
6701 Booth
Raytown, Missouri 64127
Phone: 816-353-2704

United Services Community Action Agency
6323 Manchester Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-358-6868 or 816-833-4333
Website: http://www.hauw.org/uscaa.htm

V.S.I.
905 South Kent
Liberty, Missouri 64039
Phone: 816-781-9300

Women’s Employment Network
920 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Phone: 816- 822-8083
Website: http://www.kcwen.org

                               SUPPORT GROUPS
STATEWIDE:

Family Resource Center
3309 South Kingshighway Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63139-1101
Phone: 314-534-9350
Fax: 314-531-0372
Website: http://frcmo.org/Home_1.aspx
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Family Voices of Missouri
Carla Sandwell, contact person
Phone: 417-866-8212
E-mail: fymo@mchsi.com

MO-FEAT: Missouri Families for Effective Autism Treatment
2388 Schuetz Road, Suite A49
St. Louis, Missouri 63146
Phone: 314-993-0806
Toll-free: 1-877-275-8988
E-mail: infor@mofeat.org
Website: www.mofeat.org

People First of Missouri
Toll-free: 1-800-558-8652
TTY: 1-800-452-1185
E-mail: peoplefirstofmissouri@mail.com
Website: www.missouripeoplefirst.org

Sharing Our Strengths Support Matching Network
Stacie Stickney-Williams, Contact
Institute for Human Development, UCE
2220 Holmes, Room 342
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-235-5684
Toll-free: 800-773-8652
E-mail: williamsstac@umkc.edu
Website: www.sharingourstrenghths.com


KANSAS CITY AREA

Allies for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Leavenworth, Kansas
Caryl Knolton: 913-682-3516, dknolton@kc.rr.com
Sandy Kunkel: 913-775-2638, sandyk@kc.rr.com

Asperger’s Family Support Group of the Northland
Facilitator: Nancy Allgood
Phone: 816-792-0639 (home), 816-792-4509 (work)
E-mail: nancyallgood@sbcglobal.net

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Autism Alliance of Greater Kansas City
P.O. Box 45664
Kansas City, Missouri 64171
Phone: 816-842-2452 or 816-460-2502
E-mail: info@autismalliancekc.org
Website: www.autismalliancekc.org

Autism Asperger Parent Facilitated Group
Contact: Julius and Kay Karash
E-mail: kc_asd@sbcglobal.net
Contact: Kristen Sneid
E-mail: dsneid@endo-doc.com

Autism in Missouri
Contact: Kelly Knosby
P.O. Box 123
Lone Jack, Missouri 64070
Phone: 816-506-8603
E-mail: autisminmissouri@yahoo.com
Website: www.autisminmissouri.org

Autism Society of America-Heartland
Bill Robinson, President
Serving Greater Kansas City
P.O. Box 860984
Shawnee, KS. 66286
Cell: 913-488-7670
E-mail: Bill@autismsocietyoftheheartland.org
Website: www.autismsocietyoftheheartland.org

Children’s Benefit Services for Families (Now Reach for Kids)
Phone: 816-931-8687

EFFECT (Encouraging Families with Exceptional Children Together)
P.O. Box 2345
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063
Phone: 816-537-5951
E-mail: infor@efect.org
Website: www.efect.org

Joshua Child & Family Development Care
7611 State Line Road, Suite 142
Kansas City, MO. 64114
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Phone: 816-763-7605
E-mail: beckyjc@kc.rr.com
Website: www.joshuacenter.com

Lee’s Summit Autism Support Group
President: Sherri Tucker
Phone: 816-554-3017
E-mail: autism@kc.rr.com
Website: http://www.Isautism.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Greater Kansas City
406 West 34th Street, Suite 506
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-931-0030
E-mail: KCAMI@aol.com
Website: http://www.kcnami.org

Northland Autism Asperger Support Group
Facilitator: Robin Russell
St. James Lutheran Church
1104 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64118
Phone: 816-792-2823 (home) or 816-460-2502 (work)
E-mail: rrussell@sonnenschein.com

Special Kids Special Parents Support Group
Gayla Grayum: ggrayum@waddell.com
Dana Hughes: danahughes@kc.rr.com
Melissa Young: dwyandmay@yahoo.com

Special Needs Support Group-Oak Grove
Phone: 816-224-5390
E-mail: siltstone@sbcglobal.net

Vision with Hope/Visiones con Esperanza
Contact: Maria Elana Benazides
148 North Topping Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64123
Phone: 816-241-3780
E-mail: mebenavites@mattierhodes.org

Wyandotte County Parent Support Group
Contact: Sam Stillwell
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Phone: 913-371-1028

                                  Transportation
Della Lamb
3100 East 12
Kansas City, MO 64127
Phone: 816-483-7433

Division of Transportation
8600 Old 23 Road
Kansas City, MO 64129
Phone: 816-461-3654 or 816-363-2000

Don Bosco Senior Center
580 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-421-3160
Clients are registered when they eat lunch at the senior center
Eligibility requirements include being over 60 years old, having a documented disability,
or being on Medicaid

Jackson County Board of Services
8508 Hill Crest Road
Kansas City, MO 64138
Phone: 816-363-2000
Within Jackson county lines only

Kansas City Transit Authority
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
1200 E. 18th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816-221-0660
E-mail: metro@kcata.org
Website: www.kcata.org
Locations to purchase bus passes:
Downtown
    KCATA 1200 East 18th Street
    KC Area Credit Union Bolling Federal Bldg., 601 E. 12th St., G-32
    Kansas City Credit Union 414 E. 12th (in City Hall)
Midtown
    Blue Parkway Sunfresh in The Shops on Blue Parkway 4209 E. 50th Ter.
    Crown Center 2450 Grand Ave.

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     Leon’s Thriftway 4400 E. 39th St.
     7-Eleven 3250 Gilham
Kansas City South
     Plaza Apple Market 1215 E. 47th Street
     7-Eleven 319 E. 63rd Street
     Hornbeck Thriftway 7320 Prospect
     Sunshine Energy 5501 E. Banister
Raytown
     City of Raytown 10000 E. 59th Street (near 59th and Raytown Road)
Independence and East
     Independence City Hall 111 E. Maple
     Independence Utilities Customer Service Center 11610 E. Truman Rd.
     Kansas City Credit Union 5110 Ararat Dr.
     Thriftway Supermarket 5402 East Truman Road
Kansas City Northeast
     KC Check Cashers 2532 Independence
Kansas City North
     NKC City Hall 2010 Howell
     Gladstone City Hall 7010 N. Holmes
     Hy-Vee N.E. Englewood & North Oak Trafficway
     Kansas City Credit Union 7245 N. Oak Trafficway
     Wal-Mart Super Center 8551 N. Boardwalk Ave.
Kansas City, Kan.
     UMB Commercial National Bank 601 Minnesota
     KU Medical Center Credit Union 3901 Rainbow
Liberty                                        Blue Springs
Hy-Vee 1332 West Hwy. 152                      Price Chopper 1100 S. Hwy. 7
Price Chopper 896 South "M" Hwy. 291           Price Chopper 1305 N. Hwy. 7
To apply for reduced fare call 816-221-0660 or download application from KCATA
website.
To apply for share-a-fare call 816-842-9070 or download application from KCATA
website.

Laid Law Transit INC.
(Part of Laid Law Educational Services)
Transportation services include school buses, charter buses and buses for state school
children with disabilities under the Head Start Program. Services are available for
people with disabilities but only for special group trips. Vans are equipped with
wheelchair lifts and are able to go anywhere a group wants to go. There is a three hour
minimum for van use and services are $40/hour.
Phone: 816-741-4023

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Leavenworth County Council on Aging
Leavenworth county residents only for medical trips into Kansas City. One way fares $2
local $10 to KC.
Anetta Dodd contact
Phone: 1-913-684-0777
E-mail: Coa4seniors1st@juno.com
Website:
 http://leavenworth-net.com/our_community/community_resources/senior_citizens.htm

Liberty Access
101 East Kansas
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: 816-792-6010
Coupons may be purchased at the Liberty City Hall at a cost of $7.00 for ten tickets.

Liberty Express Commuter Bus Service
Provides service from downtown Liberty to downtown Kansas City Missouri. The fare is
$3 one-way or $85 per month.
Phone: 816-221-0660
Website: www.ci.liberty.mo.us

Liberty Hospital
Non-emergency trips for Liberty Hospital patients/active physicians.
Nancy Schneider contact
Phone: 816-792-7105
Website: www.libertyhospital.org

MARC (Mid America Regional Council)
Stewart Nelson or Bob Hogan Contacts
600 Broadway Suite 300
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Phone: 816-474-4240
Website: www.marc.org/ridehome.htm

Northland Taxi
Fee: $1.70 each way plus $1.60 per mile servicing Clay, Platte, & Jackson Counties.
There are no vans w/ wheelchair lifts
Phone: 816-741-8300

Older Adults Transportation Services Inc. (OATS)
2109 Plaza Dr.
Harrisonville, MO 64701
Phone: 816-380-7433
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Transportation provided to people 60 years or older and to people with disabilities
younger than 60.The agency has 19 vans with wheelchair lifts. Services are available
for medical appointments, grocery shopping, and personal outings. Medical
appointments are free of charge. Shopping trips cost $2 each way and the cost for
personal outings varies.

Omnibus
201 East Broadway
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
Phone: 816-630-0754

Rainbow Transportation Services
1362 M Northwest Highway
Parkville, MO 64152
Phone: 816-587-9942
Fare is determined by the agency; there is no meter fare. Cost is estimated over the
phone based on trip, usually $10 or more each way

Safeway Medical Transportation
Servicing the Kansas City Metro, by reservations at least 30 minutes in advance, fees:
$42.50 one way $85 round trip. Ambulatory people $25 one way and $50 round trip
Phone: 816-361-5992
Phone: 913-681-0238 (Kansas City, Kansas)

Share-A-Fare, KCATA/SAF
1200 E 18th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-346-0810
Website: www.kcta.org/shareAfare.html
SERVICES PROVIDED & COSTS
Low-cost transportation services provided for the elderly and people with disabilities
living in the Kansas City metro area for all purposes. Cabs and accessible vans with
wheelchair lifts are available. The fare for ADA eligible individuals is $2.00 per ride
within the service area. For others, the fare depends on mileage: 0-3 miles = $2.50, 3-6
miles = $4.00, 6-9 miles= $5.50, 9-12 miles=$7.00, >15miles = $10 + $1.50 per mile
($2.00 is added if the trip is not for a medical or work purpose)
HOURS OF SERVICE & RESERVATION INFORMATION
Available on all days if trips are requested on regular metro routes
Monday – Sunday: 6:00 am - 12:00 pm At least 24 hours advance notice required (no
more than 14 days in advance) Expect a 30 minute leeway for pick-up For scheduling
information call (816) 842-9070

Shepherd’s Center

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Wheels the Care, free transportation provided to mature adults living with the center’s
services area for doctor’s visits, pharmacies and grocery stores.
Phone: 816-444-1142
Website: www.sheperdscenterkckcentral.org
KC Central                                Northland
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74 Street South to 85 Street              Residents of Southern Clay and parts of Platte
State Line east to Troost Street          counties

Truman Medical Center
Patients of hospital & doctors at hospital, non-Medicaid patients only restricted to the
State Line to I-435 and 85th to River
Phone: 816-880-6477 ask for dispatcher

Yellow Cab
Phone: 816-471-5000
Toll free: 888-471-6050 24 hour service
Or 816-842-9070 Share Fare

                                     Technology
Arts Tech
Ricardo Fierro
1522 Holmes Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: 816-461-0201
Fax: 816-461-0210
E-mail: rfierro@artstech-kc.org
Website: http://www.artstech-kc.org/
Send e-mail or fax w/ reason for request, how it will help the consumer & who will pay

Missouri Assistive Technology Project
4731 South Cochise, Suite 114
Independence, Missouri 64055-6975
Phone: 816-373-5193
Toll-free: 800-647-8557
E-mail: matpmo@swbell.net
Website: www.at.mo.gov

Telecommunication Access Program for Internet (TAP-I)
Rosalie Backer-Thompson, Coordinator
Phone: 816-350-5282
E-mail: roaslieb@swbell.net
Website: www.dolir.mo.gov

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                                Utility Support
Community Services League
300 West Maple
Independence, Missouri
Phone: 816-254-4100
Independence residents only

United Services Community Action Agency
6323 Manchester Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Phone: 816-358-6868 or 816-833-4333
Website: http://www.hauw.org/uscaa.htm

                   Vocational Rehabilitation Offices

KCMO-MO State Office Bldg                  63rd Street Office
615 East 13th Street                       1734 East 63rd Street Suite 201
Kansas City, Missouri 64106                Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Phone: 816-889-2581                        Phone: 816-889-3800

Eastern Jackson County Office              North Office
4141 NE Lakewood Way                       310 N. W. Englewood
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64064               Gladstone, Missouri 64118
Phone: 816-795-0024                        Phone: 816-467-7900

                              Women’s Shelters

Crossroads                      Hope House              Newhouse
Phone: 816-461-1093             Phone: 816-467-4673     Phone: 816-471-5800

Rosebrooks                      Safehaven               Forest Avenue Shelter
Phone: 816-861-3460             Phone: 816-454-3581     Phone: 816-753-4753




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