The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 842-0416 x132
For Emergency Utilities Assistance, call Tuesday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City
Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City targets individuals who are homeless or in immediate danger of being homeless. Besides financial assistance, they use a case management approach to help the client to become more self-sufficient. Please contact one of their offices to speak to a case manager about eligibility and to schedule an appointment. Multiple locations can be located here.
Information on the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can be found here.
Eligible clients must be residents of Jackson, Clay, or Platte County, Missouri.
Call agency for more information: (816) 358-6868
Various programs/resources for Latino communities
1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez
Kansas City, MO 64108
Bethel-Riverview Coordination and Development
Emergency financial assistance for utilities; Food pantry
Kansas City, KS 66105
Crosslines Cooperative Council, Inc.
Emergency Assistance for individuals and families with opportunities to receive basic necessities such as:
- Clothing Closet — free clean clothing
- Rent and Utility Assistance
- Shower facilities
- Laundry services
- Medicine Cabinet
736 Shawnee Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66105
Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.
Emergency assistance to help families obtain needed supports such as utility and rent assistance, and mortgage default counseling, and to address emergency situations.
1542 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
Midwest Customer Cares Program – designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. To qualify, you must be a Midwest Energy customer, and you must have a household income less than 200% of the federal poverty level. Assistance is available from November 1st through the end of April, or when the funding is exhausted, whichever comes first. Applicants may receive no more than $200 per heating season.
For more information or to receive an application, please call the Share the Warmth toll free hotline at 1.877.566.2769 x401.
Share The Warmth – designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. To qualify, you must reside in one of the 81 counties served by Kansas Gas Service, but applicants are not required to be a Kansas Gas Service customer. You must be the person responsible for paying the primary heating bill in that residence. You must provide sufficient proof of need. Your gross family income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level.
For more information or to receive an application, please call the Share the Warmth toll free hotline at 1.877.566.2769 x402.
Sharing the Warmth – designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. To qualify you must reside in one of the 33 counties served by ATMOS Energy, Inc., and be seeking assistance with an ATMOS Energy bill. Applicants must reside in home and be the person responsible for paying the bill. Gross family income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level guideline. Funding is distributed on a first come, first served basis. The program runs year round and applicants may receive assistance three times per program period for no more than $200 each time.
For more information or to receive an application, please call the Sharing the Warmth toll free hotline at 1.877.566.2769 x403.
KCP&L Economic Relief Program – provides assistance to Missouri families needing assistance in paying their electric bill. To qualify, applicant must reside in Missouri and reside in home and be the person responsible for paying the bill. Gross family income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level guideline. Applicant must be current on bill. Funding is limited and distributed on a first come, first served bases. Available spots fill up quickly, and become open only when someone else drops off the plan. Approved applicants may receive up to $50 towards electric bill for 12 months.
For more information or to receive an application, please call the Economic Relief Program hotline at 1-877-566-2769 x. 416. You may also contact your local Salvation Army community center for an application.
Bishop Sullivan Center
6435 Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64126
City Union Mission Community Assistance
City Union Mission provides compassionate service to low-income and homeless community members. Relief efforts include distribution of food, clothing, school supplies, household items, utility assistance, case management, affordable housing referrals, Life Skills classes, and services for homebound elderly and disabled people..
1310 Wabash Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64127
Community Assistance Council
Offers direct assistance programs to families in need residing in South Kansas City area. Services include: utility/housing assistance, clothes closet, food pantry, home-delivered meals, medical/dental/optical assistance
10901 Blue Ridge
Kansas City, MO 64134
Call for appointment. Will need proof of income; proof of residence via current utility bill; picture ID; Social Security cards for household.
Della Lamb – Community Services
Della Lamb serves thousands of Kansas City people annually through Rent, Utility, Food, Back-to-School Supplies and Holiday assistance. Residency restrictions apply.
500 Woodland Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64106
Ask for Social Services Department