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Community Life

Community Life

  • Helps people with severe disabilities achieve goals through a partnership with caring organizations and friends.

  • To maximize the capability of individuals with developmental disabilities to manage their own lives and minimize their dependence on others.

  • Centers for Independent Living Centers over the United States.

  • Guide for family caregivers.

  • Resource guide to disability, medical and health information on the internet.

  • Information for Disabled Drivers in Missouri

  • Interactive lessons focusing on giving the individual the opportunity to experience daily challenges without real-world consequences.

  • If you believe you have been discriminated against in employment, housing or public accommodations based on your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, martial status, familial status, sexual orientation or gender identity you may file a claim with the Kansas City Human Relations Department.

  • Visits for animals whose owners are experiencing extreme financial hardship. Pet food bank also available for people needing assistance feeding their cats and dogs.

  • We create opportunities for independence for people with disabilities through research, education, and consultation.

  • Applied research and training center for human services.

  • JVS engages, encourages and empowers anyone with a barrier, whether due to physical or developmental disabilities, or acculturation difficulties to achieve social, cultural and economic integration.

  • Books and more!

  • Books, audiobooks on CD, music on CD, and DVDs can be delivered to patrons of the Mid-Continent Libray in Kansas City, Missouri who cannot get to a library branch because of health, mobility, advanced age, permanent or temporary incapaciy. Only qualifying residents of the Library's three-county service area are eligible for this free service.

  • Free cell phones to Americans in need of financial help.

  • Connection to service providers in the greater Kansas City area.

  • Mid-Continent Public Library’s mission is to enrich our citizens and communities through expanding access to innovation, information, ideas, and inspiration.

  • A metro-wide ability expo for those with disabilities and older adults their families, caregivers, healthcare professionals and as an educational opportunity for the entire Greater Kansas City community.

  • Providing help to discover and navigate your family’s life course with practical information and tools

  • To improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.

  • Disability resources in the Kansas City community.

  • MORE2 was created in late 2004 as an interfaith social justice organization reflecting different cultural backgrounds, faith traditions, skin colors and economic means. We are united in our commitment to transforming our communities by creating a metropolitan area that embraces all people and offers everyone the opportunity to achieve their greatest potential.

  • An umbrella organization for state prostate cancer coalitions, state prostate cancer task forces or state prostate cancer foundations.

  • NCIL is the national membership association of local nonprofit corporations known as Centers for Independent Living (CIL). Visit the address below to find your nearby SIL or the Statewide Independent Living Council for your state.

  • Not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people with physical or mental disabilities remove barriers to employment, independent living, and full participation in their communities. Their Solution Outreach Center refurbishes wheelchairs, hospital beds and other durable equipment that are no longer being used and made available for other Kansans at no charge.

  • One-stop resource for parents with disabilities.

  • The Reeve Foundation’s national peer to peer mentoring program to provide critical emotional support and local and national information and resources to people living with paralysis, their families and caregivers.

  • The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) under this program allows recipients to set aside income and resources towards an approved plan for achieving self-support without jeopardizing benefits. This plan will cover modifications to a home through an SSI savings plan. Additional information is available through local Social Security Administration offices.

  • Provides services enabling people with disabilities to remain in their home and an active part of their community.

  • Refinance and mortgage guide for people with disabilities.

  • The Center’s goal is to develop and disseminate practical techniques that enable people with severe disabilities to live more independently. Consumers and service providers identify their critical needs and then work closely with center staff to develop research and products that address these needs throughout project research and development phases.

  • To provide emotional support through education regarding illness, disability, or medical treatments.

  • Created by, driven by, and focused on persons with disabilities, their families, and communities. Providing advocacy, education, and support with customer controlled services to break down and remove existing barriers and bridge social gaps to ensure and preserve equality and independence for all.

  • Equipping individuals and their families with the skills to thrive through providing solutions, resources and support to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, high anxiety disorder, and other clinical and developmental needs.

  • Information and tools to understand what costs might be for loans.

  • Online access to exhibits from the collection at the Smithsonian.

  • Event venue. This link provides ADA information.

  • Online resource for providing ADA compliant kits for self storage units.

  • Turning Point’s mission is to empower and transform the mind, body, and spirit of individuals, families, and friends living with serious or chronic physical illness. We provide innovative education services and tools that inspire people to take charge of their illness and live life to its fullest.

  • USCAA provides both emergency and long-term answers to the poverty conditions that affect our citizens. Programs target our youth, “at-risk” teens, the elderly, as well as those struggling families and individuals who wish for improved employment, education, and housing opportunities. Community programs seek to impact local poverty issues that are systematic in nature.

  • Online Resource Database.