Kansas Services

Services for people with disabilities in Kansas

The Whole Person provides a full range of programs and services for people with disabilities in Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties in Kansas?

Contact us at 913-871-4188

 8040 Parallel Parkway, Ste. 300, Kansas City, KS 66112

Open 8:30am-5:00pm

Services for Kansas Residents - The Whole Person (TWP) provides direct services and advocacy for Kansas residents in a variety of areas:

  • Adaptive Sports - Providing diverse and inclusive play opportunities at competitive and recreational levels for people with disabilities living in the greater Kansas City area.
  • Benefit Enrollment Center (BEC) - Providing help for low income Medicare eligible seniors and people with disabilities to identify and apply for benefit programs.
  • Blindness Low Vision Experience - Providing opportunities for those who are blind/low vision achieve greater independence and access to the community through outdoor activities, art and cultural events.
  • Community Education - The Whole Person provides education on disability etiquette, including reasonable accommodations and accepted social interaction, as well as why disability awareness is important. Visit our website to arrange a presentation for your company or organization.
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services - Providing support and resources, and offering the assistance of specialists with extensive knowledge of Deaf culture and hearing loss.
  • Employment Services - Helping individuals with disabilities identify ways to improve career opportunities and find permanent, integrated, and competitive employment. Services provided through Kansas Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services.
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) - Providing Fiscal Management Services (FMS) oversight of the process of providing supports and services for people with disabilities in Kansas.  
  • Home Modifications - Providing physical changes to homes to accommodate for physical obstacles people experience due to their disability, and assistance with ADA compliance and design.
  • Independent Living Skills Training - Helping individuals develop the everyday skills needed to lead a more independent lifestyle, including personal care, household management, personal finances and coping with social situations.
  • Individual and Systems Advocacy - Helping people with disabilities acquire the knowledge and skills to solve problems and achieve goals on their own.  Advocating for the civil rights and equality of people with disabilities by influencing and implementing legislation and policy at the local, state and federal level.
  • Information and Referral Services - Providing up-to-date information on needed services  and support such as adaptive equipment, transportation, accessible housing and other issues.
  • Social Security Disability Assistance - Providing support to apply for Social Security Disability Benefits, or assistance in appealing a denial for benefits.
  • The Whole Family Project - Providing sign language instruction to help families better communicate with children who are deaf or hard of hearing, have speech disabilities or other such barriers. Children ages infant-12 years.
  • Transition Services - Providing information and assistance to individuals who are presently in facilities or are in immediate risk of entering State Institutions or Nursing Facilities.
  • Youth Transition - Assisting youth ages 14-24 to transition to independent living and/or employment.

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