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Social Serve

Phone: 1-877-428-8844


  • Housing search engine
  • Affordable housing and Section 8
  • Can search in Kansas and Missouri
  • Ability to search by price, area, accommodations needed, etc.
  • Financial tools to help with budgeting

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Phone: 913-551-6857


  • Low-income housing search engine
  • Apartments only
  • Handles housing discrimination cases

Housing Authorities

Kansas City, Missouri:

Phone: 816-968-4100


Kansas City, Kansas:

Phone: 913-281-3300


  • Applications for public housing
  • Applications for Section 8 vouchers

The Housing Assistance Program

Phone: 816-531-8378


  • Provides information on housing options, emergency housing, transitional housing, and rental subsidies.
  • Serves medically disabled individuals.
  • Requires referrals from a case manager.

Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center

Phone: 816-931-0443


  • Provides housing counseling. (Homeless prevention, pre and post-rental services, budgeting, etc.)

Save Inc.

Phone: 816-531-8340


Address: 3000 Harrison St., Kansas City, MO 64109

  • Assists medically disadvantaged individuals with housing in KS and MO.
  • Transitional housing for people how have HIV/AIDS and people battling addiction.
  • Homeless prevention for people with a medical crisis.
  • Rental assistance voucher program.
  • Has 7 rental properties that provide permanent housing to homeless and disabled individuals.

Catholic Charities

Kansas City, Missouri:

Phone: 816-221-4377


Address: 850 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64105

  • Provides rental assistance, transitional housing placement, and permanent housing solutions.
  • Has case management.
  • Works primarily with older adults and disabled individuals.
  • Manages 8 properties that are available to people over the age of 62 or disabled individuals.

Metro Lutheran Ministry

Phone: 816-931-0027


Address: 3031 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64109

  • Supportive housing program.
  • Works with homeless individuals that have disabilities.
  • Has 3 permanent supportive housing projects.

ReStart Inc.

Phone: 816-472-5664


Address: 918 E. 9th St., Kansas City, MO 64106

  • Emergency Shelters for women, men, and families. (Shelters are accessible)
  • Transitional Housing Services.
  • Permanent Housing.
  • Case Management.

United Services Community Action Agency

Phone: 816-358-6868


Address: 6323 Manchester Ave., Kansas City, MO 64133

  • Case management services available.
  • Provide information on stable, temporary, and permanent housing.
  • Provide financial assistance to obtain housing.

Community Services League

Phone: 816-254-4100


Address: 404 N Noland Road, Independence, MO 64050

  • HUD approved housing counseling.
  • Permanent housing.
  • Tenant-Landlord Advocacy.
  • Case Management.
  • Needs Assessments. 

Hillcrest Transitional Housing


*Addresses and phone numbers vary based on location. There are locations in Independence, Lee’s Summit, and Kansas City, KS. Check website for details.*

  • Provides transitional housing for the homeless.
  • Must fill out an application online, and then contact the Housing Site that was selected as the first choice. Follow-up phone calls are required on a daily basis or applications will go to the bottom of the waiting list.
  • Average waiting time varies by Housing Site, but is usually around 2-4 weeks.
  • Provides case management once accepted onto the program.
  • Works with single adults, couples, and families with children.
  • Also has a Youth program that works with youths ages 16-20. 

Community Linc

Phone: 816-531-3727


Address: 4012-14 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64110

  • Focus on ending homelessness for families.
  • Consumers will meet with Intake Specialists to get signed up with their program.
  • Housing specialists meet with consumers to identify housing priorities.
  • A Family Coaches is assigned to each family to assist them with achieving short and long-term goals.
  • Has 4 specific housing programs focused on ending the cycle of homelessness (Interim Housing, Immediate Housing, Supportive Housing, and Aftercare Services).

Cross-Lines Community Outreach

Phone: 913-281-3388


Address: 736 Shawnee Ave., Kansas City, KS 66105

  • Assists homeless individuals find stable/affordable housing.
  • Provides rent assistance.
  • Offers case management.

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency

Phone: 660-476-2185


  • Serves Cass County and other counties outside TWP service area.
  • Housing for seniors and persons with disabilities.
  • Multifamily Housing program is offered to rural Jackson (seniors only) and Cass county residents. These are properties managed by West Central that provide permanent housing.
  • Housing Choice Voucher Program and Home Ownership Program are available to Cass County residents, call 816-322-0502 for more information.

Mental Health America of the Heartland

Phone: 913-281-2221 (contact Janet Cook at ext. 103)


Address: 739 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101

  • Focuses on people with mental health disabilities in Kansas.
  • Supportive housing program.
Last Modified: 6/1/18