Our Impact on Jackson County

Since its inception, CSF has awarded $17 million to 140 projects serving Jackson County’s children and families. From programs for traditional mental health to in-home prevention services to school-based crisis intervention, CSF funded partners are doing important, innovative work for Jackson County’s kids. Learn more about their programs below.

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OUR FUNDED PARTNERS

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The mission of Amethyst Place is to support women, recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, and their children by providing safe, drug-free housing and individualized services to promote healthy families. We help families overcome significant trauma and develop essential life skills.

http://amethystplace.org

2020:

  • Therapeutic Family Support: $93,320.00

2019:

  • Therapeutic Family Support Services: $92,271.00

2018:

  • Therapeutic Family Support Services: $50,000.00

For more than 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City has served the Greater Kansas City community as the only one-to-one, community-based mentoring organization for children ages 8-18 living in one-parent and/or non-traditional households. The agency’s mission is to create life-changing friendships between children who are facing adversity (Littles) and caring adult mentors (Bigs). These friendships, or matches, are created and supported by professionally trained BBBSKC case management staff and meet on a consistent basis within the community to ensure a meaningful relationship develops between the Big and Little.

http://bbbskc.org

2020:

  • ACES Mentoring Program for Children Ages 13-18 in Jackson County: $75,000.00

2019:

  • ACES Mentoring Program for Children Ages 13-18 in Jackson County: $75,000.00

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of GKC is to promote the development of self-esteem, values, and skills for boys and girls, ages 5-18, with special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances. The strategic vision is to keep 100% of youth served on track for high school graduation with post-secondary plans in place. Boys & Girls Clubs of GKC operates four year-round Club units serving an average of more than 800 youth in these facilities on a daily basis.

http://bgc-gkc.org

2020:

  • Whole Child Development Program: $248,250.00

2019:

  • Whole Child Development Program: $250,000.00

2018:

  • Whole Child Development Program: $125,000.00

The Helping Youth Plan for Excellence program (HYPE) encourages teens to become part of the solution through the performing arts, technology and media. The program works with youth, ages 10-21. Participants work together to create meaningful messages promoting abstinence from drugs and alcohol, sex, and violence. The program culminates in a theatrical performance called “The Lot” featuring youth making decisions about sex, drugs and violence and dealing with the consequences. Drama, dance, rap, and vocal music are used to provide meaningful interaction with youth. Students will have access to the new state of the art Media Lab to create rich content for social media outlets. Students are offered trauma and counseling supports along the way.

http://www.ccon-kc.org

2020:

  • HYPE-Helping Youth Plan for Excellence: $100,000.00

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph has been providing critical services since 1879. To fulfill its mission, Catholic Charities annually assists over 8,000 individuals of all ages, races, religious faiths, socio-economic backgrounds and from all walks of life in 27 counties across Northwest Missouri through its offices in Kansas City and St. Joseph. Central to the Catholic Charities strategy, the agency does not turn away anyone seeking assistance or support and accessibility for all who may need services is a key priority and is the foundation of the agency’s delivery model.

http://catholiccharities-kcsj.org

2020:

  • St. Germaine’s Little Lambs: $90,000.00

2019:

  • St. Germaine’s Little Lambs: $85,661.75

2018:

  • St. Germaine’s Little Lambs: $75,832.00

The Center School District is a public school district serving a diverse population of nearly 2,600 students and their families in South Kansas City. The district serves an urban demographic with over 70% minority students and over 74% qualifying for free or reduced lunches per federal income guidelines. In addition to academic instruction, the district also addresses the social, emotional and mental health issues that students face in order to help them be successful in school and life.

http://center.k12.mo.us

2019:

  • School-based Social Workers: $249,435.00
  • Enhanced School-Based Social/Emotional Health Support: $61,500.00

2018:

  • Enhanced School-Based Social/Emotional Health Support: $123,000.00

Child Abuse Prevention Association was founded in 1975 as a crisis and information hotline, staffed by volunteers and members of the Junior Service League. Since those early days, CAPA has grown from a simple hotline to a holistic agency that provides counseling and treatment programs for children and non-offending caregivers who have experienced abuse or trauma, child abuse prevention education, parenting education classes, and home-visiting family support services.

http://capacares.org

2020:

  • Expansion of Clinical Services: $197,296.00

2019:

  • Expansion of Clinical Services: $172,880.00
  • School-based Prevention Programming: $113,153.00

2018:

  • Expansion of Clinical Services: $78,870.00

CPC is a nationally accredited child advocacy center and is the only center of its kind that serves Jackson County. CPC opened in 1996 as a child-friendly, safe place for children ages 3-17 who are alleged victims of sexual or physical abuse, or who have witnessed a homicide or extreme violence, to provide their statement about their own experience. The statement is obtained through the forensic interview process. In addition to forensic interviews, CPC provides victim advocacy and mental health services for child victims and their families.

http://cpckc.org

2020:

  • Child and Family Trauma Treatment Program: $72,659.00

2019:

  • Child and Family Trauma Treatment Program: $67,591.00

2018:

  • Child and Family Trauma Treatment Program: $69,467.00

At Children’s Mercy, we believe LOVE WILL create a healthier world for kids. The goal is to improve the health and well-being of children by providing comprehensive family-centered health care, committing to the highest level of clinical and psychosocial care, and exhibiting research, educational and service excellence.

http://childrensmercy.org

2020:

  • ACT Raising Safe Kids Program: $115,000.00

2019:

  • ACT Raising Safe Kids Program: $104,889.00

2018:

  • Adults & Children Together (ACT) Violence Prevention Program: $100,000.00

City Year helps to close gaps in high-need schools by supporting students’ academic and social-emotional development while also providing schools with the additional capacity to enhance school culture and climate.

http://cityyear.org/kansascity

2019:

  • Social-Emotional Learning Intervention Program: $75,000.00

Community Assistance Council is the only comprehensive social services agency located in south Kansas City. CAC serves KCMO from 85th Street south including all of the Hickman Mills and Center School Districts. Services includes homeless prevention with emergency rent and utilities assistance, food pantry, clothing closet, case management, life skills classes and more. Through The Family Stability Initiative, CAC provides a combination of these services for Hickman Mills families to reduce student mobility, absenteeism and behavior and emotional issues; and increase student attendance, achievement and family stability.

http://www.cackc.org

2020:

  • Envision: $127,750.00

Community LINC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that aims to end family homelessness for this generation and the next. Over the past 30 years, Community LINC has served 4,246 families with 14,000 individuals, including 9,300 children with shelter or programming. The Board of Directors, staff and volunteers all work to change the lives of homeless families in Kansas City.

http://www.communitylinc.org/

2020:

  • Transitional Shelter and Services for Homeless Children and Their Families: $113,538.00

2019:

  • Transitional Shelter and Services for Homeless Children and Their Families: $111,769.00

CSL is the oldest and largest provider of comprehensive social services in the Eastern Jackson County area. CSL focuses its efforts in four primary areas: Income Supports; Employment Services; Financial Coaching; and Housing Counseling. The Family Stability Initiative (FSI) combines all of these services to promote stability. The primary goal of the FSI initiative is to keep children whose families are at risk of homelessness and transiency stably enrolled in their neighborhood school and advancing academically.

http://cslcares.org

2020:

  • Family Stability Initiative: $175,000.00

2019:

  • Family Stability Initiative: $172,366.00

2018:

  • Family Stability Initiative: $112,500.00

CMHS is the community mental health center for Eastern Jackson County providing a safety net of mental health and substance use treatment services for low-income adults and youth. CMHS has partnered with neighboring school districts for 20 years to provide vulnerable students with psycho-educational prevention groups. CMHS has recently expanded its presence in Jackson County schools by placing prevention specialists and therapists in schools to decrease risk factors and give CMHS direct access to youth in crisis.

http://thecmhs.com

2019:

  • PUSH: Jackson County School Prevention Program: $166,571.00
  • School Prevention Program: $30,800.00

2018:

  • School Prevention Program: $61,600.00

Cornerstones of Care is dedicated to helping children and families wherever they are, whenever they need us. Our team provides in-home and in-community services throughout the region, including education, mental & behavioral health, foster care & adoption, youth support, family support, and community trainings. We take every aspect of community to heart as we design and deliver programs and services to improve lives. Last year, we served more than 10,000 children and families.

http://cornerstonesofcare.org

2020:

  • Functional Family Therapy Program: $250,000.00

2019:

  • Functional Family Therapy Program: $250,000.00
  • School, Home and Community-based Mental Health Prevention and Intervention Services: $224,671.00
  • School, Home and Community-based Mental Health Prevention and Intervention Services: $62,250.00

2018:

  • School, Home and Community-based Mental Health Prevention and Intervention Services: $124,500.00
  • Functional Family Therapy Program: $180,000.00

Crossroads Charter Schools is a network of three schools which offer a dynamic K-12 education in the heart of downtown Kansas City. Crossroads offers a unique model that emphasizes community engagement and 21st Century Learning. We bring our students outside into the downtown community whenever possible to experience learning in the real world. 

http://www.crossroadsschoolskc.org

2020:

  • Student Counseling Program: $152,976.00

Since 1919, Drumm Farm Center for Children has provided children in need with a safe, stable, nurturing place to call home. Drumm plays a unique role in the community, seeking to ameliorate the psychological toll of abuse, neglect, and homelessness by serving children in foster care and young adults who are homeless.

http://drummforkids.org

2020:

  • Drumm Farm Clinical Expansion Project: $175,854.00

2019:

  • Drumm Farm Clinical Expansion Project: $172,127.00

2018:

  • Drumm Farm Clinical Services Expansion Project: $80,843.00

Emmanuel Family and Child Development Center (EFCDC) is a 32-year-old organization providing early childhood and afterschool care to children ages birth to 13-years-old as well as wrap around and emergency services. EFCDC serves low-income children of color who may otherwise lack access to high quality early education and out-of-school care. EFCDC is prioritizing the adoption of a trauma-informed continuum of care to help families build resiliency and remediate the negative impact of trauma on their children.

http://emmanuelschildcare.org

2019:

  • Trauma-Informed Continuum of Care: $125,000.00

Caring for vulnerable children is still at the heart of each ECH program. More than 200 staff members across St. Louis and Kansas City campuses are dedicated to preventing child abuse, treating emotional trauma and mental health issues, and providing aftercare and follow-up services. ECH helps more than 1,400 youth each year, offering healing and hope that sets them on a path for a brighter future.

http://everychildshope.org/steppingstone

2020:

  • Community-Based Transitional Living: $300,000.00
  • Temporary Shelter at Steppingstone: $250,000.00

2019:

  • Community-Based Transitional Living: $300,000.00
  • Temporary Shelter at Steppingstone: $250,000.00

2018:

  • Community-Based Transitional Living: $180,000.00
  • Temporary Shelter at Steppingstone: $200,000.00

First Call serves families dealing with substance use disorder by providing assessment, treatment, prevention and referral services. First Call primarily serves underserved, uninsured residents of the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Jackson County. The agency serves as a point of connection for substance use disorder treatment agencies, shelters and other social service wrap around agencies through its 24/7 crisis call line. The approach focuses on offering place-based services (both prevention and clinical) at a variety of community partners including other behavioral health agencies, schools, churches, neighborhood associations and others.

http://firstcallkc.org

2020:

  • First Call Family Services: $99,558.00

2019:

  • First Call Family Services: $102,378.00

2018:

  • Caring for Kids: $35,000.00

Foster Adopt Connect is devoted to meeting the needs of foster and adoptive families and the children they serve by providing foster and adoptive children a stable, loving and nurturing family environment by support and advocacy for abused and neglected children and the families caring for them.

http://fosteradopt.org

2020:

  • Jackson County Behavioral Interventionist Program: $115,000.00

2019:

  • Jackson County Behavioral Interventionist Program: $115,000.00

2018:

  • Jackson County Behavioral Interventionist Program: $148,500.00
  • Family Connections Shelter/Preschool Program: $53,010.00

Front Porch Alliance (FPA) serves Kansas City, Missouri’s Ivanhoe neighborhood and urban Eastside. Its mission is to work hand-in-hand with Eastside residents and community partners to build opportunities for Jackson County families to make lasting changes in their lives and neighborhoods. FPAs largest program is Neighborhood Families, which provides experienced home visitors to help low-income urban families build knowledge and access resources for family and child well-being.

http://frontporchalliance.org

2020:

  • Neighborhood Families: $180,000.00

2019:

  • Neighborhood Families: $136,217.00

2018:

  • Neighborhood Families: Family support, education, and children's wellbeing services in urban Jackson County: $70,868.00

At Genesis School, we believe all children deserve a fresh start on their educational journey. We believe that learning should meet individual needs. We believe that effective education requires a partnership between school and parent. And we know that for certain that caring, qualified teachers and specialized staff can make all the difference in turning a young person’s life around.

http://genesisschool.org

2019:

  • Counseling Services Expansion: $50,829.00

Gilda’s Club Kansas City offers education, support, and resource/referral services to those with a cancer impact at no charge, “so that no one faces cancer alone.” With a commitment to the entire family, programs are offered for children, teens, and parents with age-appropriate concepts and language. Specific programs for children are Kid Support®, a 10-week program over the summer, and Families ConnectTM, monthly during the school year, as well as individual counseling.

http://www.GildasClubKC.org

2020:

  • Children, Teens and Family Expansion: $9,850.00

Acting on its conviction that every child has promise, Gordon Parks provides urban-core children an individualized education that is balanced to develop character, intellect, creativity and physical well-being.

http://www.gordonparks.org

2020:

  • Improved Access to Mental Health Assessment: $97,176.44

The Grandview Assistance Program’s mission is to cultivate a community of care by offering support and instilling hope to our neighbors facing adversity by offering emergency rent & utility assistance, monthly food & hygiene assistance, prescription assistance, school supplies, winter wear, and a holiday gift store.

http://www.gapcares.org

2020:

  • Putting Students First: $73,847.97

Great Circle has transformed from its founding roots as a traditional child welfare agency to become one of the most comprehensive providers of behavioral health services in Missouri, the Midwest and beyond.  With campuses, counseling centers and home and community-based services statewide, we are on track to touch the lives of 40,000 individuals, children and families in 2019.

No longer a traditional child welfare agency, Great Circle has transformed from its founding roots, to become one of the most comprehensive providers of behavioral health services in Missouri, the Midwest and beyond.

http://greatcircle.org

2020:

  • Learn, Grow, Thrive: $180,706.00

2019:

  • Learn, Grow, Thrive: $182,033.00
  • Empowering Children for Healthy Outcomes: $235,875.00

2018:

  • Pervasive Emotion Dysregulation Intensive Outpatient Program: $125,000.00

Guadalupe Centers supports kids and families by embracing our Latino legacy, and our opportunity to serve all cultures. Guadalupe Centers is dedicated to improving the community and the quality of life for people of all ethnic backgrounds, and to the celebration of cultural heritage.

http://guadalupecenters.org

2019:

  • Youth Life Skills Substance Abuse Prevention Program: $37,952.00
  • Youth Life Skills Substance Abuse Prevention Program: $14,783.00

2018:

  • Youth Life Skills Substance Abuse Prevention Program: $29,565.00

Hope House’s mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing safe refuge and supportive services that educate and empower those impacted by domestic violence. The agency offers a full spectrum of services through two agency-owned campuses in Independence and Lee’s Summit and outreach offices in Independence and Blue Springs. Hope House employs Child & Family (CF) advocates who work directly with children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence to give them an opportunity to play and have fun in a safe environment while also healing from the effects of domestic violence.

http://hopehouse.net

2020:

  • The Guardian Program: $181,584.00
  • Child and Family Advocacy Program: $97,840.00

2019:

  • The Guardian Program: $182,074.00
  • Child and Family Advocacy Program: $93,085.00

2018:

  • Hope House's Guardian Program Expansion Project: $100,000.00

The Independence School District will ensure that each learner will achieve the skills and self-confidence to be successful in an ever-changing world.

http://isdschools.org

2019:

  • Family Services Initiative: $215,993.50
  • Bridger PRIDE (Attendance and Student Success) Program: $27,500.00

2018:

  • Bridger PRIDE (Attendance and Student Success) Program: $55,000.00

Jackson County CASA recruits and trains volunteers to serve as the voice in court for children in foster care. Jackson County CASA is one of nearly 1,000 CASA programs nationwide and is the largest program in the State of Missouri with over 1,250 children served annually by 350+ active volunteers and a staff of 27. In addition to advocacy on behalf of the children, Jackson County CASA collaborates with community partners to ensure that the children are receiving and benefitting from critical treatment to reduce the effects of the victimization and trauma they have endured.

http://jacksoncountycasa-mo.org

2020:

  • Intervention and Advocacy for Abused and Neglected Children in Jackson County: $209,433.00

2019:

  • Intervention and Advocacy for Abused and Neglected Children in Jackson County: $209,433.00

2018:

  • Intervention and Advocacy for Abused and Neglected Children in Jackson County: $75,000.00

The mission of Jewish Family Services (JFS) is to support and strengthen the Kansas City community by providing essential programs and services for individuals and families coping with crises and life’s everyday challenges. JFS’ outpatient mental health services have been providing accessible, affordable outpatient psychotherapy to Jackson County individuals and families since the 1940s. The target population for this project is low-income, uninsured, or underinsured children and their families dealing with a mental health condition that creates distress or impacts functioning.

http://jfskc.org

2020:

  • Child and Family Counseling: $105,000.00

2019:

  • Child and Family Counseling: $50,750.00
  • You Be You: $70,500.00

JVS assists individuals and families in achieving self-reliance by providing support, personal development, employment and training services. JVS promotes independence by encouraging clients to participate in decisions and activities affecting their lives and JVS eases in the transition to the United States for refugees and their families.

http://jvskc.org

2020:

  • Project SOAR (Strengthening Opportunities for Adolescent Refugees): $210,761.00

2019:

  • Project SOAR (Strengthening Opportunities for Adolescent Refugees): $200,000.00

2018:

  • Project SOAR (Strengthening Opportunities for Adolescent Refugees): $187,500.00

KC CARE offers quality, affordable, integrated health services to everyone in the community with the promise of dignity and personalized care.

http://kccare.org

2020:

  • Outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in a Pediatric Health Home: $235,000.00

2019:

  • Outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in a Pediatric Health Home: $221,043.00

The Alternative School Support Model of the KC Public Schools (KCPS) will provide programs and services that can help boost attendance leading to better grades, improve behavior and support the socio-emotional needs of many students attending KCPS’ alternative programs.

https://www.kcpublicschools.org/

2019:

  • Alternative School Support Model: $100,000.00

KC Healthy Kids (KCHK) mission is to advance children’s health by increasing opportunities for healthy eating and active living (HEAL). Using multiple strategies and broad partnerships, KC Healthy Kids addresses the breadth of environmental issues that influence the ability of families and children to live healthy lifestyles. Healthy Kids Bright Futures (HKBF) supports low-income families with children ages 0-3 in early care and education centers in Jackson and Wyandotte counties by creating a comprehensive, community-based system of support that increases family well-being and improves and coordinates early childhood services for families.

http://kchealthykids.org

2020:

  • Healthy Kids Bright Futures: $72,023.00

2019:

  • Healthy Kids Bright Futures: $43,923.00

Lead to Read is a Kansas City non-profit dedicated to improving the basic literacy skills of children in our urban core. Why? Because fewer than half of Kansas City, Missouri third graders are reading on grade level. In many urban core schools, it’s fewer than 25 percent. Our mission is to support the social, emotional and reading skills that are foundational for student success by mobilizing community volunteers to read with students in elementary schools. Launched in 2011, we connect 1,100 elementary students with adult Reading Mentors in more than 50 classrooms across the metro each week.

http://www.leadtoreadkc.org

2020:

  • Books/Mentors to Promote Positive Mental Health: $21,900.00

Lee’s Summit Cares works to prevent youth substance use and violence, empower positive parenting and promote exemplary character. The goal is to build a healthy and safe community for children, youth and families of the Greater Lee’s Summit area.

http://lscares.org

2019:

  • Community-based Resilience Building for Youth & Families: $25,000.00

2018:

  • Community-based Resilience Building for Youth & Families: $50,000.00

Mattie Rhodes Center (MRC) offers a comprehensive, holistic continuum of care designed to meet the physical, emotional and mental health needs of the community. MRC works with community partners to provide an integrated care model by providing wrap around services in the area of case management, counseling, crisis intervention, violence prevention, youth development and academic improvement. Through school-based therapy, in-school interventions and out-of-school programming, MRC provides youth services to effect change in the individual and society.

http://mattierhodes.org

2019:

  • Violence Intervention Program (VIP) In-School Services: $225,000.00
  • Violence Intervention and Prevention Project (VIP): $75,000.00

2018:

  • Violence Intervention and Prevention Project (VIP): $150,000.00

The mission of the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) is to improve the lives of those impacted by sexual abuse and assault and prevent sexual violence in the community. MOCSA is the only rape crisis center in the greater Kansas City area. The agency serves victims of rape and child sexual abuse across the lifespan with counseling, advocacy, education, crisis line and outreach services. MOCSA programs for child victims of sexual abuse and their families, teen victims of rape and treatment for youth with problematic sexual behaviors have helped thousands of area children heal from sexual trauma using highly effective, evidence-based treatment methods in a trauma-informed, victim-centered environment.

http://mocsa.org

2020:

  • Sexual Violence Counseling for Children in Eastern Jackson County: $250,000.00

2019:

  • Sexual Violence Counseling for Children in Eastern Jackson County: $228,954.54
  • Preventing Sexual Violence in Jackson County Schools 2019-2021: $144,701.00
  • Preventing Sexual Violence in Jackson County Schools 2019-2021: $37,500.00

2018:

  • Preventing Sexual Violence in Jackson County Schools 2019-2021: $75,000.00

Mother’s Refuge provides a safe home to homeless, pregnant and parenting young women and their children. In addition to a safe and loving home, Mother’s Refuge provides clothing and hygiene items, infant care supplies, nutritional meals and snacks, access to medical care, individualized case management, continuing education, life skills training and classes on pregnancy and parenting, finance and career building, health and nutrition and self-improvement. The agency has recently added the services of a therapist who meets with each resident on a weekly basis and ensures they receive comprehensive services.

http://mothersrefuge.org

2020:

  • Therapeutic Crisis Counseling for Homeless Teenage Mothers and Babies: $68,227.00

2019:

  • Therapeutic Crisis Counseling for Homeless Teenage Mothers and Babies: $68,227.00

The mission of Newhouse is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools that allow individuals and families to make positive choices and lead self-sufficient lives.

http://newhouseshelter.org

2020:

  • Continuing the Enhancement of Counseling and Therapy Services: $142,975.29
  • Giving Children a Voice with New Children's Case Management: $35,502.23

2019:

  • Continuing the Enhancement of Counseling and Therapy Services: $142,975.20

2018:

  • Giving Children a Voice with New Children's Case Management: $35,502.23
  • The Most Vulnerable Victims of Domestic Violence Abuse: $94,947.00

The philosophy at Niles is to provide collaborative, compassionate and effective care through the use of timely, individualized treatment planning.

http://hospitals.kvc.org/locations/niles

2019:

  • Day Prep Treatment Program: $200,000.00
  • Niles Day Prep Treatment Program-Building Capacity: $50,000.00

2018:

  • Niles Day Prep Treatment Program-Building Capacity: $100,000.00

Northeast Community Center’s goal is to serve the growth, development and education of the diverse Northeast Community in Kansas City, providing residents with increased access to educational, cultural and social opportunities.

http://necc-kc.org

2019:

  • Harmony Project KC: $69,995.00
  • Harmony Project KC: $16,700.00

2018:

  • Harmony Project KC - building healthy communities through music: $33,400.00

The mission of Operation Breakthrough is to provide a safe, loving and educational environment for children in poverty and to empower their families through advocacy, emergency aid and education.

http://operationbreakthrough.org

2020:

  • Collaborative Family Services to Support Child Mental Health: $248,058.00

2019:

  • Collaborative Family Services to Support Child Mental Health: $248,949.00

Peace Partnership works to help people navigate life through honest and sincere connection. This is done through quality, affordable counseling services to financially disadvantaged families and children in our community. Our in-school program gives at-risk students the opportunity to improve mental health, allowing them to grow in their personal relationships and schooling. Our counselors work to provide students the tools needed to address their emotional, environmental, and educational struggles. The primary focus of the in-school program is to help children get the support they need to succeed in school and life by offering quality, free counseling in their own schools.

http://www.peacecounseling.org

2020:

  • In-School Counseling Program: $61,620.31

The mission of the Police Athletic League of Kansas City is to offer youth the opportunity to interact with police officers in a positive setting while participating in cultural, mentoring and sports programs with the main emphasis being placed on academics. The PAL program serves as a constructive alternative to anti-social behavior and boredom during their developmental years and into adulthood.

http://kcpal.org

2020:

  • PAL Nights: $125,000.00

2019:

  • PAL Nights: $100,000.00

2018:

  • Cops and Kids Teaming Up on Weekends: $90,000.00

Preferred Family Healthcare, Inc. (PFH) delivers a broad array of programming that engages youth, adults and families in prevention, outpatient and residential treatment, school and community-based programs, supportive housing, therapeutic arts and virtual counseling. PFH provides adolescent outpatient and residential substance use disorder treatment in 12 communities in Missouri including Jackson County. In 2018, PFH developed in collaboration with the Independence school district the School-based Therapeutic Empowerment Prevention Uplift Project (STEP UP), which provides an integrated prevention and treatment program to students in 1 middle and 1 high school who are deemed at risk for substance use and/or mental health problems.

http://pfh.org

2019:

  • School-based Therapeutic Empowerment Prevention Uplift Project — STEP UP (PHASE I): $114,000.00
  • School-based Therapeutic Empowerment Prevention Uplift Project — STEP UP: $63,000.00

2018:

  • School-based Therapeutic Empowerment Prevention Uplift Project — STEP UP: $126,000.00

Raytown School District serves 8,710 k-12 students living in the cities of Raytown and Independence, Missouri. Raytown C-2 School District has programs that reflect the community’s commitment to education at any age. From early childhood to adult education, nearly everyone can find a quality program of interest and value. The District is also known for its quality support systems for teachers both new to the profession and experienced. Extensive staff development with a research base is prevalent throughout the academic areas, and Early Release Professional Development on Wednesdays allows teacher planning and preparation without time out of the classroom and away from students.  Collaboration among educators, parents, and others who live and work in the District boundaries, has created a sense of community, with the common goal being student success.  

http://www.raytownschools.org

2020:

  • Raytown Connect: $226,242.00

ReDiscover, a nonprofit community mental health center, provides comprehensive programs and services for men, women and children whose lives have been affected by mental illness and/or substance use disorders. We help a broad range of individuals and families, including those with limited financial means or without insurance.

http://rediscovermh.org

2020:

  • Zero Suicide: $187,000.00

2019:

  • Zero Suicide: $187,000.00

2018:

  • Zero Suicide: $187,000.00

reStart’s mission is to end homelessness. The reStart Youth Network serves homeless, runaway and street youth from every part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. reStart Youth Network programming includes federally-funded Basic Center program, Youth Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Home Program as well as a Street Outreach Program operated in partnership with Synergy Services and two Rapid Rehousing programs.

http://restartinc.org

2020:

  • Emergency Shelter for Runaway and Homeless Youth: $160,000.00
  • Youth Street Outreach Services: $170,000.00

2019:

  • Emergency Shelter for Runaway and Homeless Youth: $149,648.25
  • Youth Street Outreach Services: $174,533.67

2018:

  • Emergency Shelter for Runaway and Homeless Youth: $176,767.00
  • Youth Street Outreach Services: $186,000.00

Rose Brooks Center, Inc. (RBC) has provided shelter and supportive services for 40 years to those impacted by domestic violence. Annually, RBC reaches approximately 14,500 individuals throughout the community with the emergency shelter as well as advocacy, education and prevention services. Project SAFE is a Jackson County-based violence prevention program of RBC.

http://rosebrooks.org

2019:

  • SAFE Futures: $126,359.00
  • Project SAFE Violence Prevention Program: $249,595.00
  • SAFE Futures: $43,500.00
  • Project SAFE Violence Prevention Program: $50,000.00

2018:

  • SAFE Futures: Preschool/Kindergarten Violence Prevention: $87,000.00
  • Project SAFE Violence Prevention Program: Elementary Through High School Violence Prevention: $100,000.00

Sheffield’s mission is to empower mothers and their children to heal from their trauma and become self-sufficient. Sheffield is the only treatment and supportive housing program in Kansas City that focuses exclusively on homeless, deeply traumatized families led by single mothers who face multiple barriers to success. Sheffield Place delivers all services onsite focusing intensively on trauma recovery and providing individualized treatment for each family. Services include psycho-educational groups that emphasize self-sufficiency skills for the children and families.

http://sheffieldplace.org

2020:

  • Case Management Services for Homeless Children and Families: $65,981.00

2019:

  • Case Management Services for Homeless Children and Families: $65,981.00

2018:

  • Case Management Services for Homeless Children and Families: $49,450.00

Crittenton Children’s Center of St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has been a leader in inpatient, residential and community based child and family services in Jackson County since 1896. Crittenton has pioneered services that integrate child welfare, mental health and education. In 2008, Crittenton created Trauma Smart (TS), a program designed to support children and the adults who care for them as they build resilience and navigate difficult challenges.

http://crittentonkc.org

2020:

  • Smart Connections® (Intensive In-Home Services): $250,000.00

2019:

  • Smart Connections® (Intensive In-Home Services): $250,000.00
  • A Trauma Smart® Jackson County: $175,000.00
  • A Trauma Smart® Jackson County: $93,750.00

2018:

  • Smart Connections® (Intensive In-Home Services): $165,000.00
  • A Trauma Smart® Jackson County: $187,500.00

Start at Zero partners with parents and caregivers to promote healthy early childhood development. Children who enter kindergarten with early academic and social/emotional skills are more likely than their peers to attain higher levels of education, experience academic success, and achieve economic independence.

http://startatzero.org

2020:

  • Start at Zero Parent-Child Playgroups: $70,000.00

2019:

  • Start at Zero Parent-Child Playgroups: $66,144.24
  • Start at Zero Family Visiting: $88,751.64

2018:

  • Start at Zero Early Childhood Little Classrooms: $36,790.00

Swope Health Services (SHS) provides primary care medical, dental, behavioral health and enabling services to low-income residents of all ages in the Kansas City metropolitan area. SHS Behavioral Health provides crisis intervention, case management, child and adult outpatient mental health services, child and adult community psychiatric rehabilitation services and adolescent and adult substance abuse treatment.

http://swopehealth.org

2020:

  • Outpatient Parent/Caregiver Support Groups: $55,000.00

2019:

  • Outpatient Parent/Caregiver Support Groups: $55,000.00
  • Teen Parenting and Pregnancy Prevention Education: $75,000.00
  • Teen Parenting and Pregnancy Prevention Education: $37,500.00

2018:

  • Outpatient Peer Support Groups for Families: $75,000.00
  • Teen Parenting and Early Childhood Prevention Program: $94,500.00

Synergy Services, Inc. provides a range of services including shelter for runaway/homeless youth; outpatient counseling, individual advocacy, court advocacy and support groups for victims of domestic violence; prevention programming and mentoring services to benefit at risk youth; a Transitional Living Program for older youth and those aging out of foster care; and a Street Outreach Program for homeless youth.

http://synergyservices.org

2019:

  • The School Based Integration Services (SBIS) program Continuation: $200,000.00
  • The Trauma Informed Programing in Schools (TIPS): $93,750.00

2018:

  • The Trauma Informed Programing in Schools (TIPS): $187,500.00

Since 1978, The Children’s Place has been committed to meeting the developmental and mental health needs of the very youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and other trauma. Within the Kansas City community and beyond, the agency’s specialized expertise in working with traumatized young children has made The Children’s Place a recognized leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.

https://www.childrensplacekc.org/

2020:

  • Healing at the Place: $226,037.49
  • Families at the Place: $92,000.00

2019:

  • Healing at the Place: $226,037.49
  • Families at the Place: $92,000.00

2018:

  • Outpatient Services In-Home Expansion: $58,648.00
  • Family Support Services Program Expansion: $79,515.00

The Family Conservancy (TFC) has provided outpatient mental health therapy in Jackson County since the 1960s through the Jackson County Family Center. TFC collaborates with local agencies to provide client-centered mental health services in Jackson County. TFC has also been providing programming onsite in child care centers in Jackson County for 40 years. Programming includes Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) consultation onsite in child care programs which includes social-emotional development and self-regulation as prevention programming to promote healthy functioning.

http://thefamilyconservancy.org

2020:

  • Childhood Mental Health: $239,575.00

2019:

  • Childhood Mental Health: $234,670.00

2018:

  • Childhood Mental Health: $129,238.00

The mission of the Plaza Academy is to transform the lives of Kansas City’s at-risk youth so they do not become another statistic. The Plaza Academy delivers a comprehensive treatment model to our students and their families throughout the entire year.  The treatment model is comprised of cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management training, adolescent strategies on impulse control and self-management, and a variety of special education accommodations and interventions. Therapeutic services are delivered in family counseling, private adolescent therapy sessions, and adolescent group counseling. We provide individualized academic, therapeutic, and civic education in an ownership-based environment that empowers our non-traditional learners to graduate high school and become successful young adults.

http://www.plazaacademy.org

2020:

  • Mental Health Services for At-Risk Adolescents: $53,989.25

The Salvation Army Children’s Shelter serves children birth through age 17 that have been placed by the Missouri Children’s Division (MCD) after investigation into abuse/neglect hotline allegations that determined the home was unsafe or at the point of a foster/kinship disruption. Families can also place their children voluntarily through Crisis Care as a preventative service. The most common crisis resulting in placement is domestic violence.

http://salarmymokan.org

2020:

  • The Children's Shelter Crisis Care Services: $222,000.00

2019:

  • The Children's Shelter Crisis Care Services: $200,000.00

2018:

  • The Children's Shelter Crisis Care Services: $150,000.00

Truman Medical Centers (TMC) has all the things you expect from a great health system. With two acute care academic hospital locations, the largest, most comprehensive behavioral health program in the area, a long-term care facility and multiple primary care practices, TMC provides care from birth through your senior years.

http://hospitalhillkc.org

2020:

  • TruFutures Front Door-Mobile Outreach/Intake: $144,400.00

2019:

  • KIPP Family and Behavioral Health Clinic: $75,000.00

2018:

  • KIPP Family and Behavioral Health Clinic: $150,000.00

United Inner City Services (UICS) addresses the needs of urban Jackson County by providing early childhood education, emergency assistance, resource coordination and support for families. In addition to high quality early childhood education, UICS offers extended hours of care, wrap-around support services and family engagement activities.

http://uicskc.org

2019:

  • UICS Metro Center Early Childhood Mental Health Intervention: $100,000.00

Over 100 years of experience and relationships in Kansas City allow us to match the most effective social service programs and agencies with the people who need it the most. All with the collective goal of changing the greatest number of lives in our community.

http://unitedwaygkc.org

2020:

  • Promise 1000: $250,000.00
  • Moving Beyond Depression: $238,000.00

2019:

  • Promise 1000: $250,000.00
  • Moving Beyond Depression: $234,736.00

2018:

  • Promise 1000: $187,500.00
  • Moving Beyond Depression: $182,128.00

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City is a charitable organization founded on Christian principles with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical wellbeing for individuals of all ages. The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in Kansas City. The Y provides additional social emotional services in certain afterschool sites.

http://KansasCityYmca.org

2019:

  • The Y’s school-based behavioral health expansion project: $243,243.00
  • Providing Behavioral Services in Y Club After School Programing: $31,184.00

2018:

  • Providing Behavioral Services in Y Club After School Programing: $69,465.00

Established in 2010, Youth Ambassadors is an educational, not-for-profit employment program designed to empower underserved youth with the knowledge that they as teenagers have a vital voice. They have the power to be active participants in their communities, not just passive observers.

http://youthambassadorskc.org

2020:

  • Summer & Academic Year Programming: $42,500.00

2019:

  • Summer & Academic Year Programming: $37,500.00

2018:

  • Summer & Academic Year Programming: $37,500.00

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