United Way of Greater Kansas City helps to strengthen Kansas City to fight for health, education, and financial stability. Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City is a recipient of United Way funds.
Each year, we offer you the opportunity to support the work of United Way through a donation. This year's campaign to collect funds for United Way will run from Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Friday, November 19, 2021.
You can donate to any nonprofit agency of your choice, including CAAGKC. You can make a donation through the mobile app at UWGKC (mobilecause.com). You will find the list of designees on that site.
Higher Energy Efficiency Means Lower Utility Bills
The Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program (LIWAP) provides homeowners and renters with cost-effective, energy-efficient home improvements free of charge. Our goal is to help you lower your utility bills and ensure you and your family are living in healthy and safe conditions.
Are You Looking For A Food Pantry Near You?
For up-to-date hours of operation, or to find a food pantry near you, please click the link below. We will keep this list updated and accurate during the COVID-19 outbreak.
A professional and caring case manager will work with you for a minimum of three months, taking the time to learn about you and your unique needs. The objective of this program is to help you gain the skills you need to realize your dreams.
Helping School-Aged Children Aim Higher
We envision a future where every child has the opportunity to thrive; where they have the tools they need to succeed in school, as well as in life. By providing the vital health and education programs, CAAGKC helps local children reach their full potential.
Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City (CAAGKC) provides Family Supportive Services to stabilize individuals and families in crises. These services include, but are not limited to: emergency rental assistance and emergency utility assistance.
If you are in need of immediate assistance during these tough times, click on the link below.
DOUBLE UPFOOD BUCKS
The Double Up Food Bucks program doubles the value of SNAP dollars spent on fresh fruits and vegetables. For every $1 spent on produce at participating farmers markets and grocery stores in Kansas and Missouri, Double Up food Bucks matches $1 FREE for more fruits and veggies, up to $25 per day.
Food Assistance for Families in Need
Youth Services is helping families in need with their Food Assistance Program.
Each family will be eligible to shop from an established list from Walmart. Food will be delivered to your door.
Each family may be eligible to purchase up to $300.00 worth of food for three months based on funding availability.
You must be at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines and reside in Clay, Jackson, or Platte counties. You must complete our customer contact form on the Youth Services page of our website and email that form to email@example.com. For more info, please call Youth Services at one of these extensions: 816-358-6868 x 8313, 8318, 8339, 8315, 8314, or 8317.
Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
Helping People. Changing Lives.
All of our programs and services are free. If anyone asks you for money, report it immediately.