Youth Services is hosting a Back To School Drive-through Distribution Event to help families get their kids ready for school this year. Our event schedule is below:
August 8th at Winnetonka High School in Clay County from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm August 12th at our Tracy Office in Platte County from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm August 15th at our Manchester Office in Jackson County from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
To pre-register for this event, click below. Please send completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're still open. We can still help.
CAAGKC knows how devastating the effects of COVID-19 have been for our community. But this is why we're here. When there is a crisis, we have the resources to help. Our agency is focused on addressing the needs of our residents in Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties with our FREE programs.
Please call us at 816.358.6868. Let us know how we can help you today.
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. You will be directed to our Emergency Services page for more information.
Farmers To Families Program -- FREE FOOD:
Distribution will be available for the next 6 weeks.
Mondays 9 am - 11:30 am
12300 NW Arrowhead Tfwy.
Kansas City, MO 64165
There will be refrigerator trucks of FREE fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairy. All boxes are prepackaged and distributed at Vineyard Church. Boxes can be picked up by anyone who needs food. The Farmers to Families program is food purchased by the government from farmers who would need to dump the product otherwise. This program is not limited to residents of Kansas City, Missouri or Clay County. This is for any communities in the surrounding areas as well. Items may also be picked up for neighbors. Product can be picked up by trucks and taken back to churches and food pantries in surrounding communities for distribution. Vineyard Church is the sponsoring entity.
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.
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.
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.
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