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HOTLINE NUMBERS

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (veterans press 1)Phone: 1-800-273-8255 Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/  Description: If you are a service member or a veteran thinking about suicide or are interested in emotional support, the hotline is available 24/7 in the United States. Online chat with a trained professional crisis counselor is available 24/7.

FirstStep for HELP Phone: 1-888-279-8188 Website: https://www.firststepforhelp.com/ Description: Offers 24/7 availability to help Missouri residents speak to a licensed professional counselor at no charge. The service area is for 22 counties in northwestern Missouri with access to services free of charge.

Domestic Violence Hotline Phone: 816-468-5463

Homeless Hotline
Phone: 816-474-4599

Vets4 Warriors
Phone:
1-855-838-8255
Website:
https://www.vets4warriors.com/


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDERS

Give An Hour – Harnessing the expertise and generosity of volunteer mental health professionals, to provide complimentary and confidential mental health services to post-9/11 veterans, service members, their loved ones, and their communities.

Missouri Department of Mental Health

ReDiscover Phone: (816) 966-0900 Address : 1535 Rice Road, Building C Lee’s Summit, MO 64082 Description : Walk-ins are accepted Monday – Friday from 8:30am-3:00pm for individuals experiencing a crisis.

Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health Phone: (816) 404-5700 Address: 300 19th Terrace Kansas City, MO 64108 Description : Serves Jackson County residents. Truman Behavioral Health provides both inpatient and outpatient services to individuals with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Services include case management, individual, group and family therapy, employment services, psychosocial rehabilitation and housing.

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc. Phone: 1-888-279-8188 Address: 17844 E. 23 rd Street South Independence, MO 64057 Description : Crisis services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many situations can be handled over the phone, but when necessary, mobile face-to-face services are immediately available and accessible.

Compass Health Phone: (660) 747-7127 Address: 520C Burkart Road Warrensburg, MO 64093 Description: Crisis services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many situations can be handled over the phone, but when necessary, mobile face-to-face services are immediately available and accessible.

Swope Health Services Phone: (816) 922-7645 Address: 3801 Blue Parkway Kansas City, MO 64130 Description: Crisis services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many situations can be handled over the phone, but when necessary, mobile face-to-face services are immediately available and accessible.

Tri-County Mental Health Services Phone: (816) 468-0400 Address: 3100 NE 83 rd Street, Suite 1001 Kansas City, MO 64119 Description: Crisis services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week serving Clay and Platte county. Many situations can be handled over the phone, but when necessary, mobile face-to-face services are immediately available and accessible.

Valor Recovery Program Address: 2900 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 1, N Kansas City, MO 64116 Phone: (913) 228-5973 Description: The services are focused on Active Duty Military, Veterans, and First Responders to assist in processing trauma and to manage stress.

Samuel Rodgers Health Center Address: 825 Euclid Ave, Kansas City, MO 64124 Phone: 816-474-4920 Description: Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center serves all patients regardless of inability to pay. Discounts for essential services are offered based on family size and income.
Metro Council of Community Behavioral Health Centers


VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSPITALS

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), one of three major branches in the Department of Veterans Affairs, focuses on providing a comprehensive healthcare system for the nation’s Veterans. VHA’s goal for medical care is to ensure that quality medical care is provided on a timely basis within the law to all authorized Veterans.
 
To find your nearest VA Hospital or other facility
click here for a listing by State.


VA VET CENTERS

Life isn’t always easy after a deployment. That’s where Vet Centers can help. Vet Centers across the country provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to combat Veterans and their families. Vet Centers guide Veterans and their families through many of the major adjustments in lifestyle that often occur after a Veteran returns from combat. Services for a Veteran may include individual and group counseling in areas such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), alcohol and drug assessment, and suicide prevention referrals. All services are free of cost and are strictly confidential.  To find your nearest Vet Center, click here.


ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC CENTERS

Research Psychiatric Center Phone: 1-844-207-4511 Address: 2323 E 63rd St, KC MO Inpatient, Outpatient, Adults, Adolescents, ECT

Signature Psychiatric Center NKC Hospital Location- 2900 Clay Edwards Drive, NKC MO Phone: 816-691-5101 Inpatient, Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Program VALOR Recovery Program-913-228-5973 Liberty Hospital Location- 2525 Glenn Hendren Drive, Liberty MO Phone: 816-691-5103

Truman Medical Center Phone: 816-404-1000 Address: 2301 Holmes St KC MO 64108 Inpatient

St. Luke’s North Hospital Phone: 816-532-3700 Address: 601 S 196 Hwy Smithville, MO 64089 Inpatient

Cottonwood Springs Phone: 913-353-3000 Address: 13351 S Arapaho Drive, Olathe KS 66062 Inpatient and Outpatient Services available for mental health and substance use disorders.


FAMILIES/CAREGIVERS

Healing Household 6 https://healinghousehold6.org/ The mission of HH6 is to connect caregivers of US Veterans with the essential resources needed to strengthen the family support foundation. Our goal is to build resilient households by focusing on the wellbeing of the family, helping to alleviate household tension, and empowering caregivers and children

Missouri National Guard Family Assistance Center Phone: 816-922-5000, Ext. 35106 Address: 7600 Ozark Rd (Ozark Armory) Kansas City, MO 64129 Description: Provides the military community with information, assistance and referrals on a wide range of needs.

Caregiver Support Line VA Phone: (855) 260-3274 www.caregiver.va.gov

Elizabeth Dole Foundation-Caring for Military Families https://www.elizabethdolefoundation.org/


CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Children’s Mercy Child and Family Mental Health Services Phone: 816-760-8881

Children’s Mercy Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Phone: 816-234-3674

St. Luke’s Crittenton Children’s Center
Phone: 816-765-6600 Address: 10918 Elm Ave

Research Psychiatric Center Phone: 816-444-8161 Address: 2323 E 63rd St, KC MO

University of Kansas-Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Care Outpatient: 913-588-1300 Inpatient-Marillac Campus: 913-574-3800 Outreach-Telepsychiatry: 913-558-2226

KVC Health Systems Outpatient, Inpatient, Residential Treatment Phone: 913-322-4900 Admissions: 913-890-7468
Military Child Education Coalition- https://www.militarychild.org/

Military One Source https://www.militaryonesource.mil/family-relationships/parenting-and-children/
Our Military Kids- Provides grants to children of deployed or severely injured Service Members and Veterans to participate in sports, fine arts, and tutoring.
https://ourmilitarykids.org/


SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERANS AND FAMILIES (SSVF)

reStart-KCMO SSVF Phone: (816) 304-4832 Address: 1444 E 8th St. Kansas City, MO 64106

reStart-Wyandotte SSVF Phone: (816) 665-5106 Address: 650 Minnesota Ave Kansas City, KS 66101 Description: Provides temporary financial assistance to service members and veterans.

Catholic Charities KCSJ Phone: (816) 659-8241 Address: 4001 Blue Pkwy, Suite 250, Kansas City, MO 64130 Description: Provides temporary financial assistance to service members and veterans.

Catholic Charities SSVF St Joseph Phone: (816) 232-2885 Address: 1123 S 10th St Saint Joseph, MO 64501 Description: Provides temporary financial assistance to service members and veterans.


HOUSING

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St Joseph Supportive Services for Veterans Families 
Our veterans services programs focus on helping you find safe, permanent housing first. Then, our case managers work one-on-one with you to set a plan to enable — and empower — a successful transition to productive and healthy civilian living.

United Way 211 
United Way 2-1-1 also has a full-time veterans navigator, a veteran himself, who works one-on-one with our military veterans who call in needing resources to help them with housing, employment, health issues and support. Our United Way 2-1-1 Online database also offers a separate section specifically for veterans’ needs.

H.E.R.O.E.S Care
H.E.R.O.E.S. Care is a collaborative effort among well non-governmental organizations (NGOs) designed to provide complete and proactive support for members of all branches of the military and their families through pre-deployment, deployment, family reintegration and post-deployment.

Operation Homefront
A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

Veterans Affairs Supported Housing Program – Kansas City Phone: (816) 861-4700 Address: 4801 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128 Description: Provides rental assistance for eligible individuals and case management and clinical services.

St. Michael’s Phone: 816-844-3408 Address: 3838 Chelsea Drive, Kansas City, MO 64128 Description: Income restricted community providing apartments for veterans.

RoseVilla Safe Haven Phone: (913) 250-5790 Address: 523 Limit Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048 Description: Provides emergency residential care for qualifying service members and veterans individuals. https://mvc.dps.mo.gov/homes/


EDUCATIONAL / EMPLOYMENT

PsychArmor
PsychArmor® Institute provides critical resources to Americans so they can effectively engage with and better support military service members, Veterans and their families across our nation.  Through our partnership, team members can sign up and takes FREE online courses.

Psych Hub
Psych Hub is an online platform providing free, engaging videos about mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention. Psych Hub aims to be the trusted resource for consumers, family members, healthcare professionals and anyone else seeking best in class content on evidence-based behavioral health and substance use disorders.

ESGR
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense (DoD) office that develops and promotes supportive work environments for service members in the Reserve Components through outreach, recognition, and educational opportunities that increase awareness of applicable laws and resolves employer conflicts between the service members and their employers.

Veterans Affairs Supported Employment Program Phone: (816) 861-4700 Address: 4801 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128 Description: Provides homeless supportive employment. https://jobs.mo.gov/jobseeker/vets

Military One Source Provides support to help achieve life goals for service members.
Phone: (573) 356-2153 www.MilitaryOneSource.mil or www.facebook.com/military.1source/

Johnson County Community College - Veteran and Military Student Resource Center 
Veteran & Military Student Services
12345 College Blvd., Box 40, Overland Park, KS 66212
Phone:
(913) 469-8500 Ext 4618
Email:
veteranservices@jccc.edu
Website: 
www.jccc.edu/veterans


LEGAL

Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) Program-Kansas City Phone: 816-861-4700, Ext. 55649 Description : If you are looking to connect a justice-involved veteran with services, the VJO program should be your first step. A Veteran Justice Outreach Specialist can assess the veteran’s health care needs and identify the appropriate VA and non-VA services.

Missouri Bar Association
Phone: 573-635-4128 http://www.mobar.org/

Legal Aid of Western Missouri-Volunteer Attorney Project Phone: 816-474-6750 https://lawmo.org/volunteer/volunteer-attorney-project/


SUPPORT GROUPS

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. 

Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Narcotics Anonymous NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs.
24 Hour Phone line:
800-561-2250

The Warrior’s Journey
Presenting the message of faith as a path for them to find wholeness in everyday life.