The following resource list is provided as a service to seniors and their families. Clay County Senior Services does not control or endorse the content of third party websites, nor does CCSS accept liability for their content or correctness.

Aging in Place - National Council for Aging Care

http://www.aginginplace.org/

Alphapointe Association for the Blind

7501 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64132
816-421-5848
www.alphapointe.org 

Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter

3846 W 75th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 831-3888
www.alz.org/kansascity
(800) 272-3900

Budget & Financial Management Assistance

http://bfmakc.org/
(816) 474-2972
Provides assistance to disabled, homeless, and elderly persons.

Center for Practical Bioethics

(816) 221-1100
Information on end of life issues and advanced directives documents
http://www.practicalbioethics.org

Clay County government

(816) 407-3600
http://www.claycogov.com

Clay County Public Health Center

(816) 595-4200
www.clayhealth.com
Walk-in clinic provides immunizations, blood pressure screening, diabetic screening, health counseling.

Collaboration Works

(816) 421-1305
www.collaborationworksonline.com
Helping to provide medical equipment & supplies to the uninsured and underinsured.

Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline

1-800-392-0210

Eldercare Locator

1 (800) 677-1116
www.eldercare.gov
Sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging. A nationwide service to find local services for seniors

Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas

(816) 444-2800
www.efmk.org

Food pantries - Northland

You can download and print this list: food pantries

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Greater Kansas City

816-561-6322
www.funeralskc.org

KC Connect

Information and referral line administered by Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
816-421-4980
www.marc.org/aging

KCP&L - Economic Relief Program

Lower income Missouri residential customers may qualify for monthly bill credits.
Contact KCP&L for information on this and other programs: 816-471-5275.

KC Water Services - Financial Help

Needs-based program to assist customers experiencing financial hardship.
Call (816) 474-5112 or United Way 2-1-1.

Link for Care

www.LinkforCare.org

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Households meeting income guidelines may be able to receive financial assistance for heating bills. Contact your local Community Action Agency Office; in NKC: (816) 459-9615; in Excelsior Springs: (816) 630-0037; or call United Way 2-1-1.

Medicare

Official U.S. Government site
www.medicare.gov

Medicare Health Insurance Counseling (CLAIM)

1 (800) 390-3330
www.missouriclaim.org
CLAIM provides free, confidential, and unbiased health insurance counseling to Medicare enrollees.Trained volunteers can assist seniors over the phone or in person with Medicare and other health insurance counseling.

Missouri Aging Information Network

A great resource for senior services and information
http://moaging.com

Missouri Assistive Technology

(816) 655-6700 or 1 (800) 647-8557- Main line
(816)655-6711 or 1 (800) 647-8558 TTY
www.at.mo.gov

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

http://health.mo.gov/index/php
7000 Liberty Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 407-5800; automated number for benefit information: 1 (800) 392-1261

Missouri Department of Revenue

Are you eligible for the Property Tax Credit?
http://dor.mo.gov/

Missouri Seniors' Legal Helpline

A phone line and website for seniors to access information & assistance on legal issues
1 (800) 235-5503 toll free or www.moaging.com/legalhelp

Missouri Veterans Commission

www.mvc.dps.mo.gov

National Council on Aging

http://www.ncoa.org

Northland Human Services Directory

Resource guide for human services in Clay, Platte, and Ray Counties
Paper copies available as well as online: www.northlandhumanservices.org

Pension Rights - South Central Pension Rights Project

SCPRP is a non-profit legal assistance program that provides free legal advice and assistance concerning pension plans. They serve individuals who live or worked in Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, or Texas.
call toll-free: 1 (800) 443-2528
www.southcentralpension.org

Platte County Senior Fund

Platte County Resource Center
11724 NW Plaza Circle, suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 270-2800
www.platteseniors.org

Prescription Drop-off Locations

Find a location near you to dispose of unwanted medications by clicking here:
Pill Drop-off Sites

Silver Cross

(913) 327-5557
contact Maria or Bill Koch: bkoch@silvercross.com
Provides recycled and new accessibility and mobility equipment.
www.silvercross.com

Social Security

8620 N Green Hills Road
Kansas City, MO 64154
(877) 805-6671
www.socialsecurity.gov
You can apply for benefits, see if you qualify for benefits, get a replacement Medicare card, and more.

The Whole Person

(816) 561-0304
www.thewholeperson.org
Connecting people with disabilities to the resources they need.

Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.

(816) 468-0400
www.tri-countymhs.org

Turning Point – the Center for Hope and Healing

http://www.turningpointkc.org

UMKC School of Pharmacy

Drug Information Center
Designated academic center that provides drug information to patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.
Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 4:00
Requests for drug information can be made via telephone (816) 235-5490 or umkcdruginformation@umkc.edu.

United Way 2-1-1

United Way 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, 24-hour information and referral service.
You can get information by dialing 2-1-1 or by searching the resource database:
United Way of Greater Kansas City 211

Visiting Nurse Association

http://www.vnakc.com

Visiting Physicians Association

www.visitingphysicians.com

Volunteer Match

Find a volunteer opportunity in your area.
http://www.volunteermatch.org