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Weekly Community Resources for Food


Grace Episcopal Church - 781-6262

  • Wednesdays, 8:30 – 5:30
  • Outside of those hours, you can try calling the church
  • 520 South 291 Highway Liberty, MO  64068

In As Much Ministries - 781-6357

  • Thursdays & Saturdays
  • 10:00 – 11:30 & 1:00 – 2:30
  • In the Freedom House Building on Plumber’s Rd, Liberty, MO – off access road

 Good Shepherd United Methodist Church-734-2216  

  • Food pantry from 9 to 10 AM on Saturday Mornings
  • 9555 North Oak Traffic Way, KCMO 64155

Medical Resources


NOTE: Please call ahead. Resources and their hours change and it is best to call ahead to ensure the service is available when you need it. Additionally many of these providers require a prearranged appointment.

NOTE: Obviously if a student is very ill, our first suggestion would be to contact a qualified medical professional as soon as possible.

NOTE: We are providing these resources as a service to our community. It is not a recommendation of one provider over another. It is strictly information, so the consumer can make their own informed decision.

Northland Health Care Access
5810 NW Barry Road, Lower Level                                                                                                                                        KC,MO 64154                                                                                                                                                                    (816) 880-6786 www.nhcakc.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                      This group coordinates quality helath care for people without access throught community collaboration and advocacy. In other words, this group helps clients go through their options regarding insurance or the lack thereof and helps connect them with the needed meical providers.  This is a good resource if you have questions about your options re: insurance or the lack of coverage. They wil walk you through your available options.  

Clay County Health Department

800 Haines Drive

Liberty, MO 64068



*Walk-in clients are accepted in Nursing and Preventive Health Services from 8:30-11:00 a.m. only.  Afternoons are 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. by appointment only.

Services: Public health services for the Clay County community including vaccinations for all ages, tests/screenings for diabetes, blood pressure, TB, hearing, dental,  pregnancy, women’s health HIV/AIDS and lead poisoning.  Fees are charged for most services.  Medicaid and MC+ are accepted.  Most clinics are by appointment only.


Northland Care / Metro Care KC

PO Box 14414

Parkville, MO  64152


resource line: 816-880-6700


*Northland Health Care Access seeks to ensure timely access to quality health care services for the uninsured and underinsured residents of the Northland for whom such services are unavailable or difficult to obtain.  


Samuel U Rodgers Clinic

Clay County Health Dept. (See above for contact info)


4820 N. Oak Trafficway

Gladstone, MO  64118


Accepts all insurance, Medicaid, and uninsured.  Contact office for needed information before going.  


Vineyard Church

Free medical Clinic First Tuesday of each month  6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.

12300 NW Arrowhead Trafficway

Kansas City, MO 64165


Services: Walk-in clinic that provides wellness checkups, treatment of illnesses, health screenings.


**We recommend if you have private insurance and/or MOHealthNet insurance to contact your insurance provider (on the back of your card) for a referral and benefit information.

Equipment/Accessibility Assistance Resources

Information below copied directly from public websites as service to families. Please contact the organization or review the websites directly for updated and detailed information. The list below is ...more

Monthly Free Food Giveaway

Harvesters Community Food Network and Vineyard Church provides free food to families in need. They are open 8:00am – 10:00am. The dates are listed below. Additionally they offer fresh fruit and/or vegetables when available. There are activities for kids and free haricuts too.

WHEN:  August 29, September 26, October 31, November 28, No food distribution in December    We do our best to ensure the dates are accurate, however, it is best to call to ensure they are open.

WHERE:                    Vineyard Church 12300 NW Arrowhead Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64165

Call 816.734.8100 OR visit www.vineyeardkcnorth.com if you want more information



 Johnny's Café offers a complete sit down "Hot Meal" to anyone that is hungry. Our guests enjoy being served at table-side with real silverware, plates and glasses. Meals include a main dish, vegetables, potato, fruit, and dessert along with coffee, iced tea, milk or water to drink. Meals are currently being served on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 11:30 until 1:00. 



September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19



Liberty Christian Church    427 E. Kansas, Liberty, MO 64068       

Parking lot is off E. Mill Street

 781 – 3621

Miscellaneous Community Resources

Below are several miscellaneous community resources. In addition to these, another useful option is to contact United Way's help line. Simply dial 211 to access confidential referral information.


Grandparents Support Group – 415-4144 or 868-7241

North Cross United Methodist Church

1321 N.E. Vivian Rd, KC, MO

- Services: 2nd & 4th Wednesday 11:00- 12:30 pm.

- Services provided via Children’s Mercy Hospital & Clinic

Pet Food

Northland Pet Pantry  (816) 272-8508  www.northlandpetpantry.com

104 NE 72nd St. Suite 1, Gladstone, MO 64068
-  Provides food for pets. There are scheduled dates for distribution. See their website for dates.

- Emergency supplies can be arranged. 

- Families can get pet food up to 4 different days per month

- Families will need to fill out the Northland Pet pantry application form - either on line of they can fill out the application and bring it with them


School Supplies for Liberty Public Families

Contact your local Liberty Public school social worker or school counselor - they have access to most any school supply a family might need due to the generosity of the community. In addition to the typical school supplies, these professionals often have resources for PE uniforms and such.

In As Much Ministries   - 781-6357

o   Thursdays & Saturdays 10:00 – 11:30 & 1:00 – 2:30

Additionally, principals often can waive fees such as lab fees, etc. & may pay for some special supplies

Crisis Numbers/Hotlines


Adult Abuse Hotline 1-800-677-1116


Child Abuse Hotline (Missouri)  1-800-392-3738


Covenant House Nineline  1-800-999-9999

Hours: Monday-Sunday (3:00-7:00)

Services: A free crisis line which provides crisis intervention and referral services for troubled youth and their families throughout the U.S.


Domestic Violence Hotlines   816-461-HOPE (4673)

816-HOTLINE (468-5463)


Drug/Alcohol Abuse Hotline   1-800-521-7128


KC Homeless Hotline   474-4599


Mental Health Crisis LIne   1-888-279-8188

1-800-355-8339 (for hearing and speech impaired)


MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault) Crisis LIne - for victims of rape and sexual abuse

816-531-0233 or 913-642-0233


National Child Abuse Hotline   1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4452)


National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline   1-800-NCA CALL (622-2255)


National Hopeline Network   1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)


National Runaway Hotline   1-800-621-4000


National Runaway Safeline   1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)


National Suicide Prevention Hotline   1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Rape Hotline   816-531-0233


Restart Youth Network 24 Hour Hotline   816-309-9048


Synergy Services, Inc. 24 hour Youth Crisis Hotline   816-741-8700 or 1-888-233-1639


United Way 2-1-1   Dial 211

Services: A referral service for emergency assistance with food, shelter and energy needs.