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Three elementary age students and their grandmother need support with housing. They are currently homeless. They are staying at hotel; Metro Lutheran Ministries is currently covering the cost. MLM is only able to pay for their hotel stay until Sunday, February 5th at 11am. They could benefit from their hotel being extended for another week. The front desk can only accept payment in person, not over the phone. It is $68.14 per day.
The children and guardian have fled trauma and violence from another state. This social worker and the guardian have called all local shelters and supportive housing programs. Each shelter is full or has a wait list. The family is on the wait list for Hillcrest and Restart Family Shelter.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64151-County:Platte-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$483
Client was not sure what she was going to do with her pregnancy when she first came to A&A. She was separated from her husband and in a new relationship which is now over. client parents 4 children and shares custody of the first 3 with their father. She worked 2 jobs while pregnant and was able to figure out how to cover most expenses. She has been struggling with lack of income due to maternity leave, and her current job won’t give her full time hours until March.
Now, client was given a pile of paperwork that her husband’s lawyer put together. She was instructed by her husband to fill it out as best she could and sign it to get the divorce. Client needs some legal help and Advice & Aid has found a family lawyer to assist her but the fee is $300.
Location: Overland Park, KS 66214-County:Johnson-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Single dad needs portable counter top dishwasher. Pipes busted just repaired dishes everywhere no dishwasher. Small kitchen.
Family is living in hotel needs dishwasher to get home in better condition so DCF will allow family to return to home. Contact worker for drop ship address. be blessed and thank you. Chuck
Family that has very little income. Mom is disabled dad cant find work. Home is infested with bed bugs and roaches. family needs two twin size mattresses for the kids bunk beds. Please contact this worker for drop ship address. Or if church wants to deliver address can be given.
Thank you a be blessed. Chuck
A Park Hill family needs help getting their car repaired. They recently fled from a pretty violent situation, and to make matters worse, mom's car now is broken. In order to have reliable transportation, she has been using the car owned by the person the family fled from. She is working very hard to get her and her children's life back on track, and to get enough money to pay for repairs so she can give the car back and then break all remaining ties with the violent situation. Mom is worried that if she has to wait for her car back much longer, she will find herself right back in the violence again.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64152-County:Platte-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1300
This family consists of a sweet single mother and 4 children. The mother also has 2 other children who live with their father. Last year, the mother experienced several health issues and lost her full-time job. The family could no longer afford their own housing, which led to their becoming doubled up with first an aunt in Liberty and then a grandmother in Independence. Finding affordable housing has very been difficult, even with a housing voucher. The mom finally found a small house to rent in Independence. She is starting over with furnishing her home. She had furniture and other items in storage, but she could no longer pay the storage fees. Updated on February 03, 2023 by an Agency Worker I requested beds for the children from Sleep in Heavenly Peace.
Location: Independence, MO 64050-County:Jackson-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Liberty Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$949
A single mother who's husband was deported this year is trying to put life back together for herself and her daughter. This mother is a reliable employer at her job and is doing what she can to keep going thru the tragedy. This mother is working through several concerns which she used to rely on her husband for. This mother's car broke down and has been parked at their home. The mother thinks she knows what is wrong but does not know how to fix. Meanwhile DCCCA services were requested and a family member provided the mother with their truck to drive. This mother has contacted worker to say that the truck is now making a noise and she doesn't know what to do. This worker is looking for donor who can diagnose and possibly repair this family's vehicle. DCCCA worker can provide address and phone number to speak with client as needed to arrange diagnosis. Thank you for considering.
Today the mother in need was reunified with her 2 year old baby girl. Due to being released from care, the services for this family have been discontinued. While the child was in care she received Medicaid and daycare. The mother was unable to apply her daughter into these programs until she was released from Children's Division's care and jurisdiction.
The mother has a written test at school and orientation for new employment this upcoming week. She is unable to take the child to a new childcare facility at which she found close to her new job, until her daycare application has been processed. The mother is asking that someone help her pay for the $75 enrollment fee and a for a few weeks of childcare while she awaits approval for her food stamp, Medicaid and child care application from the state of Missouri. The mother is in transitional living and rides the bus to and from one location to the next. This mother is very determined to be the best mother she can be.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64109-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Crittenton-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$615
Single father has been given custody of his son and has been living with family member during transition. Father has identified a income based housing apartment complex that meets the needs of the father and son financially. The father is working full time while working low paying job for a reliable company. DCCCA is working with this father to remove housing and transportation barriers while he also works with the school and other supports to get son help he needs. This father has applied to a apartment complex and is in need of $200 deposit to submit application. This father has spoken to the apartment complex and they have apartment available. Father was asked to submit application and fee to process application. Thank you for considering as we look for ways to help this father be less dependent on others.
A single mom is trying to raise 4 children while also taking care of her mother in the home that has a cancer diagnosis. Mom has gotten behind on bills and is at risk of having her phone immediately disconnected, as all of her money is going towards other bills and the needs of her children and their sick grandmother. We are asking for help in paying this bill so that mom has a way to stay connected with service providers for her children and mother and the children's schools. I have the phone bill to provide donors to pay directly. Thank you for considering this family.
Clay County Children's Division is needing additional drug vouchers to assist when there are concerns of drug use by parents and children are present/impacted. These vouchers can be purchased for $20 each at Northland Dependency. The contact at Northland Dependency is Bridget or Kayla. Updated on February 02, 2023 by an Agency Worker The vouchers can be purchased over the phone and then picked up by Children's Division.
I am helping a young single mother of a 4-month-old become independent of her family. She and her child were living with her parents unfortunately the situation became unsafe, and she moved rather hastily. She was recently approved for housing and has moved into her new home. However, she learned that since the unit she was provided has a washer and dryer hookup, she is not able to utilize the washing facilities in the complex. The mother is also without transportation, so it has been difficult for her to clean her child's linen and clothing. She is learning to use public and medical transportation but does not have a stroller making it difficult for her to get around with her baby. The addition of these items will help mom feel more confident in her ability to care for her daughter and increase her ability to make meaningful improvements to their life. Used items are perfectly fine and much appreciated. She does not have transportation, but the grandfather of her baby is able to help get the items into the home. The home is a townhome with two staircases that she will need gates for, she has 1 -but will need at least 1 additional one as her daughter becomes more mobile. Thank you so much for considering all or part of this request. Please contact me if you have any questions or need any additional information.
Location: Independence, MO 64056-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1270
DCCCA has been working with a recently single mother of 3. She has been working on her budget but has been living paycheck to paycheck. A majority of her income for the month had to go to additional childcare that she couldn't budget for and because of this she is late on her rent and her landlord has served her a 3 day eviction notice. Mom has a majority of the rent she owes but is short $287.50. DCCCA has helped mom apply for DCF childcare assistance so that mom will have additional income in the future but the does not have anyone in their support system they can stay with if they are evicted and they have been in their home for a long time now. Any assistance for this family would be a blessing. Thank you!
Children's Division is working with a 26-year-old single mother of four who is in need of two highchairs for her two youngest children. They are all younger than five years old. She a very hardworking woman who has been trying her best for her children, but she currently doesn't have the funds. She would be absolutely grateful for the assistance, as would Children's Division.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64137-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$160
Children's Division is requesting approximately $30.00 for a UA. The UA is for a single mom with three children. The UA is necessary to keep the children living in the home with their bio-mom. UA needs to be conducted ASAP for ensuring the safety of the children. The mom is on a fixed income and has limited resources. Mom cannot afford to pay the $30.00 for UA testing that is needed to keep the children in their home with bio-mom. CD needs the UA to ensure safety of the children. Mom has been participating actively with CD.
The UA can be paid on
Payment destination code is 1505-Northland Dependency
Location is Liberty, MO
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Single mom spanish speaking . no job dad was sole provider of family. he is incarcirated for sex crimes against kids. mom is looking for work but as of yet has not got a job. Mom is undocumented. Due to the financial strain on the family mom needs help paying utlity bills. BPU bill is 386.00 contact this worker for a copy of the bill. Be blessed thanks. Chuck
A mother and her 5 children are rebuilding after leaving a violent relationship. Although leaving the relationship was the best choice for the family, it also meant losing a second income and becoming a single parent. Because of this, the family is asking for help paying part of their light bill. Meeting this need will provide them more time to stabilize in their new situation. Thank you in advance for any help!
Single mom Spanish speaking . mom has no job dad was sole provider of family. he is incarcirated for sex crimes against kids. mom is looking for work but as of yet has not got a job. Mom is undocumented. Due to the financial strain on the family mom needs help paying Utility bills. Kansas gas service bill 194.00. please contact this worker for a copy of the bill. Thank you and be blessed. Chuck
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