Community Resources

Food Pantry

Our food pantry is free and open to the public and is part of Palestine's ongoing service to the community.

Community Information

Posted 4/9/2021 - Jackson County Emergency Rental Assistance Checklist 

Posted 4/9/2021 - Interfaith Community Forum
This program is intended for faith leaders and concerned community members. Attendees will learn ways to support families impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementia in their community and share thoughts on how the Alzheimer’s Association can be a resource. Interfaith Community Forum May 25 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
People facing Alzheimer’s and other dementia often turn to their faith communities for emotional and spiritual support. Join this interactive virtual forum to learn about Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and memory loss and the latest from the Alzheimer’s Association 2021 Alzheimer ’s disease.
For questions, please contact Hayley Young at hdyoung@alz.org or call 785.379.3067.

Vaccine Registration - Hy-Vee is Partnering with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to host a weekly Community COVID Vaccination Clinic starting Monday, March 22, and will be held at the Museum every Monday following until further notice. Download the registration form here. Additional information can be found here.

COVID Testing Sites for Jackson County Residents

Additional Resources

The resources listed are informational only and do not constitute any contract, support, or affiliation with any organizations listed.
The following organizations assist with employment, housing, education, and everyday living.
 
UNITED WAY 211
DIAL: 211
Call: 816-474-5112 or 1-866-320-5764
www.unitedwaygkc.org
 
CITY HALL ACTION CENTER
DIAL 311
www.kcmo.gov/311
 
DELLA LAMB COMMUNITY SERVICES
Call: 816-842-8040
www.dellalamb.org
 
MID AMERICA REGIONAL COUNCIL
Call: 816-474-4240

 www.marc.org
SHEPHERD CENTRAL
Call: 816-444-1121
www.sccentral.org

The following organizations provide programs and services for the community.
 
E. S. ELEY & SONS FUNERAL CHAPEL
4707 E. Truman Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
816-924-8700
http://www.eleyfuneralhome.com

CAMP PALESTINE
396 SW 730 Road
Chilhowee, Missouri 64733
816-921-6009

PALESTINE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER
3325 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64128
816-921-1963
www.palestineactivitycenter.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Resources
The following are additional resources for transportation assistance, legal aid, and employment search.
 
SHARE A FARE
Call: 816-842-9070
www.kcata.org/rider_guide/share_a_fare
 
LEGAL AID OF WESTERN MISSOURI
Call: 816-474-6750
www.lawmo.org
 
INDEED EMPLOYMENT SEARCH
www.indeed.com
The following organizations specialize in assisting the elderly or those with disabilities.
 
METROPOLITAN LUTHER MINISTRIES
Call: 816-931-0027
Email: info@mlmkc.org
www.mlmkc.org 
 
COALITION FOR INDEPENDENCE
Call: 816-822-7432
www.cfi-kc.org
 
THE WHOLE PERSON
Call: 816-561-0304
www.thewholeperson.org
 
AARP (Older Adults/Senior Citizens Services)
www.aarp.org
 
Making the Move to Assisted Living
Senior Health Resources
Boomer's Roadmap to Aging in Place
Guide to Senior Nutrition
Moving Tips for Seniors
Financial Resources for Seniors
Veterans Benefits for Seniors
Legal Planning for Alzheimer's and Dementia

SENIOR CARE AND RESOURCES
SeniorAdvisor.com