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.

Job Opportunities

The IRS is hiring 5000+ Clerks and Tax Examiners in W&I Campuses (KC, Austin and Ogden) using direct hiring authority (making job offers on the spot) during virtual and in-person hiring events throughout March 2022.  Applicants can also receive recruitment incentive (average incentive will be approximately 2% of the base salary or $1,000 minimum) and will require a one-year service agreement.
See the  IRS Careers Website for more information about the hiring events - IRS Events | IRS Careers
Counselors Obediently Preventing Substance abuse (COPS)
Counselors Obediently Preventing Substance abuse (COPS) certified outpatient treatment is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) to diagnose substance use disorders (SUD) and Mental Health disorders. This position will complete individual sessions for those needing mental health treatment.
This is a part time position with flexible hours and virtual sessions. The salary is $60.00 - $70.00 an hour. Certification must be in the state of Missouri. Must be able to verify credentials.
Please do not apply without these credentials. 
COPS
Email: Michaelaj@copskc.com
Phone: 816/923-9212
Website: copsakc.com
Part-Time
Part-time inventory clerk and retail cashier
Call 816 448-7224

Community Information

 Jackson County Emergency Rental Assistance Checklist 

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

Please register to attend the 2nd Annual Connectional Purple Sunday: Stewardship of the Mind through Alzheimer’s Awareness on March 20th at 3p CDT. This program is designed to educate AME congregations about Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Attendees will learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s disease in their community, how to recognize the signs of Alzheimer’s, the importance of early detection, and how to access care and support resources offered by the Association. The Alzheimer's Association and AME church have a great partnership and this will help us all build.

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

Unite KC Pastors' Lunch & Meeting Registration   
Free lunch from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, followed by a meeting from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Palestine Missionary Baptist Church of Jesus Christ Fellowship Hall, 3619 E. 35th Kansas City, MO 64128. Park in Lot A.
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