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.
Administration on Aging
Provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs, and services related to aging.
Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter
3846 W 75th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66208
Site features information on asbestos, mesothelioma, and other cancers that are caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos.com has achieved HON code approval (Health On the Net). This site is dedicated to research and writing about asbestos exposure and the diseases that result from exposure to the toxic mineral.
Budget & Financial Management Assistance
Provides assistance to disabled, homeless, and elderly persons.
Center for Practical Bioethics
Information on end of life issues and advanced directives documents
Clay County government
Clay County Public Health Center
Walk-in clinic provides immunizations, blood pressure screening, diabetic screening, health counseling; senior wellness clinics.
Helping to provide medical equipment & supplies to the uninsured and underinsured.
Sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging. A nationwide service to find local services for seniors
Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas
Food pantries - Northland
You can download and print this list: food pantries
Kansas University - Osher Institue of Lifelong Learning
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.
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.
Official U.S. Government site
Medicare Health Insurance Counseling (CLAIM)
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.
A team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.
Mid America Regional Council (MARC) Department of Aging Services
Missouri Aging Information Network
A great resource for senior services and information
Missouri Assistive Technology
816-655-6700 or 1-800-647-8557- Main line
816-655-6711 or 1-800-647-8558 TTY
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
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?
Missouri Department of Social Services
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
National Council on Aging
North Kansas City Public Library
North Kansas City School District
Community Education classes
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
Platte County Senior Fund
Platte County Resource Center
11724 NW Plaza Circle, suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64153
Prescription Drop-off Locations
Find a location near you to dispose of unwanted medications by clicking here:
Pill Drop-off Sites
Provides recycled and new accessibility and mobility equipment.
8620 N Green Hills Road
Kansas City, MO 64154
You can apply for benefits, see if you qualify for benefits, get a replacement Medicare card, and more.
The Whole Person
Connecting people with disabilities to the resources they need.
Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.
Turning Point – the Center for Hope and Healing
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
United Way 2-1-1
United Way 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, 24-hour information and referral service giving you access to resources in your community. 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
Visiting Physicians Association
Find a volunteer opportunity in your area.