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Human Services

Phone: 913-715-8800

11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 3100, Olathe, KS 66061

Support Groups

Provides information and sharing for individuals and families. 
Also check area newspapers for additional listings.

Alcoholics Anonymous
200 E. 18th Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64116
816-471-7229
www.kc-aa.org

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association
Keith Worthington Chapter of the Midwest

6950 Squibb Road, Suite 210
Mission, KS 66202
913-648-2062
www.alskwc.org

Alzheimer’s Association
Heart of America Chapter

3846 W. 75th St.
Prairie Village, KS 66208831-3888
24-hour line
800-272-3900
www.alz-heartofamerica.org

Alzheimer's Community Blog & Forum
www.Alzheimers.net
Information on the latest research and a small forum

Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders
Caregiver Support Group

KU Clinical Research Center
Alzheimer's Disease Center
4350 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 1200
Fairway, KS 66205
913-588-6981
www.KUalzheimers.org
(Information for caring for the patient,
promoting health for caregivers, and
insight from other caregivers.)

 

American Lung Association – Central States
2400 Troost Ave., #4300
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-842-5242, 800-586-4872
www.breathehealthy.org

American Stroke Foundation
5916 Dearborn St., Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-649-1776
(Post-rehabilitative wellness services and
support services to stroke survivors and families.)
www.americanstroke.org

Arthritis Foundation of
Western Missouri and Greater Kansas City

1900 West 75th Street, Suite 200
Prairie Village, KS 66208
913-262-2233, 888-719-5670
www.arthritis.org

Brain Injury Association of Kansas
and Greater Kansas City

6405 Metcalf Avenue , Suite 302
Overland Park, KS 66202
913-754-8883, 800-444-6443
www.biaks.org 
(Information, resources, and support groups
for survivors of brain injury and their families.
Brain injury prevention, research, education,
and advocacy.)

Cancer Action, Inc.
10520 Barkley St., Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66212
913-642-8885
www.canceractionkc.org

Center for Community Support & Research
(800) 445-0116
(Support groups by Kansas county)
www.ccsr.wichita.edu
 

Cerebral Palsy Group
(
Free educational information
and support to those affected
by cerebral palsy.)
http://cerebralpalsygroup.com/

Cerebral Palsy Guide
Orlando, FL 32803  
1-855-329-1008
http://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com
( Information and resources for families
on cerebral palsy symptoms, diagnosis,
treatment options and support groups.)
 
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Christian Caregiver Support Groups
www.ChristianCaregiversSupport.com

Christ Lutheran Church
11720 Nieman Road
Overland Park, KS 66210
www.clcop.org 
913-345-9700

Overland Park Christian Church
7600 W. 75th St
Overland Park, KS 66204
www.opccdoc.org
913-677-4646

Grief Sharers
Lenexa Christian Center
17500 W. 87th St. Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66219
http://www.lenexachristian.org
(A grief care support group)
913-888-1559

Professional Mental Health Counseling
Nancy A. Wilkerson, LSCSW
10000 W. 75th St., Suite 200
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
or
Cross Point Ministries of KC, KS
3006 S. 34th St.   KC, KS  66106
913-384-2170
(Christian perspective. Crisis intervention.
Seminars and support groups.)

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Evergreen Hospice Care, LLC &
Life after Loss Grief Support Group

11875 Sunset Drive, Suite 200
Olathe, KS 66061
http://www.eliinc.org/
913-477-8248
(One-on-one bereavement visit, grief support,
grief & loss education, resources, referrals.)

Family Caregiver Support Group
Landon Center on Aging
University of Kansas Medical Center
3599 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-1203
http://www2.kumc.edu/coa

Family Dementia Support Group
Park Meadows Senior Living
5951 W. 107th St.
Overland Park, KS 66207
913-871-6022
www.ParkMeadowsSeniorLiving.com

Grief Support Network
P.O. Box 2114
Shawnee Mission, KS 66202
www.griefsupportnetwork.org
(Grief support activities and resources
in the Kansas City area.)

Heartland Widowed Persons Service
913-648-1520
SkillBuilders Education & Support
for Widows, Widowers and Caregivers - Spring 2016

Jewish Family Services
5801 W. 115th St., Suite 103
Overland Park, KS 66211
913-327-8250
www.jfskc.org

KC Disability Advocacy Network
Hosted by Coalition for Independence
4911 State Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-321-5140/V, 866-201-3829, 913-321-5216/TTY
www.cfi-kc.org

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Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
Online medical, legal, and caregiver support resources.
1-800-336-0086
http://www.mesothelioma.com/

Mesothelioma Fund
Support for patients dealing with the cost of treatment
http://www.mesotheliomafund.com/

Mesothelioma Group
An online mesothelioma support community.
http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/

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Myasthenia Gravis Association
6700 Troost, Suite 502
Kansas City, MO 64131
816-256-4100
www.mgakc.org

Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland
8900 State Line Road Suite 320
Leawood, KS 66206
913-341-8828
www.parkinsonheartland.org

R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation
4400 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-854-5050, 800-433-0464
www.blochcancer.org

Serenity Bereavement Resource Network
410 SE 3rd, Suite 105 C
Lee's Summit, MO
816-260-0083
http://serenitybrn.org
(Resources and support to anyone
mourning and going through the grief
process.)

Turning Point
8900 State Line Road, Suite 240,
Shawnee Mission, KS 66206
913-383-8700
www.turningpointkc.com 
(A center for hope and healing for anyone
living with serious or chronic physical illness.)

United Cerebral Palsy Association
Greater Kansas City Area
3100 Broadway, Suite 330
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-4454
www.ucpkc.org
(Services and support to individuals with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities;
information and referral, sports program, recreation, housing for adults,
targeted case management in Johnson County, support group for parents.)