Homeless Resources

Johnson County Homeless Hubs

If you are living in Johnson County and need emergency shelter or other homeless services, you have options to connect to a variety of supports. Johnson County’s Continuum of Care on Homelessness’ members work together to meet the needs of those who are homeless in the community.

If you are not already connected to an organization that can assist you find emergency shelter or connect you to housing options, there are organizations ready to assist!

3 hubs offer triage screening & assistance 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

1: Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 9806 W 87th St, Overland Park KS 66212 913-384-6608 

2: Salvation Army – Olathe Corp 420 E Santa Fe, Olathe KS 66061 913-782-3640 ask for social services 

3: Johnson County Mental Health Center – 6440 Nieman Rd, Shawnee KS 66203 913-826-4079 to leave message.

When calling or arriving, please identify yourself as experiencing homelessness and ask for a triage screening, referral and assistance. Any household can be seen at any hub regardless of where they are located in Johnson County, Kansas.

If you are seeking assistance outside of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday hours, please call United Way’s 2-1-1 call center (dial 2-1-1 or 816-474-5112)

Additional Homeless Resources

Johnson County Shelters

Salvation Army Family Lodge is a shelter located in Olathe, Kansas, for families and children. This is not an emergency drop-in shelter. There is an intake process and a waiting list. For more information please call 913-829-0578

Interfaith Hospitality Network is a shelter located in Overland Park, Kansas, for single women and families with children. This is not an emergency drop-in shelter. There is an intake process and waiting list. For more information please call 913-345-2121.

Project 1020 is a cold weather shelter in Lenexa, Kansas, open December 1st through March 31st from 7 pm - 7 am. For more information please call Barb at 913-219-3347.

Shelters Located Outside of Johnson County

INDEPENDENCE, MO

Salvation Army Crossroads is a shelter located in Independence, Missouri, for families with children only. This is not an emergency shelter. There is an intake process and waiting list. For more information, please call 816-461-1093

KANSAS CITY, KS

Jack Reardon Convention Center is used as a cold weather emergency warming shelter in Kansas City, Kansas, when the temperature dips below 25 degrees. This is an emergency drop-in shelter. Doors open at 6 pm on those days. The shelter is open through April 30, 2022. Crosslines Community Outreach coordinates the shelter. 

Salvation Army Harbor & Lights is a shelter located in Kansas City, Kansas, for single men who are veterans only. This is not an emergency drop in shelter. To gain access to this shelter you must go through the Veterans Administration.  913-342-2173.

KANSAS CITY, MO

City Union Mission is a shelter located in Kansas City, Missouri. This is not an emergency drop in shelter. Individuals must call the homeless hotline for openings and to reserve a bed. 816-474-4599

Kansas City Rescue Mission is a shelter in Kansas City, Missouri, for single men only. This is an emergency drop in shelter but it is based on first come/first serve. Check in begins at 3 pm.  816-421-7643

ReStart is a shelter located in Kansas City, Missouri. This is not an emergency drop in shelter.  816-472-5664

LAWRENCE, KS

Lawrence Community Shelter is an emergency drop-in shelter located in Lawrence, Kansas. The shelter prioritizes to Lawrence residents and does not accept registered sex offenders. For more information and to check if there are openings, please call 785-832-8864.

Family Promise Network is a shelter located in Lawrence, Kansas, for single women and families with children. This is not an emergency drop in shelter. There is an intake process and waiting list. For more information, please call 785-764-9506.

LEAVENWORTH, KS

Rose Villa Hope House is a shelter located in Leavenworth, Kansas, for single men who are veterans only. This is not an emergency drop in shelter.  913-250-5790

 

Transitional Housing

Transitional housing is available for single women and families. Applications and interviews must be completed.

Hillcrest Ministries is transitional housing available for single women and families located in Overland Park and Kansas City, Kansas. 913-827-8462

Kansas City Rescue Mission provides transitional housing for single women overcoming substance abuse in Kansas City, Missouri. 816-348-3287

My Father's House is transitional housing for single women and families located in Paola, Kansas. 913-294-3600

Sheffield Place is transitional housing for mothers with children located in Kansas City, Missouri. 816-483-9927