for government workers affected by the shutdown

Food Pantry

We offer pre-bagged, non-perishable food and toiletry items to families and individuals once a month by pick-up only at our Grace Place Food Pantry. The food pantry is open Tuesdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and Thursdays 12:30-2:30 p.m. If you cannot come by at these times, contact Joyce Appel at 816.795.8848 x327 to schedule another pick-up time.

Financial Assistance

Woods Chapel is offering financial assistance for utilities and other necessities for government workers affected by the shutdown. Contact Joyce Appel at 816.795.8848 x327 for more information.

RideKC Free Bus Rides

RideKC is giving furloughed government employees free bus rides. Workers just need to show their government ID when boarding a bus and they can ride for free. Find out more.

United Way 211

Dial 2-1-1 to be connected with an operator who can help you determine which programs will best serve your needs.

Federal employees in need of social services, and anyone with questions about availability of public benefits can call the Help-Me-Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to get help at 816.364.1131 or 800.365.7724.

Visit our Grace Place Services page for more information on services we offer!

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