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Community Assistance Counsel is here to help in South Kansas City

Founded in 1976, Community Assistance Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in south Kansas City with the mission to empower individuals and families to self-sufficiency through the delivery of direct emergency assistance, education and advocacy.

Recently named Harvesters'​ Agency of the Year, we feed the hungry, prevent homelessness and assist nearly 4,000 individuals each year to achieve financial stability. Specific programs of CAC include a food pantry, a clothing closet, emergency rent and utilities assistance, assistance for medicines and medical equipment, diapers and pull-ups, hygiene items, holiday store, Thanksgiving and Christmas meal kits, life skills classes; and strengths-based case management.


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