Info – Advocacy

The following agencies provide a wide variety of services to individuals with a disability and their respective families living in Jackson County.

Coalition for Independence – Assistive Technology Program
The Assistive Technology Program provides information and support for persons with disabilities in securing appropriate assistive devices to help increase independent living capabilities.

6724 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 231-7166

The Mayor’s Office on Disabilities for Kansas City, Missouri
This office is operated by the city of Kansas City, Missouri to help residents with disabilities and family members have greater access to city government for the purpose of voicing their concerns, raising awarness, and seeking resolution regarding disability issues.

414 E. 12th St., First Floor,
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 513-1313

Missouri Parents Act (MPACT)
MPACT provides a wide variety of training opportunities on special education services and related topics to parents of children that receive special education services through the public school system.

8301 State Line Rd, #204,
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 531-7070

Missouri Special Olympics
This office coordinates the Special Olympics program.

1 Lee Drive,
Merriam, KS 66202
(913) 789-0332

The Whole Person Inc.
This agency helps develop community awareness regarding issues related to disabilities and helps individuals with disabilities advocate for appropriate services and treatment.

301 E. Armour Blvd.,
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-0304
TTY: (816) 531-7794