Advocacy

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

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 awareness, and seeking resolution regarding disability issues.

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


Missouri Protection & Advocacy

Missouri Protection & Advocacy is a federally mandated system in the state of Missouri which provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legally-based advocacy.

925 S. Country Club Dr., #2
Jefferson City, MO 65109
573-893-3333


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.

3710 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-561-0304
TTY: 816-531-7794

 

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.

9001 W. 67th St.
Merriam, KS 66202
913-789-0332