Local resources for people experiencing homelessness or in need of assistance.
Recursos locales para personas sin hogar o que necesitan asistencia local.
Mobile Services brings the Library to you! It serves populations in the Kansas City Public Library district who have difficulty reaching a library branch location. It houses the Bookmobile, Books to Go, Senior Services, and the Mobile Device Lab.
The Kansas City Public Library’s Community Resources Team provides individuals experiencing life-challenges an inclusive place to access the connections, supports and services they need.
The mission of Refugee & Immigrant Services & Empowerment (RISE) is to connect refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources, and lifelong learning opportunities of the Library through outreach, education, and advocacy. RISE currently offers free classes and one-on-one services for English language learning and citizenship.
AmeriCorps VISTA Service Opportunities
The Kansas City Public Library has been granted the opportunity by the Corporation for National and Community Service to serve an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) intermediary sponsor—The Library VISTA Project. As an intermediary, the Library partners with local organizations serving as AmeriCorps VISTA member host sites. Click here for more information.