• Resources and Helpful Links


    • Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Program
      • To enroll in this program, please contact Marla Anderson at Northland Dependency Services by phone at 816.781.8999. 
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Child Abuse Hotlines
      • Missouri-1.800.392.3738, Kansas-1.800.922.5330. 
    • DESE Website for Trauma
      • Pursuant to Missouri Senate Bill 638, Section 161.1050, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has established the "Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative."  For more information, visit: http://dese.mo.gov/traumainformed 
    • Disaster Distress Hotline
    • Drug & Alcohol Hotline
      • Missouri: 816.361.5900 
    • Heroin Addiction, Treatment, and Facts
    • Harvesters
      • 816.929.3000 
    • Healthcare Assistance
      • Platte County Health Department offers primary care appointments for uninsured and MC+ Platte County residents.  Please call the Parkville office at 816-587-5998 to schedule an appointment.  The Platte City office schedules primary care appointments for Thursdays only.  The Platte City office has walk in availability on Mondays and Wednesdays.  The Parkville office makes appointments for Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. 
    • Highway Patrol or Emergency Assistance
      • On your cell phone, dial *55 in Missouri and *47 in Kansas.
    • Northland Coalition
      • The umbrella coalition for Clay, Platte and Ray County Community 2000 Teams, including Platte County Prevention Coalition.
    • Northland Directory of Human Services
    • Northland Health Care Access
      • Northland Health Care Access seeks to ensure timely access to quality health care services for the uninsured and underinsured residents of the Northland for whom such services are unavailable or difficult to obtain.  For eligibility information call 816.880.6700.    
    • Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
    • Platte County Health Department
    • Prescription Assistance
    • Suicide Hotlines
      • HOPELINE-1.800.442.4673.
      • CommCare Crisis Line- 1.888.279.8188
      • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800.273.8255
    • Tri-County Mental Health Services
    • United Services
      • Tracy, Missouri: 816.858.5153
    • Youth Assistance
      • National Runaway Switchboard- 1800RUNAWAY.  "Call today for free, confidential, non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year."  www.1800RUNAWAY.org 
      • Street Outreach Services for Youth (SOS)- Part of Synergy services.  "SOS provides immediate needs, referrals, resources, and education to runaway and homeless youth up to age 21." 1.888.233.1639.
      • QuikTrip - "If you are ever in trouble, are hurt or need help, look for the SafePlace sign at QuikTrip stores."
      • Youth Crisis Line- 24-hour Synergy Services Hotlines: 1.800.491.1114 or 816.321.7050.
    • 211
      • Need to find counseling? A nursing home? Job training? A food pantry? Want to volunteer or donate goods? Don't waste valuable time trying to find the right resource. Now, by simply dialing 2-1-1 on your phone, you can make just one call to find or give help. United Way 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember central phone number connecting people in the Kansas City area with available community resources and volunteer opportunities. You'll reach a trained, caring professional 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. All for free, all confidential.