Eileen's Place 

​Eileen's Place is a 60 unit community of supportive housing for families. It offers multi-disciplinary, housing-oriented services aimed to help tenants remain stably housed while addressing individual household needs.

Eileen's Place


Eileen's Place, a supportive housing project of Metro Lutheran Ministry, provides 60 units of supportive housing to at-risk and homeless families, prioritizing assistance to households with children. Eileen's Place offers multi-disciplinary, housing-oriented services which aim to help tenants remain stably housed while addressing individual household needs. 


A waiting list is currently in place for tenancy at Eileen's Place. To complete a Waiting List Application & Referral, please contact Property Management at 913-283-7062. The waiting list currently has over 300 households; at least a one-year wait may be expected.



Services Offered
  • Case Management
  • Life Skills (nutrition, time management, housekeeping, parenting)
  • Financial and Employment Coaching
  • Community Garden 
  • Computer Lab
  • Referrals and Linkages to Community-Based Programs
  • Basic Needs (Household good, transportation assistance, emergency financial assistance)
  • Medical/Dental Assistance
  • Child and Adult Educational Support
  • Little Free Library
  • Community Events and Classes (Holiday gatherings and meals, tutoring, holiday adoption program, VBS)
  • Volunteer led classes


Outcomes

  • 100% of households access basic needs services
  • 80% of households utilize 2 or more services
  • 80% of households participate in Life-Skills
  • 40% of households participate in Financial or Employment Coaching
  • 25% of households access medical/dental 
  • 50% of households maintain or increase enrollment in mainstream benefits
  • 50% of adults report improved mental health status
  • 70% of households with school-age children report zero negative mobility






For more information on how to make a contribution to Eileen's Place, call 816.285.3149.

Programs

Eileen's Place opened in May 2021! Help support the opening of this exciting project with a gift to support the supportive services and furniture costs of Eileen’s Place.

Below is a sneak peek at some of the amazing supportive services to be offered at Eileen’s Place, as well as our anticipated outcomes and community impact.