MISSION


The Mission of Diversity Placement Services is to empower people with disabilities in finding and maintaining competitive employment in their community. 


PURPOSE


Diversity Placement Services will work to enhance the lives of persons receiving
support services by assisting them in coordinating services and completing a functional employment assessment (Discovery and Exploration), job development, job coaching and follow along services.  We will strive for excellence through demonstration of ongoing quality improvement based on customer satisfaction and results achieved.


OBJECTIVES


To facilitate career choice and provide support and training to each person to reach their desired level of independence, integration and inclusion.

To utilize education and training to promote positive attitudes in employees and in the community towards employing persons who have disabilities.

Maintain high quality standards of service delivery by meeting or exceeding accreditation standards.
Respecting the rights, choices and dignity of all people.

Through these actions we defend each person's right to be productive and contribute toward their own welfare and that of their community.






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​​DPS is a Member and  Supports the following Organizations:

















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SUCCESS RATES


  • Placement Rate: 82.6%
  • Average Wage: $9.89
  • Client Satisfaction: 92.6%


 Current Rates as of:  8/06/2018

 EMPLOYER SERVICES


  • FREE Employment Services
  • Qualified Employees
  • Reduction of Turnover
  • Enhanced Work Performance
  • Tax Credits
  • Consultations


 

PARTICIPANT SERVICES


  • Competitive Employment
  • On-the-job Training
  • Problem Solving
  • Resume Preparation
  • Follow Along Services
  • Community Resource Referrals
  • Advocacy
  • Job Club


Diversity Placement Services, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability and genetic information (including family medical history).

RESOURCE LIST
Kansas City Area


Housing/Rent Assistance


City Union Mission

1310 Wabash, KCMO 64127
816-329-1444


Community Services League

404 N. Noland Road, Independence MO
816-254-4100


Community Linc

4012-14 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64110
816-531-3727


Della Lamb Community Services

500 Woodland Ave
816-842-8040


Don Bosco Senior Center

580 Campbell St, Kansas City, MO 64106
816-691-2900


Dept. Housing Urban Development

400 State Ave, Kansas City, KS
800-955-2232


Economic Opportunity Foundation
913-371-7800


Hillcrest Transitional Housing

2050 Plumbers Way #180, Liberty, MO 64068
816-994-6934


Home Info Center – Emergency Assist
Mohart Center, 3200 Wayne, KCMO 64109
816-931-0443


KC Housing Authority

920 Main, Kansas City, Missouri 64111
816-968-4100


Lutheran Ministry – Emergency Assist
3031 Holmes, KCMO 64109
816-931-0027


Salvation Army - Bellfontaine
3013 E. 9h Street, KCMO 64124
816-483-8484


United Inner City Services
2008 E. 12th Street, KCMO 64127
816-994-5499


United Services CAA
6323 Manchester Ave, Kansas City, MO
816-358-6868


West Central MO CAA
200 W. 4th Street, Appleton City, MO 64724
660-476-2185


Utility Assistance


Bishop Sullivan

6435 E Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO 64126
816-231-0984


Carver Center

4328 Jackson Ave, Kansas City, MO 64130
816-921-5564


Cathedral Immaculate Conception

416 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105
816-842-0416


Catholic Charities

850 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105
816-221-4377


Christ the King Church 

8510 Wornall Road, KCMO 64114
816-997-9710


City Union Mission

1310 Wabash, KCMO 64127
816-329-1444


Community Assistance Council
10901 Blue Ridge Blvd, KCMO 64134
816-763-3277


Community Services League

404 N. Noland Road, Independence MO
816-254-4100


Della Lamb Community Services

500 Woodland Ave
816-842-8040


Don Bosco Family Support Center

520 Garfield, KCMO 64124
816-691-2900


Father Hix Social Services

947 Osage, Kansas City, KS 66105
816-241-9986


Metro Lutheran Ministry 

3031 Holmes, KCMO 64109
816-931-0027


Redemptorist - Utility Assistance

207 W. Linwood, KCMO 64111
816-356-0054


Salvation Army - Bellfontaine

3013 E. 9h Street, KCMO 64124
816-483-8484


Salvation Army – Blue Valley

6618 E. Truman Road, KCMO 64126
816-241-6488


Salvation Army – Westport

500 W. 39th Street, KCMO 64111
816-753-6040


St. Bernadette

9020 E 51 Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64133
816-356-3700


St. Elizabeth

2 E 75th St, Kansas City, MO 64114
816-523-3909


St. Francis Xavier Church

1001 E. 52nd Street, KCMO 64110
816-231-3955


St. James Social Services

11822 Holmes Road, KCMO 64131
816-942-2492


St. Monica

1616 Paseo, Kansas City, MO 64108
816-471-3696


St. Peters

701 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64131
816-363-2320


United Services

6323 Manchester Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133
816-358-6868


West Central MO CAA

200 W. 4th Street, Appleton City, MO 64724
660-476-2185


Food and Clothing


Better Living Center

7127 Troost Ave, KCMO 64131
816-523-1115


Bishop Sullivan

6435 E Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO 64126
816-231-0984


Catholic Charities

850 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105
816-221-4377


City Union Mission

1310 Wabash, KCMO 64127
816-329-1444


Clay County Clothes Closet

3939 N Cleveland Ave, Kansas City, MO 64117
816-454-3960


Community Assistance Council

10901 Blue Ridge Blvd, KCMO 64134
816-763-3277


Community Services League

404 N. Noland Road, Independence MO
816-254-4100


Connections To Success

300 West Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-5115


Christ the King Church

8510 Wornall Road, KCMO 64114
816-997-9710


Della Lamb Community Services

500 Woodland Ave, Kansas City, MO
816-842-8040


Episcopal Community Services

11 E. 40th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
816-931-2850


Good Samaritan Center

108 S. Thompson, Excelsior Springs, MO
816-630-2718


Metro Lutheran Ministry

3031 Holmes, KCMO 64109
816-931-0027


Mid America Assistance Coalition

1 W Armour Blvd # 301, Kansas City, MO 64111
816-561-2727


Neighbor 2 Neighbor

500 W 40th St, Kansas City, MO 64111
816-931-1150


Raytown Emergency Assistance Program

9300 E 75th St, Raytown, MO 64138
816-356-0054


Redemptorist

207 W. Linwood, KCMO 64111
816-964-9942


Seaton Center

2816 E 23rd St, Kansas City, MO 64127
816-231-3955


St. Bernadette

9020 E 51 Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64133
816-356-3700


United Services CAA

6323 Manchester Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133
816-358-6868
West Central MO CAA 

200 W. 4th Street, Appleton City, MO 64724
660-476-2185


Legal Aid


Disability Professionals Law Firm

214 West 18th Street, KCMO 64108
816-474-6750


Legal Aid of Western MO
816-474-6750


*Dial 211, the United Way resource line, may have additional resources in your area*
*You may also call the number on the back of your Insurance/ Medicaid card that can provide you with additional resources*