Need help exploring what type of work you want to do? Maybe you need to strengthen your independent living skills. Check out some of the college, career and life skills program opportunities available in Kansas City.

Arts

Imagine That: https://www.imaginethatkc.org/ 

*Autism Society of the Heartland free monthly art classes at Nelson Atkins Museum https://www.asaheartland.org/  

Animals

Zoo: https://www.kansascityzoo.org/ 

Pawsability: https://paws-ability.org/ 

KC Pet Project: https://kcpetproject.org/ 

Grooming Project: https://thegroomingproject.org/ 

Barber/Beautician

Transformed: https://transformedbca.com/ 

Johnson County Community College: https://www.jccc.edu/ 

Career Exploration *Voc Rehab: https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation 
College

University of Central Missouri: https://www.ucmo.edu/ 

University of Kansas: https://www.ku.edu/ 

Metropolitan Community College: https://mcckc.edu/ 

Johnson County Community College: https://www.jccc.edu/ 

UMKC: https://www.umkc.edu/ 

Culinary

Farmer’s House: https://thefarmershouse.org/ 

*Truman Medical Center Kitchen Assistant Program: https://www.behavioralhealthkc.org/services/employment-services

Johnson County Community College: https://www.jccc.edu/academics/credit/hospitality-culinary/

The Whole Person Employabilities Program: https://thewholeperson.org/employabilities/page.html

Health Care

Children’s Mercy Project Rise: 

https://www.childrensmercy.org/in-the-community/project-rise/

Project SEARCH: https://www.projectsearch.us/ 

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley:https://mcckc.edu/special-facilities/health-science-institute/

Life Skills/Independent Living

Missouri Mentor: https://www.mo-mentor.com/ 

Sherwood Center: https://sherwoodcenter.org/ 

Whole Person: https://thewholeperson.org/ 

Manufacturing, Packaging, Mailing, Light Assembly

Job One: https://jobonekc.org/ 

AlphaPointe: https://www.alphapointe.org/ 

Ability KC: https://abilitykc.org/ 

Blue Valley Industries: https://www.bluevalleyindustries.org/ 

Recycling Connecting For Good: https://www.connectingforgood.org/ 
Janitorial *Ability One: https://www.abilityone.gov/ 
Warehouse

Full Employment Council: https://www.feckc.org/ 

*Fed Ex: https://www.fedex.com/global/choose-location.html 

Inclusion Works: https://www.alliedglobalservices.com/inclusion-works

Warehouse Men Training Inc.: https://www.warehousemantraining.com/