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Amethyst Place Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Mental Health, Mental Health Disorders, Single Parent Agencies, Substance Abuse Treatment

Mission:

To provide safe and supportive housing to women and their children recovering from substance use disorder and other mental healh issues.

Target demographics: single moms overcoming substance use disorder and their kids

Direct beneficiaries per year: 49 families with a place to live on our campus, including 72 children. 94% of our kiddos were reunified with their mom at Amethyst Place. We had 24 moms in college and another 5 pursuing their GEDs. 87% of our residents remained drug/alcohol free. Even after they have moved off campus and become wholly independent, we had 25 graduates who chose to stay engaged in services we offer them.

Geographic areas served: midtown Kansas City, MO

Programs: on-site therapy, case management, individualized supportive services, life skills, mentoring programs, education support, vocational development support and more.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Mindy E.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Amethyst Place made it possible for me to have my daughter back and to get my life back on track. I was able to get by certified nurses aide certificate and get my high-set and become stronger in my recovery! I am who I am and wear that today because of this place!

Kaitlin McLees H.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Amethyst Place truly saves my life! Without them I wouldn’t have had the resources to get my children back, go back to college, and learn how to be a productive member of society. The community I had with the other Moms was out of this world too, we always had someone around that could support us and be there when we needed it. Even though I am a graduate of Amethyst, I still am connected with them and know they will always be there for me if I need it!