What is Hillcrest?
Hillcrest Transitional Housing offers homeless families, singles & youth a disciplined educational program within a caring, supportive environment. Unlike many organizations whose focus is one-time or emergency care, Hillcrest’s primary objective is to move clients from homelessness to self-sufficiency within 90 days by addressing the total life situation of the homeless families they serve. Hillcrest also provides a transitional housing program for homeless teens and young adults, ages 16-20, who have an educational goal. This unique program offers housing & supportive services for up to 24 months.
How can we help?
Hillcrest has a community garden with 40 raised beds and is in need of 10 volunteers to assist with spreading fertilizer that was delivered from the Kansas City Zoo.
Where is the Garden?
The garden is located at 31st and Barnett Avenue
738 N. 31st Street, Kansas City, KS 66102
For directions call the Hillcrest office at 913.400.2573
What should I wear/Bring?
Please wear tennis shoes and clothing you are comfortable getting dirty in. Gardening gloves and tools will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a water bottle.