Youth Programs

In addition to youth character building programs that are built into the structure of the Corps community Centers, there are special programs designed to meet the needs of today’s youth. For more information or to participate, please contact the program directly.

After-School Community Drop-In Center at Bellefontaine Corps
The enrichment program at this community center offers after-school tutoring, basketball, a weight room, a game room, computer instruction and a quiet place for students to do their homework. The center is open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bellefontaine Corps is located at 3013 E. 9th St. Kansas City, MO 64124 or contact us at 816.483.8484.

After-School Care at Independence Corps

Students in kindergarten through twelfth grade are welcome to attend this program for an incredibly low yearly fee. After-school care at Independence also offers a variety of activities to choose from, including a computer lab, homework assistance, arts and crafts, music class, Bible study, games, sports, girl guards and sunbeams, boys adventure corps and more. Note: After-school care in Independence closes during the Christmas season due to a lack of space with other seasonal services.

Independence Corps

14700 E. Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050

Additional Service Areas


Vulnerable Adults

We are motivated by the love of God to help those whose needs present unique challenges. We provide compassionate care without discrimination.

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Struggling Families

Mitigating poverty, abuse, addiction and other family stressors does not happen overnight. Long-term, sustainable holistic solutions such as the Pathway of Hope program help break the cycles hindering the success of our communities and families.

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Emergency & Disaster

Emergency Assistance is an integral part of who we are. We provide aid for the needs of families when resources are devastated by unexpected events.

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