In support of our mission to empower the Kansas City area music community through health care programs and to promote music career development, MMF shares these resources.
Please let us know about inaccuracies or links to new resources we could provide
here. The links below provide access to a growing network of industry professionals. 


Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line
Text Hello to 741-741
A free, 24/7 textline for people in crisis

Suicide Prevention Line

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255

National Suicide Prevention TTY
(800) 799-4889

National Suicide Prevention (Veteran Specific)
(800) 734-2433

Sexual Exploitation

Veronica’s Voice: Sexually exploited in Kansas City
(816) 728-0004


AFL-CIO: St. Joseph, MO (816) 364-1131

AIDS Hotline (800) 342-2437

AIDS/HIV Nightline (800) 628-9240

Alcoholics Anonymous:
Kansas Adult Children (913) 384-4653
Missouri Adult Children (816) 373-8566
AA Missouri-Kansas City office (816) 471-7229

Alliance Against Family Violence (800) 644-1441

CDC National Hotline (800) 232-4636

Child Abuse Kansas (800) 922-5330
Child Abuse Missouri (800) 392-3738

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, inc. office (816) 254-7755

Domestic Violence (816) 463-5463

Elderly and Disabled Abuse/Neglect
Kansas (800) 922-5330
Missouri (800) 392-0210

Homeless (816) 474-4599

Hope Haven (Domestic Violence) office (816) 380-4663

Hope House (Domestic Violence) (816) 461-4673

Joyce H. Williams (Domestic Violence) (913) 321-0951

Kansas City Metro Area Domestic Violence (816) 468-5463

KC Anti-Violence Project (816) 561-0550

National Run-Away Switchboard (800) 786-2929 = 800 runaway

New House (Domestic Violence) (816) 471-5800

Rape Crisis Line (813) 531-0233

Rose Brooks Center (Domestic Violence) (816) 861-6100

Safe Haven/Synergy Services Northland (816) 452-8535
Synergy Hotline (888) 233-1639

Teen Rape Crisis (816) 531-0233

The Trevor Project (LGBT) (866) 488-7386

Health Care, Emergency & Healthy Living

KC Free Health Clinic
Metro Council

Metro Council
Community Behavioral Health Centers

Jackson County (MO) Health Department
Affordable Care Act (
Addiction Group
Future of Music Coalition
Bridging the Gap - Water & Energy Savers
More Health Care, Emergency & Healthy Living Recources A-Z

AccessKC | assistance for low income underinsured resident of KC (previously Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet)

AHIRC: The Artist’s Health Insurance Resource Center | Resources for residents of any state

Alcohol Rehab Help | Find freedom from Alcohol Addiction

American Federation of Musicians: The Lester Petrillo Memorial Fund For Disabled Musicians

Backline: The Music Industry’s Mental Health and Wellness Resource Hub

Baylor University, Online Speech Pathology Program, “How to Prevent and Repair Vocal Damage

Blues Foundation, Memphis, TN: Blues Foundation HART Fund

The Coda Jazz Fund

Community Health Council of Wyandotte County

Duchesne Clinic, by findhelp – The Social Care Network | Free Health Insurance Quotes Resources for Affordable Prescription Medicine

Gospel Music Trust Fund

Jackson County, MO Emergency Rental Assistance Program Checklist

JayDoc Free Clinic

Jazz Foundation of America, New York: Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund

Johnson County Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic

Kansas City Addiction Recovery Centers: Reviews and Ratings

Kansas City Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs

KC Health Resource

KC Health Resource Guide

KC Women Mobile Mammography

KU-University of Kansas-School of law-Medical Legal Assistance

Limelight Counseling | Offering discounts for musicians

Mercy & Truth Medical Missions, Inc | Local and international medical mission

Missouri Department of Social Services | Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Missouri State Assistance for Housing Relief:  MO SAFHR

Music Health Alliance

Music Maker Relief Foundation


Musicians Foundation, New York: Musicians Foundation

Narcotics Anonymous

Online Therapy

Online Addiction Counseling

Red Dirt Relief Fund provides a safety net of critical assistance for Oklahoma music people in times of need.

Resolve Counseling & Wellness Center | sliding-scale mental health opportunities

Rundstrom, Tureen & Bennett Cancer Fund | Musician’s assistance and Cancer Fund

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center

Show Me Healthy Women | Free breast and cervical cancer screenings for qualifying Missourians

Sounds of Saving Healing through music. Leveraging the power of music to fight suicide and depression

Southwest Blvd Family Health Care

Stride Healthcare, partnered with Folk Alliance International

Sweet Relief Musician’s Fund, financial assistance for professional musicians

Swope Health Services

Truman Medical Centers

United Way of Greater Kansas City

University of Missouri, Kansas City Dental School

VisionCenter :
+Cheap Eye Exams and Glasses
+Corneal Ulcers
+Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Volunteer KC | Resource list for mental health and housing assistance 

Wyandotte County Health Department

Press Contacts & Music Blogs


Wednesday Midday Medley Host: Mark Manning
Under The Radar Host: John Todd


The Bridge, 90.9FM,

VP of Radio:  Bryan Truta, Senior Director, Radio Operations (
Director of Music: Sarah Bradshaw, Music Coordinator  (
Eight One Sixty Host: Chris Haghirian  
Michelle Bacon, Radio Content & Database Manager (

Audio Gear, Recording Studios & Music Venues

Financial Planning & Taxes

Kyle Harsha

Kyle Harsha
Financial and Wealth Advisor & Tax Services
(816) 663-0945

Midwest Music Foundation 2015 Summer Conference

MMF held a Summer Conference in August 2015 that featured two guest speakers on the Affordable Care Act and Musician’s Marketing . The conference was video recorded by MidCoastLiveStream. (The sound clears up after the introductions.)