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Q: How does one qualify for the homeless transitional housing program?

A: Be homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. Be able to work 40 hours a week. Accept the responsibility to secure transportation to work. And most of all, be motivated to change your situation.

Q: How do I donate a car that is in good condition for a family to use?

A: Hillcrest Platte County is a 501c3 and we can accept your vehicle and give it directly to a family in need. You will need to bring the keys, title, inspection, and the vehicle to the office and we can process your donation right on the spot. You will receive all the necessary documents to claim it on your taxes and at the same time you can change the life of a family!

Q: I’m a Boy Scout and would like to complete my Eagle Scout Badge. Can I do that with Hillcrest Platte County?

A: Yes, we have many ideas to share with you for serving those less fortunate on our properties. If you would like to leave your mark in Platte City call (816) 431-6914. If you are closer to I-29 And 64th St and would like to provide something for our families, call (816) 587-9037.

Q: I have a small group. How we can get involved with Hillcrest Platte County?

A: We would love to have you host a BBQ on property for our families, put together auction items for the Gala, start a walk team for the annual Walk for the Homeless, plan a workday at either of our properties, or whatever you can think of to help our families get connected in the community or help us raise funds for the Hillcrest Platte County program. We need you!

Q: I’m a Girl Scout troop leader and would like to do something with Hillcrest Platte County. What can we do?

A: There are many ways to get involved. Every season we have opportunities, including providing Easter baskets, Christmas stockings, collecting school supplies or needed items for our pantry at Hillcrest Platte County. If you have an idea, please give us a call.

Q: Do you keep track of families after they move out?

A: Hillcrest Platte County stays in contact with our families through continued life skills curriculum and budget counseling. Many of the graduates remain involved through volunteering. Of those who graduate from the program, 85% of families are still self-sufficient after five years!

Q: Do you accept monetary donations?

A: Yes, we do. CLICK HERE to donate.