Our Spot KC is fighting to provide a space for the marginalized in our community and we move toward this goal by creating programs that give individuals an opportunity to advance in this world. Throughout our history, we have found innovative ways to provide safe, supportive, affirming and culturally informed services and resources to uplift and empower the LGBTQ+ community in the Kansas City. Here are just some of the core ways we create a spot for all…
Lion House is an LGBTQ-specific transitional and rapid rehousing program that seeks to come from a community first and housing plus approach. Transitional housing is a short term housing program that is designed to best support specific segments of the homeless population, including working homeless people who are earning too little money to afford long-term housing.
Lion House is a program created by Our Spot KC that is fighting to end homelessness.
A Festival and Event Series for those on the Outskrts of the Queer Community. Our Spot KC is fighting to provide a space for the marginalized in our community, those on the Outskrts. Development and implementation of intentional programming to address health disparities faced by LBTQ women and communities of color. Provide a series of events including free training, education, discussions, health fairs, and health centered activities. Provide access to culturally competent health advocates who are trained to support participants in navigating the healthcare system.
Our Spot KC Outreach on Wheels is a brand new project, combining our capacity to distribute fresh meals with our ability to bring together our communities in self-defined spaces. Our existing meal program, provides fresh, hot meals and various health and hygiene items to people in need in Wyandotte Co., KS. By utilizing our existing food truck, the Outreach on Wheels program will be able to expand this successful meal program to target more members of the local LGBTQ community.