Resource Center for Families End-of-Life Concerns
Resource Center for Families End-of-Life Concerns

Resources for families of children with chronic illness

End-of-Life Concerns
Medical decisions

Kansas City Hospice
for patients of all ages
12006 W. 87th St. Parkway
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 894-8228

Alexandra's House
for infants and young children
P O Box 10034
Kansas City MO 64171
(816) 931-ALEX

Caring Conversations- Making Your Wishes Known for End-of-Life Care

Organ Donation

Organ & Tissue Donation

Coalition on Donation

Funeral planning

MISS Foundation: Saying Goodbye to a Child

Guidelines for planning a children's funeral by Helen Fitzgerald

Compassionate Friends

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Greater Kansas City
4501 Walnut St.
Kansas City MO 64111
(816) 561-6322

Funeral planning and the funeral home industry

Funerals: Consumer Rights Guide

Grief and after care

Turning Point
offers programs for families facing cancer and other potentially terminal illnesses, including sibling support
8900 State Line Rd., Ste 240
Shawnee Mission, KS 66206

Solace House
a center for grieving children and their families
8012 State Line Rd Ste 202
Shawnee Mission KS 66208
(913) 341-0318

Compassionate Friends
self-help organization for families grieving death of a child; there are several local chapters
(630) 990-0010
(877) 969-0010

Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Aftercare Bereavement Program
Janie Wood, Staff Chaplain
(816) 234-3911

Vital Records

Office of Vital Statistics
Curtis State Office Building
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Bureau of Vital Records
P.O. Box 570

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