Catherine's Place and Friendship House

Catherine's Place and Friendship House are an integral part of the services offered to women and children impacted by substance use disorders here at ReDiscover. Our beautiful homes located in the historic Hyde Park area are centrally located to our day treatment facility and many of the necessary community resources our families access each day.

Many families who enter our services struggle with access to stable housing among other basic needs. To assist people who are struggling with substance use disorders and other mental health diagnoses, it is important to address basic human needs first. If a mother can feed her children and knows where she and her children will sleep that night, she is more able to focus on her therapeutic needs.

Both Catherine's Place and Friendship House have eight family-style bedrooms, free on-site laundry, full-service kitchens, playrooms, exercise rooms, and an outdoor playground. Each house also has designated spaces for individual and group counseling sessions as well as parent-child interaction therapy.

In addition, both homes provide stable, safe, and therapeutic living environments for women and women with children. For many women and children, this is their first experience with a stable living environment. Both houses strive to meet the individual women’s needs and assist her in meeting the needs of her children. Staffs in the homes are available to assist with parenting, employment, individual and group case management, and therapy services. All of these services are in addition to participation in treatment services at our Woodland location.

"HARDSHIPS OFTEN PREPARE ORDINARY PEOPLE FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY DESTINY."

C.S. Lewis
Catherine's Place
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816-531-7788

3720 Gillham Rd.  |  Kansas City, Missouri

Catherine's Place provides transitional housing for continued treatment up to six months.


Friendship House
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816-531-7788

3728 Gillham Rd.  |  Kansas City, Missouri

Friendship House provides residential housing during the first 28 days of treatment. 

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How You Can Help

By making a gift to ReDiscover, you are providing families with much more than a warm meal and a comfortable bed. Your gift will give many women and their children a safe space and piece of mind during one of the hardest parts of their life.

There are many ways to contribute and make a difference in the lives of our clients. Whether it be an in-kind or monetary donation, ReDiscover greatly appreciates your support and generosity. 

$2,000

Covers the cost of shelter, food, and child care for one mother and her children to live at Friendship House or Catherine's Place.

$1,000

Sponsors one woman to live at either Friendship House or Catherine's Place.

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$250

Pays for one week of food for 10 women plus their children.

To donate by check please make checks payable to ReDiscover with Catherine's Place in the memo.

Mail to:
ReDiscover
Attn: Development Department
1555 NE Rice Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

Friendship House and Catherine's Place are programs within ReDiscover, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  ReDiscover has served Jackson County since 1969. All donations are tax-deductible. Cash, check and credit card donations are gladly accepted, as well as some in-kind donations.


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In-Kind Needs

  • New bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths
  • New pillows
  • Art for bedrooms
  • New dishtowels & dishcloths
  • New summer weight blankets
  • Twin comforters
  • Wii games
  • Family friendly DVDs

For more information or to make an in-kind donation please call our Development Department at 816-581-5819.