The Poverty Mindset

The Poverty Mindset

Breaking the cycle of poverty often means overcoming a mindset. Breaking the cycle of poverty often means overcoming a mindset. When someone is chronically living in poverty, their mindset shifts from one of growth and opportunity to one consisting of self-sabotage,...
A New Year Brings New Changes

A New Year Brings New Changes

These new services allow us to be a more visual presence in the community. Happy New Year! As we celebrate the arrival of 2020, the Welcome Center also celebrates a series of changes that will provide more services and allow us a more visual presence in the community....
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

Know that seasonal depression symptoms are treatable and we have resources to help. It’s that time of year when people begin to anticipate the coming holiday season. Holidays evoke emotions such as joy, cheerfulness, sentimentality, and memories of Thanksgivings and...
Who is Taking Care of You?

Who is Taking Care of You?

Caring for yourself is a foundational part of caring for others. You can’t give what you don’t have. In our workaholic world, it is easy to slip into the notion that “I am what I do,” and we can quickly get swept up in ticking off boxes, accomplishing tasks, and...
Save your Energy

Save your Energy

Too many households in our community do not get a reprieve from the heat. It’s 97° outside and has been for the last four days. The heat is oppressive, especially at the end of a hard day’s work. Most of us can’t wait to escape to an air-conditioned room, to feel the...
Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

We’ve assisted 431 individuals affected by the flooding of the Missouri River Devastation does not discriminate, and it’s an important fact we’ve had to learn time and time again here at Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph. One of our very own employees,...

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