reStart Substance Abuse Prevention Program

  1. Program Provider
  2. Full Description

reStart, Inc.

Program Summary: 
reStart, Inc. provides comprehensive homeless services at its 9th Street location in Kansas City, including vulnerability assessments, diversion, emergency shelter, family shelter, youth network services—youth emergency shelter, youth street outreach—Supportive Services for Veteran’s and Families, Healthcare for Homeless Veterans, Rapid Rehousing, and Homeless Prevention. In addition, clients have access to Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon.

COMBAT funds support a key staffing position within reStart, Inc.’s Substance Abuse Prevention program, which includes secondary and indicated prevention activities delivered across youth programming services offered at reStart’s emergency shelter. The full-time Prevention Specialist coordinates on-site and off-site substance abuse prevention education services, including:

  • substance abuse education
  • health and nutrition programming
  • smoking cessation services
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Al-Ateen groups, arts and recreation programming
  • Service learning opportunities for participants in reStart’s Adult Emergency Shelter, adults and teens from the Family Emergency Shelter, Youth Emergency Shelter, Youth Transitional Living Program, and Youth Maternity Group Home

Program Addresses: 
reStart, Inc. • 918 E. 9th Street • Kansas City, MO 64106

816-886-9945 •


    COMBAT funds other violence prevention programs—more than 40—offered by a variety of agencies thorughout Jackson County. These programs have been broken down into these sub-categories to assist you in finding services that meet your specific needs

    » Bully Prevention
    » Child Abuse
    » Counseling Services
    » Diversion Programs
    » Domestic Violence

    » Job Training Programs
    » Legal Services
    » Parenting Programs
    » Re-entry Programs
    » School Attendance/Truancy
    » Sexual Assault Programs
    » STRIVIN'
    » Victim Support Services
    » Youth-Orient Programs