87 Programs, 378 Program Locations, $11,028,990 In Funding, 75,747 Men, Women & Children To Be Served
Each year COMBAT awards millions of dollars in funding to support Jackson County non-profit agencies providing services to tens of thousands of Jackson County residents—services in line with COMBAT's mission to reduce drug abuse, drug-related crime and violence.
Additionally, COMBAT is an essential source of funding for the courts and law enforcements, with millions more allotted annually for the 16th Circuit Court, Family Court, Jackson County Drug Task Force, Prosecutor's Office, Kansas City Police Department and Jackson County Drug Court.
This COMBAT-funded initiative connects individuals and families with social services to assist them with a whole host issues. The objective is to address these issues before the circumstances in these people's lives worsen to point violence might occur. More
COMBAT funding supports 20 treatment programs throughout Jackson County. These programs are expected to serve more than 5,400 people in 2023, with treatment options ranging from detoxification and recovery houses, to long-terming counseling. More
Get full details about applying for COMBAT funding. Any organization requesting COMBAT funding must have an office in Jackson County and provide services to Jackson County residents in Jackson County. Funding most be approved by the County Legislature. More
COMBAT funding enables the Jackson County Drug Task Force to pursue life-saving investigations that individual police departments would lack the resources to conduct. These investigations help prevent deadly drugs from being sold in our community. More
All COMBAT-funded agencies are required to participate in STRiVIN', which brings together prevention and treatment providers with law enforcement officers, school administrators, social workers and others to seek solutions to problems in neighborhoods. More