Our mission is aim to increase youth and adults safety, well-being, and self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with caring adults, with the goal of helping young people who are homeless make a successful transition to self-sufficient living.
Our vision is to create environments conducive to positive living while providing the support for empowerment.
Given people the opportunity to achieve goals, meet challenges, fulfill dreams, ultimately live well and become productive members of society. Through our community based housing and supportive services (on going housing,
substance and mental health services, monitoring, self sufficiency, and self management).
We are conscious of the changing demographics in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas and are committed to developing our program to adapt our facility to meet the emerging needs facilitating healing and recovery, and promoting the social and emotional well-being of children, youth and young adults and their families who have experienced maltreatment, exposure to violence,and/or trauma . The (LIFE Program- Leading Individuals Forward to Empowerment) is designed to ensure that effective interventions are in place to build skills and capacities that contribute to the healthy, positive, and productive functioning of children, youth and young adults into adulthood.
The Rise and Shines’ Transitional Living Program provides long-term residential services to homeless young adults, who are placed by the following referral agencies: Kansas Department of Health Environmental/Department of Children and Family, Law Enforcement or private agencies and individuals in need of services offered. The typical age range of young adults in the Transitional Living Program is 16-23 can have an Axis 1 diagnosis of serious mental illness. In addition, the individual may present with various other health issues requiring 24-hour supervision and services that help them develop the skills necessary to become independent. Living accommodations may include host-family homes, group homes, and supervised apartments rented in the community or owned by RSFI. The admission team will ensure that the placement is in the least restrictive environment. The issue of least restrictive environment shall be addressed annually at the individual’s Care Plan meeting.
We will focus on care coordination with local Mental Health agencies, Law Enforcement, Jevenille Justic Dentention Center, and Veterans Affairs Administrative with the youth and adult's behavioral and mental condition for a better health outcome. If you are not familiar with our foundation and your first contact with us is on-line: We would like to hear from you! Please let us know what your needs and questions are and we will be more than happy to help.
Kansas City and Kansas City, Kansas
Rise and Shine Foundation, Inc was established in 2010 as a Kansas City, Missouri based non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations. With the specific Collaborative Approach we provide with-in our programs to becoming an Empowered Individual is through our services of:
Personal Development Planning,
Substance Abuse Prevention,
Interpersonal Skill Development,
Personal and Spiritual Development,
Creative leisure activities/celebration,
Independent living preparation/follow up.
Our organization is dedicated to the process of making this happen but we need your help.
The organization was founded by Mrs.Catrina Williams-Peebles who has both the practical experience and the educational certifications to lead the organization with the help of Board of Directors and volunteers.
Rise and Shine Foundation, Inc is comprised of a full team of professionals. We are equipped with a Program Director, a Certified Reciprocal Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor, a QDDP, a Registered Nurse, American Red Cross Instructor (CPR/FA/PDT/HIV), MHFA (Mental Health First AID Instructor) a Life Skills/Training Coordinator as while as a team of clerical professionals. We demonstrate a concertize effort to develop and encourage quality care and positive supportive services. The team at RSFI have attended State and Local mandated training to address the areas of challenging behaviors.