Getting Help

From hello to help. We’re here for you.

The Help Me Hotline and Help Me Online are free, searchable, confidential services that connects individuals to a wide range of resources and services across 18 counties in Northwest Missouri and Doniphan County in Kansas. The staff of AFL-CIO Community Services provides a comprehensive Information & Referral service designed to assist all segments of the general population through a database of community resources consisting of health and human service providers, nonprofits, educational programs, support and civic groups, and local, city, and county services.

The comprehensive database is constantly being updated so you’ll always have accurate information. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, by both phone and through this website.


The agency's database can now be accessed by visiting the Help Me Online Resource Guide. This search engine is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, in more than 170 languages. And it’s just a click away. 

Search the Help Me Online resource directory to find resources near you.


If you cannot find services that meet your needs through Help Me Online, need assistance navigating this extensive web resource, or would like additional guidance concerning any issues your family might be experiencing, please call 816.364.1131 and an Information & Referral Specialist will assist you. Phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Call the Help Me Hotline to get assistance in finding resources near you.


The Help Me Hotline database is sponsored by AFL-CIO Community Services Agency and supported by the United Way of Greater St Joseph. Help Me Hotline is a member of AIRS and MAK AIRS and in partnership with United Way of Greater Kansas City and United Way of Greater St Louis.

Contact us to learn more about our inclusion policies
and how to be part of our database.