We have provided a loving home for more than 1,650 young women and babies since 1987.


  • Annually we provide around 6,000 bed nights to young moms and their babies.

  • Our program is for pregnant, young women 21-years old or younger.

  • We are licensed by the State of Missouri as a Maternity Home.

  • We serve more than 15,000 meals and snacks annually.

  • Girls choose to live at Mother’s Refuge at their own will.

  • Our babies use more than 12,000 diapers per year.

  • Most of our residents come from the Greater Kansas City area and surrounding counties.

  • Our funding comes from contributions from individuals, businesses, foundations, civic clubs, churches and various grants.

  • Our home is an alcohol and drug-free facility.