Become a Member

What sets Shepherd’s Centers apart is the high level of community engagement and empowerment of participants. As a result, older adults have increased connections to life-enhancing services and friendships for a higher quality of life.

The model is based on IMPACT, and includes the following six core characteristics:


  I = inclusion of all people and all faiths, representing the diversity of the


M = meaningful programs and services designed  by older adults

 P = power of volunteers to make a difference

 A = aging well

 C = connecting individuals to each other and to community  

 T = team effort with a group of people, congregations and community



A strength of the Shepherd’s Center model is our nearly 50-year history.  We have a wealth of experience in our growing network. Community-based organizations that share our core characteristics are welcome to affiliate with our network to help increase awareness and promote our shared mission to support older adults. 


Call (816.960.2022) or email ( us to learn more. 


5559 NW Barry Rd.

Box #333

Kansas City, MO 64154



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