Upcoming Events


SpeakOut:Teen Dating Violence Prevention Summit

Saturday September 24, 2016 9:30AM – 3PM
West Wyandotte Library 1737 N. 82nd St.
Kansas City, Kansas 66112
Free for Youth Participants & $5 for Adults


Breakfast refreshments & a light lunch will be provided
For More information: Please contact Chandra Green 913-321-1566 ext. 239






A Night of Praise

Sunday October 2, 2016 3:30 – 5:30PM
Forest Grove Baptist Church 1417 N. 9th St.
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
Free to the Public —Reception immediately following
For More information: Please contact Durriyyah Anderson 913-321-1566 ext. 226






Who We Are

Friends of Yates is a comprehensive community agency that provides a full menu of community care and support including domestic violence programming, prevention services, youth and adult development and emergency food and clothing distribution.

Our Mission

Friends of Yates Inc. strives to continuously provide services that help to increase a sense of identity in children, youth, adults, and senior citizens that will facilitate safe and productive lives.

Community Training

Domestic Violence does not discriminate.  It crosses all racial, social, educational, and other demographical boundaries.  Therefore the need for preventative education is vital to the protection and safety of victims and potential victims of domestic violence.