Magdalene KC

Creating a survivor-informed, realistic, and meaningful alternative to prostitution

Two years of free transitional housing, in a supportive, non-judgmental environment, empowering the women of Magdalene KC to become thriving and contributing members of their community.

Recovery

Therapeutic Case Management 

Physical and Mental Health Services 

Addiction Recovery Services

Intensive Trauma Recovery 

Renewal

  Support To Further Education 

 Group, Art And Music Therapy

 

Classes On Health And Wellness,

Gardening, Creative Writing, And Financial Literacy

 

 Pro-bono Legal Representation

 

 Training On Basic Life Skills 

Growth

Involvement In The Cottage Industry

Support In Finding Employment Opportunities

Matched Saving Opportunities

 Steps Toward Financial Independence

Thrive

Securing Low-cost Housing And Permanent Employment Upon Graduation

Support Groups Available To Graduates

Opportunities To Help Next Generation Of Participants

It costs

$67.15

per day to incarcerate someone.

It costs

$49.80

per day to provide a pathway

to economic independence.

FAQs

Who does the Magdalene KC program serve?


Magdalene KC is a program for adult survivors of commercial sexual exploitation who are in recovery from sex trafficking, drug addiction and homelessness. Here are some facts about the women we serve: -The most common shared experience among survivors is unaddressed childhood sexual assault -The average age that they were first trafficked is between 9 and 14 -Average age of drugs and/or alcohol abuse starting at 11 -Up to 75% of our residents meet the federal definition of trafficking -All of the women experienced rape and physical assault, often aggravated by the use of a weapon, while being trafficked or prostituting -All of the women meet the diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder and most experience co-occurring illness -Typically, the women at Magdalene KC are uninsured




What are the qualifications for this program?


Applicants should be adults with a past history of prostitution or sex trafficking and drug or alcohol addiction. Applicants should prepare to be committed to the 2 year program, including maintaining sobriety and working on personal growth. Applicants do not need to be located in Kansas City.




Who does not qualify for the program?


We cannot accept women who are pregnant or have small children living with them, and we do not accept pets. Women with outstanding warrants are encouraged to take care of them before applying for the program. Veronica's Voice reserves the right to accept or reject applications on a case by case basis.





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Magdalene KC: (913) 214-1401

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PO Box 172472

Kansas City, KS 66117

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