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KIC-IT began in 2011 as the need for homeless youth services was identified in Johnson County. KIC-IT provides individualized programs & support for youth, ages 16-25, in breaking the cycle of homelessness by helping them achieve sustainable life change. As an organization, we value collaborative partnerships to serve the unstably housed or homeless youth in our community. 

Breaking the cycle of homelessness by achieving sustainable life change

Our Youth Development Program

We believe that life change happens upon the foundation of healthy relationships. Building relationships, establishing boundaries, & setting goals helps our youth redefine their life path. By connecting them to services, skill development, & improved relationships our youth will experience growth - socially, emotionally, and mentally.
 

Each of the KIC-IT programs and initiatives are based upon these core beliefs with a steadfast goal to support and encourage youth along the way to sustainable life change. 

Homelessness in Our Community

3,023+

Est. Population of Homeless Youth in Johnson County (2016 Census Data)

10%

Population of Johnson County that pays more than 50% of their income on housing

$2,100

The average upfront move-in cost for Johnson County (rent, utilities, deposits)

32%

The population of Johnson County that can't afford to save toward this amount

1

The number of Youth Housing Programs in Johnson County

(KIC-IT)

How you can make an impact.

The work KIC-IT does in the community can only happen because of your selfless support.

Learn more about how you can help.

Volunteer Your Time

We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is though active community engagement. 

Give a Gift

Your financial support will have a direct impact on the homeless youth we serve in Johnson County.

You can make a one-time donation or set up a recurring gift. 

Contact Us

Get in touch with a member of our team to start making an immediate impact in our community!

Purchase or Donate Supplies

Shop Amazon Smile and your purchases will support KIC-IT.  Shop our Amazon Wish List here

**Laundry Soap, Bedding, Canned Food, Paper Products, Gas Cards, Cleaning Supplies, etc.

Become a Community Partner

KIC-IT always appreciates the generosity & involvement of people and partners like you, with every contribution making an impact.

Join Our Team!

Serve your community as a Volunteer, Staff Member, or Board Member

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