UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS) offers a variety of counseling, guidance, and assessment services to the Greater Kansas City Community.


Available services include:

Service Fees are determined using a sliding scale fee structure based on yearly household income and the number of people living in the client’s household. In 2014, the average fee per counseling session was around $18.


The Empowerment Program currently offers free mental health services and psycho-educational home visits for refugee and immigrant women and their families through CCAS.


For additional fee information and to make an appointment, please contact the CCAS Office at 816-235-2725.



Choosing to receive counseling, guidance, or assessment services from CCAS includes many advantages such as:

  • Professional, Quality Care
  • Among the Lowest Sliding Scale Fees in the Greater Kansas City Area
  • A Convenient Central Location on the UMKC Volker Campus near the Kansas City Plaza
  • Convenient Hours, Including Evening Hours
  • Handicap Accessible


CCAS is a non-profit agency and can always use monetary donations to ensure that our sliding-scale services can continue to be offered.  If you are interested in making a donation, please contact Dr. Julie Kohlhart at