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Crossroads Serves Your Area

Supportive Hospice & Palliative Care

for Kansas City, Missouri Residents

Those in and around Kansas City, MO who need hospice or palliative care services have come to trust Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care.

That’s because our dedicated staff has proved to be compassion and supportive, to show up when they say they will, and to deliver what they promise.

When you need such support, we travel throughout Kansas City, Jackson, Cass, Bates, Western Lafayette, and more.

Benefits of choosing Crossroads for hospice care in the Kansas City, MO area.

Urgency Of Response

True 24/7 availability

Carefully coordinated shifts mean someone is always well-rested and ready to support you.




Urgency of response

We appreciate the situation and will assess and admit patients whenever you need us.




For Familes

Increased care

We visit patients more than the national average and increase our visits even more in the patients’ last seven days.


24 7 Availability

For the family as well

We’re also here for the family, available to discuss any difficult topics or help make important decisions.



Have questions or need help? Call us anytime:


Hospice services available for Kansas City, Missouri residents. 

Hospice care from the Kansas City Crossroads location provides the following services and more:

  • Nurses, home health aides, social workers, and chaplains travel directly to the patient’s home, hospital, or nursing home
  • Delivery of necessary equipment such as a hospital bed and oxygen machine
  • Provide and administer any medications related to the patient’s terminal diagnosis, as part of a personalized plan of care
  • Non-medical attention such as baths, personal care, fingernails, hair wash, feeding, and more, all while promoting the patient’s dignity and honor
  • Facilitate discharge and transportation from the hospital if needed
  • Facility respite for caregivers if needed, including visits from volunteer for companionship or even coordinating a few days stay in a nursing home
  • Grief support before, during, and after
  • Spiritual support before, during, and after
Hospice Services

Kansas City, MO's hospice eligibility and insurance.

Hospice eligibility may include:

  • Prognosis of six months or less if condition maintains its current course
  • Frequent hospitalizations in the past six months
  • Compromised activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, dressing, and toileting
  • Change in cognitive and functional abilities such as declining mental abilities
  • Progressive weight loss
  • Progressive weakness, fatigue and drowsiness

Hospice and palliative care  is covered by: 

  • Most private insurance 
  • Medicare 
  • Medicaid

* Copays or deductibles may apply.

Learn more about hospice eligibility, including for specific conditions. 

What  areas do we serve?

Crossroads comes to the wherever the patient is — home, hospital, or nursing home.

From our administrative offices in Independence, we travel all around the Kansas City, Missouri area, providing hospice and palliative care services to:

  • Jackson
  • Cass
  • Bates
  • Gladstone
  • Western Lafayette
  • Southern Clinton County
  • Much more


Want to confirm  if we service your area?
Call us anytime: 816-333-9200

How do you choose the right hospice provider? Download a free checklist.


Reviews from our families.

At Crossroads, we pride ourselves on providing the best possible service to patients and their families. And we take pride in the kind words we’ve received from those we’ve helped.

Contact our team.

Crossroads’ Kansas City, MO hospice administrative office was established in November 1997, and is led by executive director Stephanie Droppelmann. Located in Independence but serving the greater Kansas City area and beyond, this office is one of four Crossroads locations in Missouri. We also have offices located in Warrensburg and St. Louis. 

Crossroads Hospice Kansas City, MO Office Details

Phone: 816-333-9200
Fax: 816-333-9444
Medicare #: 26-1581
License #: 056-18HO

Mailing Address:

14310 E 42nd St. S, Ste 600
Independence, MO 64055

Career opportunities:  If you are interested in working as a hospice nurse or home health aide for our Kansas City patients, learn about Crossroads career opportunities.

Get the comfort and care you need - contact us.

Our comforting Kansas City hospice staff can help with pain management, emotional support, symptom management and community resources.

If youre considering hospice or palliative care for you, a loved one, or a patient, trained staffed at the Crossroads Kansas City location are available 24/7/365 for admissions, consultations, or to answer questions. You can reach us via the blue Help Bar at the top of the page.