Housing Assistance In The Kansas Region

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Community Action

Filed Under

Contact
1000 SE Hancock St
Topeka, KS 66607
(785) 235-9296

Description
Rent and utility assistance as available.

Hours
8 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri.

Eligibility
Varies, call for more information.

Area Served
Shawnee County

Let's Help Inc

Filed Under

Contact
200 S Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 234-6208

Description
To build a better community by providing emergency assistance, food programs, education and employment counseling. Services include: Daily lunch during the week; Brunch on the last Saturday of the month from 9:30-10:30 am; Food baskets; Clothing bank; Limited financial assistance for rent/mortgage, utilities or medical care/prescriptions to qualified applicants (as funds allow).

Hours
CES/Food Bank: 9-11am and 1-3pm Mon-Thurs; 9-11am Fri;meals served 11:30 am - 1 pm Mon - Fri and 9:30 - 11 am on 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month, except holidays.

Eligibility
Anyone in need, while meeting income restrictions. Part of MAACLINK system.

Area Served
Shawnee County

Catholic Charities

Filed Under

Contact
234 S Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 233-6300

Description
To provide emergency assistance that will lead to self-sufficiency for residents of Shawnee County. Utility assistance, rent assistance, case management, landlord/tenant assistance, food pantry, sack lunches, financial literacy classes, financial counseling, clothing closet, mortgage assistance, prescription expense assistance, payday/title loan refinance program.

Hours
8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday. Pantry open from 10 am-2 pm Mon & Fri and 9 am - 4 pm Tues & Thurs.

Eligibility
150% of the Federal Poverty Level for most services. Other programs have specific qualifications dependent upon the grant. See staff for eligibility.

Area Served
Shawnee County

Doorstep, Inc.

Filed Under

Contact
1119 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 357-5341

Description
To provide emergency services to people in need and/or experiencing a crisis in their lives who need a little help. Services include: food, clothing, rent, utilities (gas, electric water), prescription, dental (limited) and transportation (gas voucher/bus tickets - in city only) assistance. Food Assistance available every 8 weeks; Clothing available once every two weeks; Rent and Utility Assistance available ONE time in 12 months from any agency as funds are available; Prescriptions and Transportation Assistance available TWO times in 12 months from any agency. Transportation in the form of gas vouchers and city bus tickets for travel to work, job interviews and medical appointments. Dental assistance limited to one time. Will pay to have tooth pulled or enrollment fee for dental clinic as funds are available.

Hours
Office: 8 am - 3 pm, Mon - Fri. Food & Emergency Services: 9 am - 1 :45 pm, Mon - Fri. Clothing: 9 am - 1:45 pm, Tues - Fri.

Eligibility
Doorstep is linked with other emergency aid agencies via the ClientTrack computer system. Eligibility will be checked for all services. Food may be received once every eight weeks from wherever you received it last. Clothing is once every two weeks. Rent and utility assistance may be received, if funding is available, one time in a 12-month period. Prescription and transportation assistance may be received two times in a 12-month period, at least six months apart, if the maximum assistance is not met on the first visit. Dental assistance is available one time per household and we do not pay past bills. Emergency extractions and enrollment fees only. If you are not sure if you are eligible, we suggest calling our office to find out before coming in.

Area Served
Shawnee County


Salvation Army

Filed Under

Contact
1320 SE 6th Ave
Topeka, KS 66607
(785) 233-9648

Description
Social service assistance provided for rent/utility assistance for those who qualify, and food pantry. Disaster relief provided for house fire, tornado, gas explosion, flooding, etc. Community evening meal program free for all walk-ins. Limited Medical assistance (prescriptions, eye exams, and eye glasses). Cooling center open during summer months and warming center during winter months. Seasonal fan giveaways and winter coats. Children's programming for all ages.

Hours
9 am - noon and 1 - 4 pm Mon - Fri. Evening meal 4 - 5 pm, Mon - Fri. Food pantry Tues & Wed only. Cooling center open 9 am - 4 pm. Fan giveaway for 2017 is Monday, June 19th from 10 am - noon. Winter coat distribution for 2017 is Saturday, Dec. 2nd from 9 am - 2 pm.

Eligibility
60 day waiting period after receiving food from any MAACLINK agency.

Area Served
Shawnee County

Nek-Cap

Filed Under

Contact
204 Warren St
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
(785) 863-2372

Description
To provide comprehensive education and social services to low-income community members through collaborative partnerships focused on promoting family development, empowerment, and economic security. Service vary by county.

Eligibility
Low income, must meet income guidelines.

Area Served
Jefferson County

Catholic Charities

Filed Under

Contact
1525 W 6th St
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 856-2694

Description
To provide emergency assistance including utility, rent, prescription assistance, food pantry, clothing closet, and case management that will lead to self-sufficiency for residents of Douglas County.

Hours
9 am- 4 pm Mon - Fri.

Eligibility
Call for more information.

Area Served
Douglas County

Heartland Community Health Center

Filed Under

Contact
346 Maine St
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 841-7297

Description
To provide affordable, high-quality care to all people regardless of income or insurance status. Services also include: Food Pantry, Rent and Utility Assistance, Diabetic Care Prevention. Health Insurance Navigator.

Hours
8 am - 5 pm Mon; 8 am - 7 pm Tues; 8 am - 12 and 2 - 5 pm Wed, 8 am - 7 pm Thurs; 8 am - 3 pm Fri.

Eligibility
Uninsured, KanCare, Medicare and commercial insurance all accepted.

Area Served
Douglas County


Eckan Inc

Filed Under

Contact
2518 Ridge Ct
Lawrence, KS 66046
(785) 841-3357

Description
Community Action Agency. Programs include: Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance (cannot assist with utilities that have already been shut off, must have some kind of income in the household), Community Food and Nutrition, Case Management, Services for Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness, School Supplies, Holiday Bureau Adoptions, Warm Hearts, Advocacy, Outreach and Referral, Social Policy Development, Social Service Collaboration, Head Start, Weatherization, and Volunteer Opportunities. Food bank located at 2518 Ridge Court Ste 104.

Hours
8 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri. Call for current food pantry hours.

Eligibility
Low income individuals. Cannot assist with a utility that has been shut off. Must have some kind of income coming into the household for financial assistance. Must be a resident of Douglas County.

Area Served
Douglas County

Salvation Army Church

Filed Under

Contact
946 New Hampshire St
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 843-4188

Description
Assist clients with the payment of utility bills, rent, and finding housing. Referrals are given for alcohol/drug rehabilitation. Assistance is also provided for groceries (from our food pantry), formula, diapers, and hygiene products. Feeding kitchen open 1-2 pm Mon, Wed, Fri. Pathway of Hope program provides Case Management.

Hours
8:30 am - 12 pm and 1 - 4:30 pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri.

Eligibility
Low-income.

Area Served
Douglas County