These resource pages are intended for current guests, former guests, or anyone who thinks that she or he is at risk of homelessness.

If you fall into any of these categories, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us here at the shelter. Your email will be received by one of our staff, who will write you back promptly in order to provide support and advice.

On these pages you can find resources organized under the clickable headings in the resources menu.

Please click here to suggest new resources, offer corrections, or report broken links.

Utilities

Access from AT&T
855-220-5211

AT&T offers low-cost wireline home Internet service to households with at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and who reside at an address covered by the program. Check service availability here or call 1-855-220-5211. Click here to register and apply for SNAP benefits.

American Red Cross
2518 Ridge Court, #205
785-843-3550

Food, lodging, clothing for disaster. Utility assistance for customers of Westar (Project DESERVE).

Ballard Community Services
708 Elm Street
785-842-0729

Child care, emergency food, food pantry, clothing pantry, rent and utility assistance, adopt a family and commodity supplement food program.

Catholic Charities
1247 Kentucky Street
785-856-2694

Provides: food voucher, rent and utility assistance, adoption and hospice services, transportation, counseling, legal immigration support and consult, case management, marriage for keeps, holiday supports, disaster relief, and advocacy.

ECKAN
2518 Ridge Court
785-841-3357

Assistance with rent and utilities, home weatherization, seasonal and holiday, school supplies, homeless and housing counseling, referrals to other services and case management, food pantry.

Heartland Community Health Center
346 Maine Street, #150
785-841-7297

Offers Rent & Utility Assistance. After a careful screening of an applicant’s needs, this program strives to maintain housing and utilities for those in need.

Kansas Department for Children and Families
1901 Delaware Street
800-432-0043

Inquire about The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), a Federally funded program that helps eligible households pay a portion of their home energy costs by providing a one-time per year benefit.

Kansas Lifeline Program
800-662-0027

Local phone providers offer reduced cost telephone service to low-income households. You may be eligible to receive up to $17.02 off your monthly local telephone bill through the Lifeline Program. For more information about Kansas Lifeline, call your local telephone company.

Salvation Army
946 New Hampshire Street
785-843-4188

Assistance provided to low income families includes free food, rental assistance, clothing, funds for paying utility and heating bills, and seasonal programs.