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Resource Bus

Committed to serving people in rural areas of Northeast Kansas
Serving Rural Communities

All services are free and based on need—not religion, race or nationality.

The Resource Bus serves 15 counties in which we do not have a physical brick and mortar building. It is equipped with basic essentials including food and hygiene items. 

To find out if you are eligible for financial assistance, an appointment is required. Contact the Resource Bus Hotline at 913.433.2039 or fill out the contact form below.

Services Offered

We are proud to offer the following in-person services:

  • Food
  • Hygiene
  • Diapers
  • Seasonal Items
Guidelines for Financial Assistance

To qualify for rent assistance, you must provide:

  • 3 day notice to pay or quit, eviction notice or late notice
  • Proof of income for the last 30 days for all adults in the household
  • Copy of lease
  • Driver’s license or State identification card

 

Verification of Income

Paycheck stubs for the past 30 days, letter from employer if the person is paid in cash, SSI/SSD printout or bank statement showing deposit, SRS printout, Social Security award letter.

To qualify for utility assistance, you must provide:

  • Past due bill with shut-off notice or disconnection notice
  • Proof of income for the last 30 days for all adults in the household
  • Driver’s license or State identification card

 

Verification of Income

Paycheck stubs for the past 30 days, letter from employer if the person is paid in cash, SSI/SSD printout or bank statement showing deposit, SRS printout, Social Security award letter.

Locations Served

  • Anderson County / Garnett
  • Brown County / Hiawatha
  • Coffey County / Burlington
  • Doniphan County / Troy
  • Franklin County / Ottawa
  • Jackson County / Holton
  • Jefferson County / Oskaloosa
  • Linn County / Mound City
  • Lyon County / Emporia
  • Marshall County / Marysville
  • Miami County / Osawatomie
  • Nemaha County / Seneca
  • Osage County / Osage City
  • Pottawatomie County / Wamego
  • Wabaunsee County / Alma

Resource Bus Schedule

Tuesday North Route and Wednesday South Route

Tuesday North Route
CountyLocationDatesTimeIn-Person Services Available
BrownSt. Ann's Catholic Church
800 Hiawatha Avenue
Hiawatha, KS 66434
June 18
August 13
October 1
November 19
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
DoniphanSt. Charles Catholic Church
520 West Chestnut Street
Troy, KS 66087
June 25
August 20
October 8
November 26
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
JacksonSt. Dominic's Catholic Church
416 Ohio Avenue
Holton, KS 66436
July 9
August 27
October 15
December 3
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
JeffersonJefferson County Service Organization
410 Liberty Street
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
July 16
September 3
October 22
December 10
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
MarshallLincoln Center
405 North 4th Street
Marysville, KS 66508
August 6
September 24
November 12
10:00AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
NemahaMission Center  
409 Amador Street  
Seneca, KS 66538
July 23
September 10
October 29
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
Pottawatomie/WabaunseeCommunity Care Ministries
407 Ash Street
Wamego, KS 66547
July 30
September 17
November 5
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
Wednesday South Route
CountyLocationDatesTimeIn-Person Services Available
AndersonECKAN
132 East 5th Avenue
Garnett, KS 66032
July 17
August 28
October 16
November 27
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
CoffeySt. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
214 Juniatta Street
Burlington, KS 66839
July 31
September 18
October 30
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
FranklinElizabeth Layton Center
204 East 15th Street
Ottawa, KS 66067
June 26
August 21
October 2
November 20
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
LinnSacred Heart Catholic Church
727 East Main Street
Mound City, KS 66056
June 19
August 7
September 25
November 6
9:00AM-12:00PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
LyonSt. Catherine's Catholic Church
205 South Lawrence Street
Emporia, KS 66801
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 9
November 13
December 11
9:30AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
MiamiOsawatomie Public Library
527 Brown Avenue
Osawatomie, KS 66064
June 19
August 7
September 25
November 6
1:00PM-4:00PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers
OsageOsage City Library
515 Main Street
Osage City, KS 66523
July 24
September 4
October 23
December 4
10:00AM-1:30PMFood, Hygiene & Diapers

Contact Us

Clients requesting case management for rent or utility assistance should call the Resource Bus Hotline at 913.433.2039 or fill out the contact form below.

An appointment is required to find out if you are eligible for financial assistance.

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Volunteer With Us

Do you want to make a difference in our community? Sign up to volunteer! Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas depends on our dedicated volunteers to provide much-needed services to our neighbors in need. Volunteers help the Resource Bus by driving the bus, boxing and loading food and hygiene items, and more.