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Our Programs

Providing Help, Hope and Hospitality to Northeast Kansas

30+ Programs to Strengthen Our Community

We offer Help, Hope and Hospitality through our three pillars: Family Strengthening, Family Stabilization and Respect Life Services.

As a ministry of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas puts love into action, dispensing love and hope to our neighbors in need throughout our 21 county service area.

We offer a range of programs and services that span every stage of life. We serve the most vulnerable children, women and men in our community and are committed to innovative programs and solutions that attack and eliminate the root causes of poverty.

Find the Help You Need

We’re here to offer assistance to our neighbors in need. Let us connect you with one of our 30+ programs.

We help stabilize lives through our Family Support Centers, Rural Outreach, Refugee Services and more.

Shalom House

Fighting homelessness by providing a place for long-term change
Support ministries include education, employment support and case management.

Resource Bus

Serving our rural communities
Our Resource Bus offers case management, food support and more to the rural parts of our 21-county service area.

Mobile Food Distribution

Fighting the epidemic of hunger by feeding hungry communities
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas hosts drive-up mobile mass food distributions bi-monthly.

Kids Summer Food Program

Feeding our community through free, no-hassle meals for children ages 1-18
No school lunches? No problem. We’re fighting food insecurity by providing free summer meals to hungry kids at 20+ sites across northeast Kansas.

Family Support Centers

Providing assistance to our neighbors in need
Family Support Centers offer a continuum of wraparound services, beginning with emergency assistance.

Disaster Relief

Providing help, hope and hospitality when disaster strikes
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is committed to helping our neighbors in need.

We assist in strengthening our communities through diverse programs in financial education, community services, food programs, refugee services and more.

Workforce Development

Supporting education and employment goals
Our Workforce Development programs include St. Rita, Employment Services, ReCONNECT and more.

TurnStyles Thrift Stores

Thrifting that gives back
Shop great finds and support our neighbors in need. All store proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 30+ programs.

Morning Glory Estate Sales

Instilling the core values of Catholic Charities in every aspect of the sale
Morning Glory Estate Sales provides an experienced and professional estate liquidation service for clients living within Johnson County Kansas.

Financial Education

Empowering our neighbors in need to achieve stability and self-determination
Our Financial Education programs offer case management, financial support, education and much more. We are committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in Northeast Kansas.

Kansas Loan Pool Project

Breaking the cycle of predatory lending
KLPP eliminates high-interest title and payday loans and offers financial coaching.

Family Financial Transformations

Budget coaching, financial education and more
Family Financial Transformations (FFT) is a program that helps individuals or families increase their savings or reduce debt through an individualized financial coaching plan.

St. Rita Program

Supporting adult students for a brighter future
An educational support program built to remove barriers for those who are unemployed or underemployed.

ReCONNECT

Kansas refugee youth mentorship
Promoting social and civic engagement for educational and vocational advancement in refugee youth.

Employment Services

Removing barriers to employment for success in the workforce
Education and employment support services for individuals in need
refugee and immigration services are part of our Family Strengthening pillar

Refugee Employment Services

Creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce
Our Workforce Development programs for refugees are designed to help connect refugees with jobs and train them to be strong employees.

Support Services and Case Management for Refugees

Helping refugees transition to life in Kansas
Our Refugee Case Management programs deliver the tools needed for refugees to regain stability, integrate into American culture and reach self-sufficiency.

Refugee Learning Center

Providing educational opportunities for refugees
Our Refugee Learning Center programs offer essential education and life skills to refugees of all ages.

Refugee Financial Education

Helping refugees build financial literacy and begin saving for the future
Financial courses and services for refugees living in Kansas.

Services for Older Refugees

Assisting refugees aged 60+
Services include case management and citizenship prep for older refugees.

Refugee School Impact for Kids

Enhancing education for refugee youth
School readiness simulations and activity-based learning programs for children.

Refugee School Impact for Adults

Empowering parents of refugee children
Informational seminars, workshops and engagement activities for refugee parents.

English Language Classes

English Language Learning (ELL) & Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL)
Programs designed to help refugees learn the English language and skills needed for a career in the U.S.

Digital Access Resource Hub for Refugees

Multilingual resources for refugees
Documents, resources, videos and more to help improve the digital knowledge of refugees

Digital Access for Refugees

Enhancing refugees’ technical knowledge
Educational courses which enable or improve computer literacy.

Refugee Reception & Placement

Welcoming new refugees by providing initial intake and assistance
Our case managers are responsible for coordinating a refugee’s early integration into life in America.

Refugee Health & Benefits

Navigating health and benefits for a brighter future
Our health and benefit services help refugees navigate their physical and financial wellbeing.

Ongoing Case Management for Refugees

Providing refugees assistance and support
Our comprehensive, ongoing case management ensures a refugee is set up for lasting success.

Cultural Orientation for Refugees

Helping refugees assimilate to American life
We provide class workshops that cover vital knowledge and skills needed to live in the U.S.

Refugee Employment Services

Creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce
Our Workforce Development programs for refugees are designed to help connect refugees with jobs and train them to be strong employees.

ReCONNECT

Kansas refugee youth mentorship
Promoting social and civic engagement for educational and vocational advancement in refugee youth.

Refugee Financial Education

Helping refugees build financial literacy and begin saving for the future
Financial courses and services for refugees living in Kansas.

Refugee Double Money Savings Program

Helping refugees save money to pay for a large purchase
Utilizing a custodial account managed by Catholic Charities, refugees can save money and receive a dollar-for-dollar match to purchase an approved asset.

We value the dignity of life starting with our founding program, adoption.

Pregnancy Support & Adoption Services

Supporting women and advocating for their needs
We walk with women as they seek to make the best choices for themselves and their child.

Foster Grandparent Program

Empowering seniors to serve as role models and mentors to local students
Foster Grandparents provide local students with extra nurturing, guidance and support while enriching their own lives through relationships.