What We Do2021-07-01T15:37:38-05:00

Buy food or pay the rent? Buy medicine or pay the gas bill?

Thousands of people are forced to ask these types of painful questions every day in our community. We help people in need get on their feet and maintain stability so that they don’t have to face these hard situations in the future. Our programs and services provide for individuals’ and families’ immediate needs, while also offering the tools and resources for a better tomorrow.

Our Programming Areas

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FAMILY SUPPORT CENTERS

The Program operates at the organization’s Family Support Centers. All centers are located in fully accessible buildings where clients may walk-in or make an appointment.
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REFUGEE & IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Refugee and Immigration Services programming has more than 35 years of experience in resettling refugees in the state of Kansas.

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FAMILY STABILIZATION

For more than 30 years, Shalom House has offered shelter and hospitality to homeless men in Kansas City, Kansas. Originally started as a Catholic Worker House, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas assumed operation of the house in 2008.

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FAMILY STRENGTHENING

Financial Education is offered at the Emergency Assistance Centers. All centers are located in fully accessible buildings where clients may walk-in or make an appointment. There are no fees for services provided.

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More on Our Programs & Services

Another Unprecedented Year for Snow Ball 2022

The 48th Annual Snow Ball raised a record breaking $3,754,657 -- marking the fifth consecutive year that the event has raised over $3 million for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas! Guests celebrated in-person at the Overland Park [...]

Bill’s Hope Story: Prayers Are Answered

Bill is a 54-year-old single male. Life was good until his chronic health issue of diabetes overtook his life. He found himself needing weekly dialysis, and without savings, he no longer had the luxury of [...]

Catholic Charities Helps Families Facing Homelessness

Sarah came to Catholic Charities as a last resort. She had lost her job due to COVID, and was evicted from her apartment. Experiencing homelessness meant she and her son sometimes stayed with friends and family. [...]

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