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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EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

The Program operates at the organization’s Emergency Assistance 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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HOSPICE CARE & HEALTHCARE

Hospice care, along with other healthcare programs such as Friendly Visitors, In-Home Support and Integrated Health Services, are offered directly to patients or through the Emergency Assistance Centers.
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More on Our Programs & Services

Volunteer’s Go-Getter Attitude Impacts Leavenworth’s EAC

Nancy Jones is one of those people you just can't say no to - especially when she's asking for donations to help those served by Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas' Emergency Assistance Center (EAC) in [...]

In the News: Catholic Charities’ Financial Education Work in The Leaven

Panel participants — from left, Brenda Guilfoyle, Topeka Emergency Assistance Center manager; Sasheen Cutchlow, Kansas Loan Pool Project supervisor; Thomas Green, KLPP participant; and Jeanette Pryor, legislative assistant for Kansas Catholic Conference — take [...]

Deacon Jim Lavin Discusses Catholic Hospice in The Leaven

Deacon Jim Lavin offers comfort to hospice patients at Villa St. Francis in Olathe. Deacon Lavin serves as a chaplain with Catholic Community Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Despite the [...]

Grievance Policy

Matthew 25 Verse - background imageIf, at any time, an individual believes that one of these rights has been violated or they believe that they have not been treated in a manner that is fair and equitable, they have the additional right to express their concerns following the process outlined in this document.

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