What We Do2019-12-11T13:07:55-06:00

Slide Children receiving food from the Kids Summer Food program - header image with boy in blue shirt What We Do Helping our neighbors who are challenged by poverty of mind, body and spirit find the open door of Catholic Charities in our communities.

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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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

Kids Summer Food Program—Impact During COVID-19

Kids Summer Food Program—Making an Impact during COVID-19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBlGnRUex9A&feature=youtu.beAbove: Watch as Catholic Charities staff and volunteers share the importance of the Kids Summer Food program, especially in the middle of a pandemic. School's Out, Food's [...]

Walmart Grant- Sam’s Hope Story

Sam is a 27-year-old Army Veteran and single dad who made an appointment at one our Family Support Centers last month for a homeless screening. When Sam met with a case manager, he explained that [...]

New Wyandotte Family Support Center Is A Blessing!

https://youtu.be/cJcRropcy3M This summer, we said goodbye to our building at 2220 Central and moved several of our ministries to 600 Minnesota, in the heart of downtown KCK. Fr. Mark Mertes, Pastor at St. Patrick Catholic [...]

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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