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Kansas City, Kansas - Family Support Center

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Temporary Family Support Center Hours

Our Family Support Centers continue to serve during this great time of need in our communities. 

Due to the coronavirus we are only open for business on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9am-noon and from 1pm-3:30pm. The Family Support Center will be deep cleaned during the off days for your safety. Thank you.

Debido al coronavirus, solo estamos abiertos los Lunes, Martes y Jueves 9am-12pm & 1pm-3:30pm.

El Centro de Apoyo Familiar se limpiará en profundidad durante los días de descanso para su seguridad. Gracias.

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We Moved!

Our ministries located at our old KCK location at 2220 Central Avenue are relocating to 600 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. More details.

Need food or housing assistance? Get help here.

Nearly 29,000 people in Wyandotte County struggle to get enough food to eat.  At times, they’re forced to make difficult choices between feeding their families and paying their rent.

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is here to help.  Our Kansas City, Kansas Family Support Center is available to low-income individuals and families who need food or assistance with basic utility payments, housing, clothing or medical prescriptions.

The help goes beyond meeting immediate needs.  An on-site case manager works to identify solutions and resources that will lead to long-term change.

GIVING HELP. GIVING HOPE.

Although Catholic Charities had been serving the area, it was determined that an on-site Family Support Center (FSC) in Kansas City, Kansas could more directly meet the community’s needs. The FSC opened in September 2002.  Every year, this location hosts a Christmas store for more than 200 families featuring new toys and games donated by local parish members.  Eligible families get the opportunity to shop for Christmas presents for their children.

This past fiscal year, we served 13,843 unduplicated individuals.  We experienced a 17% increase in food assistance – providing food 54,643 times.  Requests for gently used clothing grew 44% while financial education was 152% higher.

We could not assist our neighbors in need without the support and generosity of  individuals, businesses, parishes and foundations who step up to organize food drives, make gifts-in-kind, volunteer in our food pantry and make financial contributions.  We are truly blessed.

Central Family Support Center Address:
600 Minnesota Avenue,
Kansas City, Kansas

Phone:
913.621.3445 (Family Support Center)

913.621.1504 (Administrative Front Desk)

Call for an appointment to learn what you will need to bring with you to receive services.  All services are free and based on need – not religion, race or nationality.

Hours of Operation:

Due to the coronavirus we are only open for business on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9am-noon and from 1pm-3:30pm. The Family Support Center will be deep cleaned during the off days for your safety. Thank you.

Normal hours of operation:
Monday – Friday:
8:30 am –  Noon, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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