Family Support Center Hours
Our Family Support Centers continue to serve during this great time of need in our communities. Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
All food pantries are open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9am-4pm and 12pm-4pm Wednesday. Please follow the drive-up directions posted at each location.
Happy Bottoms diapers can be picked up Monday-Friday 8:30-4. Please sign up online before your first pickup.
Case management for rental/utility assistance is available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call your local FSC Monday-Friday 8:30-4. Walk-ins are not accepted at this time.
Debido al coronavirus, los centros de apoyo familiar siguen a servir nuestras comunidades. Por favor lleve una mascarilla y mantenga un distanciamiento social.
Todas las despensas de alimentos están abiertos los Lunes, Martes y Jueves a 9am-4pm (12pm-4pm Miércoles).
Los pañales de Happy Bottoms pueden ser recogidos los Lunes-Viernes a 8:30-4. Por favor, registrase en linea antes de su primera visita.
Los coordinadores de servicios para ayuda con renta o utilidades están disponibles solo con cita. Para una cita, llame a su FSC local Lunes-Viernes 8:30-4. No se aceptan visitas sin cita.
Over 27,000 people in Shawnee County are food insecure. They 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 Topeka Family Support Center (FSC) 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 we had been serving the area, it was determined that an on-site FSC could directly meet the communities’ needs. The Topeka FSC opened in 2014.
This past fiscal year, demand for services continued to grow in Topeka. We experienced an 81% increase in the number of unduplicated individuals served by our FSC. Food assistance nearly doubled, while housing support increased by 26% and financial education grew 45%.
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.