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Adult Protective Services

(785) 776-4011

Investigates and assists elderly and the disabled over 18 on abuse and neglect including self neglect.

Affordable Dentures

(402) 423-5055


5500 South 56th Street

Lincoln, NE
Dentures at an affordable cost. See website for prices.

AIDS Hotline

For HIV/AIDS victims and/or family members.

American Assoc of Retired Persons (AARP)

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over. We provide information and resources; advocate on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assist members to serve their communities; and offer a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members.

American Cancer Society


1315 SW Arrowhead Rd

Topeka, KS 66604

Phone: (785) 273-4422

Fax: (785) 273-1503

Offer local services of assistance to cancer patients who need them. They provide such things as free wigs, food supplements, equipment, transportation, etc. Offer educational programs to the general public and also to medical professionals.

American Lung Association of Kansas

Phone: (785) 272-9290

Fax: (785) 272-9297

4300 SW Drury Lane

Topeka, KS 66604-2419

The American Lung Association has a toll-free hotline available.

American Red Cross

(785) 238-3163

626 North Washington

Junction City, KS 66441

Services provided include: utility assistance through Project Deserve, emergency needs and rehabilitation assistance to disaster victims, serves as an independent medium of voluntary relief and communications between American people and their Armed Forces, provides a volunteer blood service, and conducts community courses in CPR, First Aid, Water Safety and Life guarding.

American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money of the American people.

Area Agency On Aging (North Central-Flinthills)


401 Houston St.

Manhattan, KS 66502

(785) 776-9294

Provides assistance with obtaining assistance devices, prescription drug assistance, insurance counseling, and employment. Some services are free of cost, funding is available to assist with the cost of others.

Audio Reader Network

P.O. Box 847
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 864-4600
A non-profit radio reading service for the blind and physically disabled, broadcasting through pre-tuned closed circuit radios into the homes of the listeners. Including newspaper readings, magazines, best selling books and special interest items. Radios are free to eligible Kansas residents, but in the Junction City area available only with hook ups to cable television.

Avon Cares Program


Provides financial assistance, emotional support, education/outreach, information about cancer treatment, referrals to other services and breast prostheses and wigs clinics for women who have been diagnosed with breast, ovarian or cervical cancer and their families. Note: As of 12/31/03 the AVONCares program will no longer be able to provide financial assistance for diagnostic (post screening) services.

Bell Taxi Transportation

(785) 238-6161

10th & Washington

Junction City, KS 66441

Clients needing medical rides may be eligible for a ride at no cost under Medicaid.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

(785) 238-1650

132 N. Eisenhower
Junction City, KS 66441

This group provides mature volunteers to serve as friends and role models for youths who need the attention and commitment of another adult.


(785) 238-3242

136 West 3rd Street

Junction City, KS

Birthline is an international pro-life organization designed to provide emergency aid and counseling to pregnant women and girls who are experiencing an unwanted pregnancy. Provides anonymous pregnancy tests, educational information, and referrals to doctors, emotional and financial counseling and generally focuses on alternatives to abortion. Provides free baby and maternity clothes and can provide (through a network of volunteer homes) a place for expectant mothers to live.

Big Lakes Developmental Center

Phone: (785) 776-9201

1416 Hayes Drive

Manhattan, Kansas 66502

Fax: (785) 776-9830

Big Lake Developmental Center offers Community Living Services provided for adults age 16 and older who are developmentally disabled. Also provided are Adult Services (residential and day services and organizational employment), Family Support (health & wellness services, respite care, referral services and transportation), Case Management, and Community Employment (support services that include skills training, coaching, counseling, evaluation, assistive technology and transportation).

Boys & Girls Club of Junction City/Geary County

(785) 238-Play (7529)

12th Street Community Center
1002 W. 12th Street

Junction City, Ks 66441

Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.

Celebrate Sight


Referral if at risk for glaucoma, a US citizen with no insurance coverage. Program pays for medical exam and necessary medical treatment.

Central Dental Lab

(785) 945-9845

4805 SW Central Avenue

Wichita, KS

This clinic also provides discounted dental services, but payment is expected in full at the time of service. Extractions currently limited for dentures.

Central Kansas Foundation

(785) 762-3700

(785) 762-3704 FAX

633 West 6th Street

Junction City, KS 66441

Is a non-profit corporation formed for the purpose of providing alcohol and other drug related services. The services include: Individual and Family counseling for adults and adolescents, outpatient treatment, intervention, assessment and referral services, support groups, employees assistance, and prevention.

Church of the Nazarene

Phone: (785) 762-4402

1315 West Ash

Junction City, KS 66441

Fax: (785) 762-5240

The Church of the Nazarene administers funds for the Ministerial Alliance. Assistance is capped at $50 per client, and limited to once per year. Assistance includes rent and utility assistance, prescriptions, transportation, and other various needs.

Community Literacy Council

(785) 238-2110

136 West 3rd Street

Junction City, KS 66441

The Community Literacy Council helps those needing to learn the ABCs of reading, writing, and math to those studying for the G.E.D. tests. We provide one-on-one tutoring at no cost. The Community Literacy Council is a not-for-profit volunteer agency. Volunteers do all tutoring.

Crisis Center, Inc.

(785) 762-8835

1-800-727-2785 24 hour hotline

The Crisis Center serves victims of family violence and sexual assault. Services include 24-hour crisis counseling, interim housing for the victims and their children, emergency transportation, advocacy, education, Public and School education programs, and referral. All services are free and confidential.

Donated Dental Services

(785) 273-1900

(888) 870-2066

5200 SW Huntoon, Suite A

Topeka, KS 66604-2398

Free, comprehensive dental care for elderly, disabled, and medically compromised adults.

EyeCare America - National Eye Care Project


PO Box 429098

San Francisco, CA 94212-9098

Serves people age 65 + without access to an ophthalmologist, or without means of paying. Must be US citizen or legal resident. Eyeglasses and prescriptions are not covered.

Call the phone number and the caller will be matched with a volunteer ophthalmologist in the area.

Flint Hills Community Dental Clinic
(620) 342-4864

420 West 15th Street

Emporia, Kansas

Dental services are provided based on a sliding fee scale. You need to call to set up appointment and take proof of income. They only see patients Monday and Tuesday.

Flint Hills Legal Services

1-800-723-6953 (Central Intake)

(785) 537-2943

Manhattan, KS

Provides legal information and representation to eligible low income and elderly individuals. Cannot represent persons in criminal matters or cases which are fee producing such as insurance, workers compensation or suits for damages. Most cases are public benefits, social security, landlord-tenant, consumer and family law areas.

Clients need to call the central intake 800 number. Eligibility is based on income/ resources and case type. Depending on eligibility, services are free or at a reduced rate.

Food Pantry of Geary County

(785) 762-8830

136 West 3rd Street

Junction City, KS 66441

Emergency food assistance and commodities.

Early Detection Works (formerly Free To Know)

900 SW Jackson, Suite 901N

Topeka, KS 66612

This program provides quality screening services by skilled health providers throughout Kansas to under-served women, particularly women of low-income, racial/ethnic minorities, and older women. Early Detection Works providers are the Geary County Health Department and Konza Prairie Community Health Center.

Geary County Health Department

(785) 762-5788

1212 West Ash
Junction City, KS

Mission is to prevent diseases, investigate communicable disease, monitor the health status of the community and to educate the community about health issues.

Functions include preventing epidemics and the spread of disease, prevent injuries, protect against environmental hazards, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, respond to disaster and assist community in recovery, assure the quality and accessibility of health services.

The Geary County Health Department assists with child care licensing, teen pregnancy case management, M & I program, physicals, immunizations, environmental program, Rural Lakes program, and food service programs.

Home Care and Hospice, Inc.
323 Poyntz
Manhattan, KS 66502
Provides care for the terminally ill patient and his/her family. Provides many services in this stressful time by meeting physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs experienced by the patient and his/her family. It also provides Home Health Care.

Home Health

(785) 238-4131 ext. 4413

Geary Community Hospital
1102 St. Mary’s Road
Junction City, KS 66441

Eldercare home health care is a service provided to patients and their families in their home to promote independent living, health maintenance and restoration. Eldercare is Medicare/Medicaid certified. Services provided include: Skilled nursing services, certified Home Health aides, physical therapy, speech therapy, and homemaker/sitter service. Services provided without distinction of races, religion, age, sex or national origin. Also Senior Care Act Funding for Attendant Care and Homemaker Services.

Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.
(785) 234-0217

1195 SW Buchanan Suite 203
Topeka, KS 66604
Provides education for tenants and landlords on rights and responsibilities in renting in the state of Kansas. Counseling, mediation and budget counseling is provided. Information on leases and evictions is available. Also provides counseling for homeowners, prospective home buyers and mortgage problems. Certified Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) offering Money Management Counseling and Agency—managed voluntary debt repayment programs as an alternative to bankruptcy.

Infant & Toddler Services

(785) 762-7859

Junction City, KS 66441

For the parents of a child between the ages of birth and three, Infant-Toddler Services can offer information about how our infant or toddler is growing and developing compared to other children. Special services are available if your child shows a delay. This includes speech therapy, physical therapy, special instruction, occupational therapy and other services.
I.C.C. offers infant and toddler services (birth through 2 years of age) or children with special needs.

Isabelle’s Hope Chest

(785) 762-4402

1315 West Ash

Junction City, KS 66441

Assistance with maternity and infant items.

Junction City Youth Clinic

(785) 762-5022

1018 W. 6th St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Preventive and primary health care services for all teens, ages 10 – 18 yrs., enrolled in U.S.D. 475 or have a Geary County address.

K-State Research & Extension Council

(785) 238-4161

119 E. 9th
Junction City, KS 66441
Engages in community problem solving dealing with community health, consumer affairs and community leadership development. Assistance and information are available for agri-business, horticulture, community beautification, community resource development, home and family living, consumer information & youth development. Provides educational publications, demonstrations, workshops and consulting services upon request.

Kansas Children’s Service League

(785) 762-2606

700 North Jefferson

Junction City, KS 66441

Kansas Children’s Service League is a statewide private, non-profit child welfare agency providing services to children and/or their families.

Community services provided are Foster Care, Temporary Foster Care (short-term placement for children whose parents must be out of the home due to illness or a crisis in the family), Emergency Foster Care (short term placement for children who are removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect or behavior problems), Respite Foster Care (planned, short term hourly care by a trained provider for a child who has a physical or mental disability, emotional disturbance, or chronic medical condition) and Special Needs Adoption Recruitment (adoption for children over the age of seven, children of color, and sibling groups). The KCSL recruits, licenses and trains Foster parents to provide care for children experiencing any of the above problems.

Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard

of Hearing

(785) 267-6100
(785) 785-267-0655 FAX

3640 SW Topeka Blvd., Suite 150

Topeka, KS 66611

The Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) is a state agency authorized to develop and implement a program of information and referral; advocacy; public education; and direct services. Based in Topeka, KCDHH works with other organizations throughout Kansas to assure coordination and availability of services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing. List of resources available under Direct Services of their website.

Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs
(785) 350-3111

700 Jackson

Jawhawk Towers, Suite 701

Topeka, KS 66603-3743

The Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs offers assistance with health care, home mortgage loans. Provides assistance in planning for burial, and long term care. Education programs, vocational training, and job assistance.

Kansas Free Dental Health Clinic

(816) 753-5144

3515 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 753-0804 FAX

Services include: Routine exams, cleanings, fillings, extractions, dental x-rays and fluoride treatments. Patients requesting appointments are required to call the Clinic the day before the appointment is needed. Calls are accepted from 9:00 AM until all appointments for the following day are filled.

Kansas Dept. of Social & Rehabilitation Services

(785) 762-5445

1012 N. Jefferson St
Junction City, KS 66441-2430

(785) 762-5062 FAX

Income Maintenance (IM)-Administers public assistance programs, including TANF, General Assistance (GA), Refugee Assistance and Food Stamps. Eligibility is determined through an application process and is based upon household income levels, available assets, and the number of household members.

Also they provide programs for Child Care Assistance, Vocational Rehabilitation,

Children & Family Services, Statewide 24-hour Child Abuse Hotline 800-922-5330, Adult Services, Child Support Enforcement (To apply or inquire, please contact the Manhattan SRS office).

Kansas Rehabilitation Center For The Blind

(785) 296-3311

2516 West 6th Street
Topeka, KS 66606
Provides personal adjustment training and vocational evaluations for the blind and visually impaired adults in the state of Kansas. Provides training in: orientation and mobility skills, techniques of daily living, communication skills, manual arts, personal adjustment counseling, and computer technology. Residential living is provided during the training period. It also provides a program for older adults, Kan-Sail.

Konza Prairie Community Health Center

(785) 2384711

361 Grant Avenue

Junction City, KS 66441

Konza Prairie Community Health Center is a non-profit health clinic. It provides primary medical services to all regardless of race, religious beliefs, national origin, gender or ability to pay.  Services include primary care, women's health, Kan-Be-Healthy physicals, diabetes education, school physicals, children's health, family planning, emergency dental, minor emergency care, flu shots, X-ray/Lab, STD services, HIV education, DOT physicals, pneumonia shots and childhood immunizations.

Lincoln School of Dentistry

(402) 472-1301

40th and Holdrige

Lincoln, NE 68583

The school will take anyone from Kansas. They have a grant called The Pilot Program. Access is through the LINCOLN HEALTH DEPT. 1-402-441-8000, ask for the Dental Clinic. Tell them you want an application for THE PILOT PROGRAM and give them the name, address and telephone number of the client. They will pass this info on to the Lincoln School of Dentistry who will send the client an application. About one week after mailing the app back, the client needs to call THE HEALTH DEPT. to find out if they qualify. They will accept people needing dentures.

Marion Dental Clinic

(785) 233-2800

3164 East 6th Street

Topeka, KS 66607

Full dental services on site. These include dental examinations, cleanings, X-rays, restorations, simple extractions, fillings, sealant treatment and health education. Clients outside the Shawnee County area need to sign up for services during open enrollment. Those with emergencies need to call the clinic during early morning hours for emergency appointment. Emergency visits are now $50. At these visits, clients receive an examination, x-ray, and either an extraction or filling of one tooth. An additional $10/tooth is charged for those teeth that need services that day.

Martin Luther Homes

(785) 565-0560

1201 Poyntz

Manhattan, KS

Martin Luther Homes work with adults and children who have developmental disabilities. They do work some with mentally ill people as well.

Miracle On Wheels


Supplies electric wheelchairs to non-ambulatory senior citizens, 65 years and older. This service may also be available to the permanently disabled.

Older Kansans Employment Program (OKEP)

The Older Kansans Employment Program (OKEP) is a state-funded program designed to provide older Kansans, 55 and over, an employment placement service. Emphasis is placed on providing permanent, full time or part time jobs in the private sector, including non-traditional patterns of employment. Although unemployed older Kansans who are most in need receive priority, OKEP participants are not required to spend down to poverty before receiving services.

Open Door Shelter

(785) 238-3599

136 West 3rd Street

Junction City, KS 66441

The Open Door Community House Emergency Shelter provides temporary shelter, food and clothing to the homeless and needy from the Junction City-Geary County area. The facility is a service-clearing operation networking with other social agencies in the area to assist individuals with needs above the Open Door services.

Parents As Teachers

(785) 238-6184
4720 Jackson Avenue
Fort Riley, KS 66442

A free and voluntary learning program. Helps parents to understand how children grow and learn.

Pawnee Mental Health Services

(785) 762-5250

814 Caroline
Junction City, KS 66441

Pawnee Mental Health Services is a community mental health center that provides comprehensive services for residents of Junction City/Geary County. There is an assortment of outpatient services, utilizing the modalities of individual, marital, family, and group therapy, as well as the provision of psychological and psychiatric evaluations.
Clients may qualify for an adjusted fee based upon financial situation.

Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc.

(785) 587-8861


200 Southwind Place, Suite 103
Manhattan, KS  66503

Through a variety of services, the RCIL, Inc. is committed to working with individuals, families, and communities to promote independent living and individual choice to persons with disabilities.

RX Assist (Volunteers In Healthcare)

Many pharmaceutical manufacturers offer a limited supply of free or low-cost medications to patients in need through their patient assistance programs. These programs are intended to serve as a "last resort" for patients who are unable to use other programs and who otherwise would not be able to afford needed medications.
RxAssist provides physicians and other health care providers with the information they need to access these programs. Their patient information packet has good information where to start when looking for affordable medications.

Salvation Army

1-800-336-4547 ext. 368

(816) 968-0462 FAX

The Emergency Assistance Program is an integral part of The Salvation Army, providing a large number of services to families on an emergency basis. This program, which is part of the Family Services Department, provides aid for families who need rent, utilities, clothing, food, pharmaceutical assistance or other unforeseen assistance that cannot wait.

Senior Center

(785) 762-5545
4-H/Senior Citizens Building
117 S. Spring Valley Road
Junction City, KS 66441

Provides a broad range of services for the elderly (60 years and older), including information on both private and public community services available; assistance in locating and using appropriate resource. Provides recreational programs that follow a nutritional noon meal. Last Wednesday of each month blood pressure reading and general health program is available, also commodities given. Provides door-to-door transportation for noon meals and with advanced notice will make stops in Junction City for bill paying and grocery shopping. Home delivered meals available for the home bound.

Senior Wheels U.S.A.


Assists elderly with obtaining electric wheel chairs at minimal or no cost. To be eligible for the program individuals must not be able to walk or propel a manual wheel chair. Must also have part B Medicare coverage or Medicaid. If the individual has no insurance, may be able to obtain a wheelchair through the donation program offered.

Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Phone: (785) 291-3368


FAX: (785) 296-6553

1000 SW Jackson, Suite 220
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1274

Check out the website to see list of all services offered. For children with special healthcare needs. Will pay for medical treatment for various medical conditions including: medical specialists, outpatient care, hospitalization, surgery, durable medical equipment, reimbursement for interpreter services and transportation to medical care. A limited amount of speech, physical and occupational therapy is provided. All treatment services must have prior approval and care must be given in the state of Kansas.

Seton Center Family & Health Services
(816) 231-3955

2816 E. 23rd Street

Kansas City, MO

Sliding fee dental clinic. Appointments are made for Mondays through Fridays. Walkins are accepted, but will not be seen before those with appointments. They do dentures. An initial $30 fee is required. The balance is based on a sliding fee scale.

Sights For Students

(785) 238-4711


Free eye exam and glasses for qualifying children. No vision insurance or enrolled in Medicaid, family income <200%, child or parent is resident with SS number, and has not used program in last 12 months. Local agency for this program is Konza Prairie Community Health Center.

Social Security Administration


222 Southwind Place

Manhattan, KS

(785) 539-4681

Administrator of the Social Security Program in a seven county area (Geary, Pottawatomie, Riley, Clay, Marshall, Nemaha and Washington) assists qualifying individuals in filing claims for benefits and process these benefit claims.
Social Security Program 800-772-1213
Is the nation’s basic method of providing continuing income when a family’s earnings are reduced or stopped because of retirement, disability or death.
Medicare Program 800-432-3531
Assures hospital and medical insurance protection to persons 65 and over and disabled persons under 65 who have been entitled to social security benefits for 24 or more consecutive months.
Supplemental Security Income Program (SSI) 800-772-1213
Is a cash assistance program for needy persons who are elderly (65 years and older) or blind or handicapped.

Swope Park Health Center
(816) 753-5144 ext 350

5119 E 24th Street

Kansas City, MO (Eastside location)

Swope’s dentists provide a full range of dental services, including but not limited to cleaning, sealants, fillings, extractions, crowns and dentures. Fee are based on sliding fee scale.

Three Rivers Independent Living Resource Center

(785) 537-8565

323 Poyntz, 2nd Floor
PO Box 883
Manhattan, KS 66502

Three Rivers serves mentally and physically disabled individuals by providing a variety of community and individual services for persons with disabilities. These include: Independent living skills such as budgeting, cooking, etc., counseling services, community or individual advocacy, family services concerning disability issues, vocational assistance, transportation, housing assistance, and information and referral. It also provides accessibility surveys for private businesses as well. The organization serves the following counties: Riley, Geary, Morris, Wabaunsee, Pottawatomie, Marshall, Washington and Clay.

UMKC Dental Center

(816) 235-2100

Kansas City, MO

The UMKC School of Dentistry offers a comprehensive range of oral health care to improve the quality of your life through its general and specialty clinics. Fees are not based on income but generally run 50% cheaper than dentist office. Patient needs to call to make appointment. Patient will be screened and diagnosed and put on waiting list (generally 3-6 months) then paired up with student who will provide care.

United Methodist Dental Clinic

(316) 263-7455
(316) 269-4634 FAX

1611 North Mosley

Wichita, KS 67214

United Methodist Health Clinic of Wichita, Inc. provides comprehensive health and dental services, including referral for resources that assist people in maintaining health.

United Way of Junction City/Geary County

(785) 238-2117

814 North Washington

Junction City, KS 66441
A non-profit charitable organization that coordinates an annual fund raising campaign within Geary County for distribution to eligible member agencies that provides social, mental and/or physical welfare services to residents of the Geary County/Fort Riley campaign.

Vision USA

1-800-336-4547 ext. 368

Help for people who cannot afford eye care. VISION USA provides eye health and vision services free of charge to the many uninsured low-income people and their families who have no other means of obtaining care. To obtain free services, individuals must 1) have a job or live in a household where there is one working member. 2) have no vision insurance; 3) have income below an established level based on household size, and 4) not have had an eye exam within two years. To be screened in Kansas, contact the Salvation Army (800) 336-4547 ext. 368.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services

(785) 762-5445

1012 North Jefferson
Junction City, KS 66441
Provides vocational rehabilitation services to persons of or near employment age, who have substantial limitations for employment due to mental or physical disability, who are vocationally handicapped by their limitations and who, given service, can become employable in normal, sheltered or home occupations.

Women, Infants & Children Program
(785) 762-5682

Geary County Health Department

1212 West Ash

Junction City, KS

Provides supplemental food and nutrition information for pregnant, delivered, and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to 5 years of age. Foods available through the program include baby formula, milk, cheese, cereals, juice, eggs, dried beans and peanut butter.


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