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Medical
Housing/Shelter
Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
Support Groups
I don’t see my city?
Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
Recommend a Service

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Medical

medical

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- vision care- One Sight

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Alma- medical & dental- Community Health Ministry

Manhattan- prescription assistance- Shepherd’s Crossing

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Housing/Shelter

Housing

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Low Income Apartments

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

County/City

Hays- Mary Elizabeth Maternity Home

Johnson County- Hillcrest Transitional Housing

Junction City- The Crisis Center Inc.

Kansas City- Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.

Kansas City- Friends of Yates

Lawrence- Lawrence Community Shelter

Lawrence-Willow DV Center

Liberal- Stepping Stone Shelter

Manhattan- MESI

Manhattan- The Crisis Center Inc.

Overland Park- Johnson County Interfaith Hospitality Network

Pittsburg- Safehouse Crisis Center

Salina- Ashby House

Topeka- Topeka Rescue Mission

Wichita- Inter-Faith Ministries

Wichita- The United Methodist Open Door

Wyandotte County- Hillcrest Transitional Housing

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIEAP

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

County/City

Johnson County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

Wichita- free infant & children clothing- The United Methodist Open Door

Wyandotte County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

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Child Support

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Essentials

essentials.

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- mobile food pantry- Harvesters

Statewide- utility assistance- The Salvation Army

County/City

Alma- food pantry, utility & rent assistance, emergency assistance, household items, furniture, transportation assistance, etc.- Alma Outreach

Johnson County- rental assistance- Save Inc.

Kansas City- rent/utility assistance, emergency assistance, etc.- Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.

Lawrence- financial assistance, school supplies, clothes, etc- Willow DV Center

Liberal- daily meals- Stepping Stone Shelter

Manhattan- food pantry, commodity program, Kid’s meal program, clothing vouchers, etc.- Flint Hills Breadbasket

Manhattan- rental & utility assistance, security deposits, etc.- MESI

Manhattan- utility & rent assistance- Shepherd’s Crossing

Ogden- food pantry, emergency financial assistance- Ogden Friendship House of Hope

Olathe- food pantry- New Hope Food Pantry

Overland Park- food bank, pet food- Jewish Family Services

Salina- “free store” clothing, furniture, household appliances, etc.- Ashby House

Topeka- daily meals, sack meals- Topeka Rescue Mission

Wamego- food pantry, utility & rent assistance, emergency assistance, household items, furniture/appliances, transportation assistance, etc.- Community Health Ministry

Wichita- food boxes, food pantry, clothing, showers, laundry, mail, daily meals, etc.- The United Methodist Open Door

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Support Groups

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.


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Putative Father Registry

Kansas doesn’t have a website for its registry. Fathers have to call the Department of Social and Rehab Services at (785) 296-3237 or write the office at P.O. Box 497 Topeka, KS 66601-0497.

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Adoption Law/Revocation

consent or relinquishment may not be given by the mother or accepted until 12 hours after the birth of a child.

A consent is final when executed, unless the consenting party, prior to final decree of adoption, alleges and proves by clear and convincing evidence that the consent was not freely and voluntarily given.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.
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