below are programs we currently have available to support qualifying residents of Reno county.
ALL PROGRAM SERVICES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING AND/OR ITEMS. NO GUARANTEES ARE EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.
Laundry soap, shampoo, bath soap, disposable razors, toothpaste and toothbrushes, toilet paper, hand/body lotion, deodorant, and other personal hygiene items (as available) are provided monthly.
PRESCRIPTION Medicine Assistance
We partner with collaborating agencies to help provide "life sustaining" prescription medication.' Diabetic and heart medications are examples of what we an help with. Assistance with pain and narcotic prescription medications are not provided. Appointments are necessary for this service.
Operation Back To School
A backpack with basic school supplies is provided to students registered in kindergarten through high school in Reno county schools to help students begin their school year in style! Pre-registration is required!
2019 registration will take place June 1- July 25 (Monday - Thursday 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:00 p.m.)
School supplies that will be distributed TUESDAY, AUGUST 6TH, at the HUTCHINSON MALL, by appointment.
Caps for Reno County
Stocking caps, scarves and gloves are provided to all Reno County residents, October though February. Stop by our agency to help prepare for the cold Kansas winter!
Christmas gift assistance is made available to qualifying Reno County families with teenage children ages 13 through 17. PRE-REGISTRATIN IS REQUIRED.
2019 registration will take place October 15-November 30 (Monday-Thursday 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:00 p.m.) with appointment times made when a family can pick up their teen/s Christmas gifts that will be distributed THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12TH, at the HUTCHINSON MALL, by appointment.
out of town medical appointment gasoline voucher
We provide gasoline vouchers for out-of-town, essential, confirmed, doctor's appointments in which services cannot be provided in Reno county. Proof of vehicle ownership and up-to-date vehicle insurance is required. Appointments are necessary for this service.
EVICTION and UTILITY Shut-OFF ASSISTANCE
We partner with other agencies, organizations, and churches to provide partial financial help with eviction and/or utility shut-off assistance to qualifying Reno county residents. Utility shut-off and/or eviction notice must be provided. Appointments are necessary for this service.
id REFERRAL source
We partner with a local church to help Reno County residents get photo IDs and/or Drivers Licenses. Appointments are necessary for this service.
BICYCLES FOR ADULTS
We partner with local organizations and businesses to provide adult-sized bicycles for transportation, as available.
We provide sleeping mats, small portable bags of personal hygiene items, plus blankets, as available. In addition, we also provide Clothing Vouchers, as needed.
We partner with Fair Priced Clothing to help clients with clothing needs. In addition, we partner with Goodwill to provide clients with start-up work clothing required for their jobs.
We partner with a local church to help our clients with food assistance.