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April 7, 2013

HOMELESS SHELTERS: Butler County


We recommend calling before going to any place because locations, services, and availability might have changed. Resources for other needs available at: CommunityGrace.info including: Affordable Housing Eviction Prevention Rental Assistance

American Red Cross: Midway-Kansas Chapter


Web: http://midwaykansas.redcross.org/index.php 1900 East Douglas, Wichita, KS 67214 Phone: 316-219-4000 Provides immediate housing assistance in the event of a disaster such as a house fire. Provides emergency financial assistance for persons experiencing an unexpected, verifiable financial situation that leaves them unable to pay rent, mortgage and/or utilities. A Red Cross caseworker verifies the need and eligibility. For information about community resources for other individual and family needs, call 316-219-4070 and leave your name and phone number. A caseworker returns calls for an over the phone screen to see if you meet guidelines. An application can be downloaded online at:
http://midwaykansas.redcross.org/images/uploads/rent_and_utility_assistance_application.pdf

Bethlehem House, Inc.


Web: http://bethlehemhouseeldorado.com/ P.O. Box 1322, El Dorado, KS 67042 Phone: 316-322-7233 Email: contact@bethlehemhouseeldorado.com & bethlehemhouse@cox.net Provides 24-hour shelter and support with an individualized, comprehensive program to young pregnant females in need of a home. Provides a structured living environment for up to five girls (ages 10 21, at any stage of their pregnancy) and their new babies, regardless of whether they chose to keep their baby or place it for adoption. Works in conjunction with existing community agencies to provide for every area of need, including physical, spiritual, social and psychological.

Butler Homeless Initiative (BHI)


Web: www.butlerhomelessinitiative.org P.O. Box 123, El Dorado, KS 67042 Phone: 316-321-1454 / email: info@butlerhomelessinitiative.org Assists with making referrals for motel vouchers and provides limited assistance with clothing, blankets, sleeping bags, etc. . Is actively working to establish a transitional housing program in El Dorado, KS

Prepared by CommunityGrace.info, a website listing community resources in and near Butler County, KS, to prevent and reverse homelessness. To change or add information, email: jgstorandt@msn.com.

Catholic Social Service, Catholic Charities USA


Web: http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/page.aspx?pid=305 Works with and other local agencies to provide comprehensive and long-term assistance for those who lose their home in a natural disaster. More information available on its website: http://catholicsocialservice.org/services/disaster-response

Community Aid Network (C.A.N.)


@The Salvation Army in El Dorado 207 W. First / 316-321-4070 (ext.1) Coordinates assistance from community churches for those in need in the El Dorado area. Many churches ask people seeking assistance to start by going to C.A.N. for screening Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 am - noon & 1:30 - to 2:30 pm (walk-ins welcome). Assistance provided might include hotel vouchers and referral to shelter programs.

Mid-Kansas Community Action Program


Web: http://www.mid-capinc.org/ Augusta: 730 Cliff Drive / 316-775-3000 / 1-800-281-6373 Hours: Monday Friday, 8am 4:30 pm El Dorado: 400 W. Central / 316-775-3000 / 1-800-281-6373 Hours: Tuesdays, 8am 5 pm Must call to schedule an appointment. Counties served: Butler, Cowley, Greenwood, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Marion, Pawnee, Reno, and Sumner Counties A non-profit that helps people get back on their feet and become self-sufficient. Housing programs include assistance with family rentals, transitional housing, and homeless prevention.

Safehouse, El Dorado
P.O. Box 735, El Dorado, KS 67042 Crisis Hotline: 316-321-7105 (El Dorado) / 1-800-870-6967 (toll free outside of El Dorado) Email: safe.homes@yahoo.com & safe.house@flc.kscoxmail.com Domestic violence/sexual assault shelter for battered women (women who are in or have been in a violent relationship) and their children. Free intervention, advocacy, counseling, support groups & referral are available. Kansas Statewide Hotline: 1-800-END-ABUSE National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Trumpet of Yahveh
Website: http://thetrumpetofyahveh.com/ 423 State, Augusta, KS 67010 316-775-2833 / Pastor R.C. Sandifer 10-bed shelter for persons in need who can stay up to one year while they study and practice the churchs teachings.

Prepared by CommunityGrace.info, a website listing community resources in and near Butler County, KS, to prevent and reverse homelessness. To change or add information, email: jgstorandt@msn.com.