About ECKAN

ECKAN (The East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation), a community action agency, has been in existence since 1966 and now serves low-income persons in Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chase, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Greenwood, Johnson, Lyon, Miami, Morris, Osage, Woodson and Wyandotte counties. ECKAN provides  programs and referral services in each county in response to local needs and available resources.

ECKAN’s Mission

ECKAN’s mission is to identify and focus available resources that enable eligible families and individuals to attain critical skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to achieve self-sufficiency.

ECKAN’s Vision

 ECKAN’s vision is to eliminate poverty in ECKAN’s service area through individual and organizational dedication, collaboration, and innovation.

2018 Annual Report(2)