Franklin County

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Community Center

Contact
Teresia Templeton
(785) 242-7515

Fax:  (785) 229-0543

Hours
Mon-Fri 8-noon, 1-5

Starting Sept 3: 9-noon, 1-4

Call ahead for appointment

MOVED

temporarily to

1320 S. Ash

Ottawa 

Applications

We have applications available for:

DCF-food stamps, child support, TANF, and medical

Housing Choice Vouchers

LIEAP

RC&D Bicycle Program Coordination (Kids under 18)

Rental Housing

Weatherization

Case Management

Stepping Stones and ReStart are collaborative and client driven. Case management consists of assessment, planning, goal-setting, care coordination (follow-up/on-going communication), evaluation and advocacy centered on supporting individuals and/or families as they strive to successfully exit poverty and/or maintain independent living.

Prescription drug program for those enrolled in the program.

Christmas Bureau

Open to any Franklin County resident who meets the poverty guideline.

Dental Program

Emergency Assistance

Food Pantry

Franklin County Food Distribution every Tuesday 9 a.m., Don Woodward Center

Franklin County Harvesters Mobile Food once a month.

FRETSA

Housing Vouchers

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is a federally subsidized program that contracts with private landlords to offer rental assistance to low-income families so they can obtain affordable, quality housing.

Optometry Program

Referrals

School Supplies

Summer Lunch Bunch

Tuesday Food Give Away

Every Tuesday we have a free food giveaway.

¨ Franklin County (residents only)

¨ Sign up 24 hours prior to distribution

¨ Start time 9:00

Utility Assistance

Once in a 12 month period.

Volunteer Opportunities

Individuals and Groups: check our Volunteer page or contact us

Head Start

FREE

Full Day Preschool

(Ages 3-5)

OR

Home-Based Services

(weekly home visits for pregnancy to age 5)

Helping your child and family be ready for school and lifelong success

We help find transportation resources

We serve children with disabilities

Now Enrolling

Head Start Address

225 E. 2nd OR 1320 S. Ash
Ottawa, KS 66067

Contact

Online Interest Form

(785) 242-4405/7785-242-5481

More information about Head Start

Ottawa Head Start Location

Weatherization

ECKAN may be able to provide at no cost to you housing improvements to:

  • Lower your bills
  • Make your home warmer
  • Increase safety

For income-eligible:

  • Single-family homes
  • Multi-family dwellings
  • Rental homes
  • Manufactured homes

Click here for more information and to see if you qualify.