Lyon County

Community Center


P.O. Box 1625
215 W. 6th Street, Suite 204
Emporia, KS  66801

Contact

Jessica Corpening

(620) 342-4607

Hours
Mon-Wed & Fri, 8-12, 1-5

Starting Sept: Mon-Wed & Fri: 9-Noon, 1-4

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Advocacy, Outreach, and Referral

The Lyon County ECKAN Center serves as a central source for ECKAN program information and other community programs serving low-income families.

Case Management

$17,342 in Emergency Savings Funds Presented to ECKAN Clients

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.

Schedule at the ECKAN Community Center office to apply.

Stepping Stone Emergency Savings Programs Lyon County

Dental Assistance

Provides financial assistance for low-income adults to meet basic dental needs at the Flint Hills Community Health Center Dental Clinic in Emporia.

Schedule at the ECKAN Community Center office to apply

ECKAN Housing Choice Voucher Preliminary Applications

Paper copies available on site at the center.

Family Self Sufficiency Program

A voluntary case management program with a financial incentive available to all Housing Choice Voucher participants which provides a personalized plan to assist with your self-determined goals.

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.

Summer Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

Provides checks good for purchasing fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey at Farmers Markets to qualifying individuals 60 years of age and older.

Monthly income must be below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level

Program is available in the Summer-sign up dates will start the first week of June

Volunteer Opportunities

Individuals and Groups: check our Volunteer page or contact us

Weatherization Applications

Paper copies available on site at the center

(also available online- http://www.eckan.org/weatherization/ )

Head Start

FREE

Full Day Preschool

(Ages 3-5)

OR

Home-Based Services

(weekly home visits for pregnancy to age 5)

OR

Child Care

(for birth to age 3)

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
1130 Scott Street OR 215 W. 6th Ave., Suite 205
Emporia, KS 66801

Contact
Online Interest Form

620) 343-3270 OR (620)342-2304

Mon-Fri 8-Noon, 1-5

More information about Head Start

Emporia 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

in income-eligible:

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

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