Miami County

Community Center

Brandi Lopez
(785) 242-7450, ext. 7640


Mon-Fri, 9-12, 1-4

Call for an appointment.

P.O. Box 153
110 E. Peoria St.
Paola, KS  66071

Miami Co Communtiy Center

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We have applications available for:

DCF application-food stamps, cash assistance, and medical

Head Start

Housing Choice Vouchers


RC&D Bicycle Program Coordination (Kids under 18)

Rental Housing


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.

Once a month

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.

Partner Agencies: PACA (Paola Association for Church Action) and numerous donors.
Sign up at ECKAN: November 12-14 and 19-21, 1-4 p.m.
Distribution: December 12 at the Armory, 1010 Hedge Ln Ct. Paola, KS
Catholic Charities – Denise Ogilvie – 913.433.2012 –
My Father’s House – 913.294.3600 –
Lighthouse Church – Rebecca – 913.294.2400 –
Salvation Army – Dorene Peterson – 913.937.7312 –
Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Centers – 785-242-7123 ext. 108 –
DCF – Della Barbosa –  (913) 755-2162 –
Safehome – Erin Lyon – – 913-242-5767

Individuals and Groups: check our Volunteer page or contact us

Head Start


Full Day Preschool

(Ages 3-5)


Home-Based Services

(weekly home visits for pregnancy 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

Online Interest Form

(913) 294-4880 OR 913-575-9491

Mon-Fri 8-Noon, 1-5

More information about Head Start


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.