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


Career Transition Network

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.

County Commodities

Once a month

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.

Operation Holiday

Partner Agencies: PACA (Paola Association for Church Action) and numerous donors.
Sign up:  November 19, 20 and 21 from 1-4 at ECKAN
                            December 3, 4, and 5 from 1-4 at ECKAN
Distribution: Location to be announced by the third week in December.


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

School Supplies

Volunteer Opportunities

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.