Advocacy, Outreach, and Referral
The Osage County ECKAN Center serves as a central source for ECKAN program information and other community programs serving low-income families.
DCF Applications-food stamps, cash assistance, LIEAP when available
Provides rental assistance for qualifying low-income families, enabling then to obtain affordable, quality housing with private landlords. Check our website to see if the waiting list is open.
Paper copies available on site at the center.
ReStart –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.
Weatherization provides energy savings measures at no cost to income qualifying individuals or families who own or rent their homes.
Paper copies available on site at the center
Case Management assessment, planning, goal-setting, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy centered on supporting families and/or individuals as they strive to successfully exit poverty and achieve self sufficiency.
Stepping Stones to Success–Emergency Savings financial incentives available
ReStart–must have a housing voucher. Financial incentives available.
ECKAN uses donations and CSBG funds to provide families with a voucher to help purchase holiday food at Jerry’s Thriftway and gifts for kids under the age of 18. Applications are available last week of October through 1st week of November. Families in 420 School District are referred to ECAT and all information is shared between ECAT and Help House for our Christmas programs.
Available to complete online applications, job search, create resume, print documents, etc.
Provides financial assistance for low-income adults to meet basic dental needs at the Flint Hills Community Health Center Dental Clinic in Emporia.
Program may assist with transportation costs to ECKAN dental appointments with BP partnership in Osage City.
Schedule an appointment at the ECKAN Community Center office to see if you qualify
*Currently additional funds are available for help with Dentures and Partials*
To schedule apt (913) 433-2039
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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.
Rural Mobile Food Pantry
The mobile food distribution program takes nutritious food to where it is needed most. Mobile food pantries distribute fresh produce and other nutritious foods to families in need at sites where access to food assistance is limited.
ECKAN Hosts Osage City Distribution 3rd Thursday of every month, except July or weather related conditions make it unsafe for our volunteers or recipients.
A grant request is sent to Jones Foundation yearly and upon approval is able to offer school supplies to K-12. Applications available last week of June through 2nd week of July.