on Families and Disability
Together with families and individuals
affected by disability, the Beach Center on Disability strives to make a
significant and sustainable difference in the quality of life of families and
Children First: CEO Kansas
privately funded K-12 scholarship program to introduce the concept of school
choice to Kansans in a tangible way.
Early Childhood Resources
Elks Training Center for the Handicapped)
Promotes independence for
persons with disabilities through innovative learning experiences that support
individuals choices for working, living and playing in their community.
Responding to Christ's call to feed the hungry, The Lord's
Diner, a not-for-profit soup kitchen operated by the community for the
community, provides an evening meal seven days a week.
Works from five locations throughout the city, serving
children, their siblings, and their parents with physical and occupational
therapies, speech and language therapy, respite care, nursery services,
center-based preschool, medical services, child care and transportation.
Offers 13 programs serving children, youth,
families, the troubled and the elderly. Federally supplied commodities are
distributed monthly, while warm coats and blankets are distributed in January
to low-income families.
Sedgwick County Developmental Disability
SCDDO is the agency that ensures services and support
are available for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Way of the Plains
United Way of the Plains is a local,
volunteer-driven organization. United Way brings the community together to
address critical issues such as care for the elderly, youth at risk, disaster
relief, and more. United Way of the Plains serves Sedgwick and surrounding
counties in south Central Kansas.
Quivira Council Boy Scouts of
Part of a group of some 500 scouting units scattered across
19 counties in south central Kansas. These scouting troops serve some 15,000
boys through the active participation of approximately 5,000 adult
One of the largest nonprofit, child
welfare agencies in Kansas, specializing in foster care, adoption and