American Red Cross
Provides a variety of services related to emergency and recovery help.
Phone Number: (316)219-4000
A.W.O.L. Human Society
Volunteer organization to existing to provide ethical and humane treatment to lost, stray or abandoned animals.
Phone Number: (620) 331-7931
Boy Scouts of America
To prepare young people to make ethical choices by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Momentum Inspires and equips families and communities to resolve poverty and thrive.
Community Access Center
A resource and referral center connecting individuals and families with services within our southeast Kansas area.
Community Food Program
Provides immediate, short-term food relief for families in need.
Community Mission for Improved Housing, LLC Helps homeowners with limited resources, both physical and financial, to make their homes in good repair and safe. Builds relationships among their neighbors and brings hope and spiritual renewal to our community. Phone Number (620)331-1006 www.cmihministry.org
Immediate short-term financial assistance in crisis situations.
Girl Scouts Kansas Heartland, Inc
Girl scouting builds girls courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
Phone Number:(316) 684-6531
One year residential rehabilitation program for women 18 years and older struggling with addictions.
Home, Sweet Home, Homeless Ministry Alleviates chronic homelessness by providing short term shelter that seeks to obtain long-term housing. Establishes mentoring relationships and secure stable employment toward becoming productive members of the community. Phone Number: (620)331-0956 http://www.homelessmen.org
Imagination Library Provides free, age appropriate books monthly to preschool children so that they may build the knowledge for success in reading. Phone number (620) 332-1800 www.dollypartonsimaginationlibrary.com
Independence Diversity Task Force Promoting an anti-racist community culture. Working to help build vital and safe neighborhoods for all ethnicities living in our community.
Independence Historical Museum and Art Center
Preserve the history and culture of the community, promote the arts , develop activities to enhance education, and provide enjoyment to the community and its visitors.
Independence Public Library Provides up-to-date technology and reliable computer technology. One-on-one computer help tailored for each individual’s needs, training with current software, computer basics and social media for adults and children. Phone Number: (620)331-3030 http://www.iplks.org
Kansas Legal Services
Provides immediate emergency legal representation to victims of domestic abuse and violence.
Midwest Pregnancy Center Provides emotional support and practical assistance in an effort to lower the number of crisis pregnancies through education and counseling. Phone number: (620) 331-0700 www.midwestpcc.com
Enrich lives and create strong, connected communities by optimizing the contributions of volunteers 55 and over.
Safe Kids Montgomery & Elk Country
Distribute child safety equipment to low income families and promote safety education for children 14 and under.
Safehouse Crisis Center, Inc.
Provides crisis intervention, emergency shelter, victim advocacy, public education and community awareness to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
Science & Technology Center
Open to young minds to the wonders of life around us, how things work and their importance and relationship to us and our world and how to preserve them.
Phone Number:(620) 331-1999
Southeast Kansas Respite Services, Inc.
Provides families the much needed time off or relief from the constant care of family members with a disability.
Phone Number: 620-421-6550 Ext. 1642
The Salvation Army
Provide emergency needs to local families with meals, rent, clothing, utilities, prescriptions, vision, medical, school supplies, and gifts at Christmas.
Phone Number:(620) 251-2686
United Cerebral Palsy of KS
Major purpose is to advance the independence , productivity, and full citizenship of persons with cerebral pals and other disabilities.
UpperCut Boxing Club and Sharon Boyer Learning Center
Improve academic achievement, reduce discipline referrals, increase participation in school activities and improve high school graduation rate for minority and at-risk youth.