Help Agency Listings detailed

Local Angency Listings
This is an alphabetical listing of the agencies in Osage County that may be able to provide services to clients.



This is United Way’s database for services in your area. 


AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY                                                                                  

1315 S.W Arrowhead Dr.                                                                                                      
Topeka, Ks. 66604                                                                                                           
 785-273-4422   Toll Free - 1-800-227-2345 = Information, Donations, Services and Memorials                                                                                                                                                                                                       
AMERICAN RED CROSS -OSAGE COUNTY                                                             

1221 W. 17th St.                                                                                                         

Topeka,  Ks. 66604


         Services include: Blood bank, Disaster relief (calamity or single family), Health and Safety Training ( including First Aid and CPR), services to Military and their families, and Veteran services ( how to “tap into” those).  Red Cross services are provided to OSAGE COUNTY through the Topeka Chapter.



         785-817-5801  Bikers Against Child Abuse.  This group goes to abused children and is there to support the child by going to court with them, and build a relationship with the children so they feel safe.  Their focus is to remove the fear from the child.                                                                                                                                                                      

Battered Women Task Force                                                                                              


225 S. W. 12th , Topeka, Ks.66612

785-354-7927- daytime , 785-233-1730- weekends / evenings

888-822-2983- Toll Free Hotline


Counseling- Emergency Housing- Protection Orders         

         The YWCA-Battered Women Task Force is a program offering crisis assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services provided are a 24 – hour – day shelter for battered women and their children; Special intervention for children at the shelter; Alternatives to Battering programs for abusers; 24- hour – a – day counseling for rape or sexual assault survivors; support groups for survivors of sexual assault or incest; Educational programs for Junior High, High School Students and community groups on domestic violence and sexual assault; Counselors who accompany and support  victims through court procedures; and outreach to rural communities in OSAGE, SHAWNEE,WABAUNSEE, and JACKSON COUNTIES promoting awareness and increasing victim safety on domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Shelter, protective orders, court advocacy, and children's advocacy.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Topeka, Osage County Office

         Child mentoring program, in-school mentoring program. 785-234-5524 ext 19                                                                                                                                                                                  

BURLINGAME CITY HALL                                                                                           

City Clerk                                                                                                                  

101 E. Santa Fe, Burlingame, Ks 66413           785-654-2414     

Governing body of the City of Burlingame, Establishes rules and regulations and provides water, sewer, street, dog catching and police services to residents.                                                                                                                                                                          

CARBONDALE CITY HALL                                                                                           

City clerk                                                                                                                   

234 Main, Carbondale, Ks. 66414           785-836-7108

Governing body of the City of Carbondale, Establishes rules and regulations and provides water, sewer, street, dog catching, and police services to residents.



         Court Appointed Special Advocates for children.  785-828-4111,  116 East 7th, PO Box 153, Lyndon, KS  66451


Compassionate Friends, Inc.

         785-272-4895 – Grief support for those that have lost a child.  They meet the 4th Monday at 7pm at 3601 West 17th Street.  More information can be obtained at 816-271-6040 or


Dental Donation

         785-273-1900 – Elderly, disabled, special circumstances, will help with dental services.  You must call for an application.



         785-528-4499   Provides assistance for those needing food, clothing, furniture, and household items. Provides rental assistance within budgetary restraints. Also helps with Home-management, Personal, Family, and Marital counseling. *(Generally Restricted to the Osage City School District 420, EXCEPTIONS are made at the discretion of the participating pastors. HOURS OF OPERATION are Summer (Starts April 1): Mon., Wed., Fri.: 9:00 am-12:00, Winter: Mon., Wed., Fri.: 1:00pm-4:00pm.

306 S Martin, Osage City, Ks. 66523      PH:785-528-8164

     WARMTH FUND  - United Methodist Church in Osage City, 219 S. 6th = November to March 420 School District Only = 785-528-4443 or email  Calls after hours leave a message and your call will be returned.


(ECKAAA) East Central Kansas Area Agency on Aging

         800-633-5621:  In-home services, case management, health & wellness, insurance consultation, legal assistance, meals, medical equipment, health insurance and prescription drug assistance, respite care, tax assistance, transportation coordination, volunteer programs, adult abuse, adult day care, caregiver support programs, disability services, driving, home health care, hospice, legal assistance, meals on wheels, Medicare savings program, mental health, substance abuse prevention/treatment/recovery, housing and long term care options, Kansas veterans benefits.  If you need home health care and over 60 years old, they can assist you.  If you are a care giver (neighbor, loved one, etc.), you may receive home delivered meals, homemaker services, respite care, and support.

(Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, Linn, Miami, and Osage Counties)                                        

132 s. Main, Ottawa, Ks. 66067


785-242-7202 (FAX)

Hours of Service 8:30-5:00 pm       After Hours- Answering Machine



         785-528-5184:  Self-sufficiency programs, breakfast/supper buddy program for elementary students, commodities, case management, head start program, housing counseling & rental assistance, section 8 certificate/voucher programs, home weatherization assistance, nutritional education, youth in government program, youth action council volunteer opportunities, emergency repair programs, community Christmas bureau, assistance filing taxes, school supplies, utility assistance.            



         1-800-677-1116 or , financial, employment, legal and caregiving assistance.      


Flint Hills Technical College

         620-341-1336, 3021 Eaglecrest Drive, Emporia. Provide oral health screening, periodontal assessment, or cleaning ($15.00).  Tuesday or Thursday, 9am or 1:30pm, Friday at 8:30am. 


Flint Hills Community Health

        620-342-4864, Pay on a sliding scale, must prove income before services.  Monday 8am – 4:30pm, Wed 8am-6:30pm.  Accept everyone with or without insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, and Healthwave. Minimum Sliding Scale amount is $25 per visit.  Must provide proof of income before services are performed.  Quality Health Care, Sliding Fee Scale, Extended Hours, Walk-In Availability, Interpreter Services , Medical, Dental and Mental Health Care, Prescription Assistance.  Public Health Services Monday– Friday 8 a.m— 4:30 p.m, Wednesday 8 a.m.— 6:30 p.m. Immunizations, childhood and adult screenings, blood sugar, hemoglobin, cholesterol, blood pressure, tuberculosis, pregnancy, urinalysis, vision, hearing, lead testing, sexually transmitted diseases screen.  Primary care services are Monday -Thursday 7:15 a.m—7 p.m, Friday  7:15 a.m. — 5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.—12 p.m. Treatment of Illnesses, Minor Injuries, Physical Exams, Minor Surgical Procedures, Lab and Diagnostic Testing. Consultations for patients with depression, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, Pap Smears, breast exams and mammograms (free to qualifying women.)  Pediatrician services are Monday thru Friday 8:30a.m. to 5 p.m., Dental services - Monday– Thursday  8 a.m.—6 pm, Friday 8 a.m.—5 p.m.  Comprehensive and emergency dental exams and treatment, Periodontal care and treatment with a Registered Dental Hygienist. 


Food Stamps Program                                                                                                         

         1-800-221-5689 or for Kansas call 1-888-369-4777 or visit


God’s Store House

         620-364-1459 Food and clothing bank in Burlington, KS.  If you contact, there work with a pastoral alliance that may help.


Greenbush Community Learning Center 

         828-4130  Learning center where adults can get their high school diploma.


Heart of America Hospice

         800-396-7778:  End of Life care & counseling, medications related to medical diagnosis, medical equipment, case management, home health aide visits, social work support, chaplain services, volunteer/pet therapy services, bereavement support                                         


Help House , Inc.  131 W 15th St. PO Box 356, Lyndon, KS  66451.  785-828-4888 Email:  Website: Open Tuesday through Friday, and the 1st and 3rd Saturday from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Food and clothing bank.


PRN Home Health & Hospice

         785-232-0440:  Nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social worker, home health aide, hospice services


Jones Foundation

         620-342-1714:  Dental, vision/hearing, hospitalization, medical bills, psychiatric services for under age of 21, Osage County resident for 1 year minimum, and US citizen.  Assistance with higher education.


Kansas Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped - KFDH

         785-273-1900:  Must be elderly (over 65) or disabled.  They will pay for large dental work, like dentures and crowns.  (application available at HH)


KHPA Kansas Medical Assistance

         MediKan program for those on SRS assistance, General assistance for the elderly and disabled.                                                                                                                         


LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF TOPEKA, INC.                                                                   

         Helping individuals determine their eligibility for Social Security Disability Income, and providing help with domestic cases ( i.e.: divorce and child custody).                                                                                                                                                             

LIBRARIES-OSAGE COUNTY                                                                                                                                                                                                

Burlingame Community Library                                         

122 W. Santa Fe,  Burlingame, Ks. 66413

785- 654-3400                                         


Carbondale Public Library                                                                                         

236 Main Street , Carbondale, Ks. 66414



Lyndon Carnegie Library     

127 E. 6th ,   Lyndon, Ks. 66451



Overbrook Library

401 Maple St , Overbrook, Ks. 66524         



Osage City Public Library                                                                                                     

515 Main St, Osage City, Ks. 66523


785-528-4502 – Fax

Library services are numerous- Books, Videos, Periodicals, Audio Books. Source for Services to the Blind, Audio Readers and Interlibrary Loan Services. Some of them have additional services- Public Fax, Copiers, Public Access Internet, and Access to Alex ( Automated Labor Exchange)- a job search program.            





Lion’s Club – Lyndon

         828-3330 JoAnn Pouch is the contact.  They will pay $50.00 towards glasses at Lenscrafters.

         Bernard Lee – Scranton


Lyndon City Hall                                                                                                      

City Clerk

610 E 6th St, Lyndon, Ks. 66451                                                                                            


Fire& Police Emergency 911

or Fire 785-828-4567                                                                                                                 
Police 785-828-3147        

Sheriff 785-828-3121  

Swimming Pool 785-828-4849

         Governing body of the City of Lyndon, Establishes rules and regulations and provides water, sewer, street, dog catching, and police services to residents.


Marian Clinic (Dental Only)

         3164 SE 5th Ave., Topeka, KS  66607  785-233-2800,, Monday – Thursday 7am – 5pm


Mental Health Center of East Central KS

        421 N 5th, Osage City, KS  66523  785-528-3189  Counseling, violence/sexual intervention groups for men and women, seminars in anger management.  They are located in Osage City.  They will work with low-income individuals.


Midland PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)

         200 SW Frazier Cir., Topeka, KS  66606  785-232-2044  Toll Free:  800-491-3691.   Prescription & OTC medication assistance, Adult Day Center, transportation, medical equipment, medical care, dental care, audiology services, physical therapy, meals on-site, in-home services, recreation & activities.  For people who want to stay home, but not able to take care of themselves.              



         A non-profit organization founded in 1997 as a resource for people who need help with the cost of medicine. They help people of all ages, with or without insurance. Also has information on more than 2,400 programs. Patient Assistance Programs, Free/ Low Cost Clinics, Disease-Based Assistance, State Programs. The Free NeedyMeds Drug Discount Card  can save up to 75% on prescription  NO fees or registration, No financial, age, or residency restrictions, Cannot be used with Insurance. Go to Download, print, clip and save.  P.O. Box 219, Gloucester, MA.01931. Email: Or        


Northeast Region Protection Reporting Center 

         800-922-5330:  To report adult or child abuse (physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, or sexual abuse).



Osage County Christian Counseling

         785-250-1361, 509 Topeka Ave., Lyndon.  Pastor Herb Smith runs this and charges $25.00 per session.  No one will be turned down for ability to pay.


Osage County Health Department

         103 E 9th St., Lyndon, KS  66451  785-828-3117:  Housekeeping services, birth control, immunizations, flu shots, child care licensing, Safe Kids (free car seats), WIC (children under 5 or expecting Mom’s), paps, or STD testing.  


Osage County Senior Center

         604 Market St., Osage City, KS  66523  785-528-4906:  Meals, activities, hearing & blood pressure checks, transportation to events available.  


Osage Nursing Center

         1017 Main St., Osage City, KS  66523  785-528-3138:  Therapies, restorative programs, medication management, wound & skin care, dining.


Resource Center for Independent Living

         1137 Laing St., Osage City, KS  66523  785-528-3105  Toll Free:  800-580-7245  Helps people with disabilities fill out forms for benefits, training programs, help people maintain independent living, advocacy services, and peer counseling.


Salvation Army

         785-528-5184:  Gas vouchers, utility assistance and rent assistance.


Seton Center

         816-231-3955 Dental and medication assistance for appointments or assessments


SOS – Services Offering Safety

         785-828-4537.  Kansas Crisis Hotline:  800-825-1295.  Child visitation & exchange center, emergency shelter, counseling services, empowering survivors, prevention & education,


SRS – Social and Rehabilitation Services

         888-369-4777:  Cash/employment assistance, child/adult abuse and neglect, child care, child support services, food assistance, health coverage, long term care options, parenting challenges, presumptive medical disability, budgeting help, help searching for better housing.


Value Options – Addictions

         Prepaid in-patient substance abuse.


United Way

         785-273-4804:  Food, Utilities, Clothing, Transportation, school supplies, temporary lodging, Christmas, eye exams & glasses, prescription medication, housing assistance, kids camp.



         Dental services available.


USDA Rural Development
  Assistance impacted by flooding/storms via loans, grants, repairs.



         866-393-4074  Medicines, medical co-pays, travel benefits for veterans.


Wamego Community Health Ministry

         785-456-7872  They are willing to do dental work on a sliding scale


Working Healthy

         785-296-4424:  Assistance in working without losing Medicaid coverage.  This outfit will help those with disabilities find jobs.  This process can take up to 2 years after being admitted into the program, which could have a waiting list.