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 HARVESTER'S COMMUNITY FOOD NETWORK PROGRAMS
 

 Harvesters Mobile Food Pantry's will be at the following locations in Osage County each month:


CARBONDALE: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 12 - 1 PM at the Carbondale Church of Christian Fellowship. Questions? call Pam at 785-828-4888.
 
OSAGE CITY: 3rd Thursday of each month,10 - 11 AM at Osage City Community Center, 517 S. 1st  Questions? call ECKAN at 785-528-5184.
 
BURLINGAME: 3rd Thursday of each month, 10 - 11 AM at The Federated Church, 322 S Topeka Ave.  Questions? call Angie 785-654-3851.
  
LYNDON: 3rd Friday of each month starting at 12 - 1 PM in Lyndon at Jones Park.  Questions? call Pam at 785-828-4888.
 
 
 
TEFAP
 
 
    Help House is "The Emergency Food Assistance Program" (TEFAP) distributor for Osage County.  The commodities are in addition to the clients regular food items from the Help House Pantry.  You do not have to be a client to receive the TEFAP food.  You do need to sign a Declaratory Statement that you meet the guidelines set for the program.  Questions? Call 785-828-4888
 
 
 
SNAP
 
Information is available at Help House for those who would like to sign up for the SNAP "Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program".
 
Call 785-828-4888 for more information.
 
 
 
 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, natural origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Persons with disabilities who require alternate means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information is available I languages other than English.

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in letter all the information requested in the form, call (866) 632-9992

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
fax:
(202) 690-7442; or
email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
 
 
 
 
 
Help House is the emergency assistance distribution partner with the "Salvation Army" for Osage County.





HELP HOUSE IS A PARTNERING AGENCY WITH
THE UNITED WAY OF THE FLINT HILLS



Help House

131 W 15th St, PO Box 356, Lyndon, KS 66451

Phone (785) 828-4888                     Email:  osagecountyhh@gmail.com

Website:  osagecountyhh.com



HELP HOUSE HOURS
              Monday 4PM - 7 PM, Tuesday - Friday 10AM - 1PM
Help House follows USD 421 Lyndon School closure policy due to inclement weather.

  
 
Calendar           Announcement       Application for Assistance         Help Resources 


If you have any information on your church or an event let us know at osagecountyhh@gmail.com.   Thanks!
                                                                                   
Jones Foundation                    Help Agency Listings detailed                    Other Food Resources
                                                         
                        Osage County Churches Missions                         
 
                                

ITEMS NEEDED
DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY

                        FOOD ITEMS - SHELF STABLE:
                                  CANS OF FRUIT & VEGETABLES
                                        PASTA SAUCES, CANNED PASTA, MACARONI & CHEESE
                                             PEANUT BUTTER, JELLIES, SALAD DRESSINGS
                                                  JELLO, PUDDING, CAKE MIXES/FROSTINGS, 
                                                      FRESH AND CANNED MEATS INCLUDING DEER

(ALL DONATED MEAT MUST BE PACKAGED IN A PROCESSING
PLANT AND HAVE A USDA OR KANSAS STATE INSPECTION  IDENTIFICATION
ON PACKAGE) 

                                BABY/INFANT ITEMS:
                                     DIAPERS SIZES: 3,4,5 & 6   PULL-UPS SIZE 3,4 & 5
                                         BABY FOOD ALL VARIETIES


                 
                       HEALTH CARE ITEMS:
                            SHAMPOO, CONDITIONER
                                 BODY WASH/SOAP, DEODORANT
                                       SHAVING CREAM, RAZORS, AND TOOTHPASTE
                                             KLEENEX 


PLEASE BRING DONATED ITEMS TO HELP HOUSE ON THE DAYS WE ARE OPEN...

YOUR DONATIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!









        AND A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL OUR HELP HOUSE VOLUNTEERS WHOSE WORK BLESSES AND ENCOURAGES SO MANY HERE IN OSAGE COUNTY AND KEEP THE DOORS OPEN AT HELP HOUSE.



GOOD SENSE BUDGET COURSE
THE  NEXT GOOD SENSE BUDGET COURSE WILL BE OFFERED ON

 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH, 2019
  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CALL 785-828-4888 FOR MORE INFORMATION
MUST COMPLETE THE COURSE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE HELP HOUSE UTILITY ASSISTANCE 
REGISTER AT HELP HOUSE AND PICK UP THE PRE-COURSE WORKSHEETS.




Mission

Help House, Inc. is a non-profit, Christian organization, founded in 2003 by the churches of Osage County, for the purpose of providing emergency assistance for the basic needs of individuals and families in Osage County.

Help House, Inc. exists to provide our hearts and
hands to help in an unconditional, compassionate, and non-judgmental way.
  In addition, when appropriate, we offer intangible assistance of "food for the spirit" through sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Help House, Inc. is supported by solely by contributions, donations, and volunteers. We work in cooperation with other agencies and organizations to help provide complete care to those we serve and to empower them to discover their God-given gifts, abilities and inner-strengths.  Our ultimate goal is to guide all toward more dependence on God and interdependence with others.


DAYS HELP HOUSE IS CLOSED


  • New Year's Day
  • Friday & Saturday before Easter
  • Memorial Day Week-end
  • 4th of July Week-end
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Thanksgiving Day and Friday
  • December 24 thru January 1, 2019


 
Guidelines for Assistance
 
New clients should bring in Photo ID, proof of income and proof of residency in Osage County.


Income guidelines up to April 2019

Family Size                   Monthly Income 

      1                                        $1307.00
      2                                        $1760.00
      3                                        $2213.00
      4                                        $2665.00
      5                                        $2665.00
      6                                        $3118.00
      7                                        $4024.00
      8                                        $4477.00

Each additional member +$453.00


Clients can come in once a month and receive a three - five day food supply.

Residents of Osage County are welcome to select needed items from our clothing plus store.

How Can I Help?

We ask that the faith community keep Help House, its Board of Directors, Advisory Committee, and clients in their prayers. Volunteers are an essential part of this important ministry. If you would like to become a member of the volunteer staff, please call and talk to a volunteer at Help House.


Cash Donations

There is a continual need for monetary donations that can be applied toward maintenance, utilities, supplies, and food.


Material Donations

Donations of food, clothing, and paper goods may be taken to Help House during regular operating hours, or left in the shed located on the south side of the building.  All clothing should be clean, in season, and in good condition. Children’s clothing and blankets are always in short supply.

If you have large, working appliances or furniture, please call first to check for available space in the building.  Please do not drop these items off by the shed.




Last Update February 1, 2019