Partner Organizations - 2016-2017

American Red Cross: Disaster Response Services

The American Red Cross Kansas/Nebraska Region serves the more than 4 million people living in Nebraska, Kansas, and three counties in Southwest Iowa that are part of the Omaha metropolitan area. The Region provides vital services to the area 365 days a year—from responding to home fires in local neighborhoods to teaching first aid and CPR to community groups.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harvey County

We help children realize their potential and build their futures. We nurture children and strengthen communities. And we couldn’t do any of it without you. Each time Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs a child with a role model, we start something incredible: a one-to-one relationship built on trust and friendship that can blossom into a future of unlimited potential. And thanks to the first-ever nationwide impact study of a mentoring organization, we have the facts to prove it.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates): A Voice for Children
(316) 284-6909

Our work is based on the belief that all children are entitled to a safe and permanent home. Court Appointed Special Advocates work in the court system through trained volunteers to serve as the child’s advocate and represent the child’s best interests in ‘child in need of care’ proceedings in the Ninth Judicial District.

Circles of Hope by Peace Connections

Peace Connections is a community-based non-profit that began humbly and heartfully in 1983 as the Newton Area Peace Center and opened its first office above Druber's Donut Shop in downtown Newton, Kansas, a Midwestern town of just over 18,000 residents.

Peace Connections recognizes the relationship between poverty and peace and works to develop resources, educate our community and inspire change. Our major investments in this focus area are Circles of Hope and the Summer Enrichment Activities program for kids 6-10.

Community Chaplain Response Team
(316) 217-7227

CCRT is on a mission to provide practical, emotional, and spiritual support to first responders, training and certification to chaplains and volunteers, and problems solving for community issues.

Community Playschool
(316) 283-3667

Community Playschool, Inc. is a preschool for children 2 to 5 years of age. First preference for enrollment is given to families who cannot attend other preschools because of limited finances, one parent families, and those with special needs not met elsewhere. Fees are based on a sliding scale.

Grand Central (formerly Newton Area Senior Center)
(316) 283-2222

Harvey County Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task Force

The Mission of Harvey County DV/SA is to provide advocacy and support to all survivors and secondary victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking; while seeking social changes through awareness, education and prevention. From 24-hour crisis hotline to supportive services to professional training, we offer crisis intervention, advocacy and support; to address the needs of victims and their children.

Harvey County Special Education Cooperative Infant Toddler Program
(316) 284-6510 x1972

Health Ministries Clinic

Health Ministries Clinic is a Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the Newton community and surrounding counties. We provide a range of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services for people of all ages. We believe that these services are best for patients when they are delivered in an integrated manner, and we are on the cutting edge of making integrated care a reality. All of our medical providers are board-certified.

Heart to Heart Child Advocacy Center

Dedicated to effectively and efficiently serve child victims of abuse and assist local communities in responding to allegations of child abuse

Hesston Area Senior Center

Serving the needs of Seniors for over 20 years - programs and activities for all ages! "Great place to meet...the coffee's always on."

Hesston Community Child Care
(620) 327-3775

Hesston Community Child Care is a private, non-profit childcare program, which in partnership with the community seeks to serve families with children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years.

The program provides a safe, healthy, stimulating and secure Christian environment that responds to the individual needs and diversity of the children and families who choose to participate in the program.

Mirror, Inc.

Mirror, Inc., established in 1972, is a not-for-profit, private corporation providing substance abuse, correctional and other community health and human services to people in need. Mirror provides substance abuse treatment including residential services in three Kansas locations, outpatient services in thirteen Kansas locations. In addition Mirror offers community correctional residential re-entry programs in Wichita and Topeka, Kansas and prevention services across the state of Kansas.

New Jerusalem Missions: Loaves and Fishes Cafe

To show the Love of Jesus to people affected by AIDS by providing physical, emotional, and spiritual support. This mission statement was created and carefully chosen back in 1992. We carefully picked the word affected, knowing we wanted to show His Love to a lost and dying world (not just those infected).

Newton Community Child Care Center

To provide quality childcare services to the Newton community. We believe that every child is unique and is able to learn. Our teachers spend time nurturing children’s strengths and encouraging them to reach new heights.

Newton Meals on Wheels
(316) 283-3500

Offender/Victim Ministries
(316) 283-2038

The mission of OVM is to develop and administer programs that address the needs of offenders and victims for restoration, rehabilitation, friendship, restitution, and reconciliation.

RSVP of Harvey County
(316) 284-6880

The mission of Harvey County RSVP is to provide a variety of opportunities for persons aged 55 and over to participate more fully in the life of their communities through significant volunteer service, thus also meeting the needs of individuals and nonprofit agencies and organizations of the communities.

Salvation Army

"Doing The Most Good." In these four words, our mission - to feed, to clothe, to comfort, to care. To rebuild broken homes and broken lives. By walking with the addicted, we can lead them to recovery. In fighting hunger and poverty, we can feed and nurture the spirit. And, in living and sharing the Christian Gospel by meeting tangible needs, we give the world a lasting display of the love behind our beliefs.

St. Matthew's Representative Payee Program
(316) 283-3310

Sunshine Academy Learning Center
(316) 283-2668

Trinity Heights Respite Care

Trinity Heights Respite Care serves families who have children (age 0-16) with special needs. Families in Harvey or Marion Counties may qualify for services. Following the example set by the American with Disabilities Act, our definition of “disability” is broad-based and includes, among others, physical, learning, sensory and cognitive disabilities.

USD 373 Latchkey
(316) 284-6570 Ext 317

Latchkey is a school-based program that strives for building social skills, character, and knowledge through play, structured activities, homework time, and interaction with peers in a safe, fun, and educational environment.

United Cerebral Palsy
(316) 688-1888

The mission of UCP of Kansas is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

Our vision is that persons with disabilities in Kansas have the support services and technology necessary to assure their health, happiness, independence, and self-determination.

Wichita Children's Home
(316) 684-6581

The Wichita Children’s Home is always open to those who need us: children who have been abused, neglected, abandoned, trafficked or left homeless. With the help of our community partners, WCH provides children and youth from birth to age 22 with safe, secure and supportive shelter and care. #since1888

* Participating agencies are required to re-apply for funding every year.