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Catholic Community Services
716 North 5th Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048


Hours of Service:
10:00 am - noon, 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Description of Services:
Catholic Community Services is unique in that it has accessibility to all the professional services for clients provided through the Central Office, i.e., Pregnancy Counseling, Adoption, Therapeutic Foster Care, Family/Individual Counseling, Foster Grandparent, Handicapped Services, Refugee Programs. The Leavenworth office offers case management for clients in Catholic Community Services transitional homes and the VA transition house. The service provides a critical component for clients referred from the Alliance Against Family Violence, the Salvation Army, the Northeast Kansas Mental Health Center, VA, Good Shepherd in Tonganoxie as well as referrals from churches, and schools. Clients are not screened for religious preference. Services are available to anyone in need. Some of the specific services provided by the agency include: assisting clients with rent and utility payments based on need; offering emergency shelter for the homeless; providing school supply packets to children who are in need of assistance; assisting with job placement and providing Holiday meals. This agency is the only resource available in Leavenworth County that can facilitate turning water on for those who are unable to pay due to special circumstances.

The agency's goals are:
  • To meet the increasing needs of low-income and no-income persons in the light of decreased funding for social service programs.
  • To network with local, state and federal organizations to prevent duplication of services and best utilize available funding in State Block Grants.
  • To educate clients as to the resources available, including current changes in their state and federal benefits.
  • To inform the local community--businesses and churches of the increased needs of the poor due to federal restrictions. The geographical service area includes all of Leavenworth County.

    Public Appeal for Needs:
    Donations of food, clothing, money and volunteer's time.

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