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Kansas State and Local Level Referrals
When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.
Please contact us with questions or corrections.
For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.
For reference, see the full list of disaster recovery service categories covered in the below local resource list.
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Kansas State and Local Level Referrals
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|Category||Entity||Type of Assistance||Telephone Number|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disabilities||Kansas - Commission on Developmental Disabilities||Information on state and public resources for people with disabilities.||877-431-4604|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disabilities||Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing||Counseling, training, communications devices, and interpreter services.||800-432-0698|
|Aging Services||Kansas Department of Aging services||This service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organization.||800-432-3535 |
|Agricultural Aid||Kansas USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)||USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.||785-539-3531|
|Agricultural Aid||Kansas USDA Rural Development||USDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas.||785-271-2700|
|Animals/Pets||Humane Society of Greater Kansas City||Information on emergency animal healthcare and sheltering services.||913-596-1000|
|Animals/Pets||Kansas Humane Society (Wichita)||Information on emergency animal healthcare and sheltering services.||316-524-9196|
|Citizenship||Immigration Advocates and Nonprofit Resource Center||Directory of Kansas Immigration Legal Services||Resource Directory|
|Consumer Services||Kansas Attorney General's Office (Consumer Protection Hotline)||Information on price gouging and consumer complaint services.||800-432-2310|
|Contractors||Kansas Attorney General, Consumer Protection, Roofing||Information on price gouging and consumer complaint services. Roofing Contractor Directory||800-432-2310|
|Contractors||Kansas licensure of general contractors is county and/or city may be required. Licensure is required for the electrical trade. Every "roofing contractor" must obtain a roofing contractor registration certificate.|
|Crisis Counseling||Kansas Suicide & Crisis Hotlines||24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service available to all those in suicidal crisis who are seeking help. Directory of crisis lines and mental health services.||Emergency: 911|
|Disaster Specific Information|
|Disaster Unemployment Assistance||Kansas Workforce Development - Department of Labor - Unemployment||This assistance provides weekly beneﬁt payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs.||General: 800-292-633|
Kansas City: 913-596-3500
|Environment||Attorney General Office - Complaints||785-296-2215|
|Essential Needs||Kansas Department for Children and Families: Food Assistance||Information and assistance in filing for the Kansas Food Assistance Program, which is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps). Online directory of Regional offices and Service centers.||785-296-3271|
Online Directory of Hotlines and Regional Offices and Services Centers
|Essential Needs||Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Women, Infants, Children (WIC)||WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food and other services to Kansas families who qualify. Nutrition evaluation and monthly coupons to receive supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, cheese, milk, eggs, peanut butter and dried beans.||General: 785-296-1500|
|Essential Needs||Kansas Food Bank (Wichita)||Referrals to organizations providing emergency food assistance.||316-265-3663|
|Essential Needs||Kansas Food Banks||Referrals to organizations providing emergency food assistance.||Hotline: 316-265-4421|
Online Directory of local offices
|Essential Needs||HearthLand Community Health Center (Food Pantry)||Food Pantry and Health clinic serves Lawrence, Kansas and surrounding area.||785-841-7297|
|Family and Protective Services||Kansas Department for Children and Families: Prevention and Protection Services||Individuals concerned with children and adults at risk for abuse and neglect.||Emergency: 911|
|Family and Protective Services||Kansas Department for Children and Families, - Hotline numbers||Hotline number for Human Trafficking||Emergency: 911|
|Financial Assistance||Kansas Department for Children and Families-Temporary Cash Assistance||Information on filing for state financial assistance including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)||Customer Service: 833-765-2003|
|Health Care||Kansas Department of Health & Environment: Medicaid and CHIP||Information and assistance in filing for Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).||800-792-4884|
|Housing||Social Serve.com - Housing Resource Helpline||Socialserve.com is a non-profit organization that assist tenants and agencies in finding affordable housing for callers free of charge. Using a toll-free number, callers work with trained, bilingual call center specialists to find available housing.||877-428-8844|
|Housing||Kansas USDA Rural Development||Agency provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgage, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas.||785-271-2700|
|Identity Theft||Kansas Attorney General Office - Consumer Protection||Protecting Kansas consumers from scams, telemarketing fraud and other deceptive practices||800-432-2310|
|Insurance||Kansas Department of Insurance||General insurance information and fraud reporting services.||Consumer Hotline: 800-432-2484|
|Legal Services||Kansas Bar Association||Information and referrals to attorneys providing legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.||785-234-5696 |
Lawyer Referral Hotline:
|Legal Services||Legal Aid of Kansas Access Line||Information and referrals to attorneys providing free and reduced legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.||800-723-6953|
|Roadside Assistance||Kansasa Department of Roads - 511 Information System||Recorded road condition information.||511|
|Tax Preparation||Kansas Department of Revenue - Tax Assistance||State tax information assistance.||785-368-8222|
|Veterans Services||Kansas Department of Veteran Affairs||Information regarding veteran benefits including pensions, medical care, home loans, burial, and life insurance.||785-296-3976|
|Vital Statistics||Kansas Division of Vehicles: Driver Services||Duplicate drivers licenses, auto registrations and title services. Online services, and directory of local driver license offices.||Online Directory of Local Offices|
|Vital Statistics||Kansas - Office of Vital Statistics||Replacement birth/death/marriage certificates and other vital document services.||785-296-1400|
|Volunteer||VOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY|
Referrals Last Updated: April 2021