Community Action

Community Action is a non-profit organization that helps people move from poverty towards prosperity.

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Whether you are looking for help or want to provide help, Community Action is here for you.

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There are a multitude of ways you can help people and change lives.

Our Work

  • We provide direct help so families achieve positive results
  • We build meaningful partnerships so families and communities prosper
  • We are effective advocates so the voice of lower-income people can be heard

With a professional staff of 75 and a volunteer Governing Board of 27 people – Community Action is reflective of the communities and people we serve. We stay abreast of poverty trends and emerging data, and we use approaches to fighting poverty that are proven to achieve positive outcomes.

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Our Way

Our Way means putting customers in charge of their lives and focusing on the strengths in each household.

Our Way means providing guidance and service that reduces trauma and embraces the diversity and differences in each person.

Our Way means building a relationship that helps families move from poverty toward prosperity.

Kansas offers $1,000 to help students recover from COVID-19 pandemic

A single-time $1,000 stipend for educational materials for eligible Kansas students has been made available in response to learning deficits from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

As students continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the state has created the Kansas Education Enrichment Program – a program that will provide those who qualify with a one-time $1,000 award per child for educational goods and services like tutoring and school supplies.


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Community Action has helped thousands of people with housing, daycare, and more. If you’re in need of assistance, contact us today.