Wichita, KS 67202
Catholic Charities, Inc. – Diocese of Wichita stands ready to provide long-term disaster recovery to individuals and families impacted by natural & man-made mass disasters. It is a member of the Kansas Voluntary Agencies Active in Disasters (KSVOAD) and the South Central Kansas Regional VOAD (SCKRVOAD), and collaborates with local non-profits, local, county and state government emergency response departments and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Within our 25 county area of south central & southeast Kansas, our Community Disaster Recovery Plan involves provision of:
- Case Management: providing one-on-one support to individuals and families, including referrals to emergency disaster sheltering operated by The American Red Cross; access to long-term temporary housing providers following a family’s departure from an emergency shelter; resources for clothing, furniture and household goods; assistance with filing FEMA applications for individual assistance (in declared locations); referral to state and local government offices for temporary assistance and replacement of driver’s licenses; referral to emergency and continuing congregate meal services and other food pantries and other support for recovery up to six months following the disaster.
- Bulk Food: through the agency Our Daily Bread Food Pantry, distribution of pre-packed parcels of non-perishable food at distribution center in the disaster community and increased access to the Food Pantry in south Wichita.
- Non-recurrent financial assistance: for individuals and families who are uninsured and not eligible for FEMA or governmental financial assistance following a disaster, the agency may provide one-time financial aid for needs such as apartment rent, rental of a moving truck or storage of personal items; replacement of medications, identification, infant formula and diapers or other needs essential to daily living.
To mail a donation
Catholic Charities, Inc.
437 N. Topeka Street
Wichita, KS 67202-2413
Please write on the memo line of your check: CC Disaster Fund
To donate online
If you and your family have been affected by a house fire, please call your local American Red Cross office by calling 1-800-733-2767.
Wichita, KS 67202
We would like to hear from you! Call 316-264-8344 or Email us:
St. Joesph Pastoral Center
437 North Topeka st.
Wichita. KS 67202-2431
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Wichita is a 501(c)(3). All gifts are tax-deductible.
Need donation support?
316-264-8344 ext. 1262
The Wichita Diocese covers 20,021 square miles and includes 25 counties in the southeast corner of the state. It is home to over 114,000 Catholics in 90 parishes.