CHC/SEK Detailed Patient Assistant Guide

Children and Family Services

Educational Services

Crawford County Community Learning Center – 620-235-0120

1600 N. Walnut, Pittsburg 

Alternative education program for returning students.

Discovery Center Therapeutic Pre-School – 620-235-7151

212 E. 5th, Pittsburg

Therapeutic psychosocial preschool with case management & community-based services targeted at children with serious emotional disturbances.

Early Childhood Special Edu. Interlocal 637 – 620-235-3180

400 N. Pine, Pittsburg 

Preschool screenings & special education services.

Early Head Start & Head Start – 620-724-8204

401 N. Sinnet, Girard

Income-based child & family services.  Early Head Start supports children age 0-5.  Head start provides a comprehensive preschool program.  Administered by SEK-CAP. 

Out of School Youth Project – 866-806-9026 

 947 w 7th Highway Girard, KS    P.O Box 189

GED, ESL & college prep for agricultural workers under 22. A service of Greenbush. Migrant department: Jennifer 620-724-6281

The Center – 620-235-3150

1600 N. Walnut, Pittsburg 

Early childhood resources & family services, childcare, preschool & services for children with special needs.


Big Brothers/Big Sisters – 620-644-9060

310 N. Pine, Pittsburg

Matches children age 5-18 with adult mentors.

YouthFriends Mentoring, USD 250 Coord. – 620-235-3100

School based mentoring program.  Services vary by school.

Parenting Support

Birth to Three – 620-724-6281

Early intervention services birth – 3 special education.

Childcare Aware – 620-232-9700

Matches family needs with area childcare providers. 

1-877-678-2548 for Childcare providers.

Elm Acres – 620-231-9840

1102 S. Rouse, Pittsburg

     Drug and alcohol service.

KVC Family Services –620-232-1501

824 E. 4th Street, Pittsburg 

Supported Adoption Services

Parent HelpLine – 1-800-children

24 hour hotline offering parent support, information & referral services. A service of Kansas Children’s Service League. Also provide phone interpreting for multi-language

Parents as Teachers – 800-554-3412

Home based support and family education program for children prenatal through age 3. Provides screening, group meetings & other resources. A service of Greenbush

SEK-CAP – 620-231-5400

3 N Pine Pittsburg, KS

Case management services to help families achieve goals of self-sufficiency.

DCFS – 620-231-5300 

320 S. Broadway, Pittsburg

Child care subsidy; food and cash assistance; voc-rehab; children & family services.

TFI Family Services – 620-231-1069

3101 N. Michigan, Pittsburg

Foster care & adoption services. 

K-State Extension – 620-232-1930 

667 S. Hwy. 69, Pittsburg 

Nutrition & Breastfeeding education. No food Assistance.

Employment and Job Training

Economic & Employment Support Services – 620-231-5300

320 S. Broadway, Pittsburg 

Employment support services for families receiving TANF.

KANSASWORKS – 620-231-4250

105 W. Euclid, Pittsburg

Job opportunities & training through the State of Kansas.

Unemployment benefits – 800-292-6333

105 E. Euclid, Pittsburg

Vocational Rehabilitation – 620-231-5300

320 S. Broadway

Employment & rehab services for disabled Kansans.

Back to work program. 


Food Assistance

Salvation Army, 307 E. 5th, Pittsburg – 620-231-0415

307 E. 5th, Pittsburg

Food distributed on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – 620-231-5300

320 S. Broadway, Pittsburg. DCFS

Wesley House  – 620-232-3760

411 E. 12th, Pittsburg

Monthly food box for families.  Weekly summer food box for children. M-F from 1:00-3:30pm.  

WIC Nutrition Program – 620-231-5411

410 E. Atkinson, Pittsburg; Crawford Co. Health Dept.

Hot Meals

Homer Cole Senior Center – 620-232-7443

3003 N. Joplin, Pittsburg

Lunch  M-Th at 11:30pm

Lord’s Diner-620-240-4134

Free hot dinner.   No questions asked.  Open every evening from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.  

Meals on Wheels – 620-231-4880

Hot meal delivery to persons over 60 or with a disability.   M-F; cost sliding scale from $1-$3 per meal. Special diets accommodated. Pittsburg, Opolis & Chicopee residents only.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church – 620-231-3790

306 W Euclid, Pittsburg

Free hot breakfast Tuesday 7-8:30am. Delivery available.

Wesley House – 620-232-3760

411 E. 12th, Pittsburg

Dinner served Thursdays at 5:00pm.

USD 250 Summer Food Program – 620-235-3100 ext. 24

Free breakfast and lunch served to all children and teens ages 1-18.  No registration is required.  Adult meals $4.00.

     Times and locations vary by school.  Call for details.

Medical Services

CHC-SEK – 620-231-9873

3011 N. Michigan, Pittsburg

Pharmacy, mental health, medical & dental services. 

Walk in clinic & Addiction Treatment Services.  Financial assistance available.

Crawford County Health Department – 620-231-5411

410 E. Atkinson, Pittsburg

Screening, adult & child immunization, blood pressure screening, WIC, pregnancy & women’s services. 

Girard Medical Center – 620-724-8291

302 N. Hospital Dr., Girard

Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice – 620-231-7223

3 Med Center Circle, Pittsburg

KanCare Insurance – 800-792-4884

Available to qualifying children, pregnant mothers, caregivers, seniors & disabled adults.

Hospice Compassus – 620-232-9898

200 E. Centennial Dr., Pittsburg

KanQuit tobacco quitline – 800-QUIT-NOW

Free tobacco cessation coaching.

New Eyes for the Needy – 620-231-9873

3011 N. Michigan, Pittsburg, CHC-SEK

Vouchers available for low cost vision exam & glasses.


Southern Care Hospice – 620-231-8000

2307 S. Tucker St., Pittsburg


Via Christi Hospital – 620-231-6100

1 Mt. Carmel Way, Pittsburg

Via Christi Home Health Suite B – 620-231-3088

3 Med Center Circle, Pittsburg

Vie Medical Clinic – 620-235-0605

613 N. Broadway, Ste. C, Pittsburg

Pregnancy & STI testing; pregnancy & parenting support.
Windsor Place At-Home Care –   1-800-292-6068

202 W. 4th, Pittsburg 

Disability Services

Mosaic – 620-231-5590

2420 S. Rouse St., Pittsburg

Provides comprehensive services to persons with developmental disabilities including work skills development & independent living.

CLASS – 620-231-3131

2807 N Broadway Pittsburg, KS

Adult day services, respite care, vocational services, home care services & assistive devices.

SKIL Resource Center – 620-231-6780

1403 N. Broadway, Pittsburg P.O. Box 1706

Assistive devices, home & comm. based services.

Southeast Kansas Respite Services – 800-362-0390×1642

Respite care for persons with special needs of all ages.

Mental Health Services

Crawford County Mental Health – 620-231-5130

911 E. Centennial, Pittsburg

NAMI CONNECTION……………….…message phone   620-240-3740

National Alliance on Mental Illness.  2nd Monday of the month

6:30-8:30pm. Contact for meeting location. Program is followed by separate support group meetings for consumer/peers and family/friends beginning at 7:30pm.  More information at

Save Line (Emergency only) – 620-232-7283

Misc Social Services

Abuse (Services & Reporting)

Children’s Advocacy Center – 620-235-0067

123 W. Adams, Pittsburg

Services for child abuse victims & their families.  


Child & Adult Abuse Hotline – 800-922-5330


24 hour staffed hotline to report suspected child & adult abuse or neglect. Managed by DCFS. 


Crisis Center of SEK – 620-231-8692


409 N. Walnut, Pittsburg

Shelter and advocacy services for victims of sexual abuse, stalking & domestic violence.

Safe house Shelter: 620-231-8251

Safehouse Crisis Hotline – 800-794-9148

24 hour staffed hotline for women in an emergency situation or seeking emotional support while in an abusive relationship.


Elder Abuse, domestic – 800-922-5330


24 hour staffed hotline to report adult abuse in the home setting.  Managed by DCFS.

Elder Abuse, health care setting  – 800-842-0078

24 hour staffed hotline to report adult abuse in the health care setting. Managed by DCFS.

Adult Education

Adult Education Center USD 250 – 620-235-3188

1600 N. Walnut, Pittsburg

      Skill building GED prep & literacy services.

Clothing Vouchers

Baby4Baby   Size birth to 5T – 620-231-9873

3011 N. Michigan, Pittsburg

Free clothing bags available to CHC-SEK patients upon request. Size birth to 5T.

Catholic Charities/St. Mary’s Goodwill – 620-235-0633

411 E. 12th, Pittsburg

Provides clothing vouchers for Pittsburg Goodwill store by    appointment.

Salvation Army – 620-231-0415

307 E. 5th, Pittsburg

Provides clothing vouchers for Pittsburg Salvation Army store. Vouchers available to individual clients every six months.

The Store House Clothing Pantry – 620-231-6881

615 S. Hwy 69, Pittsburg

 Saturdays from 10-12:00pm. Free & open to all. A service of Covenant Harvest Church.

Financial Assistance & Counseling

Consumer Credit Counseling Services – 888-257-6899

Bankruptcy counseling, budgeting education and repayment programs. 1201 W Walnut ST Salina, KS 88-275-6899 or 785-827-6731

105 S Broadway ST ste. Wichita, KS 67202 or 888-257-6899 or 316-265-2000

Salvation Army – 620-231-0415

307 E. 5th, Pittsburg

Representative Payee program for clients on public asst.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families – 620-231-5300

320 S. Broadway, Pittsburg. DCFS

Fitness Centers

Pittsburg Family YMCA – 620-231-1100 

1100 N. Miles St., Pittsburg

Financial Assistance Program available.


Immigrant Services

Migrant Education Program – 620-724-6281 toll free 1-866-806-9026

Services for children under 22 whose families have moved to Crawford County within the last three years for eligible agricultural work.  Program seeks to keep students who moved frequently on track with their education. A service of Greenbush. 


PACO – 620-235-0400

Spanish interpreter service for legal and social services; official document translation services; annual event offering free immigration attorney services. Call for assistance. Administered by the Pittsburg Police Dept.

Legal Assistance

Kansas Attorney General’s Victim’s Assistance – 785-296-2359

Support for victims & witnesses of crime. Crime Victim’s Compensation Board provides financial assistance to cover losses sustained as a result of crime. 

Kansas Legal Services – 620-232-1330

408 N. Walnut, Pittsburg

Divisions devoted to general legal assistance; assisting military members, veterans & their families; and families with children in foster care.


Homeless Shelters

Gerard House – 316-832-0777

3144 N Hood Ave Wichita, KS 67204

Highly structured residential home for pregnant teens & young mothers. Admission can take place at any stage of pregnancy & mothers can stay for up to four months after the birth of her child.  Based in northwest Wichita; call directly for admission.

Safehouse Crisis Center Emergency Shelter

Pittsburg Crisis Hotline – 800-794-9148

Coffeyville Crisis Hotline – 888-320-7218

Secure long-term shelter for female victims of violence or abuse & their children. Also provides advocacy for sexual assault, domestic violence, & stalking victims. 

Salvation Army – 417-624-4528

320 E. 8th St, Joplin

Shelter provided for families.

Souls Harbor – 417-623-4358

915 S Main, Joplin

SSN & ID required for check-in. Shelter opens at 4:00pm daily. Drug & alcohol testing on site; men, women & families welcome.

Water Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission – 417-623-6030 

531 Kentucky Ave Joplin, MO

Day Outreach M, T, TH, F from 9am to 2pm.  Overnight Shelter check- in from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm daily. Men, women & families welcome. Check out 7:30am.

Rental Assistance & Income Based Housing

Besse Apartments – 620-230-0040

121 E. 4th, Pittsburg

Catholic Charities rent assistance – 620-235-0633

411 E. 12th, Pittsburg

Available to clients once per 12 month period.

Community Development & Housing – 620-232-1210

Done Online:

Highland Meadows Sr. Housing – 620-232-1940

902 E. Centennial Dr., Pittsburg


Knights of Columbus Sr. & Disabled housing – 620-231-1131 

700 N. Pine, Pittsburg

Meadowlark Townhouse – 620-231-3542/3405

3000 N. Joplin St., Pittsburg

Remington Square – 620-231-8272

310 S. Free King Hwy., Pittsburg

SEK-CAP Housing Services – 620-231-5400

3rd N. Pine, Pittsburg

Management of several affordable housing units.

SEK-CAP of Girard 620-724-8204

Tenant Based Rental Assistance for a person who is or about    to become homeless. Housing Weatherization Assistance. Section 8 Rental Assistance. Office hours M-F 8:30-4:30 

Somerset Village Senior Apartments – 620-231-8272

Remington Square Pittsburg, KS

Stilwell Apartments – 620-232-3707

707 N. Broadway, Pittsburg

Sycamore Village – 620-231-0660

2601 N. Joplin, Pittsburg

Utilities & other services

Catholic Charities direct utility assistance – 620-235-0633

411 E. 12th, Pittsburg

Available to clients once per 12 month period if guidelines                          are met.

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program – 800-432-0043

320 S. Broadway, Pittsburg. Administered by DCSF.

Salvation Army direct utility assistance 620-231-0415

307 E. 5th, Pittsburg

Assistance available to clients once every six months.

Share the Warmth – 877-566-2769×402

Kansas Gas Service assistance.

Weatherization Assistance – 620-724-8204

401 N. Sinnet, Girard. Administered by SEK-CAP.

Wesley House – 620-232-3760

411 E. 12th, Pittsburg

Provides personal care items, seasonal assistance (school supplies, fans, holiday baskets) & free showers & laundry service daily.

Substance Abuse and Addiction

Addiction Treatment Center – 620-724-8806

810 Cedar St., Girard

Main Office: 620-231-5100

Contact for placement. Waiting list common; clients may begin the admission process by completing assessments administered by SACK: 316-267-3825. 

Alcoholics Anonymous 

911 N. Fairview, Pittsburg

Meetings held at 911 N. Fairview, Pittsburg.


306 W. Euclid, Pittsburg, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Meetings held Thursdays at 7:00pm.


Elm Acres Outpatient Recovery Services – 620-231-9840

1102 S. Rouse, Pittsburg

Assessment, referral, outpatient treatment (group & individual) services. Call to schedule assessment. Sliding fee scale; flexible meeting time available. 

Now providing ADIS at Pittsburg location.  Held one Saturday of each month 8:30-5 p.m. with a charge of $110(cash only), must be paid in full before the day of class. Call DCCCA at 620-231-9840 to register and arrange payment.


CHC-SEK – 620-231-9873

Free transportation to and from appointment at our clinics in Pittsburg. At least 24 hours advance notice requested.  Within 15 mile radius of Pittsburg.  

Elm Acres – 620-231-5310 

Provides door-to-door transportation M-F, 7:30am-2:30pm. Call to schedule rides; fare $1 each way.

MTM – 1-877-644-4623   Sunflower Health Plan 

Kansas Medicaid Transpiration Program provides rides to and from scheduled medical appointments.  Call to set up rides at least 3 days in advance; have Medicaid ID number and provider name, phone number & address available upon calling. 

PACT Bus – 620-724-8204

Provides scheduled route throughout southern Pittsburg   M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm. Fares $.50 per ride or $20 monthly passes available from drivers. Route information available at

PITT TAXI – 620-231-1835

In town rides, one way, $7.  Round trip $10. Call for prices of out of town rides.  Available 24/7. Cash only.   

SEK-CAP – 620-724-8204 

General Public Transportation connecting communities throughout the SEK region. M-F Suggested $2 donation each way; reservations made 24 hours prior to ride.  M-F 8:30-4:30.

Via Christi Care Van – 620-232-0388

Rides provided to patients between their home & a Via Christi facility M-F 8:30am-3:30pm. Suggested $2 donation each way; schedule appointments several business days in advance.