Category Archives: Problem Solving Index

Problem Solving Index

ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Kansas Crisis Hotline (888) 363-2287

ADDICTIONS
(see also Substance Abuse)

ADOPTION SERVICES
Kansas Children’s Service League
Catholic Charities

AGING SERVICES

AGRICULTURE
K-State Research and Extension Office
Shawnee County Conservation Office
Topeka Common Ground Project

AIDS / HIV

ALCOHOLISM
(see Substance Abuse)

ANIMAL

BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

CANCER
(see Medical: Specific Diseases)

CHEMICAL DEPENDANCY
(see Substance Abuse)

CHILD CARE

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
Kansas Department for Children and Families

CHILDREN 0 – 12 Years
(see also Youth)

CLOTHING
(see Emergency Assistance)

COMMODITY DISTRIBUTION
Community Action
Doorstep
Elderly Services
Harvesters Community Food Network

CONSERVATION
K-State Research and Extension Office
Shawnee County Conservation District

CONSUMER PROTECTION
Better Business Bureau
Housing and Credit Counseling

COUNSELING
(see also Mental Health)

CREDIT PROBLEMS
(see Financial Management)

CRIME PREVENTION
Safe Streets

CRIME VICTIMS
(see Victims)

DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED
Red Carpet Library Services
Topeka Shawnee County Public Library

DEMOGRAPHICS
(see Planning)

DENTAL SERVICES
Marian Dental Clinic

DISABLED

DISASTER SERVICES
American Red Cross
The Salvation Army

DISCRIMINATION
Kansas Human Rights Commission
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgendered

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
(see Abuse and Neglect)

DRIVERS LICENSE
Driver’s License Exam Station
3907 SW Burlingame Road
Topeka, KS 66609 (m)
Tuesday – Friday 7:00 am – 5:45 pm
Phone: (785) 266-7380

DRUG ABUSE
(see Substance Abuse)

DRUNK DRIVING
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Sunflower Alcohol Safety Action Project

EDUCATION

LITERACY
Let’s Help
Topeka Literacy Council

NUTRITION
4-H Youth Development
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education
Health Wise 55
Health Department

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE RESPONSE
Lifeline Toll Free: (800) 432-2951 ext 6333

EMPLOYMENT

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Adult Education Center
Community Action
El Centro
Topeka Literacy Council
LULAC Senior Center

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Environmental Health Services
K-State Research and Extension
Shawnee County Conservation District

EXERCISE
(see also Recreation)
Arthritis Foundation
Health Wise 55
Rossville Senior Center
Senior Adult Program
YMCA Youth Sports Programs

FAMILY
(see Parenting)

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

FIRE SAFETY
Kansas State Fire Marshal Y-FIRE
Safe Streets

FOOD ASSISTANCE
(see Commodity Distribution and / or Emergency Assistance)

FOOD STAMPS
Kansas Department for Children and Families

FOOD SUPPLEMENTS
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

FOSTER CARE

GAY / LESBIAN
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexuals and Transgendered
Positive Connections

GED
(see Education)

GOVERNMENT
Adaptive Recreation and Inclusive Services
District Attorney, 3rd Judicial District
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability
Kansas Department for Children and Families
Kansas Department of Revenue
Kansas State Fire Marshal
K-State Research and Extension Office
Shawnee County Conservation District
Shawnee County Emergency Management
Social Security Administration
Topeka Police Department

GRIEF / BEREAVEMENT SERVICES
Heartland Hospice
Grief and Loss Service, Midland Care
Saint Jude Hospice

HEAD START
Community Action Head Start Program
Sheldon Child Development Center – Head Start

HEALTH – HOME HEALTH
Brewster at Home
Comfort Keepers
Home Health Services, Midland Care
PRN Home Health and Hospice
Saint Jude Hospice

HOMELESS RESOURCES

HOSPICE
Heartland Hospice
Hospice Services, Midland Care
PRN Home Health and Hospice
Saint Jude Hospice

HOSPITALS
Saint Francis Health Center
Stormont Vail Health Care
Veterans Affairs of Eastern Kansas

HOUSING

INFORMATION AND REFERRAL

INSPECTIONS
Environmental Health Services

INTERPRETER SERVICES
Washburn International Information (785-670-1051)

JOBS
(see Employment)

JUVENILES
(see Youth)

LEARNING DISORDERS
Family Service and Guidance Center
TARC

LEGAL SERVICES
Kansas Legal Services
Washburn Law Clinic
YWCA Center of Safety and Empowerment

LIBRARY SERVICES
Red Carpet Library Services
Topeka Shawnee County Public Library

LICENSES / PERMITS

LONG-TERM CARE
(see Nursing Homes)
Long Term Care Ombudsman

MEALS
Let’s Help
Meals on Wheels
The Salvation Army
Topeka Rescue Mission

MEDICAL

MEDICARE
Social Security Administration

MEETING ROOMS
Antioch Family Life Center
Community Resources Council
Saint Francis Health Center
Topeka Shawnee County Public Library
YWCA

MENTAL HEALTH
(see also Counseling)

NEIGHBORHOOD ISSUES
Housing and Neighborhood Development
Safe Streets
Topeka Police Department

NURSING HOMES

NUTRITION EDUCATION
(see Education)

PARENTING

PLANNING
City of Topeka Planning Department
Community Resources Council
Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce
United Way of Greater Topeka

PREGNANCY

RAPE VICTIMS
Stormont Vail SANE / SART
YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment

RECREATION
(see also Exercise)
Adaptive Recreation and Inclusion Services
East Topeka Senior Center
LULAC Senior Center
Papan’s Landing Senior Center
Senior Adult Program
Shawnee County Parks and Recreation
Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy
Topeka Common Ground Project
YMCA
YWCA

RENTERS’ RESOURCES
ERC Resource and Referral
Housing and Credit Counseling

SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Auburn – Washburn USD 437 (785-862-0419)
Kaw Valley USD 321 (785-437-2254)
Seaman USD 345 (785-575-8600)
Shawnee Heights USD 450 (785-379-5800)
Silver Lake USD 372 (785-582-4026)
Topeka Public Schools USD 501 (785-575-6100)

SENIOR CENTERS
East Topeka Senior Center
LULAC Senior Center
Papan’s Landing Senior Center
Rossville Senior Citizen Center
Silver Lake Senior Center

SENIOR CITIZENS
(see Aging Services)

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

SMALL BUSINESS
Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce
GO Topeka / Entrepreneurial and Minority Business
Heartland Visioning
IBSA

SOCIAL SECURITY
Social Security Administration

SPANISH SPEAKING
(see Interpreter Services)

SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Alcoholics Anonymous
Educational Opportunities Unlimited, LLC
Friends of Recovery
Heartland Clinical Consultants
Kansas National Guard Prevention Program
Mirror Inc Residential Reenty Program
New Beginnings Health Care
New Dawn Wellness and Recovery Center
Prevention and Recovery Services
Sims-Kemper Clinical Counseling
Sunflower Alcohol Safety
Valeo Behavioral Health Care

SUPPORT GROUPS
Alcoholics Anonymous
Al-Anon / Alateen Family Groups
Alzheimer’s Association of Topeka
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
Arthritis Foundation
Caring Pregnancy Options
Center for Community Support and Research for Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Emotions Anonymous
Family Service and Guidance Center
Friends of Recovery
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Older Kansan Employment Program
Positive Connections
Traumatic Brain Injury

TAX ASSISTANCE
AARP
Community Action
Elderly Services
Kansas Department of Revenue
K-State Research and Extension Office

TEENS
(see Youth)

TORNADO SAFETY
Shawnee County Emergency Management

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE
(see Disabled Transportation; see Aging Services Transportation)
LIFT Service (785-783-7000)
Topeka Metro – Bus System (785-783-7000)

UTILITY ASSISTANCE
(see Emergency Assistance)

VETERANS’ SERVICES
American Red Cross
Veterans Affairs of Eastern Kansas

VICTIMS’ SERVICES
Adult Protective Services
Mothers Against Drink Driving
Life House Child Advocacy Center
Topeka Police Department
YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment

VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS
4-H Youth Development
Antioch Family Life Center
Foster Grandparents Program
Friendly Visitors
Habitat for Humanity
Junior Achievement
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Meals on Wheels
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
RSVP of Shawnee and Douglas County
Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy
Topeka Common Ground Project
United Way
YMCA
YWCA

WEATHERAZATION
Community Action

YOUTH
(see also Children)