Doorstep, Inc

1119 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604 (m)
Phone: (785) 357-5341
Fax: (785) 232-4865

Lisa Cain, Executive Director

Mission Statement: With the assistance of faith-based organizations, community members and groups, Doorstep, Inc. will provide short-term emergency aid to families and individuals in need; and provide information on services to promote long-term self-sufficiency for our clients.

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Client Service Hours:  9:00 am – 1:45 pm, Monday – Friday


  • Food Bank: 9:00 am to 1:45 pm, Monday – Friday
  • Clothing Bank: 9:00 am to 1:45 pm, Once every 30 days
  • Emergency Assistance: utility, prescription, dental, transportation, and rent assistance
  • The Dovetail Shoppe, 1196 SW Washburn (m), (785) 234-3004, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursday – Saturday. Donations accepted.
  • Start-Up Program for single parents
  • Wellness Clinic – Baker University, 9:00 am – 11:00 am Thursdays.
  • Department for Children and Families Access Point

Eligibility: Available to everyone

How to Apply: Call for information or apply in person.  Social Security card is required for all members of the household.

Fees: No fees for programs

Funding: Member congregations, community donations, special events, trusts, grants, City of Topeka, Shawnee County and the United Way of Greater Topeka.

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