Household & Financial Assistance

Food Assistance

Catholic Charities437 N. Topeka, Wichita KS, 67202. To receive food assistance, the individual must make a personal visit to the office during pantry hours. Items to bring include: a photo ID, proof of identification for all other people living in the household (i.e. social security card, birth certificate, medical card, school ID., etc.), and proof of address. Food Pantry times are Tuesday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – noon, and 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, 9 a.m. – noon. For more information, please call 316-264-8344, ext 1504.

Victory in the Valley, Inc. 3755 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67218. Cancer patients currently on active treatment may receive assistance from the Victory House Food Pantry. Please call 316-682-7400 for more information.

Utilities Assistance

Catholic Charities437 N. Topeka, Wichita KS, 67202. Appointments are required for utility assistance and are taken on Mondays at 8:00 AM by telephone only. The telephone number is 316-262-8898. Times are from 8:00 AM-9:00 AM Mondays only.

Center of Hope400 N. Emporia, Wichita KS, 67202. The Center of Hope assists families in need by paying utility bills, thus enabling them to remain in their own homes. The telephone number is 316-267-0222. Appointments by telephone Monday 9AM-noon and 1:00PM-4:00 PM. Please note it is difficult to reach them by telephone and you should be persistent. If you are unable to obtain an appointment by phone on Mondays, and you have an eviction notice or utility shut-off notice, they do allow you to walk-in on Tuesday mornings to schedule an appointment for later in the week. The line begins forming early and they  have a limited number of appointment times available, so most people must be there between 6:00 – 7:00 a.m.

Financial Assistance

CANCERCare–  Up to $150.00 in financial assistance to those who qualify.  For  more information or an application, visit their website at or call the toll free number at 1-800-813-HOPE.