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VETERAN RESOURCES – SEDGWICK COUNTY, KS

184th Airman & Family Readiness Program

The 184th Airman & Family Readiness Program Office provides assistance to Wing leadership, Service members, and their families at the local Wing and Geographically Separated Units. The program serves all branches of service including active duty, guard, and reservists to address family issues and trends which impact mission readiness and retention. Assistance is provided for every type of mission that the Wing is tasked with.

Address: 52955 SW Jayhawk Dr, Ste. 122, McConnell AFB, KS 67221

Phone: (316)-759-7092

AARP Kansas

AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. Our vision is a society in which all people live with dignity and purpose and fulfill their goals and dreams. Our motto – “To Serve, Not to be Served” – was articulated by our founder, Ethel Percy Andrus, more than 50 years ago, and we proudly carry it forward.

Website: www.AARP.org/ks

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/AARPKS

Phone: 866-448-3619

Email: ksaarp@aarp.org

Active Heroes

Information coming soon.

Amedisys Hospice

Website: www.amedisys.com 

Facebook Page: www.Facebook.com/AmedisysHospiceWichitaKS

Address: 250 W Douglas Ave. Wichita, KS 67202

Phone: 316-945-0459

Email: 1612@amedisys.com

American Legion

Website: www.legion.org

Address: Building 61 – Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

American Veterans (AMVETS)

The mission of the Service Department is to provide services to our veterans and their families. We do this using a cadre of AMVETS Service Officers, State Department of Veteran Affairs employees, and County Veteran Service Officers.

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Website: www.amvets.org

Address: Building 61 – Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center, 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

Phone: 316-688-6846

Email: gmccreight@amvets.org

Bleckley Airport Memorial (BAM) Foundation

Website: www.bamfoundation.net

Phone: 316-253-380

Email: bamfoundation@outlook.com

Bugles Across America

Providing Live Taps to Honor the Veteran.  Never a charge or fee for this service. To request a bugler, enter the following URL: www.buglesacrossamerica.org/Request-A-Bugler.

Website: www.BuglesAcrossAmerica.org 

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/BuglesAcrossAmerica

Canine Angels

At Canine Angels we strive to bring the joy of the companionship loyalty and love of a dog to those who need it the most. We are looking to change the world one dog at a time.

Website: https://jejanes2013.wixsite.com/canineangels

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CanineAngelsPetTherapy

Address: 6735 West 146th Ct., Overland Park, KS 66223

Phone: 913-378-7143

Email: jejanes2013@gmail.com

Caregivers on the Homefront

The mission of Caregivers on the Homefront Inc. is to provide caregivers of our nation’s veterans with hope, a sense of togetherness, and a firm foundation of resiliency. We do this through mental health counseling, mental health and wellness restorative weekends, in person and virtual support/therapy groups, educational workshops, and advocacy. Our mental health counselors are licensed in Missouri and Kansas and offer no to low cost services. Our other programs are all free.

Website: www.caregivers-homefront.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/caregiversonthehomefront

Address: 8506 N Wayland Ave., Kansas City, MO 64153

Phone: 816-462-2022

Email: info@caregivers-homefront.org

Cargill Industries

Website: www.cargill.com

Address: 825 E Douglas, Wichita, KS  67202

Phone: 316-291-2500

Catholic Charities SSVF (Supportive Services for Veteran Families)

Catholic Charities Supportive Services for Veteran Families provides homeless prevention and rapid rehousing services to very low-income veterans and their families. The main purpose of the program is to assist veterans with stabilizing quickly into permanent housing and to connect them with community resources needed to maintain housing.

Website: www.catholiccharitieswichita.org

Address: 256 N. Ohio Ave., Wichita, KS 67214

Phone: 316-264-8344

Email: Contact form at bottom of website home page

Cloud 9 Therapeutic Equine Foundation, Inc.

Cloud 9 is a faith-based, non-profit therapeutic riding center located in Suppesville, KS. We welcome people from all walks of life with open arms and are here to provide assistance with integrity, utmost respect, and dignity.  Cloud 9’s mission is to heal hearts, restore health and promote freedom from physical limitation using Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/cloud9foundation

Address: 1670 W Bryce Dr, Milton, KS 67106

Phone: 316-305-5390

Email: cloud9therapeuticequine@gmail.com

Comcare Of Sedgwick County

Website: www.sedgwickcounty.org/comcare

Address: 1919 N. Amidon, Wichita, KS 67203

24-Hour Crisis Line: 316-660-7500

General Information: 316-660-7600

Dignity Memorial

Website: www.dignitymemorial.com

Address: Resthaven Mortuary, 11800 West, US-54, Wichita, KS 67209

Phone: 316-722-2100

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

Website: www.dav.org

Address: Building 61 – Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center, 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

Employer Support for Guard & Reserve (ESGR)

Information coming soon.

Fallen 22

Information coming soon.

Flat Branch Home Loans

Website: www.flatbranchhomeloans.com/team/sherri-rangel

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/sherri.rangel.12

Address: 7330 W 33rd St #112, Wichita, KS 67205

Phone: 316-350-9729

Focus Marines Foundation

Information coming soon.

HealthBack Home Health

We are a superior home health company providing innovative healthcare solutions that promote wellness and independence  to our patients and families.

Website: www.healthback.com

Address: 1117 S Rock Rd, Ste. 7, Wichita, KS 67207

Phone: 316-687-0340

Email: kansas@healthback.com

Heart & Soul Hospice

Website: www.heartandsoulhospice.org

Address: 2414 N Woodlawn Blvd Suite 200, Wichita, KS 67220

Phone: 316-652-6212

Email: wichitahospice@pmma.org

Home Health & Hospice Of Kansas

Website: www.kansashomehealth.com

Address: 7607 E Harry St., Wichita, KS 67207

Phone: 316-869-0015

Email: info@kansashomehealth.com

Horses, Humans & Healing

Website: www.horseshumansandhealingks.com

Address: 1633 E 130th Ave N, Mulvane, KS 67110

Phone: 316-680-5671

Email: admin@horseshumansandhealingks.com

Humana

Website: www.Humana.com/scook

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/ShannonCookInsurance

Phone: 316-253-1367

Email: scook3@humana.com

HumanKind Ministries

(Formerly InterFaith Ministries)

Website: www.humankindwichita.org

Address: 829 N. Market St., Wichita, KS 67214       

Phone: 316-264-9303     

Email:  www.humankindwichita.org/about-us/contact/

Interim Healthcare

Website: www.interimhealthcare.com/wichitainterim

Address: 9920 E Harry St, Wichita, KS 67207

Phone: 316-265-4295

Email: Contact form on website home page (right-side popup) 

Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs

Website: www.kcva.ks.gov

Address: 700 SW Jackson, Ste 1004, Topeka, KS 66603

Phone: 785-296-3976

Email: www.kcva.ks.gov/contact-us

Kansas Honor Flight

Our mission is to send the remaining Kansas veterans in our database to visit their War Memorial in Washington, D.C. before it’s too late for them!

Website: www.kansashonorflight.org

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/KansasHonorFlight.Wichita 

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2371, Hutchinson, KS 67504

Phone: 620-546-2400

Email: info@kansashonorflight.org

Kansas National Guard Family Assistance

Information coming soon.

Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion

Location: El Dorado, KS 

More information coming soon.

Kindred Hospice

Website: www.kindredhealthcare.com/locations/hospice/wichita-ks-6840

Address: 9229 E 37th St N, #102B, Wichita, KS  67226

Phone: 316-559-2049

Koch Industries

Website: www.kochind.com

Address: 4111 E 37th St N, Wichita, KS 67220

Phone: 316-828-5500

Email: www.kochind.com/contact/

KPTS Channel 8

See PBS Kansas. 

Midwest Battle Buddies

To improve the Health and well-being of veterans with PTS, TBI and other disabilities by providing and training service dogs at no cost to the veteran.

Website: www.midwestbattlebuddies.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/midwestbattlebuddiesinc
Mailing Address: PO Box 43, Rose Hill, KS 67133
Phone: 316-734-9473
Email: info@midwestbattlebuddies.com

Mental Health Association Of South Central Kansas

Website: www.mhasck.org

Address: 555 N. Woodlawn #3105, Wichita, KS 67208

Phone: 316-685-1821

Email: info@mhasck.org

Military and Veteran Center (WSU)

Provide certification, counseling, and recreation area for all military-related services for students at Wichita State University

Website: www.wichita.edu/student_life/veterans/veteranservices/

Address: 1845 Fairmount, Wichita Kansas 67260

Phone: 316-978-3207

Military Order Of The Purple Heart

Website: www.purpleheart.org

Address: Building 61 – Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

Nation Of Patriots

We work on a national level to promote the awareness of and financially support the physical, emotional, and economic misfortune that our wounded veterans and their families are living with today and every day. We work to unite Americans beneath the banner or Flag and behind the men and women serving in the Armed Forces. We raise money through our national network and distribute it directly to the families we strive to support. We are a 100% volunteer nonprofit. We give 100% of all donations received directly to the veterans we strive to help. 

Website: www.nationofpatriots.com

Phone: 316-308-1236

Email: rmitchell844@gmail.com

Paralyzed Veterans Of America (PVA)

Website: www.pva.org

Address: Building 61 – Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

Passageways, Ltd.

Passageways Living Center is a private, faith-based nonprofit organization providing solution-based ministry to the homeless and near-homeless Veteran population in the Wichita area.  Our mission is to assist the Veterans who come through our program to meet the goals they set and provide them with the means to find a place to call home.

Website: www.passagewaysltd.org

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/passagewaysltd 

Location: Wichita, KS

Phone: 316-7291-1316

Email: susanm@passagewaysltd.org

PBS Kansas

(Formerly KPTS Channel 8)

PBS Kansas educates and enriches our community with quality arts, cultural, educational, informational, enlightening programs and services that entertain, challenge minds and contribute to a life of learning.

Website: www.kpts.org

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/KPTS.TV8 

Address: 320 W. 21st St. North, Wichita, KS, 67203

Phone: 316-838-3090

Email: tv8@kpts.org

Prairie Pilot Club Of Wichita

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Prairie-Pilot-Club-of-Wichita-1029413933867728

Location: Wichita, KS

Prairie View Behavioral Health

Website: www.prairieview.org

Multiple Locations

Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center

Website: www.wichita.va.gov

Address: 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

Phone (Main Line): 316-685-2221   

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)

Ask a Question: iris.custhelp.va.gov/

Rolling Thunder

Information coming soon.

Salvation Army

Website: www.centralusa.salvationarmy.org/wichita

Address: 350 N. Market, Wichita, KS 67202

Phone: 316-263-2769

Serenity Hospice Care

Website: www.serenitycares.com

Address: 3221 N. Toben, Ste. 100, Wichita, KS 67226

Phone: 316-687-227

Email: www.serenitycares.com/contact

Sedgwick County Register Of Deeds

Website: www.sedgwickcounty.org/register-of-deeds/

Address: 525 N Main #227, Wichita, KS 67203

Phone: 316-660-9400

Email: registerofdeeds@sedgwick.gov

Student Veterans Organization (SVO) – Wichita State University (WSU)

Website: www.wichita.edu/svo

Location: Wichita State University, Lindquist Hall, Room 107 

Mailing Address: 1845 N. Fairmount St., Wichita, KS 67260

Email: svo.president@wichita.edu

Team Red, White, & Blue (Team RWB)

Team Red, White, & Blue’s (RWB) mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. The Eagle Ethos is passion, people, positivity, commitment, camaraderie, and community…and Team RWB lives it in action every day.

Website: www.teamrwb.org 

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/groups/TeamRWBWichita

Phone: 316-300-7219

United Methodist Open Door

Website: www.umopendoor.org

Address: 402 E. 2nd St. N, Wichita, KS 67202

Phone: 316-265-9371

Email: administration@umopendoor.org

United Way Of The Plains

The mission of United Way of the Plains is to improve lives by harnessing the caring power of our community to advance the common good in south-central Kansas. Our focus is on education, income and health–the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community.

Website: www.unitedwayplains.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/unitedwayplains

Address: 245 N. Water St., Wichita, KS 67202

Phone: 316-267-1321                                                                 

Resource/Volunteer 24-Hour Phone Number: 211        

Email: uwp@unitedwayplains.org

Vet-To-Vet Support Command, Inc.

Vet-To-Vet Support Command supports veterans with military symptomatic issues by establishing bonds between veterans who share common military experiences through structured peer-to-peer matching, self-help groups, and providing direct links to a spectrum of veteran service providers. *Note: During the COVID-19 Pandemic, virtual social groups are being offered. See our Facebook Page for more info.*

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/v2vsc

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 75655, Wichita, KS 67275

Phone: 316-992-2247

Email: patty@v2vsc.org

Veteran Bargains

This is an information resource for veterans, Military, and first responders. It includes businesses that offer savings, events, organizations that are there to help, a yearly Veterans Day listing of offers, and other useful information.

Website: www.veteranbargains.com

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/veteranbargains 

Phone: 316-305-5972

Email: info@veteranbargains.com

Veterans Behavioral Health Advocacy Council (VBHAC)

Website: www.behavioralhealthwest.blogspot.com

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 75655, Wichita, KS 67275

Phone: 316-644-3385

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Website: www.vfw.org

Address: Building 61 – Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

Veterans Unidos (KS Honor Banners)

Location: Wichita, KS

More information coming soon.

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)

VUB is an educational and skills program designed specifically to serve the needs of today’s veterans. All services — including academic/career counseling, workshops, and instruction — are free of charge. Our mission is to ensure our participant’s academic and career success. *Note: We can accommodate both virtual and in-person meetings.*

Website: www.wichita.edu/vub

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/wsuvub

Mailing Address: 1845 Fairmount Street, Wichita, KS 67220  Box 137

Phone: 316-978-6742

Email: veterans.upwardbound@wichita.edu

Via Christi Foundation

Veterans can now receive care at Ascension sites of care across the country, rather than through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), if they face wait times in excess of 30 days or have to travel farther than 40 miles from their home to a VA facility with a full-time primary care physician. 

Website: www.viachristi.org/philanthropy

Address: 3600 E. Harry Street, Wichita, KS 67218

Phone: 316-644-5124

Vietnam Moving Wall

Information coming soon.

Wear Blue – Run To Remember

Website: www.wearblueruntoremember.org

Location: Wichita, KS

Wichita VA Regional Office

Website: benefits.va.gov/wichita/

Address: 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67218

Phone: 1-800-827-1000

Wichita Vet Center

If you have served in any combat zone, Vet Centers are in your community to help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services. You’ve earned these benefits and there is no cost to you or your family members. Our Centers offer a wide range of services to help you make a successful transition from military to civilian life.

Website: www.wichita.va.gov/Wichita_Vet_Center.asp

Address: 393 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS  67203

Phone: 316-265-0889

Email:  VHAWICVetCenter@va.gov

Workforce Center Of South Central Kansas

Website: www.workforce-ks.com

Address: 2021 N. Amidon Ave., Wichita, KS 67203     

Phone: 316-771-6800