Family Services

  • Midway Kansas Family Services
     
Provides a variety of emergency financial and communications services using trained case workers and volunteers. Programs include:

Emergency Financial Assistance

Individuals experiencing an unexpected, verifiable financial situation that leaves them unable to pay their rent or utilities are eligible to apply for financial assistance. A Red Cross case worker verifies the need and eligibility for each case. Finding community resources for other individual and family needs is a service provided routinely for several thousand more individuals and families throughout the year. Call (316) 219-4070 and selection option two. Clients will also need to pick up an application from Red Cross at 1900 E. Douglas. A caseworker will return client calls and screen over the phone to see if clients meet guidelines (For the Wichita area only).

Grocery and Gas Assistance

On the first and third Fridays of the month, low income families who meet 110% of federal poverty guidelines may be eligible for assistance in the form of grocery vouchers or gas cards for purchasing fuel for their vehicle. Clients should call (316) 219-4070, listen to the recording which explains the information they need to show (For the Wichita area only).

International Services

The American Red Cross helps families locate and contact loved ones around the world, provides relief to areas of war and disaster worldwide, and provides tracing services for victims of war and the Holocaust.

Visit our Reconnecting Families section to learn more.