COVID-19 Information

The Shawnee County Community Cares phone line is being paused due to lower need. For more information, please see the Health Department press release. In the meantime, should a community member need mental health support; Valeo Behavioral Health Care has a Crisis Line that is answered 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Valeo’s Crisis Line is 785-234-3300 and is always answered by a Licensed Clinician. Family Service & Guidance Center has a Crisis Line to assist children or adolescents who are experiencing a mental health emergency. The number is 785-232-5005 and is also available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

THANK YOU for your contributions to our COVID-19 Relief Fund! You and our corporate partners raised $33,000 to help nonprofits meet the increased demand for services in our community following COVID-19. Because of you, our community can rise to the challenge and move forward together.

COVID-19 links now have their own page.  You can also visit the Shawnee County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading page where we continue to share resources for reading and other learning activities.

A list of COVID relief grantsA list of COVID relief grants