Family Financial Support

  • We understand that families may need assistance due to temporary financial difficulties.  The following list provides a variety of local and state resources that are designed to provide support during these times.  


    Free and Reduced Lunch Program 

    The Free and Reduced Meal Program is an annual program and a new application is required each school year to qualify for benefits. This online format is quick, easy, and confidential. 


    Blue Valley Food Pantry

    The Blue Valley Food Pantry is run by high school students with disabilities who are learning work and communication skills. When you come shop at the Blue Valley Food Pantry, you will be greeted by special education students and their job coaches. The Blue Valley Food Pantry is an affiliate of the Harvesters Food Network and partners with Cosentino's Market. We offer a client choice shopping experience by appointment only for families with children in the Blue Valley Schools and Blue Valley employees.


    Search by zip code to find resources including food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs in Overland Park, KS 66223 


    Catholic Charities – (913)433-2100

    Food pantry, rent/utility assistance and case management support for those struggling with long term needs


    Church of the Resurrection - (913)897-9120

    Free or low cost counseling, computers, auto repair, furniture


    Salvation Army – (913) 782-3640

    Lodging for homeless families, food pantry, case management for those struggling long term with finances, emergency assistance


    Jewish Family Services – (913)327-8250

    Counseling, food pantry, career counseling and support


    Johnson County  Multi Service Center - (913)715-6653

    Utility assistance, assistance with medical needs and other special needs, case management support to support self-sufficiency, food pantry,  emergency shelter and other homeless services, assistance for dental emergencies, diabetic supplies, durable medical equipment, optical needs, and prescriptions (no controlled substances).


    KS Division of Children and Families - 1-888-369-4777

    Cash assistance, child care assistance, food assistance, work programs


    Sleepyhead Beds (816) 547-9965

    Sleepyhead Beds is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 2010.  They take gently-used, donated beds and bedding and distribute them to Kansas City area children and families in need, free of charge.


    Level Up! Make More Money - Programs offered for high-demand careers in construction, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing to individuals 17+ years old or high school graduates who need skills for employment paying $45,000 or more annually.


    For more information or additional support please contact your school and ask to speak to the social worker or counselor, who can confidentially direct you to organizations who can help.