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Agency of the Month Highlight – December 2023

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library  is a free book gifting program. Enroll your child in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and get a free book every month until their 5th birthday. Click here to check for availability in your area and for enrollment information.    

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December 01, 2023

Harvesters Community Food Network distributes food intended for families in need of emergency food assistance at multiple locations and times.  Days, times, and locations of Harvesters Partner Agencies in the Kansas and Missouri service areas can be found at its Food Locator and Meals for Kids webpages.  

December 01, 2023

On second Tuesdays of every month (10 am - 12 pm), Johnson County Department of Corrections and Library host a Community Resource Fair at Central Resource Library (9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212). The Fair serves Justice-Involved Adults (some Juvenile services available). It provides an opportunity for relationship building across agencies and with our clients, while offering a central gathering place for a variety of community-based resources to reduce known barriers for our population/community members.

December 01, 2023

The Kansas Corporation Commission wants you to be aware of the The Cold Weather Rule. The rule helps to ensure you will have electric, gas, and water service for your home during the winter. You must make pay arrangements with your utility to use the Rule. More info…

December 01, 2023

Health Partnership Clinic is now accepting Appointments for Marketplace Enrollment during the open enrollment period of November 1 through January 15, 2024.  They offer free, in-person help with the health insurance application.  Appointments are required, call (913) 730-3653 to schedule.  A certified application counselor is available to help you in English or Spanish.  More info...

December 01, 2023

Kansas Gas Services - Share The Warmth is designed to help Kansas families needing assistance in paying their winter heating bills. You may utilize the website to download a copy of the application or for a paper copy of the application call 816-756-5392 Option 2. More info...

December 01, 2023

Project 1020 will open their Shelter for adults experiencing homelessness beginning
Friday, December 1, 2023 through March 1, 2024 at Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church (9400 Pflumm, Lenexa, KS).  Hours are 6:00 pm to 8:00 am, they provide transportation to and from the shelter, a hot evening meal, and a grab-and-go breakfast in the morning.  More info...

December 1, 2023

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host "Resume & Cover Letter" on Friday, December 15, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.   In this workshop, learn how to create professional resumes and cover letters that make a great first impression on potential employers...  Register Online

November 28, 2023

Kansas University Edwards Campus presents SciFlix: Clue which will be held Friday, December 8, at 6:30 pm at Regnier Hall Auditorium (12610 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS).   To register to attend click on "More info..." and then scroll to the bottom of the page.  

November 22, 2023

Evergy is accepting applications for the Evergy Cares Kansas Fund. This program is available to current Evergy customers in Kansas who meet age, disability, or income requirements. English application  Spanish application  

November 14, 2023

Women's Employment Network (WEN) will host "Conflict Management" on Thursday, December 7, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm.   In this workshop, you'll learn tips for dealing with workplace conflict and navigating difficult situations..  Register Online

October 23, 2023

Medicare open enrollment runs Sunday October 15, 2023 through Thursday December 7, 2023. you can complete the open enrollment online.  

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