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To mobilize necessary resources to address the causes and conditions of poverty in Wyandotte County. To assist low-income residents in moving towards self-sufficiency

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The Economic Opportunity Foundation is a nonprofit private organization established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty. The Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc. helps people to help themselves in achieving self-sufficiency. 

Since 1965, EOF has mobilized necessary resources to address the causes and conditions of poverty in Wyandotte County to assist low-income residents to move toward self-sufficiency. Partnering with  local agencies, including local churches, and United Way to bring many needed anti-poverty services to Wyandotte County, including:

  • Emergency Assistance helping families obtain needed supports such as utility and rent assistance, and mortgage default counseling, to address emergency situations.
  • Employment Services working with unemployed residents on job preparation and placement assistance.
  • Case Management Services working with low-income families on self-sufficiency and goal achievement.
  • Senior Commodity Distribution providing food assistance to low-income elderly and disabled individuals 60 and above.
  • Housing Services working with unemployed/low-income residents who are either Homeless, Needing Housing, Needing Housing Assistance with rent/mortgage assistance or needing help with the everyday needs regarding their housing situation.

The Promise of Community Action:

     "Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.  We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other."


**We value your feedback, under the contact us link located at the top of the page is a Customer Satisfaction Survey if you have received services from us please take a moment to complete the survey.





Helping A FamilyThe Social Services Program is responsible for the operation of outreach to the community of Wyandotte County, Kansas and its low-income population. The Community Action Center serve as a central point in the community to seek out resources for emergency services.
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Job Search Assessment, Counseling, Resume Building, Transportation Assistance, Free Drug Testing, Spanish Language Assistance, Computer Job Search Assistance and more!

Contact the Employment Services Program at (913) 371-7800 and schedule an appointment to learn of program requirements and potential jobs!

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**EOF has 76 Community Partnerships

**101 people were unemployed and obtained jobs.

**150 people received pre-employments skills.

**15 low-income community volunteers hours donated.

**925 volunteer hours donated by community members.

**198 seniors assisted with maintaining independent living.

**205 households received utility/rent/mortgage payments.

**520 households received emergency food boxes.

**54 personal hygiene kits distributed to "Learn to Earn" summer youth program.

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Kansas Association of Community Action Programs