ACCESS Van Transportation

1205 E 22nd St., Hays

Provides door to door transportation for a nominal fee.

American Red Cross-Western KS

208 E. 8th St., Hays

Provides assistance to individuals following disaster, 24 hour military assistance and offers CPR/first aid training, and water safety instruction.  Their administrative office is located at 120 W. Prescott Ave., Salina, KS.

ARC of the Central Plains

600 Main St., Hays

Special Olympics Chapter.  donations to the Thrift Store are used to fund special programs for people with disabilities and/or the intellectually challenged.

ARC Thrift Shop

600 Main St., Hays

Accepts donations of household items and is a 501(3)c.  Funds are used in the local community for people with disabilities.

Angels Care Home Health


We provide skilled nursing care and restorative therapy to our patients in their homes or wherever they may reside, including assisted living facilities and retirement communities.  Our services are covered 100% by Medicare.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

1200 Main St. Ste. 102., Hays

A mentoring organization that matches children, ages 5 to 17 years old, with well screened, caring adult volunteers.  Matches meet once a week in the community or at the child's school.

BMB Enterpises LLC/BMB Shuttle/Taxi

205 E 7th St. Ste. 129, Hays

Offers reduced fare taxi rides to Hays Medical Center in emergency cases.  They also deliver medical supplies if need be.

Boy Scouts of America

205 E 7th St., Hays

Promotes through cooperation with other agencies, the ability of youth to do things for themselves and others, to teach youth patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues.

Center for Life Experience, Inc.

103C E 27th St., Hays

A community-based non-profit offering grief and loss support groups, completely free of charge.  Groups address a wide range of loss and are open and welcoming of all.


Community Assistance Center

208 E 12th St., Hays

Assists Ellis County residents with food, clothing and some household goods.

Dept.for Children and Families (DCF)

2250 E 22nd St., Hays

Provides a number of programs including Food Assistance, Child Care and child Support Services, LIEAP Program, Rehabilitation Services and protection and prevention Services.

Early Childhood Connection-Parents as Teachers

2501 E. 13th St., Hays

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a child development/parenting/family services program for pregnant women and families with a child between birth through age three.  Parent Educators meet with parents once to twice a month in their home.  The primary focus is development and parenting and is open to eligible families that live in the Hays School District.

Early Childhood Connections - Preschool

2501 E. 13th St., Hays

A free comprehensive child development program for children 3 to 5, concerned with the health, education and welfare of its participants.  The program serves income eligible families or over income families who meet certain criteria.  Children must be three years of age before August 31.  Center and home-based services are provided in Ellis, Rooks, Rush, and Russell counties.

Early Childhood Connections-Early Head Start

2501 E. 13th St., Hays

A free comprehensive child development program for children and their families.  The Early Head Start (EHS) Program serves pregnant mothers as well as children through age four.   Parents have the option of center-based, family child care or home-based services.  EHS is open to families who meet income-eligibility in Ellis, Rush, Russell and Rooks County.

Ellis County Dolly Parton Imagination Library

2501 E. 13th St., Hays

Through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, registered Ellis County children will receive a free, age-appropriate book in the mail each month.

Ellis County Ministerial Alliance

Contact First Call For Help
607 E. 13th St., Hays

Provides assistance to Ellis County individuals during time of financial difficulty and assists individuals traveling through Ellis County who have expressed a need for help in unforeseen circumstances.

First Call For Help

607 E. 13th St., Hays

Provides a central access point for people to obtain complete and current information on resources and human services within Ellis County.

Foster Grandparent Program (FHSU)

600 Park St., Hays

Connects volunteers age 55 and over with opportunities to provide one-on-one mentoring, nurturing and support with children with special or exceptional needs, or who are at an academic, social or financial disadvantage.

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland

2707 Vine St. Ste. 8, Hays

Builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  Helps girls discover their strengths, passions, and talents.

Harvest America

205 E 7th St. Ste. 120, Hays

Provides services for Housing, Food and Nutrition, Employment, Education and Emergency Services.

Jana's Campaign, Inc.

205 E 7th St. Ste. 204, Hays

National education and violence prevention organization with the single mission of reducing gender and relationship violence.  Delivers educational programs that prevent domestic and dating violence, sexual violence and stalking.

Kansas Legal Services

2017 Vine St., Hays

Non-Profit law firm that focuses its efforts on individuals such as victims of domestic violence, homeless, elderly, individuals with disabilities and individuals that need basic assistance in consumer and housing and family law issues.

LINK, Inc. (Living Independently in NW Kansas)

2401 13th St., Hays

Provides services to individuals of all ages with any type of disability; Information & Referral, Independent Living Skills Training, Peer Support, Advocacy, Transition Services, Financial Management Services, Housing Referrals and Durable Medical Equipment Loan Pool.

Parents and Children Together (PACT)

2501 E. 13th St., Hays

Provides educational opportunities to improve the lives of children and reduce the occurrence of child abuse and neglect in Ellis County.  PACT sponsors the "Ten Steps to Positive Discipline" parent education class four times a  year.

Salvation Army-Service Extension

205 E 7th St. Ste. A, Hays

Provides short term financial services no limited to rent, utilities, vision, prescriptions, food, fuel and medical needs.