ARC of the Central Plains
600 Main St., Hays
Special Olympics Chapter. Donation to the Thrift store are used to fund special programs for people with disabilities and/or the intellectually challenged.
Dept. for Children and Families (DCF)
2250 E. 22nd St., Hays
Offers programs and services for people with disabilities including advocacy, independent living, skills training, peer support, information/referral, and deinstitutionalization support.
Hays-West Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative
Provides special education services to all students who are eligible for special education and gifted services between the ages of 3-21
Families Together, Inc.
1518 Taylor Plaza, Garden City
Serves and assists families of children, youth and young adults with disabilities and/or special health care needs from birth through 26 years old. Offers Parent Training and Learning Workshops.
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.
Developmental Services of NW Kansas, Inc. (DSNWK)
2703 Hall St. Ste. 10, Hays
Provides programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the 18 counties of Northwest Kansas. Services include: College for Living, Employment Connections, Creative Living, Kid-link, Service Coordination, Transportation and more.
Hays Area Children's Center
94 Lewis Dr., Hays
Offers free in-depth evaluations of many important childhood skills, including speech, language, vision, hearing, thinking, self-help, personal/social behavior and motor development.
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, 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.
Northwest Kansas Down Syndrome Society
P.O. Box 382, Hays
A Local Non-Profit Organization who strives to connect families and enhance the lives of people with Down Syndrome in our communities by providing emotional, educational, and social support to them and the professionals who serve them.
SKIL Resource Center
P.O. Box 366, Hays
Provides advocacy, education, and support wiht customer controlled services to people with disabilities to ensure and preserve equality and independence.
Social Security Administration
1212 E. 27th St., Hays
Social Security pays disability benefits to people who can't work because they have a medical condition that's expected to last at least one year.
Western Kansas Association on the Concerns of the Disabled (WKACD)
105 E. 27th St., Suite A, Hays