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Addiction and Prevention Services

  • Frances Waldren, LBSW, LAC, P-KCGC
  • 1509 Avenue P
    Dodge City, Kansas 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.8508 ext. 249
  • eMail: frances.waldren@srs.ks.gov
  • Web Page: ksgamblinghelp.com
  • Information: Educational and Prevention Presentations and referral to the Kansas Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700 Application-Qualification Process – No-cost treatment is available to problem gamblers and family members or concerned friends of individuals who are struggling with problem gambling.  To qualify you must first call the Kansas Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700.

Volunteer Opportunities: If you are interested in volunteering in your local community please visit ksgamblinghelp.com to participate with the task force in your area, or contact Frances Waldren at the Dodge City SRS office for more information.

American Red Cross – Western Kansas Chapter

  • Carolyn Henry
  • 210 Fulton Terrace
    Garden City, KS 67846
  • Phone: 620.276.2762

Catholic Social Service

  • Amy Falcon
  • 906 Central
    Dodge City, Kansas 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1562
  • eMail: afalcon@catholicsocialservice.org
  • Web Page: catholicsocialservice.org
  • Information: Adoption, Pregnancy Counseling, Teen Moms Program, Addictions, The Benefit Bank, Search and Reunion, Marriage for Keeps, Infant Adoption Awareness Training; Americorp

Application – qualification process: Varies Volunteer Opportunities: Teen Moms Program Mentors, Meal Providers and Discovery Workshop teachers; fundraising; food assistance applications and tax returns

Ford County Extension

  • Ethel Schneweis
  • 100 Gunsmoke
    Dodge City, Kansas 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.4542
  • Information: K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. We are a partnership between Kansas State University and federal, state, and county government, with offices in every Kansas county. We conduct research through Kansas that is then shared by Extension agents and others on our Web sites and through numerous conferences, workshops, field days, publications, newsletters and more. Our Mission “We are dedicated to a safe, sustainable, competitive food and fiber system and to strong, healthy communities, families and youth through integrated research, analysis and education.” Our Vision K-State Research and Extension is committed to expanding human capacity by delivering educational programs and technical information that result in improved leadership skills in the areas of communication, group dynamics, conflict resolution, issue analysis, and strategic planning that can enhance the economic viability and quality of life in communities. Ford County’s office hours are: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Ford County Kids Count Family Resource Center

  • Tammie West
  • 2010 1st Ave Suite B
    Dodge City, Kansas 67801
  • Phone: 620.225.2331
  • eMail: fckcinc@att.net
  • Information: Parenting Classes (Spanish and English), Parent Support Groups, Teen Pregnancy Prev. education, Families in Action support groups and New program to start by October Support group at the Jail (Kids Count and Crisis Center). Application – qualification process: Call for class schedule and to enroll. Volunteer Opportunities: Booth Fairs

The Ford County Volunteer Center

  • Sheila Grayson, Coordinator
  • Village Square Mall, Lower Level
    2501 North 14th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.7077
  • FAX: 620.227.5117
  • eMail: sgrayson@dc3.edu
  • Information: The Ford County Volunteer Center is a clearing house for people who volunteer, and serves all ages in Ford County. Volunteers are encouraged to apply for tasks including being a board member, providing office support, special events, and disaster response preparation.

Harvest America

  • Julio Victorio
  • Village Square Mall, Lower Level
    2601 North Central Avenue, Suite 20
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.7882

K.State Research and Extension, Gray County

  • Sharon M. Erickson-Fryback, Family and Consumer Science Agent
  • 17002 West Highway 50
    PO Box 248
    Cimarron, KS 67835
  • Phone: 620.855.3821
  • FAX: 620.855.2183
  • eMail: sharone@ksu.edu
  • Web Site: www.gray.ksu.edu
  • Information: All ages are served in Gray and surrounding counties. Educational services are provided. Volunteers are used to help assist in sustaining programs and to teach youth-specific skills and trades, and to provide speakers for educational topics.

Mission Statement: We are dedicated to a safe, sustainable, competitive food and fiber system and to strong, healthy communities, families and youth through integrated research, analysis and education.

United Way of Dodge City