Roeland Park residents seeking financial assistance are encouraged to visit My Resource Connection, hosted by Johnson County, Kansas. The assistance that individuals may need are many and varied: Groceries, clothing, housing, health care, counseling, transportation, employment, utility assistance, emotional support, and more. For additional questions, you may also call 913-715-6653.
Utility payment assistance is also available directly from our utility providers.
Contact Evergy for help with electrical service payments. 1 (888) 471-5275
If you need help, you can get it from United Way 2-1-1. This free service provides access to thousands of resources. Call 2-1-1 and you'll reach a trained, caring professional seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Or click the link above.
They help with immediate survival needs including food, clothing and shelter. More than that, we educate, give guidance and provide resources that will result in long-term change. All services provided are free and based on need — not religion, race or nationality.
JFS provides a breadth of related services, with the goal of helping people in difficult times get back on their own feet. Our service areas include Kesher KC, Older Adult Services, Mental Health Services, Family Life Education, and Chaplaincy.