Community Partners & Resources
The El Dorado Police Department is proud to partner with community organizations to better serve the citizens. Our goal is to bridge a gap when it comes to what resources are available by helping to inform and educate the public.
Misery is Optional Narcotics Anonymous
A program of Narcotics Anonymous that meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; noon Wednesday; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 421 W. Central Ave., El Dorado. Contacts: Janie - 785-418-7825; Retta - 316-339-9537; Cec - 620-726-5221; Aaron - 316-435-2286; or Steve - 316-312-3410.
Specializing in connecting people with the resources and tools they need to recover from opioid addiction.
Providing information for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including info on different types of therapy/recovery options, warning signs, how to talk to a family member, definitions of different types of treatment and a local treatment center directory.
Providing the most complete list of free, low-cost, sliding scale, and low-income assisted rehab lists on the Internet.
A network of addiction treatment facilities that provide drug and alcohol detox, support, and comprehensive substance abuse treatment services to the individuals and families struggling with addictions.
Helping people find local AA meetings and providing resources for alcohol addiction.
Substance Use Prevention Education
SUPE offers a printable and online guide to recognize signs of overdose and administer Naloxone/Narcan to help first responders and family members of people on opioids.
Recovery experts provide resources and relevant information for individuals and families struggling with substance abuse with this guide.
Start Your Recovery
A comprehensive directory of support resources in Kansas.
Parents' Guide to Fentanyl
This comprehensive guide equips parents with valuable information, including tips, warning signs, and helpful videos/articles. It empowers parents to protect their children from the dangers of fentanyl and make informed decisions regarding substance use.
Protecting Children From Online Drug Dealers
This resource provides essential tools to safeguard children, including the "Emoji code" to identify online drug dealing, insights into the dark web, and other online safety measures.
A comprehensive list of the best detox, alcohol, and addiction centers in Kansas.
Journey to Recovery
The mission of Journey to Recovery is to provide a safe, healthy and supportive environment for individuals with mental illness or addiction recovery, while they pursue their recovery goals. The vision is to help people with these specific needs to learn to live independent and productive lives without stigma. Peer-to-peer support is a key factor in doing so.
Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday
Location: 112 W. Pine, El Dorado
South Central Mental Health Counseling Center
The goal of SCMHCC is to provide confidential and cost-effective care that is easily accessible. The mission is to provide quality mental health services that empower individuals, families and communities. Services include:
- substance abuse
- stress management
- and more
Child and Family:
- family issues
- behavior problems
- learning attention, substance abuse
- and more
Community Support Services:
- supported employment
- educational development
- family support
- respite care
- and more
Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m. to noon Friday
Location: 524 N. Main St.
Phone: 316-321-6036; After hours emergency: 1-855-773-6686
Butler Homeless Initiative
BHI offers assistance with resumes, housing applications through Mid-KS CAP and referrals for additional services. It offers a hot meal, grocery items, toiletries and more. There also are laundry facilities for guests to use and free haircuts monthly.
Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Location: 202 N. Taylor (First Church of the Nazarene)
Pregnancy and Family Resource Center
The Pregnancy and Family Resource Center is here with options, support, and resources while sharing the love and compassion of Christ with those facing pregnancy and parenting choices. They offer free pregnancy tests, iParenting class, as well as information for the guys.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (after 5 p.m. by appt. only) Thursday
Location: 226 S. Main St.
The SafeHouse - Family Life Center of Butler County
Safe and confidential shelter for victims of domestic or sexual violence and their children. They offer advocacy for clients, court, police response, and sexual assault. Various support groups and community education are offered, including support groups for adults and youth, financial management and more.
24-Hour Hotline: 316-321-7104 or 1-800-870-6967
Family Worship Center
The Ark (building on SW side of property)
Free clothing, household goods, etc.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and 2nd Saturday of month
Hours: 5:30 p.m. 1st Thursday of month
Location: 701 S. Atchison
First Baptist Church
White Cross Room
Free clothing, shoes, bedding and other miscellaneous items
Hours: Tuesday mornings
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
CAN (Community Aid Network)
Bill pay assistance; need ID and bill that is due.
Hours: noon to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Location: 315 W. Central
First Presbyterian Church
Free community pizza dinner. Carry-out only from west door.
Hours: 5:30 p.m. 1st Saturday of month
Location: 400 W. Central
First Christian Church
Bags of groceries ready for distribution.
Hours: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday
Location: 300 W. Central
Trinity Episcopal Church
Priscilla's Pet Pantry
Free pet food. Enter through west door.
Hours: 8 a.m. to noon 4th Saturday of month
Location: 400 S. Washington
Pathway of Hope Program
Food boxes by appointment.
Hours: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
Location: 207 W. First
Box of free groceries. (income guidelines apply)
Hours: 8:30 to 10 a.m. 3rd Saturday of month
Location: 501 S. Topeka
Meals on Wheels
Must be over age 60 or disabled. Call 316-322-4573