Community Partners & Resources

PD Press Conference group

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.

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)
Phone: 316-323-0151

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
Phone: 316-435-5101

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:


  • depression
  • anxiety
  • substance abuse
  • relationships
  • grief/trauma
  • stress management
  • and more

Child and Family:

  • fear/anxiety
  • 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

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.
Phone: 316-322-0070

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

Additional Resources

Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital - 720 W. Central
Local emergency room and hospital

United Way of El Dorado 
Help with utilities, medical, clothing, tutoring and counseling.
211KANSAS.ORG or Dial 211

Butler County Transit
50 cents per stop within the city limits
Phone: 1-800-279-3655

Butler County Department of Aging 
Services and volunteer opportunities are available to citizens of Butler County over age 60.
Phone: 1-800-279-3655

Mid-Kansas Action Program
Assistance with housing, utilities and medical.
Phone: 316-775-3000 ext. 103

Butler County Health Department - 206 N. Griffith, Suite B
Offering immunizations, WIC program, reproductive health and early detection.
Phone: 316-321-3400
Specializing in connecting people with the resources and tools they need to recover from opioid addiction.

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