625 S Kentucky StAshland, KS 67831
Work Hours:M-F, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Helpful Resources

Alzheimer’s Association
    • Alz.org is a good resource for assistance with someone who has declining memory. They have support groups for your loved one or yourself/family, online and in-person conferences.
    •  24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900.
Ashland Community Center
    • John Stegman, Community Center
    •  620-635-2999
    • Meals on Wheels
Ashland Health Center
    •  620-635-2241
    • Ashland Health Center (AHC) is a comprehensive, rural community health complex that has been providing care to the greater Ashland community for over 50 years. AHC is proud of our service to the community through our 25-bed critical access hospital (includes 17 Senior Living Unit) and rural health clinic. We are a not-for-profit hospital district that is governed by a board of directors elected by the community.
    • Services- Family Medicine, Emergency Services, Lab and Imaging Services, Physical Therapy, Senior Living, Social Services, Specialty Care, Telemedicine, Acute/Swing bed, Pain Management, and more!
Compass Behavioral Health
    • Dodge City,  620-227-8566
    • Realigns individuals towards the right direction to recovery and balance. We offer a wide variety of quality and professional services. Each program is designed to help achieve optimal social and emotional wellbeing for the entire individual. As a leader in helping others discover improved behavioral health, we are constantly evolving with the needs of our supportive community, which expands throughout 13 counties in Southwest Kansas. Compass serves the following 13 counties: Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Hodgeman, Kearny, Lane, Morton, Scott, Stanton, and Wichita.
Clark County Sheriff
    •  911 for emergencies or  620-635-2802 for non-emergencies
Churches in Ashland (each will vary on what they may be able to assist with)
    • Ashland Bible Church (formally known as the Methodist Church)
       Rick Branson 620-635-2919
    • First Christian Church
       Terry Engler 620-635-2885
    • Presbyterian Church
    • First Church of God
    • St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
       Jenny Betschart- 620-826-5026
Dodge City VA Clinic
    • Main phone:  888-878-6881 x57450, Mental health care:  620-225-7171 x41019
    • To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned — and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
Food Pantry Ashland
    • Hours- Friday 10am-1pm
    •  Leanne Pike- 620-635-0702  Sherre Harrington- 620-6350176 Haley Walker- 620-635-6600  Sue Chester- 620-635-0628  Millie Fudge- 620-635-0087  Becky Luerman- 620-635-0369  Lindsey Martin- 620-388-7324  Linda Redger- 620-635-5493  Jenny Betschart- 620-826-5026.
Grit and Grace Counseling and Consultation
    • Coldwater- Stephanie Salisbury LSCSW, LCAC  785-580-8698
    • Behavioral health treatment for individuals and families. Evening and weekend hours are available as well as in person or online.
Hospice of the Prairie
    • Dodge City  620-227-7209
    • Hospice of the Prairie & Prairie Home Health provides compassionate and professional home health, hospice, and bereavement care to the residents of Southwest Kansas.
Iroquois Center for Human Development
    •  620-723-2272, 24-hour crisis line – (888-877-0375) or (620-723-2656)
    • A non- profit community mental health center. It has a catchment area of Clark, Comanche, Edwards, and Kiowa counties. Although the home office is in Greensburg, branch offices are also located in Coldwater, Ashland, and Kinsley.
Kansas Department for Children and Families
    • Dodge City  620-227-8508
    • Applications for Child Care Assistance, Child Welfare Programs, Substance abuse and mental health treatment programs as designated by (SAMHSA) federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Independent Living Services, Food Assistance Programs, Temporary Cash Assistance Programs, Medicaid Programs
Kansas Legal Services
KVC Health Systems
    • Kansas locations- Chanute, Hays, Hiawatha, Independence, Kansas City, Lawrence, Olathe, Pittsburg, Topeka, and Wichita
    • Services- Family Strengthening and Prevention Programs, Family Reunification, Kinship Care, Foster Care, Adoption, Outpatient Services, inpatient and psychiatric residential services for youth, and Aftercare.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
    • Call  800-799-7233 Text- START to 88788
    • Service Locations- Wichita, Topeka, Lawrence, Hays, Liberal, Salina, Kansas City, Newton, Garden City, Hutchison, Atchison, Manhattan, and El Dorado
Prevention and Protection Services
Saint Francis Ministries
    • Dodge City  620-225-1442, other locations available!
    • Services- Foster Care, Adoption, Residential Programs, Behavioral Health, Independent Living, and In-Home Prevention Services
Salvation Army
    • Dodge City  620-885-3374, other locations available!
    • Services- Disaster Relief, Holiday giving, LGBTQ+ Support, Homeless Shelters, food Pantries, Rent and Utility Assistance, Rehabilitation, Life Skills to Escape Poverty, Job Training, After-School Programs, Spiritual Healing, Responses to Human Trafficking, Veteran Services, Services for the Aging, Help for Domestic Abuse, and Grassroots Services.
Southwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging
    • Located in Dodge City, 620-225-8230
    • Offers personalized case management, home care services, information and assistance, options counseling, caregiver assistance, Friendship meals, section 8 rent assistance in 28-county area (except Dodge City and Great Bend proper), legal services, technical assistance, and Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas counselors, who can help with your Medicare questions.
    • Other locations- Wichita, Kansas City, Chanute, Hiawatha, Arkansas City, Hays, Ottawa, Olathe, Topeka, and Manhattan.
Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
    • Dial or text  988
    • Available 24/7
Tabitha House
    • Ashland- 620-635-4454
    • Can help with gently used home good items, personal need items, food assistance, and bill assistance. Call and ask about an application.
VFW (Ashland)
    • Can help with Durable Medical Equipment
    • Georgeann Lang- 620-635-0314 or Leanne Pike  620-635-0702
Your Life, Your Choice LLC
    • Ashland- Ev Harmon, Registered Adult Care Home Operator, CRTS, CASP, CCMSCP, CSSD  620-635-0226
    • Services- Patient Advocacy, Friendship visits, Aging in place services, relocation and transitional care, advance care planning, and Notary Services.


Not seeing what you are looking for, ask for Social Services during your visit to Ashland Health Center or call  620-635-3138.

Thank you for choosing AHC!