About Our Agencies
American Red Cross - 620-624-8411
Red Cross offers class on emergency preparedness, CPR, first aid and a number of other health and safety courses. It assists military families in contacting their members overseas in case of emergency. It’s the first agency on the scene to help with a local house fire. It also coordinates the local blood drives.
Friendship Meals - 620-624-2511
These are meals provided at the Senior Center and also the “Meals on Wheels” program. About 40 meals are served daily at the center and about 55 are taken to shut-in seniors daily.
The Liberal Area Rape Crisis and Domestic Violence Center – 620-624-8818
The Liberal Area Rape Crisis and Domestic Violence Center provides safety and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and works to eliminate these crimes.
KIDS, Inc. – Rod Hay, board president, 620-624-8471
Provides opportunities for 8 to 12 year olds to participate in athletic competition throughout the year. There is no fee for participation.
LINK – 800-569-5926
LINK, Inc. provides services to anyone who has a disability. They provide needed advocacy services for those seeking government aid and act as a case worker to help individuals with disabilities get needed services.
Southwest Guidance Center – 624-8171
With United Way funds, the center provides educational programs for school-aged children on dealing with emotional problems and family issues and building self-confidence.
Arthritis Foundation - 800-719-5670
Supports community residents with various types of arthritis through aqua aerobics programs, support groups and literature. Trains nurses, therapists and specialists in rheumatic diseases and supports research.
Girl Scouts – Kansas Council 620-276-7061
The development of young women through a program which emphasizes self-confidence, family values and personal responsibilities.
United Cerebral Palsy – 316-688-1888
UCP provides services to disabled Kansans, both children and adults, with evaluation, rehabilitation, assessment, job training, placement and purchase help on needed equipment.
Stepping Stone Shelter- 620-626-6024
The shelter's mission is to provide shelter, food and other necessities to those in need. They assist the residents with employment, housing and help them in rebuilding their lives.
Boy Scouts – Garden City Office, 888-316-5162
The scouting program provides recreational activities for boys affecting their character,
citizenship and youth leadership.
Provides safe, secure and affordable after-school care for children in grades kindergarten through 5th grades at the MacArthur School. Transportation from other sites available.
Liberal Weissel Boxing Club – Enrique Weissel 620-624-1066
The club works to keep local youth off the streets and challenges their physical and mental skills with training and competition.
Russell Child Development Center - 888-877-3717
Russell Child Development Center, through the Tiny K program, provides early intervention services to children ages birth to 36 months and their families. Children with developmental delays or disabilities are eligible for tiny-k services.
Liberal Care Center – 620-624-6865
Services include a food bank, medical care, health education, emergency assistance, immigration/ naturalization assistance, youth programs and educational classes to all racial, ethnic and cultural groups. (Mexican-American Ministries)
Kansas Children's Service League – 620-624-9220
KCSL provides Head Start school-based and home-based preschool services to low-income children and their families. Head Start helps to meet a child's emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs.
Salvation Army - Dora Ponce@ Liberal Care Center -620-624-6865
Food, clothing, gasoline, transportation, utility assistance and other social services are available to families and individuals in crisis. They assist disaster victims, the needy, stranded travelers, and hospital patients, among many others.
Building Blocks Grant - 620-275-1510
Smart Start’s goal is to ensure all Kansas children enter school ready to learn, and all programs must target children ages birth through 5.
Seward County Safety Council - Tina Ortiz @ Seward County Health Department, 620-626-3369.
The council's mission is to educate and influence Seward County citizens to adopt safe health and environmental practices.
Seward County Senior Care – 620-624-0828
Senior Care helps individuals who are 60 and older, who are at risk of institutionalization, to stay in their own home as long as possible with the assistance of program workers. Many of these seniors don't qualify for other aid.
HomeCare, Inc.- 620-624-0714
HomeCare, Inc., maintains and distributes a food bank of canned foods and staples for people and families at a time of need. (Liberal Food Cupboard)
Big Brothers/Big Sisters- 620-624-9000
Program provides safe adult mentors to be matched with Seward County children in need of a positive adult role model.
The Southwest Kansas Alcohol and Drug Addiction Foundation serves individuals addicted to alcohol and/or drugs. SKADAF provides residential services, outpatient services, education classes and court-program activities.
Crossroads Center - 620-624-4111
Crossroads offers children and adults with physical, mental and/or emotional disabilities the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding and hippotherapy.
Whirlwind Career Counseling & Guidance Center – 620-482-3431
This was developed as a center to provide quality career and personal counseling to veterans, first responders, their families and other individuals in need in our region. In addition to providing career counseling, the center shall act as a referral source for its clients to get additional assistance from military, federal, state, local and non-profit agencies.
Southwest Aquatics Team – liberalswimteamSWAT@gmail.com
Established in 1995, this organization is open to swimmers from ages 5 to 10 from Liberal and the surrounding communities and trains and fosters the love of competitive swimming. All swimmers are allowed to compete at each out of town meet, regardless of their swimming ability.