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City Hall
701 N. 7th Street
9th Floor
Phone: 913-573-5040
 

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

 

 

Social Services 

Goal:

Promote and provide social services and facilities to improve the life
health, and living conditions of our citizens, targeting the most at risk:

I.

Short Term

 

A.   Develop a plan for distribution of casino funds for Social Services and 
      charitable organizations by the end of 2012. 

 

B.   By the end of 2012, develop a database identifying social service needs and
       agencies in the community which meet those needs (both UG and outside).

  • include number of clients served by each resource
  • identify overlaps in services
  • identify gaps in services

 

C.   Develop a realistic plan addressing the extent to which government services
       address the following areas of need: aging, disabilities, mental health,
       substance abuse, homelessness, unemployment.

 

D.   Develop a plan for leveraging UG funds with federal, state, and private funds 
        for maximum impact.

   

II.

Long Term

 

A.   Determine which social services the UG should provided.

 

B.   Pursue federal and state funding to provide the social services.

 

C.   Where possible, collaborate with other organizations to provide social 
       services.

   

 



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