Riley County, K-State Research and Extension

Have a question about gardening or your lawn? Wish you could learn how to compost? Want to participate in a cooking class or other programs? Riley County Extension is part of a national educational network designed to extend technical expertise and research findings to help people improve their homes, families, farms, business, and communities.

Riley County Health Department

Health clinic, vaccinations, WIC, family and child resource services.

Manhattan Public Library

Manhattan Public Library connects the community to a world of ideas and information by inspiring readers of all ages, bringing technology’s benefits to everyone, and providing a comfortable, welcoming place for all.

UFM Community Learning Center

UFM Community Learning Center is a creative educational program serving Kansas State University, the Manhattan area, and the state of Kansas. Based on the philosophy that everyone can learn and everyone can teach, UFM provides opportunities for lifelong learning and personal development. UFM serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas and as a catalyst for new programs and services that enhance the quality of life for all.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital

Registered dieticians provide nutrition counseling services and health education.

Angels Care Home Health

Angels Care Home Health is a Medicare-Certified Home Health agency providing quality and cost-effective home health care services. Under the direction of the patient’s physician, we administer medical services, such as skilled nursing, restorative therapy, and medical social services.

At Home Care

We help seniors remain comfortable at home by providing compassionate, dependable, and affordable in-home care.

Lafene Health Center

Offering a wide range of acute and preventative health services for K-State students, including nutrition counseling.

Manhattan Medical Group Heart & Vascular Clinic

Manhattan Medical Group offers medical nutrition counseling services for patients with a variety of medical diagnoses and who need help with weight management.

St. Croix Hospice

St. Croix Hospice supports patients, their families and caregivers when they need us the most, delivering exceptional hospice care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year wherever a patient calls home. With branches in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin, St. Croix Hospice takes pride in round-the-clock availability, prompt response and same day admissions, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Contact St. Croix Hospice 24/7 at 855-278-2764 or stcroixhospice.com.

Manhattan Housing Authority

Manhattan Housing Authority provides safe and affordable housing to income qualified applicants. This generally is any individual or family with income less than 80% AMI. The Housing Authority currently has five properties totaling 202 units, with efficiency, 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom units. We also issue and manage nearly 300 Housing Choice Vouchers (commonly called Section 8).

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

A food assistance program that provides a debit card monthly supplement for purchasing nutritious food. There is an application form and income guidelines to qualify for the program. See the website for guidelines and how to apply.

Women, Infant, Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)

The WIC program offers an eWIc card that can be used to buy healthy food, personalized nutrition information and support for prenatal, postpartum, and children 0-5 years, tips for eating well to improve health Immunization, breastfeeding support, and referrals for services that can benefit the whole family.

Income guidelines: To be income eligible for WIC benefits, an economic unit (household) may earn up to and including 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.