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

Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc.

Provides emergency shelter, supportive housing, and homelessness prevention.

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.


Harvesters is a regional food bank that serves a 26-county area and supports more than 760 nonprofit agencies working to provide food and household products to those in need. Harvesters offers education programs to increase community awareness of hunger and teach about nutrition. Mobile distributions, BackSnack and other programs are offered to Riley County residents through Harvesters and partnering agencies. Harvesters’ Get Help webpage lists information for food assistance programs in Riley County. View the local monthly mobile distribution schedule on the Harvesters’ Learn More page.

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).

Ogden Friendship House

A food pantry, thrift store, and emergency financial aid. Check Facebook page for current hours.

Pawnee Mental Health Services

A non-profit offering a range of mental health and substance use treatment and recovery services. Pawnee provides services regardless of one’s ability to pay. Pawnee Mental Health … Responding to Needs, Building Healthy Communities, Restoring Lives.

For mental health CRISIS assistance call 1-800-609-2202

Riley County Seniors’ Service Center

The central location for senior-related activities and programs for Manhattan and Riley County. Services include the Friendship Meals Program, referral services, educational programs, recreation, social activities.

Shepherd’s Crossing

Assist with rent, utilities and prescriptions. Help cover the expense of birth certificates and i.ds plus submission of Fairy Godmother and Guardian grants, and vision grants. Clothing vouchers for the Encore Shop, Budget Shop and Salvation Army. Kitchenware starter kits provided.

To qualify
Be a resident of Riley Co. and Pottawatomie Co. with addresses of Manhattan and St. George. Intake with a counselor to determine income/expenses and assistance needed.


A non-profit that works to end generational poverty by building relationships. Our participants (leaders) are matched with 2-3 mentors (allies) for 18 months. Leaders work on goal setting and the team works on goals, problem-solving, etc. We also do “conversations” bi-weekly that cover things like budgeting, parenting skills, self-advocacy, self-care, and stress management.

USD 383 FIT Closet & Clothing Exchange

Free clothing, shoes, coats/jackets, school supplies, personal hygiene products, and kitchenwares to qualified USD 383 students and their immediate families

To qualify
1.Student enrolled in a school within USD 383 (Manhattan-Ogden), includes Manhattan Catholic Schools, Flint Hills Christian School and home-educated.
2. Student must also qualify for the free/reduced lunch program.

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