Telephone Reassurance Providers and Funding Sources
State Of Kansas
The following is a list of Kansas private organizations or state agencies that provide grants and funding for community programs. Also, we have listed automated and volunteer based programs that we found in the state of Kansas.
DSC provides a Telephone Reassurance phone system that automatically calls elderly households checking to ensure they are OK. DSC also provides individual calling services for home alone children. To obtain information about this program and age limits of children for your state, visit the Kansas latchkey kids age restrictions.
There are many communities that provide telephone reassurance programs (both volunteer based or automatic calling programs).
Contact DSC to learn more about our automated phone systems. DSC welcomes the opportunity to discuss our telephone reassurance program and services. Also, if you are a Kansas based community and/or organization that provides a Telephone Reassurance program and would like to be listed here (its free!), please contact us.
$5 Trial For Individual Service
If your community does not already have a Telephone Reassurance program, DSC offers individuals the ability to subscribe to our call reassurance program. You can register online for free and DSC offers a limited trial period for only $5. There is no obligation to pay until you activate your account.
To register online, click on the image or button to the right.
Our online enrollment is easy to use and manage, and it provides the senior with flexible calling schedules, custom messages and greetings, as well as multiple emergency contacts in the event of no response by the subscriber.
Kansas Automated Telephone Reassurance Providers
The following organizations provide Telecare programs for the elderly within their Kansas communities. These programs are both automated or volunteer based community services.
Kansas Volunteer CARE Providers
- Center for Continuous Family Improvement - Kansas City, Kansas (913) 677-0100
- The Family Conservancy - Kansas City, Kansas (913) 342-1110
- Faith in Action Volunteer Caregivers - Kansas (785) 823-3128
- HOTLINE: Crisis, Information and Referral - Kansas (785) 827-4747
- North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging - Kansas (785) 776-9294
- Older Kansans Employment Program - Kansas (785) 827-4857
- RSVP Caring Callers Telephone Reassurance - Manhattan, Kansas (785) 776-7787
State Of Kansas Potential Funding Resources
The following private and public groups are potential providers of funding for phone reassurance programs in Kansas communities.
To obtain current information about specific Kansas agencies and foundations that provide funding for telephone reassurance programs, please contact the respective grant provider listed below..
Note: DSC obtained the following names of foundations from public records. There is no assurance that these foundations provide funding for your specific telephone reassurance program or community notification system.
This information is provided to help you research funding for your project using community grants.
* United Way and the Riley County Council on Aging
* United Way of Wyandotte County
Kansas Health Foundation
Mark and Bette Morris Family Foundation
Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust
Walter S. and Evan C. Jones Foundation
The Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation, Inc.
Cessna Foundation, Inc.
Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation
The Joan S. Beren Foundation, Inc.
Dane G. Hansen Foundation
Horejsi Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Hutchinson Community Foundation
Capitol Federal Foundation
Walter S. and Evan C. Jones Testamentary Trust
Virginia H. Farah Foundation
Wichita Community Foundation
Payless ShoeSource Foundation
Israel Henry Beren Charitable Trust
Smoot Charitable Foundation
Barry L. & Paula M. Downing Foundation
Ethel and Raymond F. Rice Foundation
Robert M. Beren Foundation, Inc.
Earl Bane Foundation
Westar Energy Foundation
Security Benefit Life Insurance Company Charitable Trust
Olive White Garvey Trust
Wichita Trinity Foundation, Inc.
Elmer C. Rhoden Charitable Foundation
The Powell Family Foundation
The Schowalter Foundation, Inc.
Jean and Willard Garvey Fund
Daniel M. Carney Family Charitable Foundation
Dwane L. and Velma Lunt Wallace Charitable Foundation
J. W. Berryman Trust B for United Presbyterian Foundation
Topeka Community Foundation
The Morgan Family Foundation
K. T. Wiedemann Foundation, Inc.
Contact DSC to learn more about our CARE (Call Reassurance) telephone reassurance program and RUOK® replacement system.
"Are You OK?"® and RUOK® are registered names of Bruce L Johnson (Individual). For a comparison with our CARE system, please visit our RUOK® vs CARE web page.