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Rooted is dedicated to serving and assisting women, children, and families within our community and surrounding communities who are in need or in crisis. Christ is our beautiful example of what servanthood looks like. At Rooted, we believe we are called to serve one another and to love our neighbors as ourselves (or better yet as Jesus would). Rooted:Serve is designed to create and participate in opportunities within the community to serve others.



All of our services/resources are free.

Distribution Days for the Personal Care Pantry during the summer months (June-August)

Tuesdays 9am to noon by appointment

Donation Drop-off Hours:

Summer Hours

Tuesdays 9am to noon

or by appointment

Please drop donations off at the back of the building.

***We are no longer accepting ALL clothing donations***

We are currently only accepting the following donations (gently used or new):

*Coats/Jackets (all ages, all sizes—infant, kids, men’s, women’s) 
*Hoodies/Sweatshirts (all ages, all sizes—infant, kids, men’s, women’s) 
*Bedding- sheets (all sizes), blankets, comforters
*Bags, Purses, Backpacks

We are accepting donations for the personal care pantry, these items must be new. (See List Below)

The services at Rooted are designed to be used as short-term assistance opportunities to help alleviate financial hardships, eliminate an emergency or crisis, and/or to assist during an emergency or crisis. 

Personal Care Pantry and more...
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Rooted's personal care pantry provides free personal care items for women, men, children, and families who are in need or crisis located in the Ark City/Winfield areas and surrounding communities. Personal care items provided are items other than food that are considered critical to the health and well-being of individuals and families.

Distribution Days during the summer months (July-August) are Tuesdays 9am to noon. To schedule an appointment call or text (text preferred) 580.716.5432. 

Families and individuals are limited to visiting both the personal care pantry once every 60 days. Thank you for your understanding as we try to serve all those who are in need within our community and surrounding communities.


No paperwork is required to receive assistance.

Items available from the Personal Care Pantry include:

  • Deodorant

  • Toothbrushes

  • Toothpaste

  • Disposable Razors

  • Shaving Cream

  • Shampoo

  • Conditioner

  • Body lotion

  • Hand Soap

  • Hand Sanitizer 

  • Feminine Hygiene Products

  • Toilet paper

  • New undergarments for women and children (all sizes needed)

  • New Socks (Men, Women, Children)

  • Diapers and wipes

  • Laundry Soap

  • Dish soap

  • Comb and hair brushes

  • Disinfectant wipes

  • Head Lice Treatment

  • Towels

  • And more...

**We also provide coats, hoodies, bedding/blankets, and gloves/stocking hats during the fall and winter seasons. 

To donate to the personal care pantry please see above or click on the donate tab for a list of items needed as well as ways to donate financially if preferred. Thank you!

Rooted also has an amazon wish list. 

Other Resources
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Locally (Cowley County, KS):

Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Four County Mental Health



After Hours Crisis Line: 620.442.4554

Second Chance: Narcotics Anonymous

116 East Washington Avenue- Ark City

7:00pm-8:00pm- Every day

Maple Park Group: Alcoholics Anonymous

1425 N 8th Street- Ark City

Noon- Everyday

Health Care

Community Health Center

221 West 8th Ave- Winfield


Food Assistance

Ark City Rec Center- Kidz Cafe

225 E 5th Ave- Ark City

Free Grab-N-Go Meals for 5 Days

Distributed on Mondays from 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Manna Ministries 

First Baptist Church

220 E Central- Ark City

Third Saturday of the month- 9am to noon

Ark City Church Weekly Meal Ministries

Mondays- In His Name

Northside Baptist Church

500 N 5th Street

5:30-6:00pm (Grab n Go)

Tuesdays- Five Loaves

First Presbyterian Church

321 S 1st Street

5:00-6:00pm (Dine in only)

Wednesdays- SHARE Meal

St. Paul United Methodist Church

220 East Washington Ave

5:30pm until the meals are gone (Grab n Go)

Thursdays- Shepherd's Table

Shepherd's Grace Church

1125 South Summit

5:00-6:00pm (Grab n Go)

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Department for Children and Families

311 E 9th- Winfield


Housing Assistance

Cowley Housing Authority/Rent Help


Cowley House of Hope

Hotel Assistance for Homeless- emergency/short-term use only


MIDCAP: Mid-Kansas Community Action Program


Clothing Assistance

The Love Store

214 W 9th Ave-Winfield


By appointment only 

Ark City Nazarene Church

1928 N 11th- Ark City

Saturdays 8am to noon

Domestic Violence/Sexual Abuse

Kansas Hotline



Angels in the Attic, Inc. Cowley County Outreach and Social Services

410 S Summit- Ark City

620.446.5272 or 620.506.7377

Eagles Nest, Inc

112 East 9th- Winfield


Variety of Social Service Programs for Women

Various Other Community Resource Information provided here:


Anthem of Hope: Christian Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


National Helpline (treatment referral and information service in English and Spanish for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders)

National Substance Abuse Hotline


National Domestic Violence Hotline:

1.800.799.SAFE (7233)

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