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:
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.
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:
Feminine Hygiene Products
New undergarments for women and children (all sizes needed)
New Socks (Men, Women, Children)
Diapers and wipes
Comb and hair brushes
Head Lice Treatment
**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.
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
Community Health Center
221 West 8th Ave- Winfield
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
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
Cowley Housing Authority/Rent Help
Cowley House of Hope
Hotel Assistance for Homeless- emergency/short-term use only
MIDCAP: Mid-Kansas Community Action Program
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
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: