Operation COVID-19 Basic Needs Assistance Program

Appointment times are Monday through Thursday 10am-4pm. 

The Operation COVID-19 Basic Needs Assistance Program for the City of Topeka is administered by the Community Resources Council in order to provide mortgage, rent, internet & utilities assistance to households that have been affected by COVID-19. 

To qualify for the COVID-19 Basic Needs Assistance Program you must:

  • Be a Topeka city resident (homeowner or renter)
  • Requested household assistance MUST be COVID-19 related
  • Have outstanding housing and/or internet/utility bills
  • Household Income does not exceed these amounts for the HUD Topeka Median 
  • 1 person = $52,800
  • 2 people = $60,400
  • 3 people = $67,900
  • 4 people = $75,400
  • 5 people = $81,500

Pick up applications and make appointments Monday – Friday from 9am to 4pm by calling 785-233-1365. Please arrive on time for your appointment. There will be a 5-minute grace period and then your appointment will be rescheduled. Walk-ins will be scheduled for an appointment at the next available date/time.

YOU MUST BRING ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO APPOINTMENT

(NO ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS ACCEPTED)

  •  KS ID or KS Driver’s License
  • Social Security Cards for everyone in the household
  • Rent Lease/Mortgage Statement
  • Past 30 Days Pay Stubs OR SSI/SSDI Statement OR Current Unemployment Statement
  • Statements for Internet/Utility Accounts

If you are lacking information/documentation, your appointment will be rescheduled.

The total amount given will be based on each client and their needs. For more information for questions please look at our FAQ sheet.

Operation COVID-19 Basic Needs Assistance Program