Shawnee County Advocacy Council on Aging

The Council serves as an advocate for older citizens of Shawnee County by maintaining awareness and familiarity with agencies serving older citizens, by identifying unmet needs of those citizens and helping to provide necessary services on a county‑wide basis. CRC provides business, financial, and technical support to SCACA by providing staffing, financial management, and long-term strategic planning.

Monthly Meetings:

1st Wednesday of every month, 9:15 am
Avondale East Net Center
455 SE Golf Park BLVD
Topeka, KS 66605


If you would like more information, please contact:
Mary Thomas 


Request for Proposals:

Shawnee County Advocacy Council on Aging has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) dated March 7, 2016 for applicants wanting to receive Senior Social Service Program Funding.  These funds are intended to underwrite programs for the elderly exclusively by Senior Programs for the Elderly (SPE) funded agencies to increase the quantity and the quality of life for senior adults in Shawnee County, Kansas.

The Shawnee County Advocacy Council on Aging hopes to award level funding for the 2017 grant.

Original grant applications (no copies necessary), are due on or before April 8th to Community Resources Council at the address stated above no later than 4:00 pm.

2017 SPE Application – Excel
2017 SPE Application – Word
2017 Grant Instructions

Current Members:

American Red Cross
Breakthrough House, Inc.
Catholic Charities
City of Topeka – Housing & Neighborhood Development
Community Action, Inc.
Community Resources Council
Cornerstone of Topeka, Inc.
Doorstep, Inc.
Family Service & Guidance Center of Topeka, Inc.
RoseVilla Hope House
Kansas Children’s Service League
Kansas Department for Children & Family
Kansas Department of Commerce
Kansas Department of Corrections
Kansas Works
Let’s Help, Inc.
Marian Clinic
Mirror, Inc. – Work for Success
Quincy Animal Shelter
The Salvation Army
Topeka Housing Authority
Topeka Metro
Topeka Rescue Mission, Inc.
Topeka Workforce Center
USD 501
Valeo Behavioral Health Care
Veteran Affairs
YWCA – Center for Safety Empowerment