Catholic Charities program serves as adult daycare

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Catholic Charities of Wichita is continuing to serve thousands of Kansans. On Friday, KSN had the opportunity to get a glimpse of what the organization, started nearly 75-years-ago, is all about.

Catholic Charities alleviates poverty and helps build up families in 25 counties in south central and southeast Kansas. One of the organization’s programs, Adult Day Services, is dedicated to serving Wichita’s elderly and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

“The client comes here instead of a nursing home environment. Many of them still live at home with their family members, so it’s a way that the families can still have their lives and go to work and yet know that their loved ones are being cared for,” said Catholic Charities Executive Director Wendy Glick.

Right now, the Adult Day Services program serves about 85…

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