Vision Quest

Business hours: Call for appointment Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Vision Quest (VQ) is a home-based outreach program designed to prevent homelessness and help families break out of the cycle of poverty. VQ case managers make home visits as often as needed to assist the family in developing a family work plan. Full-time employment and long-term self-sufficiency are the main goals. Families may remain in the program for up to two years. VQ case managers may assist the client with the following:

  • Basic family needs
  • Locating job training
  • Obtaining employment
  • Accessing other community services
  • Learning coping skills and money management
  • Mentoring
  • Helping the family through crisis
  • Breaking the cycles that keep the family dependent upon public assistance.

Eligibility 

To apply and qualify for assistance, the client must meet the following guidelines:

  1. Have a residence within the Wichita city limits.
  2. Must be able to work.
  3. Have children living in the home from birth to age 18.
  4. Household income must be at or fall below 130% of the federal poverty guidelines:

Family Size

Maximum Annual Gross Income (130% of federal poverty guidelines, effective April 1, 2016)

1

 $15,444

2

 $20,826

3

 $26,208

4

 $31,590

5

 $36,972

6

 $42,354

7

 $47,749

8

 $53,157

Each additional person add

 $5,408

Vision Quest
Mailing Address
United Methodist Open Door, Inc. P.O. Box 2756
402 E. 2nd Street, Wichita, KS 67202 Wichita, KS 67201-2756

Angee Sisco, Homeless Services Division director Phone: 316.265.9371 FAX: 316.269.0918