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It takes all of us to keep our community strong.

Resources for those in need.
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Healthier Lyon County is funded by grants and supported locally by CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness. The mission of Healthier Lyon County is to support and encourage initiatives, policies, and resources to improve the health and well-being of residents of Lyon County. We are working collaboratively to make Emporia & Lyon County STRONG!

The Healthier Lyon County Coalition meets on the second Thursday of even months at 10:30 a.m. Our sub-group Family Resource Council meets on odd months. These meetings are public and open to all. To be added to the email list please contact: dmertens@crosswindsks.org

How we impact the community

Healthier Lyon County impacts the communities in Lyon County by developing initiatives and programs to reduce risk and chronic disease and improve residents overall well-being.

Bike Share

Emporia is well known both locally and internationally as a biking community, often called the gravel capital of the world in certain circles.
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Safe Routes to Healthy Food

For our Pathways to a Healthy Kansas community policy work we determined a large impact could be made by working to increase safe access to healthy
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Rural Farmers Markets

For decades Lyon County has struggled with a lack of fresh food availability in rural areas of the county.
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Health Resources

Find healthcare options. We've listed the local organizations currently supporting Emporia's needs.

Food Relief

We all need help sometimes. we have gathered a list of resources for those in Lyon County who are food insecure.

Housing Resources

Find mobility options to get around Emporia.

Financial Relief

Organizations providing financial relief to students, families and businesses.

Transportation Resources

Find mobility options to get around Emporia.

Health Resources

Find healthcare options. We've listed the local organizations currently supporting Emporia's needs.

Transportation Resources

Find mobility options to get around Emporia.

Housing Resources

Find resources for affordable housing or shelter.

Financial Relief

Organizations providing financial relief to students, families, and businesses.

Food Relief

We all need help sometimes. We have gathered a list of resources for those in Lyon County who are food insecure.

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