Project Concern

Project Concern, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services to people 60 years of age and older so that they can live independently with maximum involvement in community activities and affairs.

Project Concern, Inc. welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds to join in activities that are provided for older Americans at the senior centers in Effingham and Atchison.

The Atchison Senior Center is located at 504 Kansas Avenue, across from city hall. Town & Country Senior Center is located at 411 Main Street in Effingham. Both senior centers are reopening on a limited basis due to safety precautions. New hours for both centers will be 10:00am to 1:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Lunch will be served at 11:30am daily. The cost for lunch is $6 for those younger than age 60 and a suggested donation of $3 for those ages 60 & older. Reservations for lunch need to be made one business day in advance.

Please note at this time, activities will be limited so please contact the centers for more information regarding activities. To join in the fun & fellowship, please call (913)367-4655 for the Atchison center and (844)268-0035 for Effingham center.

General Public Transportation is also available between 7:15am to 4:45pm Monday through Friday and 8:15am to 3:45pm Saturdays. The cost is $3 for a round trip ride within city limits. Bus passes are available to purchase. All rides are scheduled on first come, first served basis.


Below is the menu for home delivered and congregate meals for the coming week:

Monday: Sausage, eggs and waffles w/syrup, hominy, juice

Tuesday: Meatloaf, mash potatoes w/gravy, mixed veggies, peach crisp

Wednesday: Chicken patties w/rice and gravy, Brussel Sprouts, pears

Thursday: Fish shapes w/tartar sauce, French fries, beets, mixed fruits

Friday: Turkey salad, crackers, cole slow, pineapple or fresh fruit

All menus are subject to change. Milk is served with each meal.

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