Prairie View

Prairie View receives state award for housing assistance

NEWTON, Kan. (January 5, 2018) – Prairie View Inc. has been awarded a $50,000 Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grant from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to help people with severe mental illness afford safe and decent housing.

TBRA awards are funded through the federal HOME Investment Partnerships program administered by KHRC. The grant gives the opportunity of affordable housing for those at or below 50 percent median income. Prairie View’s grant is targeted at persons with severe and persistent mental illness.

Eligible tenants for this grant must reside in Harvey, Marion or McPherson counties. The awarded funds will offer qualified applicants as much as two years of rental subsidy assistance. Households receiving assistance will generally pay no more than 30 percent of their adjusted monthly income for rent.

Prairie View will begin accepting applications for housing assistance on January 10, 2018. For more information, contact Megan Thompson, housing program coordinator, at (316) 284-6400 or (800) 992-6292.

Prairie View, Inc., a faith-based behavioral health services provider, offers treatment and psychiatric services for all ages as well as consultations for businesses and organizations. In addition to our main campus in Newton with outpatient offices, psychiatric hospital, residential treatment for adolescents, and the Addictions Treatment Center, Prairie View serves clients in Hillsboro, McPherson and at two locations in Wichita. To support Prairie View’s mission to transform lives, call 800-992-6292 or visit

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Joint Commision Accredited

Prairie View is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

2013 Top Performer
2014 Top Performer

Prairie View is recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

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Community Mental Health Center

Prairie View is the Community Mental Health Center for Harvey, McPherson and Marion Counties in Kansas.

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