Kountze Food Pantry

Mondays

10 am - 1 pm

Fridays

5 pm - 7 pm

Over the past two decades, the Kountze Food Pantry has grown into a guest-choice pantry operated by more than 70 volunteers. This model demonstrates respect for guests and decreases waste by allowing individuals to choose the food they receive. In 2019, the pantry had over 16,000 visits. Of those served, 26% are children. The Pantry’s mission is simple: feed anyone who comes through the door. Staff and volunteers refer guests to primary care and behavioral health services within Kountze Commons when appropriate.

Methodist Community Health Clinic

Monday - Friday

8 am - 5 pm

The partnership with the Methodist Community Health Clinic expands the healing capacity of Kountze Commons, providing specialized and low-cost primary care including: 
❖    physical exams and treatment of minor     
         illnesses;
❖    management of diabetes, hypertension 
         and other chronic illnesses;
❖    health education;
❖    reproductive health and pregnancy 
         testing;
❖    flu shots and adult immunizations;
❖    specialized follow-up care for victims of 
         sexual assault; and
❖    free and anonymous STD and HIV testing, 
         treatment and risk counseling.

The Del and Lou Ann Weber Healing Gift Free Clinic and Pharmacy

Thursdays

4 pm - 6 pm

The Del and Lou Ann Weber Healing Gift Free Clinic began its work in 2010 in a community effort to heal the sick. Today it remains a volunteer-driven, free health clinic with a fully licensed pharmacy serving those in need of medical care. An average of 25 professional volunteers from the health care industry serve each week in the Clinic and refer patients with food insecurity or behavioral health needs to partners within Kountze Commons. The Clinic serves approximately 50 patients each week.

Lutheran Family Services Behavioral Health

Monday - Friday

8 am - 5 pm

Lutheran Family Services has ten licensed behavioral health therapists officed in the lower level of Kountze Commons. These specialists provide individual and family therapy, trauma care, and three therapists who specialize in 24/7 crisis response and post-crisis services. If a client in behavioral health services is exhibiting food insecurity or is in need of primary care, therapists will refer the client to the Kountze Food Pantry, the Del and Lou Ann Weber Healing Gift Free Clinic, or the Methodist Community Health Clinic for services.