Established in 1977, the Pawnee Mental Health Services Foundation provides property management and development services for the benefit of Pawnee Mental Health. Through the efforts of the Foundation and the generosity of private donors, Pawnee is able to expand our breadth of services and enhance programs in the communities we serve.

Our Leadership

Robbin Cole --Pawnee Mental Health Services Executive Director

Tyler Darnell 
Arthur-Green, LLP, Manhattan



Seth Gordon

Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP, Manhattan

Heather Peterson
Anderson Knight Architects, Manhattan

Wayne Sloan 
BHS Construction Inc, Manhattan

Terri Wahle
Homecare & Hospice, Manhattan

Tresa Waldhauer Weaver
K-State Foundation (Retired), Manhattan

Governing Board Liaison
Kathy Webster, 
Beloit School USD 273 (Retired)

The Crisis Stabilization Center (CSC) opened in November to serve all of our 10 counties.  This 11-bed facility provides voluntary treatment for those experiencing an acute mental health or substance use crisis. Individuals receive intensive therapeutic services and then are assisted with transitioning into continuing care. 
Learn more here!

Responding to Needs

Pawnee Mental Health serves individuals in 10 counties with comprehensive, quality mental health and substance use treatment and recovery services. During the past fiscal year, we served 7,480 adults, adolescents and children.
Learn about our youth services.

Learn more about our adult services.

Building Healthy Communities

Restoring Lives

Every year, we are assisted in meeting our mission through the generosity of individuals, businesses, churches, foundations and civic organizations. Your contributions help support our programs, recruit dedicated staff and deliver the highest quality of service. On behalf of those we serve, we thank you for  your part in restoring lives.
Learn more about ways to give.

You may make a gift by check, online through our website, or set up an automatic checking account deduction. To make a planned gift for the future, please contact Diane Hinrichs-Toburen at
(785) 564-1059. Diane can help you explore numerous options including bequests and beneficiary designations.

Would you like to help support the new Crisis Stabilization Center? Thanks to a $200,000 challenge grant from the Goldstein Foundation of Manhattan, gifts to this new center will be matched until the $200,000 is met. Just designate the Crisis Stabilization Center when you make your gift. Learn more here.

The 3nd annual Pancakes for Pawnee event will be held Feb. 16, 2021. Tickets are available now. You or your business may be interested in one of the sponsorship opportunities. Email our Director of Development  Diane Hinrichs-Toburen

Everyone who shops at Dillons can make a difference for Pawnee Mental Health just by signing up for their rewards programs. As your purchases add up, so does the amount we receive. Go to to sign up.

If you are an Amazon shopper, you can support Pawnee by signing up and starting your shopping at You may also choose items from our
Amazon Wish List

Our Staff

Director of Marketing and Development
Diane Hinrichs-Toburen
(785) 564-1059

Grant Writer
Julie Lea

Pawnee is dedicated to providing outstanding service to our clients.  If you would like to make a comment, complaint or compliment on any of the services you received from Pawnee Mental Health Services please contact our Quality Director at (785) 587-4300.

Pawnee está dedicado a proveer servicios espectaculares a nuestros clientes. Si se le gustaría hacer un comento, queja, o complemento sobre cualquier servicio que recibió de Pawnee Mental Health Services, favor de contactar a nuestra directora de calidad a (785) 587-4300.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Pawnee Mental Health Services does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Declaración de no discriminación:

Pawnee Mental Health Services no se discrimina a ninguna persona por motivos de raza, religión, color, genero, orientación sexual, edad, origen nacional, discapacidad, o cualquier estatus o condición protegido por el ley.


Ability to Pay Policy:

It is our policy to provide essential services regardless of the patient’s ability to pay.

Discounts are available to individuals without health insurance and are offered based upon poverty federal guidelines.


Principio de capacidad de pagar:

Es nuestra política proveer servicios esenciales a pesar de la capacidad del cliente a pagar. Descuentos están disponibles para individuos sin seguro médico y están ofrecidos basado en pautas de pobreza federales.