Kansas Soldiers' Home (KSH)

The Kansas Soldiers' Home is located in Fort Dodge (Ford County), Kansas which is located approximately five (5) miles east of Dodge City, Kansas, on Highway 400 (formerly 154). Fort Dodge dates back to 1865 when it was ordered to be built as a supply post for people and wagon trains traveling the Santa Fe Trail. Fort Dodge was strategically located to the wet and dry routes of the Santa Fe Trail.  The complex is situated on 752 acres and located 152 miles from the Robert J. Dole Regional and VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.
KSH Eisenhower Hall
KSH -Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Services Offered

A wide range of services are provided including:

  • restorative care
  • physical therapy
  • occupational therapy
  • laundry
  • activities
  • dietary services
  • social services
  • nursing
  • psychological services

The Kansas Soldiers' Home includes:

  • a library/museum
  • a modern nursing home
  • a recreation center
  • resident/staff fitness room
  • three domiciliary residence halls
  • 30 domiciliary unit
  • 30 long term care unit
  • 26 bed special care unit for dementia
  • 60 cottages
Kansas Soldiers’ Home Brochure

KSH Sutlers Store

Contact Information

Vacant - Superintendent
714 Sheridan-Unit 128
Fort Dodge, Kansas 67843
Phone: (620) 227-2121 ext. 27509
Fax: (620) 225-6331


Custer House

Ron Friess, Clinical Director
714 Sheridan-Unit 128
Fort Dodge, Kansas 67843
Phone: (620) 227-2121 ext. 27558
Fax: (620) 225-6331
Email: Ron.Friess@ksh.state.ks.us