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The Lawrence Community Shelter is the only emergency homeless shelter serving Lawrence and Douglas County in Kansas. The mission of the Lawrence Community Shelter is to provide a safe shelter, provide comprehensive services and programs that provide a path to a positive future for people who are currently experiencing or are at risk for homelessness.

In terms of how to help the homeless, there is really no wrong way to help and assist. Any help is beneficial for the community in general. If you are wondering on whether your money or your time would be a better donation; either contribution is helpful as both are important in their own way. Read More...

 Donate  to support the programs and services that are helping to alleviate poverty and end homelessness.

Meet our Guests & learn how they overcome the obstacles of   homelessness.