Paving a

Path

to a Positive Future

Individualized

Integrated

Case Management

Comprehensive Programs

Adults

Families

Employment

Housing

Well-Being

Physical Health

Mental Health

Rehabilitation

Our

Community

Our

Family

Opportunity

Hope

The Lawrence Community Shelter is the only emergency homeless shelter serving Lawrence and Douglas County in Kansas.

What We Do

0 unique INDIVIDUALS served in 2016
0 CHILDREN sheltered in 2016
0 individuals found EMPLOYMENT in 2016
0 individuals HOUSED in 2016

Our Mission

The mission of the Lawrence Community Shelter is to provide a safe shelter and comprehensive programs that set individuals and families facing homelessness on a path to a positive future.

  • Beds and Meals

    With 125 beds, we furnish a safe and secure environment. Our kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day, averaging 5,250 meals each month.

  • Medical Services

    In collaboration with numerous local agencies and resources, our Medical Services staff promotes the physical and mental well-being of each individual and family at the shelter.

  • Employment

    Fostering the life skills needed to be successful at work, at home, and in the community, our Employment Program helps guests find and secure temporary and permanent jobs.

  • Housing

    Our Case Managers assist with housing applications and work with local landlords and community agencies in order to help our guests find affordable, permanent housing.