These resource pages are intended for current guests, former guests, or anyone who thinks that she or he is at risk of homelessness.

If you fall into any of these categories, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us here at the shelter. Your email will be received by one of our staff, who will write you back promptly in order to provide support and advice.

On these pages you can find resources organized under the clickable headings in the resources menu.

Please click here to suggest new resources, offer corrections, or report broken links.

Court and Legal

Douglas County District Court
111 East 11th Street
785-832-5141

​Legal matters within the 7th Judicial District of Kansas.

Lawrence Municipal Court
1006 New Hamphshire Street
785-832-6190

Handles violations of city ordinances, including trafic and parking violations within the city limits.

Catholic Charities
1247 Kentucky Street
785-856-2694

Provides: food voucher, rent and utility assistance, adoption and hospice services, transportation, counseling, legal immigration support and consult, case management, marriage for keeps, holiday supports, disaster relief, and advocacy.

DCCCA (Douglas County Citizens Committee on Alcoholism)
1739 East 23rd Street (Outpatient)
3312 Clinton Parkway (Office)
785-841-4138

Child-placing agency, outpatient intervention, assessment, treatment, and support groups for individuals and families where the abuse of alcohol and other drugs has become a problem. Court evaluations for DUI and criminal charges.

Douglas County Legal Aid Society
1535 West 15th Street
Green Hall #105
785-864-5564

​Free legal services to Douglas County residents who qualify, including: domestic relations (divorce, child custody), landlord / tenant relations, and court- appointed juvenile and misdemeanour matters.

Kansas Legal Services
712 South Kansas Ave, Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66603
800-723-6953

A statewide non-profit organization dedicated to helping low income Kansans meet their basic needs through the provision of essential legal, mediation, and employment training services.

Kansas State Parole Office
1800 East 23rd Street, Suite K
785-842-2926

Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center
708 West 9th Street, Suite 105
785-843-8985 (24/7)

Provides 24-hour comprehensive advocacy and support services for child and adult victim-survivors of sexual violence, their families, friends, and partners by staff and volunteer advocates. Free or low-cost counseling for survivors of sexual abuse.

The Shelter, Inc.
105 West 11th Street
785-843-2085

Provides youth residential program for 10-18 year olds, juvenile intake, family and foster care services, and prevention and diversion program.

Willow Domestic Violence Center
Call for address
785-843-3333 / 1-800-770-3030

Provides free and confidential services to victims of domestic violence. Services include 24-hour crisis hotline, safe shelter, peer counseling, support group, court advocacy and more.