Resources – Elderly
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.
1247 Kentucky Street
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.
Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department
200 Maine Street
Services include Project LIVELY, which offers resources for seniors wanting to remain in the home.
Meals on Wheels
1414 W 6th Street, #3201
Specialized home meal delivery program for homebound persons.
Senior Resource Center for Douglas County
745 Vermont Street
Senior meals, transportation and lifelong learning classes.
Senior Resource Center for Douglas County — Transportation
745 Vermont Street
Transportation for seniors. $4 one way, $8 round trip. Other prices based on destination.
Social Security Administration
1440 Wakarusa Drive
Learn about and apply for disability benefits.
Trinity In-Home Care, Inc.
2201 West 25th Street, Suite Q
Respite and attendant care to individuals with disabilities and older adults.
Visiting Nurses Association
200 Maine Street, Suite C
Provides physician-ordered home visits for the homebound acutely ill patient; end-of-life care with emphasis on comfort; individual personal care and housekeeping.