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.

Health Care (Mental)

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
200 Maine Street
785-843-9192

Outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents and adults: therapy, psychiatric services, screening, crisis intervention, evaluations, referrals and community-based services (case management) for those who meet criteria. Homeless outreach program assists individuals and families with and without mental illness in locating housing. Emergency services 24 hours/day.

Haskell Indian Health Center
2415 Massachusetts Street
785-843-3750

Health services available to any federally recognized tribal member, including Community practice, optometry, dietary, mammography and well-woman exams, pediatric and well-child exams, mental health services, drug abuse counseling, diabetes clinics, dental care and pharmacy and lab.

Headquarters Counseling Center
211 East 8th Street, Suite C
785-841-2345

Free 24/7 counseling and referrals to other services for any personal concern. Individuals needing help but who are unsure where to begin are encouraged to contact the center. Suicide prevention and bereavement support also available.

Independence, Inc.
2001 Haskell Avenue
785-841-0333

Services for those with disabilities: advocacy, information, referrals, independent living skills training, psychological services, peer counseling, benefits assistance, assistant technology, computer training, personal care attendant management, accessible housing program, community education, resource library, and home- and community-based waiver services.

KU Child & Family Services Clinic
1000 Synnyside Avenue
785-864-4416

Provides quality mental health care to the children, adolescents and families of the Lawrence community; offers sliding scale based on income

KU Psychological Clinic
1415 Jayhawk Boulevard, #340
785-864-4121

Located in Fraser Hall on campus, this is a community-based mental health clinic. First session free; sliding scale for further needs.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Mental Health Support Group
925 Vermont Street
785-766-2512

Every Wednesday night from 6 to 7 pm, this mental health support group meets at the Plymouth Congregational Church at 10th and Vermont, in the Heritage Room (enter the building at the north entrance on Vermont Street and turn right).

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling, you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

Recovery and Hope Network (RAHN)
1009 New Hampshire, Suite D/C
785-856-1222

Free services (support groups, peer support, advocacy, reduction of self-stigma, self-isolation and relapse, and independent living skills training including learning how to advocate for one’s self) to adults with severe mental illness. Hours: Monday-Friday, 1-5 PM.

Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center
708 W 9th Street, Ste. 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.

Veterans’ Affairs Office Community-Based Outreach Clinic (CBOC)
2200 Harvard Road
785-841-2957

Community-based healthcare clinic offering basic health care and mental health counseling to veterans.