Paving a

Path

to a Positive Future

Open

Inclusive

Secure

Safe Haven

Adults

Families

Access

Physical Health

Mental Health

Rehabilitation

Our

Community

Our

Family

Opportunity

Hope

We Are Essential,
and We Are HIRING

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

Our Mission

The Lawrence Community Shelter offers safe haven to individuals and families facing homelessness.

What We Do

0 ADULTS AND CHILDREN served in 2019
0 CHILDREN sheltered in 2019
0 individuals accessed CASE MANAGEMENT in 2019
0 adults and children HOUSED in 2019

Your community shelter needs you! We are a non-profit charitable organization. Please consider including us among the charities that you support.

  • Beds and Meals

    With 90 beds, we furnish a safe and secure environment. Our kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day, averaging 2,730 meals each month.

  • Medical Services

    Through partnerships with local agencies and resources, we provide access to services that promote 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, case managers at partner agencies help guests find and secure temporary and permanent jobs.

  • Housing

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