These resource pages are intended for current guests, former guests, or anyone in Lawrence / Douglas County 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 note that we only post links to resources that explicitly and specifically target our local community here in Lawrence / Douglas County.

Please click here to suggest new resources (targeting our local community only, please), offer corrections, or report broken links.



Ballard Community Services
708 Elm Street

Pantry for clothing, food, basic household goods; family support staff for child-care clients. Pantry open Monday-Friday 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Clare’s Community Closet
925 Iowa Suite K

Free clothing and supplies for those in need.

2200 West 31st Street

Second-hand clothing and other goods.

His Hands Clothing Closet
736 B Main St, Eudora, KS 66025
(785) 690-7220

A non-profit resale clothing store / charity-driven thrift store that provides clothing (all ages and sizes) to those in need free of charge by appointment.

Social Service League
905 Rhode Island Street

Second-hand clothing and household items at reasonable prices. Free clothing with voucher from any social service agency. Free clothing for job interviews and employment (Back to Work Program).

St. John’s Rummage House
1246 Kentucky Street

Second-hand clothing and household items. Check website for hours.