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.


Adult Learning Center
2920 Haskell Ave, Suite 100
(785) 832-5960

Remote or hybrid GED preparation classes, English literacy program (ESL), and diploma completion programs. There is a $25 material fee, and enrollment ends october 19th. 

Cottonwood, Inc.
2801 West 31st Street

A community-based, non-profit organization providing a full range of support for people with disabilities, including, residential and employment services.

Lawrence Workforce Center
2920 Haskell Avenue, Suite 2

Assistance with job readiness, training, career counseling, interview preparation, and information on local employment opportunities.

Peaslee Tech, Johnson County Community College, Lawrence
2920 Haskell Avenue

Provides technical training to a diverse community of learners.