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
2145 Louisiana Street

GED classes, assessments, employment skills, and goal-setting.

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 Community Shelter
3655 E. 25th Street

Provides shelter and case management for homeless adults and families along with a dedicated Employment Program for shelter guests.

Lawrence Workforce Center
2540 Iowa Street, Suite R

Re-employment and employment services.

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

Provides technical training to a diverse community of learners.

Resident Services Office (Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority)
1600 Haskell Avenue, #187

Services provided to those living in Public Housing or Section 8 housing: employment and education assistance, crisis intervention, youth programming, internet access, budget counseling, self-sufficiency, home ownership program and more.