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.

Health Care (Mental)

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
200 Maine Street

Outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents, and adults. Provides therapy, psychiatric services, screening, crisis intervention, and evaluations for those who meet criteria. Emergency services 24 hours/day.

Haskell Indian Health Center
2415 Massachusetts Street

Health services available to any federally recognized tribal member, including community practice, mental health services, and drug abuse counseling.

Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center (RADAC)
5500 Buena Vista, Roeland Park

Alcohol & drug assessment and treatment referral. Case management for families receiving cash assistance through DCF as well as for the homeless.

Independence, Inc.
2001 Haskell Avenue

Provides psychological services, peer counseling, personal care attendant management, and hom/community-based waiver services.

Kansas Suicide Prevention HQ
2110 Delaware Street, Suite B
Crisis Line: 785-841-2345, Administrative Line: 785-841-9900

Service offers online emotional support and crisis counseling through online chat or phone call by highly-trained volunteer counselors. You can also get connected to the Crisis Text Line by texting KANSAS to 741 741.

KU Child & Family Services Clinic
1000 Synnyside Avenue

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,  Fraser Hall #340

Tele-health counseling providing new intakes for therapy and assessment.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Mental Health Support Group
1801 SW Wanamaker Rd, Suite G6, Topeka KS.

Provides programs of education, support, and advocacy for people living with mental illness, their families, and friends. See the listing of support groups, their contact information and meeting schedules under the Affiliates & Support Groups tab on their website. Group information is subject to change. Contact the local group or NAMI Kansas by phone or e-mail to verify the current meeting schedule.

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

Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center
708 W 9th Street, Ste. 105
785-843-8985 (24/7)

Provides 24 hour support services for survivors, families, friends, and partners of sexual violence. Free or low-cost counseling for survivors of sexual abuse.

Veterans’ Affairs Office Community-Based Outreach Clinic (CBOC)
4821 Quail Crest Place

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