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.

Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous
946 Vermont St.
785-842-0110 (24/7 hotline)

Online zoom assistance through mutual support and fellowship for those who desire to stop drinking and/or maintain sobriety.

DCCCA (Douglas County Citizens Committee on Alcoholism)
1739 East 23rd Street (Outpatient)
3312 Clinton Parkway (Office)
785-841-4138

Provides child-placement, outpatient intervention, assessment, treatment, and support groups for individuals and families struggling with drugs and alcohol abuse. 

First Step at Lakeview
3015 W. 31st Street
785-843-9262

A residential licensed drug treatment center providing reintegration services for women recovering from chemical dependency. Call for admissions details.

Friends of Recovery
6422 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park
913-722-0367

Prepares Oxford House members for future sober living by providing practical life workshops (parenting, career advancement, anger management, communications, dating)

Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center (RADAC)
5500 Buena Vista, Roeland Park
1-800-281-0029

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

Narcotics Anonymous
785-749-6631

Helps with recovery from substance abuse through support groups.

Oxford House of Kansas
1620 19th Street Terrace, 785-842-1621 (Men)
318 California Street, 785-424-7979 (Women)

Oxford House has as its primary goal the provision of housing and rehabilitative support for the alcoholic and drug addict who wants to stop drinking or using drugs and stay stopped.