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.


Catholic Charities
1525 West 6th Street

Direct assistance is provided to those living in rural, outlying areas through our two Mobile Resource buses. Each bus is equipped with basic essentials including food and clothing. In addition, a case manager is on board to provide rent, utility and medication assistance, as well as community referrals.

Independence, Inc.
2001 Haskell Avenue

Transportation service is available to the general public throughout Douglas County for $3.00 each way. Call 785-843-5576 to schedule a ride. The service runs from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Final rides begin at 4 pm.

Lawrence Transit System

Coordinated public transit service throughout the city.

Senior Resource Center for Douglas County — Transportation
745 Vermont Street

Transportation for seniors. $4 one way, $8 round trip. Other prices based on destination.

T Lift (Lawrence Transit)

T Lift is a door-to-door, shared ride paratransit service. T Lift service is available for transit riders who, because of a disability, are unable to use the fixed routes.