Lawrence Community Shelter - Lawrence, KS

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3655 N 1360 Rd
Lawrence, KS 66046
: (785) 832-8864
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Description: Shelter is open 24 hours. Adults seeking shelter are advised to call the shelter before arriving.

Case Management
Intake and assessment, goal setting, and progress meetings, basis for management of all program involvement
On-site emergency night shelter for 53 families and adults in warm weather, 76 in cold weather, and up to 136 in freezing weather (91 usual maximum), housing applications, referrals and collaborations with local landlords, Lawrence Douglas County Housing Authority, The Salvation Army, and Topeka Rescue Mission
"Back-to-Work" job preparation, job search, job oversight, permanent and temporary employment assistance "Good Dog! Biscuits and Treats entrepreneurial jobs program” on-the-job training for production, marketing, and distribution skills.
Family Program
We at LCS are committed to assisting families in their time of need. Our family program is designed to empower and improve families. Each family has requirements they must meet. The requirements include, but are not limited to:
work with the LCS Family Program case manager
participate in other appropriate available programs, both at LCS and city-wide
savings program
random drug screenings
provide all necessary medical documentation for children
supervise and provide for their own children at all times

Benefits, ID, Legal
Identification replacement, food stamp, disability, Medicaid and other applications, Kansas Legal Services, DMV, Social Security office, SRS

Intervention Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Alcohol and drug counseling, transportation to detox and rehab programs in Topeka, Johnson County, and Kansas City, AA meeting onsite; referrals and collaborations with DCCCA, RADAC, Valeo, and Johnson County Adult Detox Unit, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, and others

Daytime Services
breakfast, laundry, mail, telephone, storage, art therapy, chiropractor, health screenings and education, refuge from extreme weather

Night Services
sleeping spaces for 53 to 136 families and adults (depending on the season and temperature), dinner, storage, showers, substance abuse intervention, counseling

Do you have items to donate? Contact Lawrence Community Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2020-02-01

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