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Housing Resources
American Red Cross

Local: (785) 843-3550

National: 1 (800) 733-2767
2518 Ridge Ct # 205  
Lawrence, KS 66046

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Offers emergency preparedness classes, disaster relief assistance.
Restrictions on Rent and Utility Assistance

Babcock Place (Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority)


1700 Massachusetts St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
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Studio, one, and two bedroom apartments are available.
Specifically engineered to cater to the elderly.

ECKAN (East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation)

(785) 242-7453
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Auto assistance program with SRS, weatherizes homes, provides
emergency food, utility and rent assistance, clothing, school supplies, 
homeless and housing counseling, youth job readiness program, 
reading programs, and free or reduced rates to recreational events.

Habitat for Humanity

(785) 832-0777
720 Connecticut St
Lawrence, KS 66044
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Provides affordable housing

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

708 Connecticut Street

Lawrence, KS 66044
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Doors, windows, sinks, ceramic tile, light fixtures, nails, and other materials
sold at discounted prices; weekly sales


Hours:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday, 9 am - 6 pm
Saturaday, 9 am - 2 pm

Housing and Credit Counseling Inc

2518 Ridge Court, Suites 208
Lawrence, KS 66046

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Offers services related to financial services, homebuyer services, online education services.

Lawrence Community Shelter

Provides case management, housing, employment help, ID replacement,

free breakfast, laundry, mail, telephone, storage, art therapy, chiropractor, health screenings and education, refuge from extreme weather
Recommended that you check in after 8 pm

Lawrence-Douglas Housing Authority

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Section 8, Assistance with job searches, career counseling, computer 
and office skills training and drug prevention programs for adults and

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10-12 am and 1-4 pm

Lawrence Family Promise

PO Box 266

Lawrence, KS 66044
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Provides safe shelter, food, counseling, and training for homeless children and their families

Oxford House Kansas

Townsite Plaza IV
120 SE 6th St., Ste 106
Topeka, KS 66603

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Housing and rehabilitative support for alcoholics and drug addicts

Penn House

(785) 842-0440

1035 Pennsylvania Street Lawrence, KS 66044

Offers clothing, school supplies, assistance with food and utilities, 
emergency medical care and prescriptions, assistance with 
finding help from other agencies, eviction and cut-off assistance, 
and Christmas gift adoption programs


Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm

Salvation Army

(785) 843-4188

946 New Hampshire
Lawrence, KS 66044

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Free shelter, light supper provided. Coffee, doughnuts in the morning.
assistance with certain prescription medications; rent and utility assistance

Section 8 Housing 


Tenants to Homeowners, Inc.

2518 Ridge Court, Suite 103
Lawrence, KS 66044
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Builds new homes and rehabilitates old homes, then sells to 
eligible buyers for approximately $50,000 less than the home's market 
appraisal value

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