American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri
Executive Director: Gary Brunk
3601 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Provides legal assistance for people who have had their civil rights
violated. Generally the ACLU does not accept the following types of
cases: family law, denial of government benefits, landlord-tenant
disputes, criminal defense, complaints about attorneys, or
CASA, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children)
1009 New Hampshire,
Lawrence, KS 66044
Court-assigned advocates for abused or neglected children who have
been put in the custody of the court
Child Support Enforcement by SRS
Enforces child support orders, locates absent parents and their property, gets an order of paternity, gets an order for cash child support, gets and enforces an order for health insurance coverage for a child, and/or watching to make sure support payments come in regularly. CSE automatically serves families receiving Temporary Assistance to Families (TAF), foster care, medical assistance, food assistance, and child care assistance. CSE also serves any family, regardless of income or residency, who needs and applies for CSE services.
Douglas County Legal Aid Society
15th St and Burdick Drive,
Lawrence, KS 66045
Legal assistance provided by third year law students; handles cases in
areas such as domestic relations, municipal court criminal cases, juvenile
cases as appoinetd by the court, landlord/tenant cases, consumer cases
and public assistance cases.
Kansas Guardianship Program
3248 Kimball Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66503
To assure that adults who are without family or financial resources and who are
identified by SRS as in need of a court appointed guardian and/or conservator
will have available a qualified, trained and caring volunteer to serve as their
legally appointed guardian and/or conservator.
Kansas Legal Services
Lawrence, Kansas 66046
Helps low income Kansans meet their basic needs through the provision
of essential legal, mediation and employment training services.
Townsite Plaza IV
120 SE 6th St., Ste 106
Topeka, KS 66603
Handles child support enforcement of IV-D cases when a parent has
received public assistance