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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.

Black Hills Energy Service

1-888-890-5554 (24/7)

Emergency Assistance Number: 1-800-694-8989
1110 East 9th Street

Lawrence, KS 66044
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Appliance repair, repair protection plans, heating & cooling sales and service.


If you smell gas, do not call from the premises. Leave immediately and call from a neighboring location. Never touch a downed powerline!

ECKAN (East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation)

(785) 841-3357

2518 Ridge Court

Lawrence, KS 66046
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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.

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. Offers assistance with certain prescription medications; rent and utility assistance.

Westar Energy/Evergy


PO Box 889
Topeka, KS 66601-0889
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Energy services.

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