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Juvenile Intake Information

Juvenile intake for the Youth Services Department of Douglas County, Kansas.

  • While Juvenile Intake is located at DCYS, Intake is staffed by employees of The Shelter, Inc.
  • Juvenile Intake is on call 24 hours a day for law enforcement officers in juvenile cases
  • Juvenile Intake also takes appointments between 10:00am and 7:00pm.
  • Crisis intervention  for families
  • Referral Services for additional help to families
  • Emergency placement options for children at risk
  • Pre filing Diversion to avoid further court involvement
  • Conditions of Release Supervision  and monitoring
  • Address: The Shelter, Inc., PO Box 647, Lawrence, KS 66044
  • Phone: 785-843-2085
  • Fax 785-843-2086