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Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center

The Center is a non-profit community mental health organization offering a wide range of outpatient mental health services for residents of Douglas County, KS. Founded in 1950, the Bert Nash Center was created in memory of Dr. Bert Nash (1898-1947), a University of Kansas educational psychologist and community leader dedicated to improving the health of Kansas children. Today the Center is a licensed, comprehensive mental health facility committed to providing research-based services to improve the lives of Douglas County residents.
Street Address: 
200 Maine Street, Suite A, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-843-9192

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Court Appoint Special Advocates (CASAs) are volunteers trained to be advocates for children who have been abused and neglected and are under the protection of the court. The volunteers are appointed by the judge to meet regularly with the child, review records, and talk to family members and professionals involved in the child's case. They report information to the judge, make recommendations to promote the child's best interests, and monitor compliance with the court's orders until the child has been placed in a safe, permanent home.
Street Address: 
1009 New Hampshire Street, Suites A & B, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-832-5172

Constitution Hall

Constitution Hall, erected by Samuel Jones in 1856, became the place were the Kansas Territorial Government convened. In the fall of 1857 (October 19), the Lecompton Constitutional Convention met and drafted a pro-slavery constitution in the upper story of the building. The downstairs was rented as the federal land office and private law offices. (Source: http://www.lecomptonkansas.com/page/constitution-hall-state-historic-site)
Street Address: 
319 Elmore Street, Lecompton, KS 66050, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-887-6520
Street Address: 
1619 North Waterfront Parkway, Wichita, KS 67206, USA
Phone Number(s): 
1-800-234-3375

Douglas County Bar Association

The Douglas County Bar Association is a nonprofit corporation whose members are lawyers residing in Douglas County, Kansas. The association provides opportunities for its members to exchange ideas and share information about the practice of law, to encourage professionalism, integrity and courtesy among its members, and to exhibit responsibility and leadership in the community.
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1966, Lawrence, KS, 66044, USA

Douglas County Citizens Committee on Alcoholism (DCCCA)

The mission of the Douglas County Citizens Committee on Alcoholism (DCCCA) is to provide a variety of human services including, but not limited to, the coordination, prevention, and treatment of alcoholism and drug dependency to improve the safety, health and well-being of adults, children and youths.
Street Address: 
3312 Clinton Parkway, Lawrence, KS 66047, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-841-4138

Douglas County Legal Aid Society

The Douglas County Legal Aid Society offers legal assistance. The types of cases handled include domestic relations, municipal court criminal cases, juvenile cases as appointed by the court, landlord/tenant cases, consumer cases and public assistance cases. Legal Aid is staffed by third year law students from the University of Kansas who are supervised by School of Law faculty. (Source: http://lawrenceks.org/attorney/legal_aid)
Street Address: 
1535 West 15th Street, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-864-5564

Downtown Lawrence Inc. (DLI)

Downtown Lawrence Inc. (DLI) is a not-for-profit membership organization created forty years ago to promote the interests of the Downtown business district. DLI has over 140 members including individually-owned specialty stores, national retail chains, restaurants, bars, hair salons, and professional businesses. (Source: http://www.downtownlawrence.com/about-us/)
Street Address: 
833 1/2 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-842-3883
Street Address: 
500 C Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20024, USA
Phone Number(s): 
1-888-379-9531
Street Address: 
500 C Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20472
Phone Number(s): 
1-888-379-9531

Headquarters Counseling Center

The mission of the Headquarters Counseling Center is that their trained volunteer and paid staff improve the emotional well-being and safety of adults and children through readily available counseling, education, and information services. (Source: http://www.headquarterscounselingcenter.org/)
Street Address: 
211 East 8th Street, Suite C, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
1-888-899-2345

KU Child & Family Services Clinic

The mission of the Child & Family Services Clinic is to provide affordable, quality mental health care to the children, adolescents, and families of the Lawrence community and surrounding areas. We are a training clinic for the Ph.D. graduate students of the Clinical Child Psychology program at the University of Kansas. (Source: http://www2.ku.edu/~kuclinic/)
Street Address: 
1000 Sunnyside Avenue, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-864-4416

KU Natural History Museum

Founded in 1864, the KU Natural History Museum houses 50,000 square feet of exhibits on four floors, including a panorama of North American wildlife, recognized as one of the largest and oldest dioramas in the world; the flora and fauna of the Great Plains; vertebrate and invertebrate fossils; and live snakes and bees. (Source: http://naturalhistory.ku.edu/our-history)
Street Address: 
1345 Jayhawk Boulevard, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-864-4450

KU Spencer Museum of Art

The KU Spencer Museum of Art, located on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, houses an internationally-known collection that is deep and diverse, currently numbering nearly 36,000 artworks and artifacts in all media. (Source: http://www.spencerart.ku.edu/about/)
Street Address: 
1301 Mississippi Street, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-864-4710

Lawrence Transit

Lawrence Transit is a partnership between the Lawrence Transit System (transit system of the City of Lawrence) and KU on Wheels (transit system of the University of Kansas.) (Source: http://www.lawrencetransit.org/pages/about-us)
Street Address: 
933 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-864-4644

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical

The Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Department is a division of the City of Lawrence. They provide fire suppression within the City of Lawrence and Grant Township, and with support from Douglas County government, they provide medical response in the entire County. They have five stations in Lawrence and one EMS station in Baldwin City, and their combined call volume runs around 9,000 per year with 129 field staff working three 24 hours shifts. (Source: http://www.lawrenceks.org/fire_medical/who_we_are)
Street Address: 
1911 Stewart Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-830-7000

Old Castle Museum

As the first home of Baker, Old Castle was once known as "The College Building," because at that time it was the first and only college building in the state. Now as a museum, The Old Castle houses artifacts from early Kansas, Methodist, and Baker history. (Source: http://www.bakeru.edu/old-castle-museum)
Street Address: 
511 5th Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-594-8380

Perry-Lecompton Public Schools - USD 343

The Perry-Lecompton Public School District (USD 343) is located in Perry, which is located in the Southeast section of Jefferson County, Kansas just North of the Douglas County, Kansas borderline. This district has schools located in two counties. Children from the following counties attend schools in this district: Douglas County and Jefferson County.
Street Address: 
105 West Bridge Street, Perry, KS 66073, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-597-5138
Street Address: 
1100 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-832-5178

Tria Health

Tria Health's programs are designed to provide you with confidential, personalized guidance for the management of your medications. The goal is to ensure that your medications are safe, effective and affordable.
Street Address: 
7101 College Boulevard #600, Overland Park, KS 66210, USA
Phone Number(s): 
1-888-799-8742

Trinity In-Home Care

Trinity In-Home Care is a local nonprofit agency providing affordable in-home assistance with housekeeping, personnel care, care giver relief, and non-medical support for individuals who may not be able to remain in their home otherwise. TIHC has been serving Douglas County, KS since 1976. (Source: http://www.tihc.org/)
Street Address: 
2201 West 25th Street Suite Q, Lawrence, KS 66047, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-842-3159
Street Address: 
518 N 8th St, Baker University, Baldwin City, KS 66006, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-594-8414

Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park

The Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park is in the process of developing the land that was purchased in 2003 which contains The Black Jack Battlefield, The Pearson Farmstead Home as well as a newly developed Nature Park that contains a nature trail which winds through woods along the creek and a Prairie Restoration Area.
Street Address: 
163 East 2000 Road, Wellsville, KS 66092, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-883-2106

Haskell Indian Nations University Library

Located in Tommaney Hall, the Academic Support Center (ASC) is an inviting and vibrant place for students to study and connect with information, with the Library serving as an integral component of the Academic Support Center. (Source: http://www.haskell.edu/library/)
Street Address: 
155 East Indian Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-749-8470

Lawrence Farmers' Market

The Lawrence Farmers' Market has two locations: The Saturday Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market is located in the public parking lot between 8th and 9th Streets and New Hampshire and Rhode Island Streets in Lawrence, Kansas. The Tuesday Market is located at the Lawrence Public Library lawn at 707 Vermont St, between the library and the parking garage in Lawrence, Kansas. (Source: http://www.lawrencefarmersmarket.com/#!contact-us/c24dg)
Street Address: 
824 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-505-0117

Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library

The Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library provides print resources for a Kansas-based practice and electronic resources including the Lexis on-line legal database. All Library users have free access to all of the Library's resources. The Law Library is open to everyone. The public has access 12 hours per week and attorneys who have been issued keys have access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (Source: https://www.dgkslawlibrary.org/)
Street Address: 
111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-838-2477

Senior Resource Center for Douglas County

The Senior Resource Center for Douglas County, Inc. is committed to provide resources, services, opportunities, and advocacy that enhance the quality of the second half of life. As the clearinghouse for senior resources, SRC is the county’s central hub of information for seniors, their families, and professionals. SRC itself also provides many services: Senior Meals (home delivery), Senior Wheels (transportation), Medicare counseling and enrollment, caregiver support, emergency financial assistance, classes, clubs, social events, tax assistance, legal aid, and much more.
Street Address: 
745 Vermont Street, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-842-0543

Shawnee Heights Public Schools - USD 450

The Shawnee Heights Public School District (USD 450) is located in Baldwin City, which is located in the Eastern section of Shawnee County, Kansas. Children from the following counties attend schools in this district: Douglas County, Osage County, and Shawnee County.
Street Address: 
4401 Southeast Shawnee Heights Road, Tecumseh, KS 66542, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-379-5800

Kansas Bureau of Investigations

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is dedicated to providing professional investigative and laboratory services to criminal justice agencies, and the collection and dissemination of criminal justice information to public and private agencies, for the purpose of promoting public safety and the prevention of crime in Kansas. (Source: http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/about/mission.shtml)
Street Address: 
1620 Southwest Tyler Street, Topeka, KS 66612, USA
Phone Number(s): 
1-800-KS-CRIME (1-800-572-7463)
785-296-8200 (Topeka Headquarters)

Douglas County Coroner's Office

Kansas state statutes require that the County Coroner determine the cause and manner of all unattended deaths. Any death that is the sudden or unexpected or the result of a homicide, suicide or an accident triggers a coroner’s investigation. Other examples of cases requiring investigation are deaths of juveniles, deaths that occur in custody, any death that occurs within 24 hours of admission to a hospital or deaths in which identification of the body is not certain.
Street Address: 
40 South 18th Street, Kansas City, KS 66102, USA
Phone Number(s): 
913-299-1533 (office)
913-912-1388 (fax)

Douglas County Extension Office

The Douglas County Extension Office is a partnership between Kansas State University and federal, state, and county government, with offices in every Kansas county. They conduct research through Kansas that is then shared by Extension agents and others on our Web sites and through numerous conferences, workshops, field days, publications, newsletters and more.
Street Address: 
2110 Harper Street, Lawrence, KS 66046, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-843-7058

Eudora Area Historical Society/Eudora Community Museum

The Eudora Area Historical Society operates the Eudora Community Museum. The Museum displays numerous exhibits devoted to Eudora’s history. Themes explored in the museum include Shawnee Indians, Western Expansion, the Oregon Trail, Eudora and the Civil War, Eudora as it developed in the late 19th Century, Eudora’s African-American Community and the Sunflower Ammunition Plant. (Source: http://www.cityofeudoraks.gov/index.aspx?NID=100)
Street Address: 
720 Main Street, Eudora, KS 66025, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-690-7900
Street Address: 
14 East 9th Street, Eudora, KS 66025, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-542-2496

KDOT Kansas Road Conditions

KDOT's 511 service contains a lot of useful information on road conditions in Kansas, including an interactive map that displays all road conditions throughout Kansas. The map can be filtered down to Douglas County using the set of filters on the left-column of the page.
Street Address: 
700 Southwest Harrison Street, Topeka, KS 66603, USA
Phone Number(s): 
511
785-296-3566

Lawrence Workforce Center

The Lawrence Workforce Center is a single point of entry to a network of employment, training, and educational programs and providers in Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties. They help employers find skilled workers and help career seekers access the tools needed to manage their careers through high quality information and services. (Source: http://www.workforcecenters.com/lawrence/)
Street Address: 
2920 Haskell Avenue #2, Lawrence, KS 66046, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-840-9675

Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall is a locally owned and operated historic theater in downtown Lawrence, Kansas. Consisting of a concert hall, video store, coffee house, and independent cinema. (Source: http://www.libertyhall.net/about)
Street Address: 
644 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-749-1972

Watkins Museum of History

The Watkins Museum is operated by the Douglas County Historical Society. The museum is housed in the 1888 Watkins Land Mortgage and National Bank Building, provides educational resources and activities, programs and public events, and changing exhibits that explore the heritage of Douglas County and connect the past with issues that affect our communities today. (Source: http://www.watkinsmuseum.org/)
Street Address: 
1047 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Phone Number(s): 
785-841-4109