Douglas County

Community Center

Lillie Okwuone /Kristin Walker
(785) 841-3357
Fax:  (785) 856-0671


Mon-Fri 9-Noon, 1-4

Call for an appointment

2518 Ridge Court
Lawrence, KS 66046

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Douglas Community Center

We have applications available for:

Head Start

Housing Choice Vouchers

Housing Douglas County Housing Authority


Project Deserve

RC&D Bicycle Program Coordination (Kids under 18)

Rental Housing


Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-Noon.

Available to individuals once every 30 days. Bring identification.

If you are new to us, call ahead to ask about the documentation you will need.

Services for Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness.

Is a collaborative process and is client driven. This case management program consists of assessment, planning, goal-setting, care coordination (follow-up/on-going communication), evaluation, and advocacy centered on supporting individuals and/or families as they strive to successfully exit poverty and/or maintain independent living.

Individuals and Groups: check our Volunteer page or contact us

Head Start


Full Day Preschool

(Ages 3-5)


Home-Based Services

(weekly home visits for pregnancy to age 3)


Child Care

(for birth to age 3)

Helping your child and family be ready for school and lifelong success

We help find transportation resources

We serve children with disabilities

Now Enrolling

Head Start Contact
Online Interest Form

(785) 841-3357 or 785-842-2515

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8-4

More information about Head Start


ECKAN may be able to provide at no cost to you housing improvements to:

  • Lower your bills
  • Make your home warmer
  • Increase safety

in income-eligible:

  • Single-family homes
  • Multi-family dwellings
  • Rental homes
  • Manufactured homes

Click here for more information and to see if you qualify.