Douglas County

Community Center

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


Mon-Fri 9-Noon, 1-4

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Apply for Community Center Services

2518 Ridge Court
Lawrence, KS 66046

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Douglas Community Center

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


Plymouth Church
925 Vermont St. Lawrence, KS 66044

Kennedy Elementary
1605 Davis Rd, Lawrence, KS 66046


Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8-4

More information about Head Start

Early Head Start Douglas County
Online Interest Form

2518 Ridge Court, Lawrence, KS 66046


Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8-4


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.