The numbers of people experiencing homelessness who are seeking indoor emergency shelter have “significantly increased” as deadly winter weather has hit Lawrence over the past week.
We’ve published ways to help people experiencing homelessness in Lawrence during the extreme cold weather. Here are some ways to help pets.
From grassroots organizations to the Lawrence Community Shelter, there are numerous ways to support those who need help as the area sees dangerously cold temperatures in the coming days.
The City of Lawrence plans to keep the Amtrak station in East Lawrence open 24 hours a day through the extreme cold temperatures and wind chills the area will see over the next few days.
The City of Lawrence is opening the Amtrak station in East Lawrence Thursday night for anyone who needs to stay warm.
Amid the heavy snowfall and more severe weather in the forecast for Lawrence, city commissioners on Tuesday discussed but took no action to expand emergency sheltering options for people experiencing homelessness.
A 31-year-old woman and her dog were found dead Tuesday at Sandra J. Shaw Park in Lawrence.
Fifty small cabins will soon be available to help Lawrence community members experiencing homelessness — specifically veterans, domestic violence survivors, older and disabled people — recover and secure housing.
Lawrence Community Shelter board members decided Thursday to extend an employment offer to the unanimous top choice to lead the shelter into a year of broad-ranging change.
The Lawrence Community Shelter board on Thursday did not review a draft agreement that’s set to go to the Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday. The shelter will likely seek around $2.1 million for operations in 2024.
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