Welcome to Ballard Community Services

Serving Lawrence, KS

Ballard Community Services (BCS) is a non-profit organization that provides a high quality, affordable early education program and essential basic life assistance for families and individuals in need. Programs include:

  • food security
  • clothing assistance, including professional clothing for women transitioning back into work through our Suitable for Work closet
  • assistance with taxes, rent, utilities, and prescriptions
  • assistance with school supplies though School Kits
  • holiday meal for families through Holiday Bureau

Ballard also offers a strengths program to our low income clients. This program offers clients a professionally developed and personalized strengths-based path to self-sufficiency.

Pantry hours are between 11:00 – 2:00, Monday through Saturday at 708 Elm.

Check out our 2018 Annual Report!