Welcome to the Ballard Center!

We are a 501(c) non-profit organization that partners with families to achieve stability through early childhood education and needs-based services.

Together Anything is Possible!

What We Do

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Over 50 Years of Serving Our Community & Changing Lives!

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Community Members Were Served At Our Mobile Food Distribution
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Children and Families Benefitted From Our Early Childhood Education Program
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Household Members Were Impacted By Our Holiday Adopt-a-Family Program
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Household Members Received Rent/Utility Assistance and Stabilization Resources
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Household Members Were Impacted By Our Pantry Services

Recent News

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Become a Volunteer!

Looking for a way to make a difference in the Douglas County community? Learn more about the numerous ways that the Ballard Center has been changing lives since 1965 and how YOU can join our efforts as a volunteer.

Ballard Center Changing Lives since 1965

How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

If you have a cause that is close to your heart, you may consider starting a nonprofit organization to make a difference in the world. However, you may be overwhelmed by the process because there are so many tasks associated with running a nonprofit organization.

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