Elizabeth Ballard Community Services (EBCS)

CategoriesBallard News

Holiday Bureau Update

Holiday Bureau Family Intake will begin on October 26th and run thru Nov 6th. . It will be virtual. No in person intakes will be allowed.  Due to a predicted influx in families asking for assistance and a possible decrease in donors we will only be able to offer adoption to children under 18 years of […]

CategoriesBallard News

Ballard Center receives pair of grants, will participate in 9/11 National Day of Service

Grants provided by Frontier Farm Credit Working Here Fund for Hunger and Nutrition and Kansas Volunteer Commission  LAWRENCE, KANSAS – The Ballard Center received a $2,000 grant from Frontier Farm Credit’s Working Here Fund and a $500 grant from the Kansas Volunteer Commission. The money from these grants allows Ballard to participate in the 2020 […]


Find your purpose, work at Ballard!

We have exciting news! United Way of Douglas County is partnering with community agencies to place AmeriCorps workers, and the Ballard Center is one of seven local organizations that will be a host site for this program, which will improve our capacity to serve economically disadvantaged and impoverished community members. If you’re looking for a […]

CategoriesBallard News

Ballard Center open for enrollment

Become part of the Ballard Center family! We are currently recruiting students for our early childhood education program, ages 2-5. Our caring and dedicated teachers, who combine for 37 years of experience, create an environment where each child is treated with dignity and respect and can grow at his or her own pace. Ballard is […]

CategoriesBallard News

New Playground Mulch!

Our playground revamp is done! Today we received, unloaded, and spread 46,000 POUNDS of high grade shredded rubber playground mulch! This material has an average life expectancy of 20 years!!!! This will save us the cost of replacing our wood mulch every year. First and foremost, we have to thank Greg Gardner. He did 100% […]

Dillons Plus card CategoriesBallard News

Dillons Community Rewards

Did you know you can support the Ballard Center while shopping for your groceries? Just go to dillons.com and follow the instructions above! Doing this does not affect your fuel rewards. Of course, you can always donate to Ballard at https://www.ballardcenter.org/donate-now/