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 FOCUS AREA: HEALTH 

 

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FARM TO FORK: CSA SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAM

Farm to Fork is a CSA Subscription Program developed by the United Way in response to the COVID19 pandemic, which threatened the food security of many Douglas County residents and caused barriers to accessing fresh, healthy food without increased health risk. The purpose of this program is to support local Douglas County farmers while at the same time enabling low-income community members the opportunity to have access to high-quality, locally-grown organic produce to support the health of their family.

The United Way CSA Subscription program is a collaboration with Rolling Prairie CSA. Rolling Prairie is the original Midwest vegetable CSA, a cooperative between 8 local farms practicing ecologically sustainable, organic agriculture. 

For more information contact Lea Roselyn at lroselyn@unitedwaydgco.org

 


 

 HEALTH PARTNERS 

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Ballard Community Services

785-842-0729

Ballard Community Services is committed to partnering with families and individuals to achieve stability and self-sufficiency through education and all encompassing, needs-based support services.

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
785-841-5672

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Douglas County Dental Clinic

785-312-7770

The mission of the Douglas County Dental Clinic is to make quality dental care available to low income, uninsured residents of Douglas County, Kansas and beneficiaries of Kansas Medicaid. This mission will be accomplished by providing reduced fee dental care and oral health education with focus given to the special needs of our patient community.

Kansas Suicide Prevention Headquarters (Formerly Headquarters Counselling Center)
785-841-2345 or 888-899-2345

KSPHQ is the suicide prevention leader in Kansas, providing counseling, education, and resources for all to improve public health.

Heartland Community Health Center        
785-841-7297

To transform the health and lives of those in need.

Senior Resource Center for Douglas County
785-842-0543
745 Vermont St., Lawrence KS 66044 (mailing)

2920 Haskell Ave., Lawrence KS 66046 at Peaslee Tech (temporary physical address during Center remodel)
Senior Resource Center for Douglas County (SRC) helps older residents of Douglas County remain independent and active in their homes and communities, assists them with necessary transitions to advanced care, and helps families prepare for needs of their elders. Programs and databases are designed to meet the various interests and needs of adults across the senior age and ability spectrum. As the central repository of information, SRC is the designated go-to place for objective, unbiased guidance on resources in Douglas County, Kansas. In addition to helping seniors navigate the complexities of finding what they need, SRC itself provides, sponsors, or hosts several services for seniors, including door-to-destination transportation, support groups, classes, free legal aid, social activities, Medicare assistance, AARP Tax-Aide, and much more.

Success By 6
785-842-8719

The mission of SB6 is to ensure that all Douglas County families of children under 6 have what they need to successfully parent their young children, thereby fostering positive parent-child relationships and preparing children for success in school and in life.

Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center
785-843-8985
The mission of The Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center is to promote a culture of consent while providing 24/7 support to anyone affected by sexual trauma and abuse in Douglas, Franklin, and Jefferson Counties.  The Care Center envisions a community free of sexual trauma.


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