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Real Life

Links to resources in Lawrence that can help you find a bite to eat, talk about your troubles or get advice on anything from sex to money.

Learning to Drive

  •  Free online practice tests to help you get ready for the real thing at the DMV.
  • Driving Manual: The official Kansas Driving Manual

Getting A Job

Check out our links to help your job search here.

Counseling & Crisis

  • Headquarters Counseling Center: Local counseling lines answered 24/7 year round. The people at HQCC will listen, provide support, and help you with whatever is bothering you. Everything stays confidential unless you want them to tell someone.
  • The Willow Domestic Violence Center: Safe house and crisis hotline for victims of domestic violence.
  • GaDuGi Safecenter: Support and counseling for victims of rape and sexual assault.
  • Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center: Counseling to help with life changes, depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues.
  • Safe Place: (785) 840-9459: If you feel it is unsafe to go home and are considering running away you can go to the Quick Trip on 23rd street and tell any employee you need help. They will call a trained professional who can get you the help you need.

Sexuality & Relationships

Health & Beauty


  • Jubilee Café (First United Methodist Church): Free made to order breakfast Tuesday and Friday 7-7:45 am.
  •  L.I.N.K. (First Christian Church): Free meal Saturday and Sunday 1-2 pm.