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About Senior Resource Center for Douglas County

Mission

To provide resources, information, opportunities, and advocacy that enhance the quality of the second half of life.

Who We Are

SRC is a private, not for profit 501(c)3 organization that exists for the benefit of older adults.

SRC informs about and creates opportunities that allow older residents of Douglas County to remain independent and active in their homes and communities and assists them with necessary transitions. Programs are designed to meet the variety of interests and needs of older adults and their families across the spectrum, from the active Baby Boomers to the frail elderly. SRC is the designated go-to place for guidance on issues about aging in Douglas County, Kansas.

DCSS Building. Painting by Erica Binns

History of SRC

We began in October 1972 as the Douglas County Planning Council on Services for the Aging, Inc. This soon became known as the Council on Aging, or COA. In 1979, the COA changed to Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. (DCSS). In 2016, becoming the Senior Resource Center for Douglas County, Inc.

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The members of the Board of Directors are appointed by the City of Lawrence and Douglas County. There are 13 board members who help guide Senior Resource Center of Douglas County.

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Staff

Staff

11 key staff members make up our team. Drivers and resource partners also help pitch in, not to mention our interns and volunteers.

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Volunteers

Volunteer Needs

Douglas County is full of other opportunities to volunteer. For the single best place to view opportunities and/or sign up to be notified when something appears of interest to you, go to the United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center or call (785) 865-5030.

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Directions

Directions to SRC

Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County, located in the northeastern part of the state of Kansas between the capital city of Topeka and the Kansas City greater metropolitan area.

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Contact Us

Contact Us

Call us, email us, or fill out the contact form below and we’ll contact you with the information you need.

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