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Founded in 2003, the Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition, Inc. (KSHC) is a not-for-profit organization based in Lawrence, KS. Our work is to coordinate with communities throughout the state to provide advocacy, education, and collaboration to end homelessness in Kansas. We also provide remote access to services for those experiencing homeless in areas with limited resources.

​KHSC is the current Collaborative Applicant for the Kansas Balance of State Continuum of Care (CoC). The Collaborative Applicant is the eligible applicant designated by the CoC to collect and submit the CoC Registration, CoC Consolidated Application (which includes the CoC Application and CoC Priority Listing) and apply for CoC planning funds on behalf of the CoC during the CoC Program Competition. The Kansas Balance of State includes all counties in Kansas excluding Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee, and Wyandotte Counties, who operate as individual county CoCs.
​Click here to find more information on the Kansas BoS CoC.

Our Mission

To be the catalyst for safe, appropriate, and affordable housing for Kansans in collaboration with local, state, and national partners.

Our Focus


Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition is launching an educational opportunity site for homeless service providers and other community partners across our state.

Stay tuned for virtual training events to be listed here. With your donation, you will help us build this training site to enhance the knowledge base of the Kansas homeless service field.


Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition works with the Kansas Continuum of Care Communities across the state and with other like-minded organizations to promote policy education efforts on local, state, and federal legislation.

​With your donation, you invest in a collective voice to end homelessness in Kansas.


Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition collaborates with state agencies, statewide committees, and homeless service providers to expand best practices and to have a unified plan to end homelessness in Kansas.

​With your donation, you allow us to continue and enhance our work.

KSHC DEI statement

Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition promotes safe, stable, and affordable housing for all Kansans regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, household composition, housing status and/or belief system.

Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition values diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our work. We constantly promote and evaluate the equity of the programs that we are a part of, including access, policy, and procedures of the Kansas Balance of State Continuum of Care. We partner and collaborate with our member organizations, as well as individuals with lived experience, to learn from their experiences and barriers to create equitable change within the homelessness system in the state of Kansas. These values are essential to fulfill our mission of ensuring that housing is safe, appropriate, affordable, and accessible for all Kansans.

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2001 Haskell Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66046

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