The original Penn House was formed in 1964. In 1980 a new Penn House building was raised in 91/2 hours… by 150 construction workers and unknown hundreds of supporters.

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Who We Are


Ballard Center Ballard Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide an affordable, high-quality early education program and basic life assistance to low-income families and individuals in need.

Penn House is a non-profit Lawrence institution that has supported Douglas Country residents in need for more than half a century. Penn House doesn't sell anything. We give a lot thanks to thousands of area supporters. Yes, we are a hardy band of do-gooders.

Yes, we are a hardy band of do-gooders.

Job Openings


Ballard Center has
openings for teachers in
early education classrooms.
Please email:
Sarah Jane Russell
or call 785-842-0729.

Substitute Chef Some experience. Must know safety and sanitation guidelines. 10AM to 1PM. Menu is set. Cook and Clean. Email:
Julie Barnard
or call 785-842-0729.

Contact Us


Elizabeth B Ballard Community Resources, Inc.
Executive Director

Becky Price

Ballard Center
Phone:
(785) 842 0729
FAX:
(785) 331 3714
Address:
708 Elm St.
P.O. Box 7
Lawrence, KS 66044

Director
Becky Price
Early Education Director
Brandy Whitten
Family Connections and Community Engagement Director
Sarah Jane Russell
Director of Marketing & Communications
Mike Lickteig
Director of Information Technology
Rick Palmer


Penn House
Phone:
(785) 842 0440
FAX:
(785) 331 3714
Address:
1035 Pennsylvania St.
Lawrence, KS 66044

Director
Wayne Briggs






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