KU Resources (KU staff should call Employee Assistance at 888-275-1205, Option 1 for free, phone consultation with a LegalConnect staff attorney.)
University Academic Support Centers
22 Strong: 785-864-4064
Course-specific peer tutoring, supplemental instruction, writing tutoring, and facilitates equal access to KU classes for students with disabilities.
36 Carruth O'Leary: 785-864-7261
Offers informal, confidential, and impartial assistance to students with conflicts, personal crisis within the University, and any complaints concerning University procedures or personnel.
DCF Child Support Services
YoungWilliams Topeka Office, Townsite 4, 120 SE 6th St., Ste. 106, Topeka, KS 66603:
Kansas Child Support Call Center – 1-888-757-2445
Establishes and collects child support orders in all cases where support rights have been assigned to the state or a party has requested child support services from the state. In Douglas County, this federally mandated service is provided by a contractor out of an office in Topeka.
Douglas County District Court Trustee
111 E. 11th Street: 785-832-5315
Establishes child support orders and collects child support and maintenance orders in cases where there is no assignment of support rights to the state. Also collects court-ordered debts and victim restitution in criminal cases.
Kansas Child Support Guidelines
All child support orders entered by a Kansas court must be based on the child support guidelines adopted by the Kansas Supreme Court. Every child support order entered by a Kansas court must be accompanied by a child support worksheet showing how the support order was calculated.
Kansas Payment Center
P.O. Box 758599, Topeka, KS 66675-8599: 1-877-572-5722
Processes and disburses all Kansas child support and maintenance payments unless the order explicitly allows payments to be made directly to the obligee. Also has payment records for support orders from 1996 to the present. Records are available online. Payment records prior to 1996 would have to be obtained from the district court where the support order originated.
Shelter, transitional programs, education and prevention, and community and rural services including court advocate services. Services are free and confidential. Serving Douglas, Franklin, and Jefferson counties.
Offers 24/7 support to individuals affected by sexual trauma and abuse in Douglas, Franklin, and Jefferson counties. Services include counseling, crisis response, advocacy, and education. All services are free and confidential.