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Douglas County

K-State Research and Extension Douglas County 
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence KS 66046

Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Monday - Friday



Bus Routes to Our Office

Bus Route Options: Route 1 & 5

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Public Statement of Equity and Justice (pdf)

Home and Family Library


Family Life


Developmental Milestones: Guide for Parents, 1st Year

Developmental Milestones: Guide for Parents, 2nd Year

Developmental Milestones: Guide for Parents, 3rd Year

Developmental Milestones: Guide for Parents, 4th Year

Developmental Milestones: Guide for Parents, 5th Year

Choosing Care for Your Children-Childcare Centers and Preschools

Choosing Care for Your Children-Child Care Homes


Family Issues

Building Strong Couple Relationships

Building Step Relationships

Understanding a Child's Realities

Understanding Financial and Legal Matters

Working with Others

Family Communication

Basic Family Communication

Balancing Work and Family

Time Management


Talk, Read, Play


Selecting a Home Cooling System

Selecting a Home Heating System

Residential Insulation

Managing Money

Basic Money Management

Our Valuable Records

Create a Personal Spending Plan

Clothing Care


Basic Apparel Management

Basic Apparel Management: Wash Wonders 101

Stain Removal

Basic Apparel Management: Spot Attack

Clothes Moths

Clothing Storage

Basic Apparel Management: Storage Solutions

Textile Recovery

How to Clean and Disinfect Textiles

How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell

Wear Protective Clothing During Flood Clean-Up

How to Save Upholstered Furniture, Carpet, and Bedding

Sun Protection

UPF Fashion! New Options to Keep UV Rays at Bay



Simple Home Modification For Aging In Place

Dry Basements and Crawl Spaces