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Employment History

Executive Director

LCS

Executive Director

Lawrence Community Shelter

Shelter Director

Lawrence Open Shelter Inc

Affiliations

Board Member
LCS

Board Member
Lawrence Community Shelter

Board Member
Lawrence Open Shelter Inc

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Loring Henderson, director ...

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Loring Henderson, director of the LCS, said the shelter must raise 80 percent of its funds through individual and group donations.

"That's why we appreciate so much what they're doing," Henderson said.
Henderson said the LCS was speaking with other agencies to figure out how it is going to deal with the challenge of being the only shelter in town this winter.


WYOMING WINDS

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Loring Henderson, executive director of LCS, says case managers at the shelter work with homeless people to sort out their personal problems about finding a job. They work on overcoming thoughts like "my boss doesn't like me" or "my coworkers are in a different clique that I can't join."

"Who knows what is going through someone's mind who has been unemployed for a long while and is insecure about working again? Henderson asks.
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A huge percentage of the chronically homeless is mentally ill, which can make it hard to have and maintain a job, Henderson says.
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LCS provides 21 sleeping spaces, but it's working to add 10 more, says Henderson, LCS director.
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Most jobs available to homeless people are short-term, pick-up jobs, Henderson says.


Lawrence Community Shelter, the ONLY emergency homeless shelter serving Lawrence and Douglas County Kansas: About Us

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Loring Henderson, executive director


Lawrence Community Shelter HOME PAGE

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Loring Henderson Executive Director


People Behind Lawrence Open Shelter

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Loring Henderson - Shelter Director

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Loring Henderson - Shelter DirectorSocial worker/administrator in soup kitchens and shelters in Washington, D.C., Kansas City, and Lawrence; former Director, Redemptionist Social Services Center, Kansas City, MO, former member of the national board of directors of the American Friends Service Committee.

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