Adults at the Lawrence Community Shelter get a child ready for school.
Johnny Smith, left, consoles Rachael Wiley, 6, as she has trouble getting things together for another school day Aug. 19 at the Lawrence Community Shelter, 204 W. 10th St.
Families at the Shelter have to deal with being homeless, but some have children to get to school. Dealing with scheduling difficulties is just one hurdle families have to navigate.
From left, Johanna Nichols 6, sits with her mother Cat Nichols on a mattress. Ten families live in a basement room at the shelter with their children getting up early to get the kids off to school for another day.
Waiting for the bathroom to become vacant, Piper Reeder, 12, gets things together for another day living in the shelter and going to school.