1919 Delaware Street  |  Lawrence, KS 66046  |  785.856.5190

Surrounding students with a community of support

empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
In the U.S., approximately 1 in 6 children under the age of 18 live in poverty, shouldering more than they should have to. Communities In Schools of Mid-America works directly inside schools, building relationships that equip students to succeed inside and outside the classroom.

City of Pittsburg Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

PITTSBURG, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $17,500 grant from the City of Pittsburg’s Special Alcohol Fund. Funding from this grant will go to support the students that CIS of Mid-America is currently serving at Pittsburg, KS schools. “We are grateful for the […]

Mental Health Awareness and More

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a time when we can raise awareness for all those living with mental health issues. Communities In Schools of Mid-America recognizes the importance of speaking on these issues to reduce the stigma many individuals encounter. Our students and families have experienced an incredible toll over the past […]


“I’ve changed from last year. I feel more in control now.”

“Sam started this school year a little rough and was constantly in the focus room for poor behavior choices.”

“We don’t have to be blood to be brothers.”

“Teachers had become frustrated, sharing that they struggled to teach the kids because they couldn’t see the board.”

“I am so thankful for everything you did! Thank you for being there and going above and beyond us!”