Turkey Trot 2015


Fall will soon be in the air and LARS's 11th Annual Turkey Trot is just around the corner. Reserve your spot at the TROT today!

Best In America


LARS, Inc is a member with Independent Charities of America and has been certified as one of the Best in America. See below for more details.

How to Get Help


View our Resources and How to Get Help pages for information on getting what you need to get you on your way. Strong families make strong communities.

Mission & Vision

Our Mission is to enable homeless and low-income people in Laurel who are in crisis to achieve stability and long-term self-sufficiency.

Our Vision is a community that treats all people with dignity and helps everyone meet their basic needs.

We are a Center of Hope


Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services, Inc. (LARS) has been assisting the Laurel community since 1987 with services such as homelessness prevention, food pantry access, employment assistance and much more.

We can do more by learning about each other. Get to know us and when you're ready, contact us so we can work together!

GuideStar Exchange • Gold Participant

LARS, A GuideStar Gold Participant


LARS has achieved Gold status on the GuideStar Exchange, representing a deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability