A new future is closer than you think.

If you want to improve your life and gain new opportunities through post-secondary education including vocational, technical, community college or university, we’re here for you. TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers (TRIO-EOC) is a federally-funded educational outreach program. We help low-income, first-generation college and disabled Leavenworth & Franklin County adults who want to begin, resume or continue their education beyond the secondary (high school) level to eventually earn a Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary certification.

Our services include counseling and assisting participants in:

Exploring a Career

Assistance finding the right career for you.

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Selecting a School

Help finding a vocational, 2-year or 4-year college or university.

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College admission and application assistance.

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Financial Aid

Apply for scholarships and other financial aid.

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A different life is possible.
We can help.

To date, we’ve provided educational services and support to more than 21,000 individuals. We can help you too.


ACT Workshop & Campus Visit Registration!

If you attend the following schools:

Basehor-Linwood HS (ACT)

Central Heights HS (CV)

Ottawa HS (CV)

Pleasant Ridge HS (CV)



Main Office

Douglas, Shawnee, and Wyandotte County  

Gateway tower II, #235 
400 State Avenue 
Kansas City, KS 66101 

Main Office

Franklin and Leavenworth County  

110 S 5th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048

Outreach Office

Douglas and Shawnee County  

1122 W Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045

Outreach Office

Franklin County  

1320 S. Ash
Ottawa, KS 66067
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