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BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus
As a regional campus of Bluegrass Community & Technical College, the Winchester-Clark County Campus provides academic and technical coursework, workforce training, and GED programs. Our students take high school dual enrollment classes, complete workforce certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees, and/or transfer on to a 4-year college or university.
New Life Homeless Day Center (NLDC)
Our goal is an out of the weather, off the streets peaceful refuge where we can be a "connecting point" to jobs, housing, and other services to get homeless clients permanently off the streets.
Lady Veterans Connect Inc
LVC provides a transitional housing program for homeless women veterans where they can live for one year while receiving programs and counseling for healing and becoming productive citizens again.
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
The Carnegie Center, winner of two national and several state and local awards for programming excellence, empowers people to explore and express their voices through imaginative learning and the literary arts. The Center is a regionally-respected leader in education outside the school systems, offering low-cost/free programs and scholarships to all in need. Whether it's K-12 tutoring in math or reading, a family literacy night, or fun educational workshops, we offer something for everyone!
Dv8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation, Inc
The mission of DV8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation Inc. is to teach second chance employees the trade of baking to elevate their earning potential and outfit employees with uniforms and food handler permits. DV8 has partnered with residential living facilities that serve people in recovery to employ the residents that are ready to enter the workforce. Employees also attend weekly workshops where Lexingtonians speak about their experiences and offer advice applicable to everyday life.
Clark County Homeless Coalition
We empower the homeless through crisis housing, comprehensive case management, professional counseling, life skills, employment skills, and housing assistance. Each year we serve over 225 homeless men, women and families providing the skills and encouragement to achieve and maintain stable housing. Our Recovery Support Program also helps those in recovery to rebuild their lives. We provide support that continues long after the homeless are housed to ensure they remain housed.
Mission Lexington is a life-saving safety net in the heart of Kentucky. Our free clinics are the downtown lifeline of free medical, dental, mental health, pharmacy, and visions services that transform lives.
Kentucky Resources Council, Inc.
Kentucky Resources Council, Inc., is Kentucky's only statewide organization providing environmental monitoring, legal, and strategic assistance without charge to individuals and community groups. We believe that every Kentuckian has a right to clean air, clean water, and land free of pollution, and that we are stewards of our world, accountable to each other and to our children's children for the choices we make.
New Opportunity School for Women, Inc.
Appalachian women encounter overwhelming barriers to education, employment, and financial independence that prevent them from using their gifts and abilities to create a stable and rewarding life for themselves, their families, and their communities. Since its founding in 1987, NOSW, Inc. has been working hand-in-hand with low-income Appalachian women to remove these barriers, one woman at a time, through unique educational programs tailored specifically to meet their needs.
Refuge for Women Central Kentucky
Refuge for Women is the country's largest long-term recovery program for women who have been sexually trafficked and exploited. Refuge for Women is expanding the fight against human trafficking to reach those most vulnerable - our students. Our newest prevention program aims to reach students across Lexington with an educational program about sexual and social media safety.
Thoroughbred Charities of America
TCA's mission is to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers, by supporting qualified repurposing and retirement organizations and by helping the people who care for them. As a large grantor of funds in the Thoroughbred industry, TCA raises money for distribution to approved organizations that support Thoroughbred rehabilitation, retraining, and rehoming; backstretch and farm employee programs; and equine-assisted therapy programs.
Baby Health Service, Inc.
Baby Health Service has been caring for children in Central Kentucky since 1914! We provide free preventative and primary healthcare to uninsured children. We work with families from near and far to get children into school and to support them in staying there by providing physicals, sick visits, and vaccinations. We also support children's mental well-being, dental health, and dietary educational needs. It has been our honor to care for children for over a century.
Lexington Leadership Foundation
Lexington Leadership Foundation believes that how we engage people and challenges will impact the future success and cohesiveness of Lexington. LLF sees the city, especially urban neighborhoods as places of promise and possibility, opportunity and faith, rather than risk and uncertainty. With leadership at its core, we are fueled by three strategic functions- engaging people of faith and good will, building capacity of others and developing joint initiatives.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lexington
CASA of Lexington's mission is to provide trained, supervised volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the family court system.
Allegro Dance Project
Our Inclusive Dance Outreach Program provides dance training and performance opportunities for children with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other specific needs, on site at Lexington area schools. Our Contemporary Dance Company awards apprenticeships and paid contracts to talented dancers for exciting performance events at the Lyric Theatre each season, featuring live original music and a thrilling variety of aerial and circus acts.