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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.
Legal Aid of the Bluegrass
We resolve the most important problems of low income and other vulnerable people by providing high quality legal assistance through direct representation, education, advice, advocacy and coordination with other community resources. We envision a community where all are treated with dignity, respect and fairness and do not lack the basic necessities of life.
The Salvation Army
We help Central Kentucky families overcome poverty both now - with food, shelter, clothing, and medical care - and in the future, through education. Last year we served over 30,000 individuals locally through our Homeless Shelter, Early Learning Center, Boys & Girls Club, Food Pantries, Clothing Banks, and Holiday Assistance Programs.
God's Pantry Food Bank
At God's Pantry Food Bank, our mission is to reduce hunger in Kentucky through community cooperation making the best possible use of all available resources. Through our network of nearly 400 partner pantries and food programs, we were able to gather and distribute enough food to create more than 28.7 million meals last year for children, seniors, and families in Central and Eastern Kentucky.
Primate Rescue Center Inc.
Apes and monkeys have been used as lab subjects, entertainment animals, and even been unsuccessfully tried as household pets for decades. As a result, many apes and monkeys have suffered emotional and physical traumas and need our help! Fortunately, our sanctuary provides a supportive, quiet safe haven for these wonderful animals for the rest of their lives. We care for nearly fifty primates, including 9 chimpanzees and 38 monkeys and lesser apes.
Lexington Community Radio
Lexington Community Radio is the voice of the people. Over 160 volunteers create thousands of hours of original content each year in English and in Spanish. We serve Lexington's urban neighborhoods--especially communities of color, Latinx communities, and LGBT communities whose experiences are not equitably represented in most local media. LCR also plays a critical public safety role by providing real-time information during severe weather, disasters, and other local emergencies.
The Well of Lexington Inc
We are a housing first approach for women who are victims of the human trafficking industry. We provide a 2 year program of case management while our women receive individualized development plans including the 12 steps, medical care, education & job training. We are an interfaith organization that is completely funded by donors & local sponsors. Our housing first approach allows women to focus on their mental, physical, educational, and spiritual recovery. Love Heals - We've seen it happen!
Nurturing lives harmed by intimate partner abuse. Crisis intervention, support groups, legal advocacy, emergency shelter, economic justice, housing assistance, safe exchange and visitation. We do these things 24-hours a day because everyone has the right to healthy relationships. And we believe you want to live in a community that supports survivors.
Providence Montessori School
We are Providence Montessori School, the oldest Montessori school in Kentucky, and the only American Montessori Society accredited school in Central Kentucky. Providence is a member of the International Montessori Council and is also accredited with the NCPSA. We provide a quality and comprehensive Montessori program for close to 300 students, ages 18 months to 14 years (Toddlers through 8th grade).
Central Kentucky Riding for Hope
Central Kentucky Riding for Hope is dedicated to enriching the community by improving the quality of life and the health of children and adults with special physical, cognitive, emotional and social needs through therapeutic activities with the horse.
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.
Habitat for Humanity of Madison & Clark Counties
Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties partners with homeowners to build or improve a place they call home. Habitat homeowners work alongside community volunteers to build a safe, decent, affordable home that is energy efficient. Habitat also performs exterior home repairs to help low income neighbors maintain housing stability. Many homeowners don't have the necessary resources to perform critical repairs. These repairs restore a good, overall quality of life.
Radio Eye, Inc.
Radio Eye provides the reading of newspapers, magazines, and other printed material to anyone who cannot comfortably hold print material or access the words on a page because of blindness, visual or physical disability, or learning difference. We produce quality programming designed to help those individuals in Kentucky lead enriched, productive, and independent lives.
Central Music Academy
The Central Music Academy provides free music education for economically disadvantaged children who live in Lexington, Kentucky. CMA offers both private lessons and group classes. 100% of our students are low-income.
Lexington History Museum, Inc.
We preserve, protect and present Lexington's history through all media and in person.