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Anderson County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Anderson County.  

Emergency Assistance
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
117 ½  Hilltop Drive, Lawrenceburg, KY  40342
(502) 839-7102
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis intervention

God's Basin
228 Woodford St., Lawrenceburg, KY  40342 (502) 839-8133
Food and clothing assistance; medicine; housing assistance; job and service referrals.

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
1060 Glensboro Rd., Lawrenceburg, KY  40342
(502) 839-7203
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Bourbon County

Education Services
Community Action Council
18 Clinic Dr., Paris, KY  40361
(859) 987-5277
Website: www.commaction.org
Early Head Start program for pregnant women and children ages 0-3 years.  Migrant Head Start program for migrant farm working families with children ages 0-5 years.  Preschool program for children ages 3-5 years.

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Bourbon County.

Emergency Assistance
Community Action Council
18 Clinic Dr., Paris, KY  40361
(859) 987-5277
Website: www.commaction.org
Food bank & referrals; clothing bank & referrals; household items; utility & rent assistance; employment assistance; transportation services; financial assistance; weatherization; and, other services as needed.

Housing Assistance
Community Action Council
18 Clinic Dr., Paris, KY  40361
(859) 987-5277
Website: www.commaction.org
22 units of scattered-site permanent housing available through the Continuum of Care (COC) Supportive Housing program for disabled/homeless individuals & families; 9 units of short-term (24 mos.) housing available through the Tenant-based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program for disabled/homeless individuals & families; 18 units of permanent housing units available through the Samaritan program for chronically homeless, unaccompanied adults. (All of these units are divided between Bourbon, Harrison & Nicholas Counties.)

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services
Community Action Council
18 Clinic Dr., Paris, KY  40361
(859) 987-5277
Website: www.commaction.org
Provision of individual, group & collateral therapy, case management, life skills training, housing assistance, transportation vouchers, and other supportive services to 30 individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, with preference given to veterans. The Community Treatment Initiative is funded by a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) grant, in partnership with Bluegrass Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board and the University of Kentucky Center for Drug and Alcohol Research. (These 30 slots are shared between Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties.)

Comprehensive Care Center
269 East Main St., Paris, KY  40361
(859) 987-6127
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Boyle County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Boyle County.  

Emergency Assistance
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
225 Walnut St., Danville, KY  40422
(859) 236-2955
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis intervention.

Safe Connections
Brenda D. Cowan Coalition for Kentucky, Inc.
116 N 3rd St., Ste. 150, Danville, KY 
(859) 236-2293
(859) 236-6958 (Fax)
Website: www.cowancoalition.org
Supportive housing programs, legal services and advocacy for victims of domestic violence; individual and group support, budgeting classes, life skills training, supervised monitored exchange program, clothing referral to the Second Glance clothing store.

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
650 High St., Danville, KY  40423
(859) 236-2726
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

Permanent Housing
Rall Place
Danville, KY  40422
(859) 936-9800
Permanent independent living for persons with severe mental illness.  HUD rent support.  (Ten one bedroom units; 2-two bedroom units).
 
Kentucky Home for the Aged and Infirm Deaf
100 McClure Dr., Danville, KY  40422
(859) 236-8181
Housing for hearing impaired.

 


 

Clark County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Clark County.  

Clark County Homeless Coalition
Wainscott Hall
PO Box 4692, Winchester, KY 40391
Physical Address: 19 Wainscott Avenue, #4, Winchester, KY 40392
Shelter locattion: 25 Wainscott Avenue, Winchester, KY 40392
Provides transitional housing, emergency food pantry, intensive case management and advocacy services, as well as community referral and follow up.

Emergency Assistance
Ark of Mercy Church
240 Winn Ave., Winchester, KY  40391
(859) 745-0767
Kitchen and food assistance.

Clark County Community Service Center
30 Taylor Ave., Winchester KY  40391
(859) 744-5034
Food and clothing assistance; rental assistance and service referrals.

Clark County Schools Extended Education Program
1600 W. Lexington Ave., Winchester, KY  40391
(859) 745-3900
Rental assistance, clothing assistance and service referrals.

Kentucky River Foothills Generation Center
32 Meadow, Winchester, KY  40391
(859) 744-3235
Website: www.foothillscap.org
Food and clothing assistance, utility and transportation assistance; prescription medicine assistance; job and service referrals; scattered-site transitional housing program for homeless families, permanent housing program for homeless families with disabilities; tenant-based rental assistance program, and weatherization assistance.

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
325 Professional Ave., Winchester, KY  40391
(859) 744-2562
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Estill County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Estill County.  

Emergency Assistance
Kentucky River Foothills, Enrichment Center
209 River Dr., Irvine, KY  40336
(606) 723-4492
Website: www.foothillscap.org
Food and clothing assistance; utility and transportation assistance; prescription medicine assistance, job and service referrals, scattered-site transitional housing program for homeless families; permanent housing program for homeless families with disabilities; tenant-based rental assistance program, and weatherization assistance..

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
314 5th  St., Ravenna, KY  40472
(606) 723-5719
Food assistance.

Healthcare for the Homeless
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
Case Manager - Tena Pelfrey
209 River Dr., Irvine, KY  40336
(606) 723-6629
Website: www.foothillscap.org
This program provides primary care medical services for homeless families, such as exams, immunizations, meds, etc. in a mobile health clinic setting.  Also provides mental health referrals, substance abuse referrals, pharmaceutical assistance, dental referrals, and transportation to medical service providers, including the mobile clinic, and case management.  The mobile clinic is staffed by a nurse practitioner, 2 RNs, 2 case managers and a program coordinator.

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
100 Tyler Lane, Irvine, KY  40336
(606) 723-5128
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

Affordable Housing Programs
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc., Homeownership Program
209 River Dr., Irvine, Ky  40336
(606) 723-0207
Website: www.foothillscap.org
Homebuyer education, counseling and homeownership opportunities.

 


 

Fayette County

Education Services
Community Action Council
913 Georgetown St., Lexington, KY  40511
(859) 233-4600
Website: www.commaction.org
Early Head Start program for pregnant women and children ages 0-3 years; Head Start program for children ages 3-5 years; Migrant Head Start program for migrant children ages 6 weeks-5 years; and, Young Builders program for youth & adults ages 16-24 years who have a desire to earn their GED and a construction certificate simultaneously.

Emergency Shelters
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility. 

Bluegrass Regional Mental Health Board
1351 Newtown Pike, Lexington 40511 
(859) 253-1686
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Safe Haven Emergency Housing - 2 apartments for temporary emergency housing for homeless persons with severe mental illness.

Coleman House/Emergency Shelter
126 Cisco Road, Lexington, Ky 40505
(859) 254-0361
Emergency shelter for children who are in need of shelter outside of their own homes due to endangering situations such as abandonment, neglect and abuse.  Also offer service to status offenders (wayward, truant, and incorrigible youth).  Also provides crisis intervention, 24-hour supervision, meals and snacks, transportation, educational and recreational activities, tutoring and emergency clothing. The facility serves up to 16 children. The maximum stay is 30 days.  Referrals for placements accepted from Police, Juvenile Court, and Div. of Social Services. Police may bring a youth to the shelter for placement under protective custody. Other sources of referral require appropriate custody documents. Emergency referrals are received 24 hours a day.

HOPE Center
360 W. Loudon Ave., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-7881
P.O. Box 6, Lexington, KY  40588
(859) 252-7881
Website: www.hopectr.org
Men's emergency shelter (100+ congregate).  Services to the homeless in Lexington including food, shelter, clothing and longer-term needs of detox and substance abuse recovery, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness, health clinic services, employment counseling, life skills, housing support and transitional housing.

M.A.S.H. Services of the Bluegrass
536 W. Third St., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-3126
Website: www.metrogrouphomes.com
"Safe Place" program and Metro Alternative Shelter House (MASH) Youth (10 beds, stay up to 30 days).  Other services include food, shelter, clothing, counseling, Peer Education Program, Street Outreach and rental assistance for youth who are homeless or have unsafe/ unstable living situations.

Salvation Army
736 W. Main St., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-7706
Website: www.salvationarmylex.org
Women, children and families (17 family rooms, 43 singles with overflow available) .

Emergency Assistance
AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.)
225 Walton Ave, Suite 110, Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 225-3000
Website:  www.avolky.org
Provides housing assistance for persons with HIV/AIDS.  Services to persons with HIV/AIDS include:  Emergency assistance with rent, mortgage, and utilities; Assistance with deposits and first month’s rent; tenant-based rental assistance programs; a transitional housing program in Lexington., and a community residence in Lexington providing assisted living for persons with AIDS.   Serves all Bluegrass, Lake Cumberland, Cumberland Valley, Kentucky River, Big Sandy, Buffalo Trace, FIVCO, Gateway, and Northern Kentucky Area counties.

Black Church Coalition
Lexington, KY 
(859) 254-2343
Financial assistance to families identified in need. 

Brenda D. Cowan Coalition for Kentucky, Inc. 
1364 Devonport Dr., Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 276-4457
(859) 276-2008 (Fax)
Website: www.bcckentucky.com
Supportive rural housing program, legal services and advocacy for victims of domestic violence, individual and group support, parenting classes, breast cancer awareness program, supervised visitation/exchange program, licensed early learning center and after school program. Our thrift store, Second Glance, provides clean, gently used adult and children's clothing, for both the public and, free of charge, to survivors of domestic violence and those devastated by fire. 

Catholic Action Center
400 E. Fifth St. , Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 255-0301
Narcotics Anonymous, housing assistance, food, clothing/laundry, service opportunities.
 
Catholic Social Services Emergency Assistance
1310 West Main St., Lexington, KY  40506
(859) 253-3339
Website: cssb.cdlex.org
Rent and utility assistance; service referrals.

Community Action Council
913 Georgetown St., Lexington, KY  40511
(859) 233-4600
Website: www.commaction.org
Food bank & referrals; clothing bank & referrals; household items; utility & rent assistance; employment assistance; transportation assistance; financial assistance; weatherization; and, other services as needed.

Cross Ministries - Outreach Program Christ Church Cathedral
166 Market St. Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 253-0299
Hours: Monday and Thursday 12-2 p.m.
Services: Emergency assistance fund primarily for rent and utilities.

God's Pantry
1685 Jaggie Fox Way, Lexington, KY  40511
(859) 255-6592 or 252-2818
Food pantry and food bank; food distribution to private nonprofits in 48 Kentucky counties.

HOPE Center
360 W. Loudon Ave., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-7881
P.O. Box 6, Lexington, KY  40588
(859) 252-7881
Website: www.hopectr.org
Services to the homeless including food, shelter, clothing and longer-term needs of detox, substance abuse recovery, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness, health clinic services, employment counseling, life skills, housing support and transitional housing.

Lex-Care/Lex-Rides 
PO Box 1328, Lexington, KY  40590
(859) 233-7779
Assist residents of Fayette county with up to $500.00 one time only with financial assistance if meet guidelines. Provided by donation through Herald Leader "You Can Make a Difference" column.  Lex-Rides provides emergency transportation assistance.

Arbor Youth Services
536 W. Third St., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 254-2501
Website: arborky.org
Safe Place" program and Metro Alternative Shelter House (MASH) Youth (10 beds, stay up to 30 days).  Other services include food, shelter, clothing, counseling, Peer Education Program, Street Outreach and rental assistance for youth who are homeless or have unsafe/ unstable living situations.

Resource Office for Social Ministries
627 West Fourth St. , Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 246-2323
Emergency food, clothing, financial assistance and medication assistance.

Salvation Army
736 W. Main St., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-7706
Website: www.salvationarmylex.org
Soup kitchen; medicine and clothing assistance.

Tenant Services and Housing Counseling
136 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. , Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 258-3960
Renter Assistance to include emergency financial resources. Tenant Landlord counseling, Lawyer services, Homeowners assistance, pre-occupancy, post-occupancy, maintenance and mortgage default.

Center for Women, Children and Families
530 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 259-1974
Information and referral organization for women; crisis and career counseling; NEST program and crisis case management.

Volunteers of America
1400 N. Forbes Rd., Suite D., Lexington, KY  40505
(859) 254-3469
Website: www.voa.org
case management for homeless families.  Transitional program for families with 16 scattered-site 2- and 3- bedroom units. (length based on need)  Permanent housing program for victims of domestic violence who are disabled and homeless.  (15 individuals per year)  Permanent housing program for veterans who are convicted felons being released from Kentucky prison system.  Assist with first month's rent and offers case management. 

Housing Assistance
Community Action Council
913 Georgetown St., Lexington, KY  40511
(859) 233-4600
Website: www.commaction.org
10 units of short-term (24 mos.) housing available through the Tenant-based Rental Assistance (TBRA) and Project Independence (PI) programs for disabled/homeless individuals and families. 

Transitional Housing
Chrysalis House, Inc.
1589 Hill Rise Drive Lexington, KY  40504
Admissions: 1-800-713-0954 or 859-254-6026
Website: www.chrysalishouse.org
A 52-bed treatment facility for adult women who are recovering from substance abuse and addiction.

HOPE Center
360 W. Loudon Ave., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-7881
P.O. Box 6, Lexington, KY  40588
(859) 252-7881
Website: www.hopectr.org
Services to the homeless in Lexington  including food, shelter and clothing and the longer-term needs of detox and substance abuse recovery, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness, health clinic services, employment counseling, life skills, housing support and transitional housing.

Shepards House, Inc.
154 Bonnie Brae Drive, Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-1939
Website: shepherdshouseinc.com
Provides housing, meals, case management, counseling and vocational services for up to 24 recovering men at a time. The goals are to firmly ground men in the recovering community (AA/NA, etc.) and to help them to live independently.

Volunteers of America Supported Apartment Program
3565 Tates Creek Road, Lexington  40517 
(859) 245-1832
Website: www.voa.org
Persons with severe mental illness, seven 2- and 3- bedroom units, average stay 2 years.

Bluegrass Personal Care Home
627 West Fourth St  Lexington  40508 
(859) 281-1394
Structured intensive rehabilitation program for adults with severe mental illness, to prepare for community living; 40 beds, average lenght of stay 6 to 9 months.

Virginia Place
1156 Horseman's Lane, Lexington, KY  40504
(859) 258-3198
Single parents with children who are enrolled in a post secondary education program; health and mental health services; child care; skill development workshops (55 apartments, length of stay 2-4 years).

Volunteers of America
1400 N. Forbes Rd., Suite D., Lexington, KY  40505
(859) 254-3469
Website: www.voa.org
case management for homeless families.  Transitional program for families with 16 scattered-site 2- and 3- bedroom units. (length based on need)  Permanent housing program for victims of domestic violence who are disabled and homeless.  (15 individuals per year)  Permanent housing program for veterans who are convicted felons being released from Kentucky prison system.  Assist with first month's rent and offers case management. 

Permanent Housing
Brenda D. Cowan Coalition for Kentucky, Inc. 
1364 Devonport Dr., Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 276-4457
(859) 276-2008 (Fax)
Website: www.bcckentucky.com
Supportive rural housing program, legal services and advocacy for victims of domestic violence, individual and group support, parenting classes, breast cancer awareness program, supervised visitation/exchange program, licensed early learning center and after school program. Our thrift store, Second Glance, provides clean, gently used adult and children's clothing, for both the public and, free of charge, to survivors of domestic violence and those devastated by fire. 

HOPE Center
360 W. Loudon Ave., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 252-7881
P.O. Box 6, Lexington, KY  40588
(859) 252-7881
Website: www.hopectr.org
Services to the homeless in Lexington, Kentucky including food, shelter and clothing and the longer-term needs of detox and substance abuse recovery, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness, health clinic services, employment counseling, life skills, housing support and transitional housing.

New Beginnings, Bluegrass, Inc.
3166 Custer Drive, Suite 200,  Lexington, KY  40517
(859) 245-2400
Website: www.newbeginningsbg.org
Permanent Housing for Persons with Mental Illness
Independent Apartments, Shared Independent Apartments and Group Home Living with 24-hour supervision, all with case management.

Serenity Place Apartments
1589 Hill View Place, Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 252-0514
Serenity Place Apartments is a 40-unit complex comprised of two- and three- bedroom apartments. Its mission is to provide decent, affordable permanent housing with supportive services in an alcohol and drug free setting for both recovering substance abusers and their families.

Volunteers of America
1400 N. Forbes Rd., Suite D., Lexington, KY  40505
(859) 254-3469
Website: www.voa.org
Case management for homeless families.  Transitional program for families with 16 scattered-site 2- and 3- bedroom units. (length based on need)  Permanent housing program for victims of domestic violence who are disabled and homeless.  (15 individuals per year)  Permanent housing program for veterans who are convicted felons being released from Kentucky prison system.  Assist with first month's rent and offers case management. 

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
1351 Newtown Pike, Building 5, Lexington, KY 40511-1282
(859) 233-0444
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; mental health and substance abuse services; case management for persons with severe mental illness.

Canaan House
379 S. Broadway Park, Lexington, KY  40504
(859) 255-2611
Group home for persons with MRDD.

Catholic Social Service Bureau
1310 Leestown Rd., Lexington, KY  40508
(859) 253-1993
Website: cssb.cdlex.org
Counseling services.

 


 

Franklin County

Emergency Shelters
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Franklin County.  

Coalition of Committed Christians
ACCESS Shelter
311 West Second St., Frankfort, KY  40602
(502) 223-5179
Men's shelter with 12 beds (capacity up to 20 with mats) and Soup Kitchen.  Length of stay up to one month. Service referrals. 

Franklin County Women's Shelter

303 East Third St., Frankfort, Ky 40601

Office Phone: (502)352-2843

24/7 Emergency Housing Hotline:  (502)320-3620 Website: www.fcwomenshelter.com

Provides emergency shelter, support and services for up to two single women with additional space for one woman with children. Length of stay is 30 days. Services for emergency shelter clients include case management, individual and group counseling, referral services, art workshops, and transportation assistance. Must be residents of Franklin or contiguous counties only.

Emergency Assistance
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
73 C Michael Davenport Blvd., Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 695-5615
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis intervention.

Coalition of Committed Christians-Access Soup Kitchen
311 W. Second St., Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 223-5179
Daily meals served Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m.

Emergency Food Pantry of Franklin Co.
190 Versailles Rd., Frankfort, KY  40602
(502) 223-3815
Food assistance to Franklin County area churches and agencies.         

Franklin County Council on Aging
211 King's Daughters' Dr., Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 223-5794
Food assistance; Meals on Wheels; Service referrals.

Grace Place
122 E. Broadway, Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 875-7886 
Food assistance.

Saint Vincent de Paul Society
310 Wapping St., Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 227-8037
Food and clothing assistance; rent and utility assistance (1 month of rental/lodging assistance); health services; job and service referrals.

Salvation Army
517 Greenup Ave., P.O. Box 5143, Frankfort, KY  40602
(502) 227-2638
Food assistance; rent and utility assistance; health services; service referrals.

Sunshine Center
101 St. Clair St., Frankfort, Ky 40601
(502)875-3495
Crisis intervention providing infant resources to families in need as well as distribution of diapers, infant formula, baby food, infant clothing and one-time family assistance (monthly). 

Transitional Housing/Shelter
Foothills Community Action Partnership/Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
336 St Clair St., Frankfort, Ky 40601
(502) 695-5615
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Transitional Supportive Housing program for homeless persons in scattered sites in Franklin County.

Franklin County Women's Shelter

303 East Third St., Frankfort, Ky 40601

Office Phone: (502)352-2843

24/7 Hotline for Housing Emergencies:  (502)320-3620 Website: www.fcwomenshelter.com

Provides transitional living center (TLC), support and services for up to six single women with an additional unit for one woman with children. Clients are initially eligible for up to one year.  Services for TLC clients include case management, individual and group counseling, referral services, art workshops, and transportation assistance. Must be residents of Franklin or contiguous counties only.

Simon House
208 W. Campbell St., Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 223-2138
Website: www.simonhouseonline.org
Serves homeless pregnant women, single women with children, participants must be 18 years of age (6 adult beds, 10 children, length of stay up to 24 months); residential program requires educational goals, financial goals, parenting goals and personal goals. There are no costs for the residents.
Financial help to establish a stable household in the community for residents.  Case manager and Community prevention specialists available.
Community clients are below 30% median income families; we provide financial counseling, baby items, children's clothing and shoes and personal care items. No financial assistance to community clients but will refer to other agencies that do fund.

Permanent Housing
Franklin Place
Frankfort  40601 
(502) 227-8879
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Permanent independent living for persons with severe mental illness; 8 one-bedroom and 4 two-bedroom apartments.  HUD rent support.

Teresa Hatton Foundation
P.O. Box 4046, Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 223-5510
Permanent housing for mentally ill adults 
Hatton House, Frankfort - group home with 3 bedrooms for 3 individuals
Hatton Apartments - 607, 609 and 610 Thistleton Terrace, Frankfort
Three private apartments, single room apartments

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
191 Doctor's Dr., Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 223-2182
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; housing support services and case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

Sunshine Center
101 St. Clair St., Frankfort, Ky 40601
(502)875-3495
Counseling for victims of domestic violence (adult and/or children) by two licensed clinical social workers.  Counseling available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

 


 

Garrard County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Garrard County.  

Emergency Assistance
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
61 Public Square, Lancaster, KY  40444
(859) 792-3422
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis intervention.

Garrard County Food Bank
Available thru Garrard County Adult Education Programs
322 Crab Orchard St., Lancaster, KY  40444
(859) 792-1240
Food pantry and food bank; food vouchers; adult education programs.

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
322 Crab Orchard St., Suite 1, Lancaster, KY  40444
(859) 792-2181
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Harrison County

Education Services
Community Action Council
217 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana, KY  41031
(859) 234-2121
Website: www.commaction.org
Early Head Start program for pregnant women and children ages 0-3 years; Head Start program for children ages 3-5 years; and, Migrant Head Start program for migrant children ages 6 weeks-5 years.

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Harrison County.

Emergency Assistance
Community Action Council
217 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana, KY  41031
(859) 234-2121
Website: www.commaction.org
Food bank & referrals; clothing bank & referrals; household items; utility & rent assistance; employment assistance; transportation assistance; financial assistance; weatherization; and, other services as needed.

Harrison County Ministerial Association
Cynthiana Presbyterian Church 
105 N. Main St., Cynthiana, KY  41031
(859) 234-2961
Food bank referrals; and end of month meal offered last Saturday of month from 1 to 3 p.m. to anyone in need.

Housing Services
Community Action Council
217 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana, KY  41031
(859) 234-2121
Website: www.commaction.org
22 units of scattered-site permanent housing available through the Continuum of Care (COC) Supportive Housing program for disabled/homeless individuals & families; 9 units of short-term (24 mos.) housing available through the Tenant-based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program for disabled/homeless individuals; 18 units of permanent housing units available through the Samaritan program for chronically homeless, unaccompanied adults. (All of these units are shared with Bourbon, Harrison & Nicholas Counties.)
  
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services
Community Action Council
217 Old Lair Rd., Cynthiana, KY  41031
(859) 234-2121
Website: www.commaction.org
Provision of individual, group & collateral therapy, case management, life skills training, housing assistance, transportation vouchers, and other supportive services to 30 individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, with preference given to veterans. The Community Treatment Initiative is funded by a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) grant, in partnership with Bluegrass Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board and the University of Kentucky Center for Drug and Alcohol Research. (These 30 slots are shared between Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties.)

Comprehensive Care Center
257 Parkland Heights, Cynthiana, KY  41031
(859) 234-6940
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Jessamine County

Emergency and Transitional Shelter
All God's Children, Inc.
122 Danville Rd., Loop 1, Nicholasville, KY  40356
(859) 881-5010
Residential program for young women under 21 with children.  32 beds.  Six to 12 month program. 
 
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Jessamine County. 
  
Emergency Assistance
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
213 S Main Street, Suite 103, Nicholasville, KY  40356
(859) 885-3512
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis Intervention

Community Service Center of Wilmore High Bridge, Inc. 
335 E. Main St., Wilmore, KY  40390
(859) 858-2819
Food pantry; clothing assistance; financial assistance and service referrals.

Jessamine County Food Bank
American Red Cross 
200 S. Main St., Nicholasville, KY  40356
(859) 885-4391
Food pantry.

Mental Health Assistance
Jessamine Counseling Center
324 Southview Dr., P.O. Box 650, Nicholasville, KY  40340
(859) 885-6315
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Lincoln County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Lincoln County.  

Isaiah House
2415 Mt. Salem Rd., Hustonville, KY  40437 (no phone)
Men (16 beds); GED and job placement services; medical assistance and addiction counseling services; food pantry and clothing bank.  Please note: religious practice is required by this facility.

Emergency Assistance
Bluegrass Community Action Partnership
201 East Main Street, Stanford, KY  40484
(606) 365-2312
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis intervention.

Mental Health Assistance
Fort Logan Comprehensive Care Center
110 Somerset St., Stanford, KY  40484
(606) 365-2197
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; housing support services and case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

Permanent Housing
Lincoln Place
Cannonade Drive, Stanford  40484
(859) 936-9800
Two 2-bedroom duplexes for persons with severe mental illness and their families; independent living.  Section 8 rent support.

 


 

Madison County

Emergency Shelters
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Madison County.  

Hope's Wings, Inc. Domestic Violence Program
PO Box 488, Richmond, KY  40476
Toll Free (888)HOPE-0404
(859) 623-4095
Emergency housing, case management, advocacy, supportive services, children's services, individual and group counseling for victims of domestic violence and their children.  Shelter has 16 beds located in Madison County, KentucKY  Will take residents from surrounding counties as space is available.

New Liberty Family Shelter
123 Pine St., Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 623-4564
Families (6 separate units, length of stay up to 6 months); food and emergency assistance; health and educational services; case management; service referrals.

Salvation Army
1675 E. Main St., Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 624-5826
Men, women and children. Eight beds for women; eight beds for men and one family room for 4 persons. Length of stay based on need.

Emergency Assistance
Brenda D. Cowan Coalition for Kentucky, Inc.
Safe Alternatives
1509 ½  Lexington Road, #2, Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 236-2293
(859) 236-6958 (Fax)
Website: www.cowancoalition.org
Supportive housing programs, support services for victims of domestic violence; support groups, and advocacy, clothing referral to the Second Glance clothing store.

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
Madison County Outreach Office
123 Pine Street, Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 623-6514
Website: www.foothillscap.org
Food and clothing assistance; utility and transportation assistance; prescription medicine assistance, job and service referrals, scattered-site transitional housing program for homeless families; permanent housing program for homeless families with disabilities; tenant-based rental assistance program, an economic stability project for domestic violence victims and weatherization assistance.

Salvation Army
1675 E. Main St., Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 624-5826
Food, clothing and transportation assistance; health and educational services; referrals. Also offers shelter for men, women and children. Eight beds for women; eight beds for men and one family room for 4 persons. Length of stay based on need.

Permanent Housing
Bivins Place
Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 626-9065
Permanent independent living for persons with severe mental illness. Ten 1-bedroom apartments.  HUD rent support.

Brenda D. Cowan Coalition for Kentucky, Inc.
Safe Alternatives
1509 ½  Lexington Road, #2, Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 236-2293
(859) 236-6958 (Fax)
Website: www.cowancoalition.org
Supportive housing programs, support services for victims of domestic violence; support groups, and advocacy, clothing referral to the Second Glance clothing store.

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
415 Gibson Ln., Richmond, KY  40475
(859) 624-3624
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Mercer County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Mercer County.  

Emergency Assistance
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
1475 Louisville Road, Harrodsburg, KY  40330
(859) 734-9549
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org 
Emergency/crisis Intervention

Mental Health Assistance
Alice G. Ransdell Community Mental Health Center
124 E. Office St., Harrodsburg, KY  40330
(859) 734-5486
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Nicholas County

Education Services
Community Action Council
149 Scrub Grass Rd., Carlisle, KY  40311
(859) 289-7172
Website: www.commaction.org
Early Head Start program for pregnant women and children ages 0-3 years; Head Start program for children ages 3-5 years; Migrant Head Start program for migrant children ages 6 weeks-5 years.

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Nicholas County.  

Emergency Assistance
Community Action Council
149 Scrub Grass Rd., Carlisle, KY  40311
(859) 289-7172
Website: www.commaction.org
Food bank & referrals; clothing bank & referrals; household items; utility & rent assistance; employment assistance; transportation assistance; financial assistance; weatherization; and, other services as needed.

Housing Services
Community Action Council
149 Scrub Grass Rd., Carlisle, KY  40311
(859) 289-7172
Website: www.commaction.org
Shepherds Place: 20 one-bedroom permanent housing units subsidized by HUD for elderly individuals; 22 units of scattered-site permanent housing available through the Continuum of Care (COC) Supportive Housing program for disabled/homeless individuals & families; 9 units of short-term (24 mos.) housing available through the Tenant-based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program for disabled/homeless individuals; 18 units of permanent housing units available through the Samaritan program for chronically homeless, unaccompanied adults. (All of these units are shared with Bourbon, Harrison & Nicholas Counties.)

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services
Community Action Council
149 Scrub Grass Rd., Carlisle, KY  40311
(859) 289-7172
Website: www.commaction.org
Provision of individual, group & collateral therapy, case management, life skills training, housing assistance, transportation vouchers, and other supportive services to 30 individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, with preference given to veterans. The Community Treatment Initiative is funded by a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) grant, in partnership with Bluegrass Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board and the University of Kentucky Center for Drug and Alcohol Research. (These 30 slots are shared with Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties.)

Comprehensive Care Center
2330 Concrete Rd., Carlisle, KY  40311
(859) 289-7126
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Powell County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Powell County.  

Emergency Assistance
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
70 Seventh Ave., Clay City, KY  40312
(606) 663-2659
Website: www.foothillscap.org
Food and clothing assistance; utility and transportation assistance; prescription medicine assistance, job and service referrals, scattered-site transitional housing program for homeless families; permanent housing program for homeless families with disabilities; tenant-based rental assistance program, and weatherization assistance.

Powell County Food Bank/First Presbyterian Church
420 North Main Street, Stanton, KY  40380
(606) 663-2914
Food pantry.

Healthcare for the Homeless
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
Case Manager - Tena Pelfrey
176 12th Street, Clay City, KY  40312
(606) 663-9011
Website: www.foothillscap.org
This program provides primary care medical services for homeless families, such as exams, immunizations, meds, etc. in a mobile health clinic setting.  Also provides mental health referrals, substance abuse referrals, pharmaceutical assistance, dental referrals, and transportation to medical service providers, including the mobile clinic, and case management.  The mobile clinic is staffed by a nurse practitioner, 2 RNs, 2 case managers and a program coordinator.

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
203 N. Main St., Stanton, KY  40380
(606) 663-2274
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

Affordable Housing Programs
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. - Homeownership Program
212 10th Ave., Clay City, Ky  40312
(606) 663-6904
Website: www.foothillscap.org
Homebuyer education, counseling and homeownership opportunities.

 


 

Scott County

Emergency Shelters
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Scott County.  

Emergency Assistance
A.M.E.N. House
319 E. Main St., P.O. Box 211, Georgetown, KY  40324
(502) 863-5305
Food and clothing; rent and utility assistance; service referrals.

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
340 East Washington Street, Georgetown, KY  40324
(502) 863-9403
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis intervention.

Salvation Army
1236 Paris Pike, Georgetown, KY  40324
(502) 863-1551
Food Bank, thrift store vouchers for persons in need; prescription program; financial assistance for rents and utilities. 

Mental Health Assistance
Comprehensive Care Center
110 Roach St., Georgetown, KY  40324
(502) 863-4734
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 

Woodford County

Emergency Shelter
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
P.O. Box 55190, Lexington, KY  40555
(800) 544-2022
Website: www.beyondtheviolence.org 
Individual and group counseling, case management, financial literacy, legal and medical advocacy, children's services.  No length of stay restrictions.  32 bed facility located in Fayette County.  Outreach services only available in Woodford County.  

Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth
Versailles, Campus
Website: www.kyumh.com
P.O. Box 749, Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 873-4481
Long-term residential treatment services for boys and girls ages 12-17, and independent living for ages 17-22 with histories of abuse, neglect, abandonment or behavioral problems. Individual, group and family counseling, and case management.  A 60 bed facility.  Average length of stay 8-12 mos.

Emergency Assistance
Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
285 Beasley Rd., Versailles, KY  40383
(859) 873-8182
Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org
Emergency/crisis intervention.

Mental Health Assistance;
Comprehensive Care Center
125 Big Sink Pike, Versailles, KY  40383
(859) 873-7316
Website: www.bluegrass.org
Community Mental Health Center; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; and service referrals.

 


 
 
For more information contact:

Kentucky Housing Corporation
(502) 564-7630
(800) 633-8896 (KY only)
 

1231 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
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