Education Resources

Bluegrass Area Development District – Provide quality services for those in the Bluegrass area. (One of 15 regional planning & development agencies in KY). Services include: Economic Development, Aging Services, Appalachian Regional Commission Grant, Human Service Programs, Workforce Investment Area, and Infrastructure Grants (e.g. Water and Sewer).

Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program – Provide temporary shelter, support and assistance to victims of domestic violence.

Bluegrass Impact – Provide support and services to severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents; to help them in their own homes, schools, communities, and out of hospitals and institutions. Services include: case management, crisis management/ safety plan, and socialization services.

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center of Central KY – All services create opportunities for empowerment within the agency and the broader community. Work is guided by a spirit of forward movement, openness, and shared power. We work collaboratively so that all might benefit from living in a world free of sexual violence and human trafficking. We include people of all backgrounds and cultures in this movement to make our vision a reality.

Bluegrass Regional Prevention Center –  Provide prevention services throughout the area. Services include: help in the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, drug use/abuse, violence and HIV/AIDS, technical assistance, training and resources to communities, to assist individuals or groups in developing prevention strategies that promote healthy lifestyles, as well as youth advisory council.

Building Bridges Family Resource Center – Enhance the student’s ability to succeed in school by assisting children and families to meet the needs that impact on the education process. This is done by providing services at the center, in the schools, and by linking families to resources in the community. Services include: Referrals for physical and mental health services; provision of school age child care after school and full days when school is not in session; limited on-site dental, vision and hearing for those who qualify, health and education services for expectant and new parents; resource library for parents, teachers and others; educational support for all students, and improve parent involvement in their child’s learning environment through Family Fun Nights, parenting classes and educational/recreational activities.

CAP Family Life Counseling – Christian Appalachian Project is a non-profit inter-faith organization dedicated to serving the people of the Appalachian area.  Family Life Counseling is dedicated to family life education, enrichment and treatment and to prevent or deter problems of family life before they develop. Education and training to individuals, couples, families, churches, groups, and organizations which seek to attack the core problems in this region. Professional and para-professional training by our staff is available. Seminars in many different areas are available. Counseling for families and individuals with life problems and dysfunctional issues. Court ordered counseling for Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Program; males and females in a group setting. Court ordered DVOTP and substance abuse assessments.

Central KY Cancer Program – To coordinate and provide access to quality care and services relating to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer for patients, their families and the communities we serve. Telephone help-line for information about cancer services- “Surviving Cancer” bi-weekly support group, free public screenings for prostate, skin and colon/rectal cancers, education programs for the public and for healthcare professionals, publication of an annual report on local cancer incidence, assistance with nutritional supplements for qualifying patients undergoing cancer treatments through the Dollie K. Graham Memorial Fund, lung cancer education programs for elementary school students, BOWS (Because Our Women are Special) programs in cooperation with local employers to educate women in the workplace about the importance of screening mammograms and regular breast exams, STARS (Students Talking About Real Stuff) programs in cooperation with local high schools to educate young women about the importance of screening mammograms and regular breast exams; similar programs to educate young men about testicular cancer.

Champions For Prevention Coalition Of Lincoln County – Local action group that is dedicated to fighting the problems of drug and alcohol abuse in our society. Can assist in coordination community dedicated to fighting the problems of drug and alcohol abuse in our society.

Child Care Assistance Program – Serve families of Lincoln County by providing support and training in all areas of child development, child care and advocacy for children. Services include: Resource and referral (R&R) for parents needing child care services in Lincoln County and support as well as training for childcare providers. Financial assistance is available for children.

Child Care Council – Serve the families of Lincoln County by providing support and training in all areas of child development, childcare, and advocacy for children. Services include: Provides referrals for families seeking childcare and determines eligibility if families to receive childcare assistance. Agency will provide technical assistance to providers of all types in establishing childcare programs. Technical assistance to new or existing providers in the areas of business, curriculum, staff or any topic requested.  Will provide training for providers to meet state continuing education requirements. Resource lending library is available.

Compassionate Friends – The mission of the Compassionate Friends is to assist families in the positive resolution of the grief experienced following the death of a child and to provide information to help others be supportive. Monthly support group for families who have experienced the death of a child. Contact the National Office for a chapter referral out of the Danville area. Resources information is also available through the National Office.

Family Connections Family Resource Center – Enhance the student’s ability to succeed in school by assisting children and families to meet the needs that impact on the education process. This is done by providing services at the Center, in the schools, and by linking families to resources in the community. Services include: Referrals for physical and mental health services; provision of school-age childcare after school and full days when school is not in session; health and education services for expectant and new parents; resource library for parents, teachers, and other; and training for child care providers who wish to be licensed/certified and continuing education for those already licensed/certified and continuing education for those already licensed/certified. Clothing Bank and Family Fun Nights offered.

Fort Logan Career Development Center – To assist any adult in this county who wishes to improve their skills in reading, writing and math. Some adults may want to learn to read, while others may want to earn their GED, and others who have already completed high school may need to improve their basic skills. Classes are available with one-on-one tutoring for those who may need it. You may work individually or in small groups. Company testing is done to determine what grade level an employee is. Literacy and career counseling are also provided as well as licensed child care for those in need while attending class. English or Spanish available.

Gentiva Health Services – Services include: Skilled nursing visits, Home Health Aides for assistance with all personal care and activities of daily living, Licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurses and Medical Social Workers, Home Infusion Services, and Private Sitters. Waiver Services are available for the elderly and disabled who require additional support to be maintained in their home. Can provide bathing, shopping, light housekeeping and meal preparation.

Helping Hands Family Resource Center – Enhance the student’s ability to succeed in school by assisting children and families to meet the needs that impact on the education process. This is done by providing services at the Center, in the schools and by linking families to resources in the community. Services include: Referrals for physical and mental health services, Referrals for school-age child care after school and full days when school is not in session, health and educational services for expectant and new parents, resource library for parents, teachers and others, training for child care providers who wish to be licensed/certified and continuing education for those already licensed/certified, Family Fun Nights, Food and Clothing Bank, Newsletters, Yearbooks, and parenting classes.

Isaiah House – To help men who have had criminal trouble and life controlling issues such as drug and alcohol addictions, as well as other issues. Services include:  Living Free Support Group, drug, alcohol, and tobacco testing, GED training, job placement, individual counseling, transportation, meals provided, medical, 24 hour monitoring,  required church attendance, structured Bible study and prayer, individual ministry, referrals for financial assistance, and practical living skills.

KY Cancer Program – Community cancer control, cancer education and referral to cancer resources, free publications, affiliated with the University of KY, the University of Louisville, and the Center for Disease Control and the National Cancer Institute. Assistance and information for any cancer related question or problem.

KY Farm Worker Program – To help disadvantaged seasonal farm workers attain employment or educational training. Services include: Referrals, career and educational counseling, testing and job placements. On the job training and classroom training and try out employment.

KY Office for the Blind – The Department for the Blind is a specialized agency which provides vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with severe visual handicaps so they may become more independent and enter into employment. The Department for the Blind may provide services needed to obtain vocational goals and enter employments, Diagnostic and Evaluation Services, Counseling, Guidance, and Vocational training, Medical surgery and therapy, Visual Devices and Assistive Technology and Independent Living Services.

Kidney Health Alliance of KY – Seek the total answers to diseases of the kidney. Patient’s services provide a brighter tomorrow to victims of kidney disease. Services include: Drug bank, ID tags, Newsletters, Support Groups, Kids to Kidney Kamp, Patient Picnic, Public Educational material and Patient medication boxes.

Lifeline Home Health Agency – Services include: Skilled nursing visits, Home Health Aides for assistance with all personal care and activities of daily living, qualified Speech Therapist, Licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Pediatric Nurses, Registered Nurses and Medical Social Workers.

Lincoln County Baptist Association – Assist churches in the Lincoln County Baptist Association in celebrating God’s presence in worship. Communicating God’s work through evangelism. Incorporating God’s family into church fellowship, educating God’s people through discipleship, and demonstrating God’s love through service. Lincoln County Baptist Association also exists to assist churches to work in cooperation with the KY Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention. Services include: Ministries include but are not limited to: Worship, Sunday School, family ministries, youth ministries, trainings, as well as coordinating countywide events, such as crusades. Our association can also assist other service organizations in meeting the immediate needs families may have, such as providing food and shelter.

Lincoln County Board of Education – Provide elementary and secondary educational services to students enrolled within the Lincoln county School District.

Lincoln County Churches – List of churches

Lincoln County Conservation District – Conserve and develop all renewable natural resources within the district. In so doing, the district is authorized to undertake, sponsor, or participate in projects, activities, and programs which promote the conservation, development, maintenance, management, and wise use of the land, water, trees, and other related natural resources in the district.

Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Services – Provide the general public with practical and useful information on agriculture, nutrition, budgeting, parenting, family life skills, leadership and community development, youth 4-H youth clubs, extension homemaker educational clubs and mass media. Monthly educational programs include: Diabetes Support and Information Group, advisory efforts to County Fair, Farm Bureau and Farm Community Groups, soil testing, crop testing, and crop and livestock recommendations.

Lincoln County Early Headstart – To prepare children for school success, later learning and life and to build relationships that support family and well-being. Services include: Child development and education services, developmental, hearing and vision screenings, family engagement building opportunities, family Resources and information, and community engagement.

Lincoln County Health Department – Provides preventive health services and nutrition information. Services include: Immunizations, Vital Statistics, Birth and Death Certificates, Tuberculosis, Venereal Disease,  AIDS Testing, Family Planning, Prenatal, WIC, Well Child, Dental Health Education, Hypertension ( Screening and education), SIDS counseling and Infant Car Seat Loan Program ( Up to age 4), Diabetes and nutrition, as well as those who wish to quit smoking.

Lincoln County Migrant Program – Assist families who have moved to Lincoln County from another state or county to find work in farming, timber, harvesting, etc. Services include: Assist migrant families and their children in dealing with problems associated with moving to a new community. Place families in touch with needed social and health services within the school and community. Assist children with difficulties related to academic performance (extended school services, summer school, etc.) Assist families with physical clothing, transportation, food, etc. Encourage parent involvement through parent meetings and if needed, can continue their education through adult and community education services in the county.

Lincoln County Public Library – Provide informational, educational, recreational and cultural books, programs, and material for all ages. Services include: Books, videos, audio’s, filmstrips, inter-library loan, audio-visual equipment, story hour, magazines, talking books service for blind or physically handicapped, community room, bookmobile, genealogical materials, microfilm reader/printer, and reference service, copy and fax service, and computer with internet access.

Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center – Provide for the social, emotional, physical and financial needs of Lincoln County’s senior citizens. Services include: Transportation Services, Information Referrals, Escort Services, Telephone Referrals, Outreach Services, Reassurance, Homemaker Services, Congregated Meals on Mon, Wed, and Fri, Chore Services, Home Meal Delivery, Shopping Assistance. All services are offered to individuals 60 years of age or older and those who are younger but have spouses who are 60 years and older.

Lincoln County Youth Service Center – Provide services or referrals to appropriate agencies which will positively impact the lives of Lincoln County students (9th-12th grades) and their families. Services include: Health Services or referrals to health services, Referrals to social services, Employment counseling, training, and placement for youth, Summer and part-time job development for youth, Substance abuse services or referrals, Family crisis and mental health services or referrals, and Community service and service learning projects.

Lincoln County Adult Education Family Literacy – Assist any adult in this county who wishes to improve their skills in reading, writing and math. Some adults may want to learn to read, others may want to earn their GED and others who have already completed high school may need to improve their basic skills. Services include: Assist migrant families and their children in dealing with problems associated with moving to a new community. Place families in touch with needed social and health services within the school and community. Assist children with difficulties related to academic performance (extended school services, summer school, etc.) Assist families with physical clothing, transportation, food, etc. Encourage parent involvement through parent meetings and if needed, can continue their education through adult and community education services in the county.

March of Dimes – The March of Dimes mission is to help prevent birth defects through research, education, and advocacy. Services include: Educational programs, materials, and supplies, as well as grants available for area organizations.

McDowell Home Health Agency – Provide the highest quality home health service effectively, appropriately and ethically for our patients. Services include: Skilled nursing visits, Home Health Aides for assistance with all personal care and activities of daily living, Licensed Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapist’s, Pediatric Nurses, and Registered Nurses.

Natural Resources Conservation Service – Provide technical assistance to conserve natural resources on private land in Lincoln County. Services include: Assistance is provided to correct environmental problems through the planning and implementation of conservation practices. Provide soil interpretation of various land uses. Provide technical assistance in installation of conservation practices for water quality and erosion control. Specific programs administered include Conservation Operations, (RC&D) Resource Conservation and Development, Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program, and the Forestry Incentive Program.

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation – The mission of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation is to help eligible persons with disabilities achieve suitable employment or increase independent living skills as a result of the agency’s efforts. Services include: Vocational Assessment, Counseling, Job Placement, Vocational Training, Rehabilitation Engineering, Maintenance, Telecommunication Aids and Devices, Adjustment Services, Interpreter Services, Transportation, Recruitment and Training Services. Post Employment Services, Physical and Mental Restoration, other goods and services.

South Lincoln Family Resource Center – Enhance students’ ability to succeed in school by developing and sustaining partnerships that promote: Early learning and successful transition to school, Academic achievement and well-being, and Graduation and transition into adult life.  Full- time preschool child care for children 2 and 3 years of age or referrals for preschool childcare.

Sunrise Children’s Services – Sunrise Children’s Services for Children provides care and hope for hurting families and children through Christ centered ministries.

Treatment Foster Care – Provide foster care for those children and youth who are leaving residential care and other intensive programs, and entering a family setting. Services include: Foster care for children ages 6 to 16 who have emotional and behavioral difficulties but can bond with a family and attend public school. Screening, training, counseling, and on-going support for foster parents.

Woodlawn Children’s Campus – Provide licensed residential treatment for mildly to severely emotionally disturbed children ages 6-12 years of age. Services include: 24-hour care for mildly to severely emotionally disturbed children ages 6-12 years. Individual and family therapy, group therapy, recreational therapy, on-site schooling, psychiatric and psychological consultations, on campus nursing care, medical/dental care in local community, nutritional assessments, and emphasis on moral and spiritual development. Individualized treatment plans and a Master’s degreed therapist.

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