A.I.M. Pregnancy Support Center – To provide free, confidential assistance to women with unplanned pregnancies. Free pregnancy test, nursery and baby items, education on prenatal care, abortion procedures information, abortion alternatives, and information on adoption, abstinence education, parenting class, and referral for services.
American Cancer Society – National Volunteer Health Agency and a non-profit agency. Patient services, public education, professional education, research program, resource and guidance information, wigs, breast prosthesis, transportation, housing assistance for patents. Reach to Recovery services for women with breast cancer or facing a diagnosis.
American Heart Association – To reduce disability and death due to cardiovascular disease and stroke. Literature and school educational programs are available to the southeast region and the greater Lexington areas. Agency serves all of Central Kentucky. CPR classes are also available.
American Red Cross – Immediate assistance for natural disasters.
Appalachian Research and Defense Fund – To give free legal representation in civil matters to low-income persons. (No criminal cases.) Bankruptcy, Collection, Contracts, Education, Employment, Custody/Visitations, Divorce, Medicaid, Medicate, Housing, Landlord/Tenant, TANF, Food Stamps, Unemployment, SSI, Veteran’s Benefits, Etc.
Big Brothers and Sisters of the Bluegrass – Provide 1-3 hours of quality time each week with a child 6-13 years of age with an adult. Services include: serves children ages 6-13 years of age who are missing a parent and are in need of friendship and attention from a mature adult. Training for volunteers who are 18 years of age or older to be role models.
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 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.org (Formerly Comp Care Center) – Assist individuals and families in the enhancement of their emotional, mental and physical well -being by providing mental health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities and substance abuse services. Services include: Individual, Group, Family, Marital, Couple Therapy, Case Management, Substance Abuse services, Therapeutic Rehabilitation Program, Children’s After School Program, and Intake, Screening and Referral. Psychiatric services are provided with use of medication as needed.
Bluegrass Ultra Transit – To provide assistance to anyone who is in need of transportation.To provide transportation for those in need of transportation to appointments. Handicapped and regular van transportation for Medicaid eligible persons needing to be taken to and from appointments.
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.
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 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.
Child Care Providers (Certified) – These listing are as of May 2013. For an up to date listing or to check to see if these listings are still in effect or if these listings have any reports of abuse or neglect, please contact the KY Child Care Council at 1-800-809-7076.
Child Care Providers (Licensed) – These listing are as of May 2013. For an up to date listing or to check to see if these listings are still in effect or if these listings have any reports of abuse or neglect, please contact the KY Child Care Council at 1-800-809-7076.
Community Based Services for Family Support (Social Insurance) – Promote and encourage self-sufficiency to families requiring assistance with basic support (i.e. food, clothing, etc.) by providing quality human services. Services include: Food Stamps, and medical assistance (Medicaid), medical transportation payments, state supplementation payments (SSI), qualified Medicare benefits (QMB), vendor payments for nursing home care, in-home nursing care vendor payments and Kentucky transitional assistance program (KTAP) and other supportive services, Kentucky Children’s Heath Insurance Program (KCHIP).
Community Based Services for Protection & Permanency (Social Services) – To offer services to a family or any member thereof for the purpose of preserving, rehabilitating, recruiting or strengthening the family. Offer services to assist members of a family attain or retain the maximum self-support and personal independence. Serves all ages: protective service investigations of adults and children; family counseling; adoption counseling and information; emergency shelter care; foster care services; working with juveniles before court; family based services ranging from intensive services to limited situational needs for maintenance of families; support services to prevent family disruption and referral services.
Ephraim McDowell Behavioral Health Services – Provide qualified professional care and address the need of adults and geriatrics through inpatient and referral of outpatient programs. Services include: Adult Services ages 18 and over to treat drug/ alcohol addiction, depression, suicidal tendencies, anxiety disorders, eating disorders and psychosis.
Ephraim Mcdowell Fort Logan Hospital – Provide quality medical care to individuals in Lincoln County and surrounding areas at the lowest possible cost. Services include: acute care, emergency services, Physical, Occupational, Speech, and Respiratory Therapies, X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT Scan, and Lab, and VIP Birthing Suites with Courtyard.
Ephraim 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.
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 Cooperative Ministry – Bring together community churches and volunteers in creating programs and providing services for those who have fallen on hard times. Services include: food bank, assistance with utility bills and medical expenses, spiritual counseling, church referrals, job referrals, and woman to woman.
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.
Habitat for Humanity – Habitat is an ecumenical, Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate poverty housing and provide decent shelter.Through volunteer labor, management, expertise, and tax deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates homes with the help of homeowners.
Heart of Kentucky United Way – supports programs which improve the education, income and health of our communities’ most vulnerable citizens.
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.
Heritage Hospice – Provide palliative (for comfort) care for the terminally ill patients and their families in the final stages of the illness. Focus is quality of life and care is provided in the patient’s home environment or in a local nursing home. Services include: An interdisciplinary team of professionals and volunteers that provides social, spiritual, physical and emotional support. Nurses, social workers, certified nursing assistants, chaplain and volunteer plan and administer care, as well as support and education for the patient’s family to be able to care for their loved one.
KY Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs – Organize, finance, and deliver services necessary to find, diagnose, treat and correct certain disabling conditions for children, infancy up to 21 years of age. Services include: Diagnosis, treatment, occupational therapy, psychological evaluation and consultation, audio logical testing, speech therapy, hospital, convalescent home care, coordination services for patient, nursing guidance, counseling by social worker, artificial limbs, braces, eye prosthesis and hearing aids.
Kentucky National Guard Family Assistance Center – To provide information and resources for Military Service Members, Retirees, Veterans and their Families.
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 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.
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 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 Head Start – 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 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.
Salvation Army – Serve the needs of the poor both spiritually and physically. Services include: Emergency disaster service, help with emergency needs such as: Free clothing, furniture, household goods, rent, gasoline, electricity, heat, food vouchers, and food pantry, eyeglasses, counseling, missing persons bureau. Free summer camp program for children.
Sanders Center – Provide short term (7-10 days) out of home placement for children and adolescents, ages 6-18, who are at risk of hospitalization or out of home placement due to a crisis situation. Services include: Individual, family and group therapy: crisis management, psychiatric consultations, structured recreational activities, on-campus nursing care (as needed), on-going psych educational support groups for parents, community collaboration, referral and follow-up, emphasis on moral and spiritual development, therapists available 24 hrs a day/7days a week
Social Security Administration – Administer Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Programs. Services include: Under the Social Security program, we must consider factors as age, length of employment, relationship and filing of application forms. Under the SSI program, we must consider factor of age, disability, income, living arrangements and resources.
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.
Supported Living – To provide persons with disabilities the individual help and support they need to live successfully in a home of their choice instead of a residential treatment center. Services include: Provides grants to supply homemakers, personal care, in home training and home management, roommates for live in support or periodic assistance, transportation, home modification, adaptive, and therapeutic equipment and consultation.
United Way of the Bluegrass – Strives to provide the information and referrals that are critical to help individuals and families improve their lives or help them through crisis situations.