Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention
The Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention coordinates activities and planning for providers, stakeholders, and affected citizens to ensure an efficient and effective system offering everyone access to shelter, food, employment, housing, and other basic needs and opportunities. The office does not provide direct support services but serves as an information source and assists with problem-solving and communications for difficult situations requiring multiple resources and organizations.
The Office was created in 2014 in response to the Report of the Mayor’s Commission on Homelessness.
How do I get help?
Find out how to access information about all available services including overnight and day shelters for people experiencing an immediate crisis.
Housing Stabilization Partnership Program
As Fayette County begins to rebound from the impacts of COVID-19, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government has established a Housing Stabilization Partnership Program to minimize trauma and crisis caused by lack of secure housing.
How do I get involved?
Learn about the best ways to help and especially how to make sure efforts are not harmful or duplicated.
What’s being done?
Read about current initiatives and review data on homelessness in Lexington.
Information for partners and stakeholders
Information for people and organizations operating programs or otherwise involved in developing and delivering solutions.
Lex End Homelessness Continuum of Care seeks volunteers to visit locations where persons experiencing unsheltered homelessness.
Cold weather is coming, and Lexington is getting prepared to help people living on the streets avoid freezing temperatures. “We work hard to ensure everyone on the streets can get inside when temperatures drop,” Mayor Linda Gorton said.
Volunteers will visit dozens of outdoor locations where persons experiencing homelessness might be found to sleep overnight.