Social Services operates four core divisions providing an array of multi–generational services, from the “cradle to the rocking chair.” The department also supports collaborative efforts with an existing network of local non-profit organizations and human services agencies.
- Adult & Tenant Services (residential support)
- Aging & Disability Services
- Family Services
- Youth Services
Opioid Misuse Resource & Needs Assessment
The Substance Abuse Intervention Program, in consultation with the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, recently published the Opioid Misuse Resource & Needs Assessment. The assessment was designed to:
- characterize impacts on health and behavioral health providers, first responders, and other services
- identify the strengths of the service delivery system in response to the opioid epidemic
- identify unmet needs or barriers to accessing available resources for individuals who misuse opioids
Extended Social Resources Grant Program
The Summer Youth Job Training Program will host an informational breakfast for local businesses and community-based organizations. Employers will learn about the program, and how they can partner with the City to provide career opportunities for Lexington youth at no cost.
Lexington Senior Center is hosting a new workshop, “New Tax Laws, Charitable Giving and You: Simple Ways to Maximize Your Impact” on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the Lexington Senior Center.
The City’s Aging and Disability Services Division is hosting a new, free event on housing needs and home modifications for Fayette County residents of any age. “Home Reimagined” will take place Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. – noon at the Lexington Senior Center and pre-registration is not required.