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Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living
Providing communities, seniors, families and professionals with information, referrals and in-home and caregiver support as well as ombudsman, adult day care, legal, senior employment and Senior Center support services.


699 Perimeter Drive
Lexington, KY  40517

PHONE  (866) 665-7921
EMAIL  adrc@bgadd.org

Cabinet for Health and Family Services/Adult Protective Services

Investigates all known or suspected incidents of abuse, neglect or exploitation of an adult and abuse of a spouse or partner.
275 East Main Street, 3E-C
Frankfort, KY  40621


PHONE (877) 597-2331 (Hotline)
WEB  chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dpp/Adult+Safety+Branch

Commission for Citizens with Disabilities /Senior Services Commission

Promoting the inclusion and empowerment of people with disabilities in Fayette County and advising the Mayor and Council on pertinent issues.  Leading community efforts on the quality of life for older citizens and their ability to fully participate in the community.


CONTACT  Kristy Stambaugh
Senior Center
Lexington, KY  40507
PHONE  (859) 258-3806
EMAIL  kstambau@lexingtonky.gov
WEB lexingtonky.gov


Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities
Creating systemic change that empowers individuals to achieve full citizenship and inclusion in the community through education, capacity building and advocacy.


CONTACT  Shelley Runkle
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY  40601
PHONE  (502) 564-7841
WEB  chfs.ky.gov/ccdd

Division of Emergency Services

Promotes disaster preparedness for individuals, families and businesses in Fayette County. Provides printed information on disaster preparedness, emergency kits, severe weather, earthquakes, chemical emergencies and other topics. Presentations available to community organizations.


CONTACT  Shelley Bendall
1793 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, KY  40504
PHONE  (859) 425-2495
EMAIL  sbendall@lexingtonky.gov
WEB BeReadyLexington.com


Fayette County Clerk’s Office
Public services including voter registration, motor vehicle transactions, land recordings, marriage licenses, and disabled parking permits.


CONTACT  Don Blevins
162 East Main Street
Lexington, KY  40507
PHONE  (859) 253-3344
EMAIL dblevins@fayettecountyclerk.com
WEB  fayettecountyclerk.com

Fayette County Property Valuation Administration, David O’Neill

Along with assessing property, the PVA Office administers the Homestead Exemption program. The exemption is available to homeowners who are 65 years or older or are disabled and who meet other eligibility requirements.


CONTACT Lori Kidwell
101 East Vine Street, Suite 600
Lexington, KY  40507
PHONE  (859) 246-2722
EMAIL  FayetteCoPVA@gmail.com
WEB FayettePVA.com

Kentucky Client Assistance Program

Helping people with disabilities understand rehabilitation services and their requirements, including Vocational Rehabilitation, Office for the Blind and independent living centers. Assists improving communication with counselors, investigating complaints and with appeals process.


CONTACT Vanessa Jones
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY  40621
PHONE  (502) 564-8035
EMAIL  vanessa.jones@ky.gov
WEB kycap.ky.gov

Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living

Oversees the administration of statewide programs and services on behalf of Kentucky’s elders and individuals with disabilities.


CONTACT Marnie Mountjoy
275 East Main Street, 3E-E
Frankfort, KY  40621
PHONE  (502) 564-6930
EMAIL DAIL.General@ky.gov
WEB chfs.ky.gov/dail

Kentucky Transitions

Provider of transition assistance and community supports to residents of a nursing facility or ICF/MR choosing to move back into the community. A program of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services grant-funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


275 East Main Street, 6W-B
Frankfort, Kentucky 40621
PHONE (502)564-0330
EMAIL tina.hurd@ky.gov
WEB chfs.ky.gov/dms/mfp.htm

Legal Aid of the Bluegrass SHIP Program/Public Benefits Unit

Provides free information, counseling and help with applying for government public benefits to anyone over the age of 60, and disabled persons on Medicare.


CONTACT  Angela Zeek
300 East Main Street, Suite 110
Lexington, KY  40507
PHONE  (866) 516-3051
EMAIL  azeek@lablaw.org
WEB  lablaw.org/SHIP

LexCall 311

Your one call to City Hall–LexCall 311. A centralized call center for city services.
CONTACT 218 East Main Street

Lexington, KY 40507
PHONE (859) 425-2255 or 311
EMAIL lexcall@lexingtonky.gov
WEB  lexcall.lexingtonky.gov

Lexington CARES

Social Services, Public Safety and the US Postal Service collaborate to ensure safety and provide peace of mind to Fayette County residents living alone or with special needs.  Enroll in one of our programs today.


CONTACT  Kristy Stambaugh
200 East Main Street, #328
Lexington, KY  40507
PHONE  (859) 425-3255 or 311
EMAIL  kstambau@lexingtonky.gov
WEB  BeReadyLexington.com

Lexington-Fayette Local Emergency Planning Committee

Public-private volunteer group responsible for improving plans for emergency response to incidents related to chemical and hazardous materials. Educates the public about potential hazards and response procedures for local emergencies.


CONTACT  Robin Wright
125 Lisle Avenue, Suite 180
Lexington, KY 40511
PHONE  (859) 425-2419
EMAIL  rwright@lexingtonky.gov
WEB  fayettelepc.com

Lexington Parks & Recreation

Offering senior adult and therapeutic recreation services.

CONTACT  Anessa Snowden
545 North Upper Street
Lexington, KY  40508
PHONE  (859) 288-2931
EMAIL  asnowden@lexingtonky.gov
WEB  lexingtonky.gov/parks

Lexington Senior Centers

A community focal point on aging, where older adults come for services and activities that enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage involvement in the community.1530 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY  40503


PHONE  (859) 278-6072
EMAIL  seniorcenter@lexingtonky.gov
WEB lexingtonky.gov

Social Security Administration

Manages one of the nation’s largest entitlement programs for retirees, the disabled, and survivors. Also administers the Supplemental Security Income program which provides financial support to aged, blind or disabled adults and children with limited income and resources.

CONTACT  Takara Solomon
2241 Buena Vista road, Suite 110
Lexington, KY 40505
PHONE (866) 627-6954
EMAIL takara.solomon@fsa.gov
WEB socialsecurity.gov

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Enforces the federal statutes prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), disability and genetic information.

600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Place, Suite 268
Louisville, KY  40202
PHONE (502) 582-6083
WEB eeoc.gov