Who says you have to spend big bucks to have a good time? Not in Lexington and Central Kentucky. Here are great ways to have fun--no admission required. Keeneland: or The Red Mile: A herd of realistic, life-size bronze horse statues race and graze--perfect for photos. Explore the acre Raven Run Nature Sanctuarywhere hiking trails wind through meadows, woodlands and along streams in the scenic Kentucky River Palisades area.
Below are several sources of help and information. If you can't find what you need, contact: Lexington Human Services DepartmentMonday through Friday from AM - PM Have have an extensive referral list, and have people who specialize in providing assistance for veterans, seniors, families and youth. The Human Services Department has access to a of resources for those needing help to pay rent. Contact them via or by calling MetroWest Collaborative Development is offering free housing counseling to Lexington residents.
Small rent assistance grants, help finding affordable housing, etc. Learn more here.
Visit our What to Do While You're Home web for ideas and resources for keeping your children learning and occupied while they are home. The 5 day waiting period for unemployment has been waived, and there have been other changes to help people during the state of emergency.
File for unemployment with the State. For low income Lexington residents. Find out more about the Lexington Food Pantry. From September until June 30,all students can receive and order breakfast and lunch for free. Visit the LPS website for additional information on resources and support. CALex has donated local restaurant gift cards for those in need. Contact Human Services for more information at Priority is given to seniors, healthcare workers, first responders, and essential business workers. Please fill out the CAAL webform or contact contact caal-ma. These masks are donated from our residents and through the purchases made possible by money donated to us.
You can contact them by at contact calexma.
You can also contact the Coalition Mask Network viaa community group organized to get masks to those in need, or are unable to access or afford a cloth mask. These masks are hand made by volunteers. Mobilizes fully vetted volunteers to help residents facing sudden crisis. Volunteers provide non-medical, non-monetary services. Find out more about the Neighbor Brigade. Paid or volunteer. Find out more about Help Around Town. You can also call CAAL has launched a portal for those in need of assistance, as well as those looking to volunteer.
up at the portal or contact contact caal-ma. CALex has a volunteer team with over 80 parents.
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If people need help, please reach out to us by to help calexma. Restaurant in Arlington that prepares and delivers pasta meals. Through April 15th when you purchase a meal, they will deliver two free meals to a senior in the community includes Lexington. Contact: twyrlhome.
Offering grocery delivery for online orders there is a fee. Visit: www. Call or visit their website to find the latest information. Masks required. Mental health and wellness referral Helpline. This is a free, confidential referral service for individuals living in Lexington.
Heilman mahouse. LEAF is set up to provide financial assistance to Lexington residents experiencing an unexpected financial crisis. It can provide limited financial help for critical needs when other funding sources are unavailable or have been exhausted.
Find out more about the Lexington Emergency Assistance Fund and how to apply. Supports and assists refugees and asylum seekers in need of assistance which includes a support network for basic needs, education especially Englishemployment, legal aid, and socialization. Visit LexRAP's website for more information. A group of Lexington High School student volunteers who have partnered with Help Around Town to assist Seniors with needed tasks free of charge.
Contact: Darren Tran at 22tran lexingtonma. There is a severe shortage of blood.
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If you're healthy, check the Red Cross website to find out how and where to donate. The Red Cross also has an urgent need for volunteers, both in-person and remote. Find out how you can volunteer with the Red Cross. You can either fill out the postcards online and print themor get them from the displays on the front door of the Community Center, Public Services Building, Town Office Building, or Cary Memorial Library.
They accept donations of non-perishable foods that are within their use-by date. Find out how to donate. The Fund is used to help Lexington residents in need during difficult situations, such as those having trouble making rent or utility bill payments. Find out more about the Fund for Lexington.
Please do not send cash. It will work through local funds and organizations to distribute money for people in need in Massachusetts. Note: Listing these organizations here does not constitute an endorsement by the Town of Lexington nor is the Town responsible for the services provided by them.
Need Help? Rental Assistance The Human Services Department has access to a of resources for those needing help to pay rent.
Homeschooling Help Visit our What to Do While You're Home web for ideas and resources for keeping your children learning and occupied while they are home. Filing for Unemployment The 5 day waiting period for unemployment has been waived, and there have been other changes to help people during the state of emergency. Lexington Public School District From September until June 30,all students can receive and order breakfast and lunch for free.
Offering the following services: Grocery store runs Pharmacy runs to pick up and deliver medication Meal delivery from local restaurants or commercial kitchens Find out more about the Neighbor Brigade Help Around Town Connects jobs and helpers available for tasks related to COVID Twyrl Home Restaurant in Arlington that prepares and delivers pasta meals.
Lexpress is running normal service. Masks are required. LexConect Taxi is running normal service.
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Lexington Refugee Assistance Program LexRAP Supports and assists refugees and asylum seekers in need of assistance which includes a support network for basic needs, education especially Englishemployment, legal aid, and socialization. Want to Help? See if Any of Your Neighbors Needs Help We have postcards that you can send to your neighbors to see if they need anything.
Donate Food Lexington Food Pantry They accept donations of non-perishable foods that are within their use-by date. Donate Money Fund for Lexington The Fund is used to help Lexington residents in need during difficult situations, such as those having trouble making rent or utility bill payments.