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Central Kentucky LGBT Youth Resources: Counseling & Support Services (Individual & Family Counseling) & Housing Info

A resource guide for LGBTQ* youth of Central Kentucky

Background on guide

Statement of Responsibility: This is the work of Jacqueline Doucet. This guide was created for LIS 601 at the University of Kentucky during the Summer II 2016 semester.

Flags of the LGBT Community


HUD Exchange

Description: HUD and other Federal partners, including the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), support a national focus on preventing and ending homelessness among LGBT youth and ending all forms of discrimination against all members of the LGBT community in housing and shelter. As the Nation's housing agency, HUD administers programs designed to meet the goal of ensuring decent housing and a suitable living environment for all.


Lexington-Fayette County CoC

Homeless Referral Contact

Mr. Charlie Lanter


(859) 258-3105

Description: The Lexington CoC is the planning body in the Lexington community that coordinates the policies, strategies and activities toward ending homelessness.


M.A.S.H. Services of the Bluegrass

Lexington, KY 40508


Description: MASH Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. provides safe alternatives for at-risk children, youth and their families through services and referrals that promote positive growth and development. We envision a community partnership where all at-risk children and youth are strengthened and supported to regain ties with their family, their community and other encouraging adults.

Counseling & Support Services (Individual & Family Counseling)


Center for Child and Family Counseling

1315 West Main St.

Suite A

Lexington, KY 40508

United States


Description: Counseling

Start Now Counseling

125 Chenoweth Lane, #306

Louisville, KY 40207

United States


Description: Care delivered in LGBT space, Counseling, Individual or Group Therapy/Counseling, Transgender - Transition counseling

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.